Board of Directors


Paula Penebaker, Board Chair (CEO, YWCA Southeast Wisconsin)

Azuri Gonzalez, Vice Chair (Director, Center for Civic Engagement, University of Texas at El Paso)

Paula Green Johnson, Secretary (Community Volunteer & Advocate)

Janet Marcotte, Treasurer (Southern Arizona Director, Fred DuVal for Governor Campaign)


Griselda Aldrete (Executive Director, Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee)

Sheila Carnicelli (Former Managing Director, UBS AG)

Rachel Cheeks-Givan (Director, Global Diversity & Inclusion, PepsiCo)

Stephanie Cuskley (CEO, NPower)

Katherine Emerich Compagni, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor (Retired), Ithaca College)

Sylvia Fields (Executive Director, Eden Hall Foundation)

Vicky Free (Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, BET)

Rebecca Hall (Former Executive Director, YWCA Greater Lawrence)

Marsha B. Henderson (Assistant Commissioner for Women’s Health, U.S. Food & Drug Administration)

Laura Jennings (Private Investor)

Lesley Lopez (Director of Communications, Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee)

Kaydian Lyn (Assistant Vice President, Government & Community Partnerships, JP Morgan Chase)

Aimee Meher-Homji (Client Partner & Leader, International Development, Korn/Ferry International)

Ruth Oratz, M.D., F.A.C.P. (Director, The Women's Oncology & Wellness Practice,Clinical Associate Professor and Firm Chief, NYU School of Medicine)

Patricia Pearman
(Executive Director of Oncology & Disease Solutions, GE Corporate healthymagination)

Terri Pensock (Director, WW Sales Enablement for Systems & Technology Group, IBM)

Emily Tynes (Communications Director, ACLU)