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Member Spotlights.

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


Marta Michelle Colon

Co Founder AccessLatina

I am Marta Michelle, a Chief Attitude Strategist, entrepreneur, psychologist, and social innovator from Puerto Rico.

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Kate O'Neil

I’m a social media marketing consulting bringing corporate strategy methodologies to small businesses.

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Kathleen Ruddy

Member Clinton Global Initiative

I am a breast cancer surgeon. I’ve cared for more than 6,000 patients over the past 20 years.

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Julie Fasone Holder

Founder and CEO JFH Insights LLC

I'm a retired Senior Vice President of The Dow Chemical Co.

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Michelle Giuda

Senior Vice President, Global Corporate Communications Weber Shandwick

I believe communication is the most powerful tool of leadership.

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Deborah Price

Founder & CEO The Money Coaching Institute

I'm working to expand our work globally and hope to train at least 200 more coaches in our work over the next two years.

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Terri Kahan

OWNER Terri Kahan Fine Art

I am the founder of Terri Kahan Fine Art, a full service fine art advisory firm based in New York (

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Karyn Twaronite

Global Diversity & Inclusivenes Officer Ernst & Young LLP

My name is Karyn Twaronite and I am the Global Diversity & Inclusiveness Officer at EY.

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Mary  Kopczynski

CEO & Founder, A Regulatory Solutions Company 8of9

I am the 8th of 9 children, which is why my company is called 8of9. We are a nerdfarm of charismatic leaders who make [*]it happen.

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Christine Alvarez

Co-Founder Your Next Next

I am the VP of Integrated Ad Sales Marketing at Discovery Communications.

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Jenny Powers

Founder & CEO Running With Heels LLC

I’m a lifelong New Yorker that doesn’t believe in strangers, only people I haven’t met yet.

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Inez Tenenbaum

Attorney, Partner Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

My name is Inez Tenenbaum, and I am a partner with Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in the Columbia, South Carolina, and the Washington, D.C.

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