Board


Executive Committee

  With the merger with the Global Fund for Women, two of MIOW's Board members, Roxane Divol and Chandra Alexandre, will join the Global Fund Board.
Roxane Divol

Roxane Divol, Board Chair


Roxane Divol is the SVP of Alliances at Symantec, where she is responsible for technology and business alliances across the Symantec portfolio. Symantec is the worlds biggest security-software maker, providing security, storage and systems management solutions to help customers secure and manage their information-driven world, and providing business with endpoint, cloud, mobile and virtual security solutions. Prior to joining Symantec, Roxane was a Principal at McKinsey & Company for over 15 years, where she was a core member of the High Tech Practice. She also led McKinsey & Company's Marketing and Sales Practice on the West Coast and created their Marketing ROI service line for B2B companies. She is an active volunteer at the Lycée Français La Pérouse where two of her children attend and a mentor for the TED Senior Fellows Program. Roxane holds dual French and Colombian citizenship. She obtained an MBA from Insead with distinction, and a Masters in Engineering from the Ecole Polytechnique, France’s top engineering school and leading military academy where she majored in Chemistry and Economics. As an Officer, Roxane served in the French Air Force and was assigned to NATO’s Group for Aerospace Research and Development.

Cammie Dunaway

Cammie Dunaway


Cammie Dunaway is the US President and Global CMO of KidZania, Inc., a location based entertainment concept focused on children’s role-playing activities. The company has attractions throughout the world including Mexico, Japan, Dubai and Lisbon. Cammie’s responsibilities include bringing this rapidly growing edutainment concept to the US as well as managing global merchandising and web development. Previously, Cammie served as Executive Vice President for Nintendo and Chief Marketing Officer for Yahoo!. Dunaway holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of Richmond and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Chandra Alexandre


Chandra Alexandre is Chief Development Officer at Partners in School Innovation, an organization dedicated to eliminating the achievement gap by facilitating sustainable school transformation that creates excellence and equity in public education. Previously, she led fund development efforts at the Bay Area Council, a business-backed public policy advocacy organization, where she obtained notable multi-year grants for education reform and early childhood education champion-building. There, she also led fund development for Secretary Clinton's Women and the Economy Summit. Prior to the Council, Chandra worked at KIPP San Francisco Bay Academy and saw first-hand what a little good could do, receiving one of only nine AAUW community action grants awarded in the U.S. to create a rite of passage program for underserved middle school girls. Chandra went to public school in New York and earned an AB at Columbia University. She holds a PhD in Asian & Comparative Studies from the California Institute of Integral Studies and an MBA from Presidio Graduate School, where she was a member of the pioneer cohort. Chandra is adjunct research faculty at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology and on the editorial board of Goddess, Ink. She also serves as a board member for several Bay Area organizations promoting the well-being of women and girls. She is a homebirth advocate.

Board Members

Victoria

Victoria Dimitrakopoulos


Victoria Dimitrakopoulos is a consultant for Egon Zehnder, leading their Public and Social Sector and heading their Mobile Payments initiative globally as a core member of the Financial Services and High Tech practice groups. Recent assignments include work with the World Bank Group, the United Nations, and the Gates Foundation, as well as multiple Board placements for civil society organizations. Her passion for the field stems from her international upbringing in a diplomat’s family, and student internships at the United Nations. Previously, she worked for The Boston Consulting Group, book2eat.com, Credit Suisse Financial Products, and the Union Bank of Switzerland. She has a Masters in Business Administration from Stanford and a Masters in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics from the Université de Genève in Geneva, Switzerland. She speaks Greek, French, English, Spanish, and Italian.

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Emily Goligoski


Emily Goligoski is product and design research lead at Mozilla Foundation, where she manages the organization's Open Badges user research. An advocate of using design thinking in learning, she completed her MEd in Learning, Design & Technology at Stanford and conducts research at the university's Calming Technologies Lab. She worked as a reporter for Chicago Public Radio (WBEZ) and now contributes education and health content to TechCrunch. Goligoski produced international human rights stories for Chicago Public Radio (WBEZ) during journalism school at Northwestern and covered public health as a reporter for the daily newspaper The Cape Times in South Africa. After working as a digital strategist for Ogilvy PR in San Francisco, she managed conversational marketing programs at online publishing company Federated Media. Goligoski is the creator of “In Conversation,” an educational interview series for Women 2.0 with founders of Fortune 500 companies and startup enterprises to increase the number of women starting high-growth technology organizations.

Neesha Hathi

Neesha Hathi


Neesha Hathi is Vice President of Advisor Technology Solutions at Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. Focused on the Advisor Services (formerly Schwab Institutional) business at Schwab, Ms. Hathi is responsible for defining and executing on the long-term vision and strategy for Schwab's technology platform for advisors, including proprietary and third-party solutions. Ms. Hathi also oversees Schwab Performance Technologies®, a subsidiary of Charles Schwab and a leading provider of portfolio management and accounting solutions to nearly 3,500 independent advisors and investment managers. Prior to her current role, Ms. Hathi was responsible for Business Strategy for the institutional businesses at Schwab, including enterprises focusing on registered independent advisors, retirement plan sponsors, third-party administrators and other corporate clients. Prior to joining Schwab in 2004, Ms. Hathi led strategy, marketing and finance for various start-ups, including Enuvis, a developer of GPS technology for wireless devices and Kibu, a media company targeting the teen girl market. Ms. Hathi earned a Bachelor's of Business Administration degree from the University of Michigan and a Master's of Business Administration from the Anderson School at the University of California Los Angeles. She holds the 7 and 24 licenses.

