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

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Shelly Schoen-Rene

Founder/CEO BK Grows, Inc.

I run a project management and technical writing consulting company, Brooklyn Growth Machine, LLC, and a media company, BK Grows, Inc. Right now I’m focused on expanding BK Grows (owner of A Child ...

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Jodi Jamison

General Counsel and Chief Regulatory Officer Electronic Transaction Clearing, Inc

I am Jodi Jamison. I am the General Counsel and Chief Regulatory Officer for Electronic Transaction Clearing, Inc., a broker-dealer. I am currently focused on helping the firm address some lingeri...

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Kealy Spring

Owner - Kealy Spring Therapy and Spring Ahead Coaching Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Leadership, Career and Communication Coach

My name is Kealy and I am an imposter. Not really, but I do know first hand what it is like to struggle with Imposter Syndrome. Despite all I have accomplished, for the better part of my life, it f...

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Illana Raia

Founder & CEO ÊTRE

My name is Illana Raia and I am a lawyer and the founder of Être - a free mentorship platform for middle school girls. Throughout my career I had tremendous female mentors, from professors at Smith...

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Ilene Rosenthal

CEO White Space Marketing Group

After 20 years of multi channel marketing experience with Big Brands and Big Companies, I went small. At first it was a way to kill the commute and work close to home so I could balance the work-mo...

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Laura Cowan

Founder & Owner Law Office of Laura Cowan

I'm Laura Cowan, Founder & Owner of the Law Office of Laura Cowan, a Trusts & Estates law firm in Manhattan. I am also Founder & CEO of She's Having A Business!, a global community helping women en...

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Ashley Feinstein Gerstley

Founder & CEO The Fiscal Femme

Hi, I’m Ashley. I’m a money coach, founder of the Fiscal Femme (, and mother to a toddler named Eli. My first book, The 30-Day Money Cleanse came out in January so I...

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Jennifer Canfield

Director, Growth & Strategy Medallia

My name is Jennifer Canfield and help companies build and execute ROI-positive customer and employee experience programs and practices with Medallia, Inc. As part of this role, I am responsible for...

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Lauren Hauptman

Editorial and Creative Services Consultant Lauren Hauptman Ink

I moved back to NYC from San Francisco nine months ago and am thrilled to be back home. I have had my own marketing communications business for more than 10 years, following a career spent prima...

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Stephanie Chiramberro

Founder & CEO SJC Digital Marketing

I'm the Founder & CEO of SJC Digital Marketing, a boutique agency focused on growing audiences, customer loyalty, and sales for e-commerce brands. Our specialty is the fashion and accessories indus...

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Jayne Portnoy

Founder, Coach, Fixer, Philanthropist Jayne Portnoy Consulting

Brand strategist. Fix. Speaker. Coach. Dot Connector. Foodie. Wino.Yogi. Philanthropist. I have been blessed with a career that took off directly out of college landing the job of my (first) drea...

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Michelle M. Campbell, MBA, PMP, CSM

Vice President/Senior Project Manager Citi

I am a project manager and strategic partner focusing on initiatives designed at revenue growth, cost reduction, client satisfaction and governance. When not working I can be usually be found read...

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