CWIB Team

Lisa Kaplowitz

Lisa Kaplowitz
Executive Director

Viviana Ortega

Viviana Ortega
Program Coordinator

Colleen Tolan

Colleen Tolan
Post-Doctoral Research Associate


Board of Advisors

Meet the Board of Advisors and Co-Founders of the Center for Women in Business.

Danna Vetter
Danna Vetter
Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at Milliken | Board Chair – CWIB
Dennis Berger
Dennis Berger
Former CHRO, CDW/ Autonation / Suffolk
Adam Feigenbaum
Adam Feigenbaum
Senior Advisor, Susquehanna
Carla Daily
Carla Daily
Global PBRG Lead, B-NOW | Digital & IT at Bristol Myers Squibb
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Francisco Martinez-Garcia
Chief Inclusion Officer, Moody’s Corporation
Shelia K. McGrath
Sheila K. McGrath
Independent Director for Alexandria Real Estate Equities & Granite Point Mortgage Trust
Deepa Purushothaman
Deepa Purushothaman
Author and Executive Fellow, Harvard Business School
Sangeeta Rao
Sangeeta Rao
Senior Director, Mentoring & Faculty Outreach | Faculty Diversity Collaborative University Equity & Inclusion at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Katie Stratton
Katie Stratton
Chief Growth Officer, Shipt
Candice Tse
Candice Tse
U.S. Head of Market Strategy, Goldman Sachs
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Christine Vaccola
Global Head, Talent Management, Sanofi

Associate Board

Cathy Bochnak
Cathy Bochnak
Treasury Analyst at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Bernadette Capo
Bernadette Capo
Business Development Analyst, Deloitte
Mara Domanski
Mara Domanski
Senior Customer Success Manager, Workday
Pranay Dureja
Pranay Dureja
Investment Solutions Group Analyst, Capital Markets Structuring and Origination, Bank of America
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Melody Harrity
Client Insights Consultant, Healthcare & Nutrition at Circana
Florianna (Flo) Heun
Florianna (Flo) Heun
Project Manager at Orion Innovation
Ashley Hull
Ashley Hull
Program Coordinator at Rutgers Business School Office of Student Support, Engagement, and Leadership (S.E.A.L.)
Hira Hussain
Hira Hussain
Brokerage Operations Associate, Fidelity Investments
Pranitha Kashyap
Pranitha Kashyap
Corporate Financial Strategy & Analysis Analyst at JetBlue
Melissa Kung
Melissa Kung
Senior Director, Group Finance – Corporate & Global Functions, Johnson & Johnson
Venu Muni
Venu Muni
Head of Supply Chain and Inventory Management, Plainview Growers, Inc
Kathryn O'Connell
Kathryn O'Connell
Manager Customer Experience and Innovation, KPMG
Eugenia Shneider
Eugenia Shneider
Director HR Business Partner at ABC News
Serena Simpkins
Serena Simpkins
Investment Banking Analyst at J.P. Morgan
Pooja Songar
Pooja Songar
Director, Head of Strategy, Business Analytics, and Operations, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company
Mari-elle Sudarkasa
Mari-elle Sudarkasa
Credit Financing, Assistant Vice President at Citi
Liv Waaben
Olivia (Liv) Waaben
Portfolio Specialist at Morgan Stanley Investment Management
Kiara Walker
Kiara Walker
Area Manager at Amazon