Chair and Founder
Janeen Brown is the Executive Director and Founder of EmpowHERto. She is an advocate for the well-being of womxn, building self-confidence, and female entrepreneurship.
Shital Mars Parikh
Shital has over 15 years of executive leadership experience with specific expertise in public companies, start-ups, tech development, and healthcare.
Manuela is a public health practitioner who is passionate about addressing health inequities. She has experience working across sectors to develop, implement, and evaluate public health programs.
Jason Grynbaum is a results-driven healthcare Chief Financial Officer with expertise leading effective business strategy, operations performance, and cross-functional leadership within innovative organizations
Bobbie Taylor is the Director of Donor Services-Technical Operations for the Community Blood Center of Greater Kansas City.
Martha brings a broad international experience of 25+ years as a Human Resources inspiring leader for global corporations, having coached both people and organizations through major change and successful transformation.
Rikki Leigh is Co-Founder and CEO of Crafted Oasis. She believes in the mantra “Advocate for Yourself. Champion Others.” She approached life and career from the same general perspective, the ethos —the only thing standing in your way is YOU!
Kenneth is the CEO of We Care Support Service and Joyner Vending. He founded a nonprofit and has extensive experience in the nonprofit space, having worked with organizations for over 10 years.