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


An Excerpt from Shannon Huffman Polson's The Grit Factor Featured in Business Insider

An excerpt from Shannon Huffman Polson's The Grit Factor on drilling down to core purpose made it into Business Insider a week before its publication date.

Hanifa Barnes Joins the Board of Simplified Period

Hanifa Barnes has joined the Board of Simplified Period, focused on providing sustainable menstrual hygiene products to girls and women in socioeconomically disenfranchised communities in the US.

Maggie Knoke & Sarita Parikh Launch Everyday Disruption on Medium

Ellevate Twin Cities members Sarita Parikh and Maggie Knoke launch new collaboration on Medium, all about building the future of work.

Polly Van Duser Launches the Stories Connect People Podcast

During the pandemic, Polly Van Duser launched Stories Connect People podcast focused on spotlighting interesting, inspiring & uplifting people who are making their community & world a better place.

Janet Autherine James Mahon's Publishes New Book, How to Use the Transformational Power of Mindfulness to Create an Abundant Life

I recently published a book, Island Mindfulness: How to Use the Transformational Power of Mindfulness to Create an Abundant Life. It is a wellness and mindfulness book for women.

Vanessa Correa, MS Receives Brand Rockstar Award

Vanessa Correa received this award in December 2019 after being the team lead on their business's brand launch of the Optigo platform in January 2019.

Diane Charton Karsch Publishes Article on the Downsides of Remote Work

Diane Charton Karsch wrote and published an article about the downsides of remote work.

Dr. Rhonda Farrell Achieves her High Performance Coaching Certification

Dr. Rhonda Farrell achieves her High Performance Coaching Certification.

CEO Jennefer Witter Keynotes at Columbia Business School

Ellevate Expert Jennefer Witter spoke on thought-leadership at Columbia Business School.

Maura Kelly Featured in the Irish Times for Her Diaspora Story

Maura Kelly was interviewed by the Irish Times for the "Wild Geese" column that covers stories of the Irish disapora. Check out her career journey and what she thinks it takes to make it in NYC.

Simons Morris Becomes New Contributing Writer on

Simone Morris is now a contributing writer on Her first article on 3 Strategies to Create More Inclusion in Business has been published on the platform.