Why I founded O.school

I was raised in a religious, conservative, first- generation Filipino-American family that only taught abstinence. Struggling with my own sexuality and the shameful messages I received about sex and the importance of virginity, I couldn't find reliable resources online. I became obsessed with the question: what exists between Planned Parenthood and porn? I needed help, information, and support when I was 18, and it took me years to feel confident and comfortable with my sexuality. Our mission at O.school is to make sure the next generation has more trusted resources than we did.

Sexual Wellness Entrepreneur

Currently, Andrea is building her second venture, O.school, a judgment-free multimedia platform to learn about sexuality and pleasure through videos, live chat, live streams, and more.

Helped startups as Venture Partner

She also served as a venture partner at 500 Startups, a global venture capital fund, where she worked with hundreds of startup companies.

Built accounting software

At 20, Andrea helped create the leading financial solution for growing startups, inDinero.com, which now employs 150+ employees globally.

Studied linguistics

Following her love of linguistics, Andrea started college at Bard College at Simon's Rock where she met her freshman roommate, Jessica Mah, future co-founder at inDinero.com. Her original plan was to move to China to pursue linguistics and join the U.S. State Department.

Favorite things include: 

coconuts, languages, yoga, meditation, islands, and maps

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