Janet Holmgren


On the frontlines of higher education for over 35 years, Janet L. Holmgren was appointed President and Susan Mills Professor of Mills College (Oakland, CA) in 1991 and ended her 20 year tenure as president on June 30, 2011. She continues as a tenured member of the faculty as Susan Mills Professor of English. Prior to her appointment at Mills, President Holmgren served as Vice Provost of Princeton University, Senior Administrator at the University of Maryland, College Park, and faculty member at Maryland and the University of the District of Columbia. In addition to her administrative and academic institutional leadership, Holmgren is deeply involved in leadership and Board development at the national and local levels through her volunteer work with numerous educational and nonprofit organizations. She serves currently on the Board of the International Museum of Women and the City of Oakland Education Cabinet. In 2011, she completed a ten year term, including serving as Chair. on the Board for the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, a four year term on the Princeton University Board of Trustees for which she chaired the Academic Affairs Committee, served on the Executive Committee and the special committee on Board Development.

Jessica Jackley

Jessica Jackley


Jessica is cofounder and CEO of ProFounder, a platform providing new ways for small business entrepreneurs in the U.S. to access start-up capital through crowdfunding and community involvement. Prior to ProFounder, Jessica was a Cofounder and Chief Marketing Officer of Kiva, the world's first p2p microlending website. Since its founding in October 2005, Kiva has facilitated nearly $200M in loans among individuals across 208 countries. Jessica has also worked with the Stanford Center for Social Innovation, Amazon.com, Potentia Media, the International Foundation, World Vision, and others. Jessica holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business with Certificates in Global Management and Public Management, and a BA in Philosophy and Political Science from Bucknell University. She teaches Global Entrepreneurship at the Marshall School of Business at USC, and is a Visiting Scholar at Stanford’s Center for Philanthropy and Civil Society. She also serves as an active advisor and board member on several organizations championing women, microfinance, tech, and the arts. Jessica lives in Los Angeles and San Francisco, and is a trained yoga instructor and avid surfer.

   
Erika Navarro

Erica Navarro


Erica Navarro currently co-chairs the International Museum of Women's young professional advisory group, the Vanguard Circle. She is a dynamic healthcare professional that recently left consulting to join Hill Physicians Medical Group. With Hill, she works on premier portfolio management and program delivery for strategic, clinically innovative programs such as Patient Centered Medical Homes and Accountable Care Organizations. She provides project leadership, transformation management, and business analysis to guarantee successful implementation, scalability, and sustainability of these programs. Erica holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Studies of Economics and a minor in Law and Society from the University of California San Diego. Erica lives in San Francisco and is passionate about travelling, learning, and leading change.

   
Erika Guevara-Rosas

Erika Guevara-Rosas


Erika Guevara-Rosas is the Director for the Americas at Amnesty International. Formerly she was the Regional Director for the Americas at the Global Fund for Women (GFW). As a feminist lawyer and activist, over the past twelve years, Erika has developed a comprehensive international experience in the field of human rights and social justice in different countries in the Americas, including Mexico, Ecuador, Canada, Colombia, Peru, Panama and Venezuela. Before joining GFW, Erika worked for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), where she served as a Protection/Legal Officer for seven years, working mainly in border areas with war-affected populations. Erika has a Masters in Women's Studies, and post-graduate degree on Migration and Refugee Studies from York University in Canada. She received her LL.B from Universidad de Londres in Mexico City. She was born and raised in Mexico. Erika is fluent in Spanish and English, and conversational in Portuguese.

Clare Winterton

Clare Winterton


Clare Winterton is the Executive Director of the International Museum of Women. She is a former Vice President of the Women’s Funding Network and has advised nonprofits including Craigslist Foundation, Urban Solutions, SF Works and TransFair USA. Clare served as the Head of Communications for Prince Charles’ charity for at-risk youth, The Prince’s Trust, where she headed a team of 13, working on media relations, corporate social responsibility and marketing. Clare combines a deep commitment to social justice and sustainability with personal passions for arts, culture and media, believing that media and the arts possess a unique ability to engage new audiences and catalyze social change. Clare holds an Master’s Degree in International Business Administration from Cambridge University and is former board chair of Young Women Social Entrepreneurs. She lives in San Francisco with her husband, her five-year old daughter, Pearl, and her baby son, Felix.  


Honorary Board Members

Jennifer Siebel Newsom

Jennifer Siebel Newsom


Jennifer, an actor and producer, is the national spokesperson for Women's Independent Cinema, an independent film subscription service supporting women filmmakers and those who explore the female experience through film. She formed Girls' Club Entertainment, LLC as an umbrella entertainment company to develop and produce independent films with strong social, political, and cultural significance, focused primarily on women. Jennifer has performed in numerous television shows, as well as studio and independent films. Several of her indies have screened at Cannes and Toronto film festivals, among others, and the majority have been winning awards on the international film festival circuit. Jennifer has worked and traveled throughout Africa, Latin America and Europe on assignments with Conservation International, a global environmental agency. She graduated with honors from Stanford University and has an MBA from Stanford Business School.

Founding President

Elizabeth Colton

Elizabeth Colton


Elizabeth Colton is the Founding President of the International Museum of Women and served as Board Chair from 1998 to 2010. Having transitioned off the Board in December 2010, she continues to represent the museum as a senior advisor, Global Council member, and Global Ambassador. Elizabeth is a devoted advocate for and philanthropist to women's causes, human rights issues, the arts and political campaigns. She is a member of Emily's List Majority Council and the International Women's Forum. A former member of the Board of Trustees of Emma Willard School in Troy, New York, she now serves on the Campaign Executive Committee. She is on the Women's Leadership Board at the Kennedy School at Harvard University, and the board at Lykes Bros. Inc., a Florida-based agricultural industry corporation. Elizabeth graduated from Florida State University with a BA in Sociology.

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