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Member Spotlights

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

 
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Jessica Robertson

Vice President Actuarial, Data Analytics and Underwriting Services Everest Reinsurance

I’m Jessica an active mother of two, mathematician whose been working in Insurance for 15+ years. I work in a branch office of a large global company; so have the benefit of a small office with the...

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Arlene Mabrey

Learning Business Advisory Manager Accenture

I am Arlene and I am currently working on an organization transformation. I am trying to help an organization adopt Agile ways of working and it is a bit of an uphill battle.

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Madeline Schwarz

Communication + Career Coach Madeline Schwarz Coaching

I’m Madeline. I help quiet leaders speak up in a world of loud talkers and I help organizations articulate their vision in clear, concise messaging.

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Cherie Werner

Co-Founder and Chief Kindness Officer KOYA Innovations

I'm the CKO at KOYA Innovations. Currently, I'm focused on building community, research, user growth, and retention. Our vision is to be a catalyst that ends the relational poverty one connection ...

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Kseniya Samsonik

Human Resources Coordinator Quest Diagnostics Incorporated

My name is Kseniya Samsonik. I am the Executive HR Coordinator at Quest Diagnostics. I am currently working on a Leadership Development program for Emerging Professionals. I am focused on growing m...

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Angela Gillespie

Chief Operating Officer Real Chemistry

Hello wonderful women of Ellevate. My name is Angela Gillespie and I currently serve as chief operating officer of Real Chemistry, a purpose-driven global health innovation company working from the...

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Diana Damyanova

Growth and Performance Coach Diana D Coaching LLC

Hello Ladies! I am a former quant, turned strategy and management consultant with experience in variety of industries, most recently financial services. After 10 years in corporate, I took the leap...

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Anisa Mohammed

Clinical Trial Leader II Novartis

Hi all! I'm Anisa Mohammed and i'm originally from the Boston area, currently living in the outskirts of NYC. I'm a Pakistani-Scottish-American (closely identify with all 3 ethnicities) woman who's...

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Melissa Lawrence

Career Coach Melissa M. Lawrence Coaching

My name is Melissa Lawrence, I'm a Career Coach for STEM professionals, host the Navigating Your Career podcast, and have a long history of developing and advancing others in the pharma/biotech ind...

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Heather Cassell (She/Her)

Journalist / Travel Writer /Content Writer Career Changer

I am a freelance journalist working on transitioning into content writing and digital marketing. As a journalist I've covered local and international news and I've been a travel writer for more tha...

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Meeghan Salcedo

Chief People Officer IPC Systems, Inc.

I am Meeghan Salcedo; IPC's Chief People Officer. I have extensive experience creating transformational Human Resources programs that enable business growth and strategy, with a focus on every orga...

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Melanie Hicks

Founder InPursuit

Hello Lovely Ellevate Ladies! My name is Melanie Hicks, Founder of InPursuit, a coaching and consulting firm helping people link their careers with their purpose. I have nearly two decades of expe...