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Member Successes

Our members' successes are a source of inspiration to everyone in the Ellevate community.

 
Member Success

Diane DiResta's Course, Speaking Confidently and Successfully, Ranks #5 on Linkedin's Top 20 Courses

Speaking Confidently and Effectively, a linkedin learning audio course by Pete Mockaitis and Diane DiResta, made the Top 20 Most Popular Courses on Linkedin.

Member Success

Next Charlotte Invites Sonya Smith-Valentine as Financial Trainer

Sonya Smith-Valentine will be providing financial training for emerging businesses in the current cohort of Next Charlotte.

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Andraya Lund Awarded Fellowship with Social Venture Partners

SVP Fellows are selected through a rigorous nominations process and must meet specific criteria. The goal of the Fellowship program is to center the diverse communities in MN intentionally.

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Female-Founded Wellness Company FitPros Certified By the WBENC

FitPros, a female-founded business specializing in workplace wellbeing services, is proud to announce national certification by Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

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Vanessa Correa, MS Awarded the Freddie Mac Above and Beyond Award

Vanessa Correa, MS was nominated for this award by her direct supervisor after she helped cover a colleague's workload when she was on leave for a month.

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Sonya Smith-Valentine Earns Post-Crisis Leadership Certification from University of South Florida

Sonya Smith-Valentine completed classes to earn the Post-Crisis Leadership Certificate from the University of South Florida.

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Andraya Lund Named to the Board of Directors for Connections to Independence

Named to the Board of Directors for Connections to Independence, a unique organization providing services & provide support for youth in foster care.

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Sonya Smith-Valentine Selected for Panel on Mentorship for Women of Color

​The Network of Executive Women – Carolinas Region invited our Sonya Smith-Valentine, CEO of Financially Fierce, to be a panelist for its Women of Color Mentorship event.

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Sonya Smith-Valentine Completes Cornell University's Women's Entrepreneurship Program

Women's Entrepreneurship at Cornell offers an unparalleled opportunity for women to earn a certificate in business while gaining the skills and knowledge necessary to manage and scale a business.

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Shareen Luze Appointed to Head of Culture and Field Experience

Shareen Luze has been appointed to the newly created position of Head of Culture and Field Experience at RBC Wealth Management-U.S.

Member Success

Lori Farris and Friends Launch Senior Living Specialists in Chicago, Houston, and Philadelphia

Learn how three BFF's from Elementary School are re-uniting to help seniors to keep safe and get the appropriate care in order for them to thrive and find community.

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Gloria Halim Receives Excellence in Health Coaching Award

Gloria Halim received the Excellence in Health Coaching Award in March 2021 from the World Health Awards in the UAE.