Member Spotlights

Get to know Ellevate members - women who are leading the charge - and learn from their stories.

 
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Kirsten Bunch

CEO Kirsten Bunch Initiatives
My goal is to help you help as many people as possible.

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Abby S. Bilanin

Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis Etsy, Inc.
I am working to build out the already strong team with motivated, analytical and creative financial problem solvers in a fast-paced data-rich technology company.

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Ada Barlatt

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In helping others recognize how to build a life they love by making smart decisions and taking action, I’m truly living out my dreams.

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Morra Aarons Mele

Founder/Author Women Online/Hiding in the Bathroom
I’m a mother of three, business owner, and committed hermit entrepreneur. My company, Women Online, creates digital campaigns that mobilize women.

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Jolene McLean, MBA

PURCHASING PROCESS MANAGEMENT, FINANCE Circuit of The Americas
Dig deep for self-belief and never let it go, or let anyone else tell you that you should let it go.

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Cynthia King

Co-Founder Changing the Conversation: Advancing Women in Business
There are tremendous challenges to being an entrepreneur, but it makes all the difference to take on those challenges with people you trust, like and respect.

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Carol Pate

Co-Owner and Vice President She's It LLC
My professional mission... is to do what I can to shape the attitudes and mindsets of those who hold more power and authority to include rather than exclude “those left out” of society’s institutions.

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Candice M. Hughes, PhD, MBA

CEO & Founder, BioPharma Strategy & Innovation Specialist Hughes BioPharma Advisers LLC
I am a strategy and management consultant for pharmaceutical/biotech firms via my firm Hughes BioPharma Advisers, founded in 2005. I’m passionate about innovating health so everyone can live strong...

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Zahra Bahrololoumi

Managing Director, Resources Accenture
My most successful client outcomes are when I push myself and my team to walk in a client’s shoes. None of that success would be possible without the people around me.

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Sanya Rizvi

Vice President- Branch Manager Charles Schwab
I am most proud of the moments when I can help an employee navigate through personal hardship, while excelling with her professional success.

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Cindy Garrett

Director, Customer Experience and Contact Center Practice Lead West Monroe Partners
I have always been driven by creating personalized customer experiences which is how I came to lead the contact center practice for West Monroe, overseeing delivery of innovative strategies that ap...

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Alicia Robb

CEO Next Wave Ventures
I've always been interested in women's micro-enterprise and entrepreneurship. My focus on narrowing the gender gap on the investor side is related to getting more funding to women--led companies.