2014 Class of Women Leaders Announced
(Washington, DC)–Washington, DC-based Impact Center announced its selection of the best and brightest women leaders in the public, private, and non-profit sectors fifteen participants for its 2014 Women’s Executive Leadership Program. The announcement follows a highly competitive nationwide application and interview-based process. According to John Hart, Impact Center Founder and CEO, “Every woman in the 2014 class has achieved impressive success early in her career and is poised to take on greater leadership roles that will make a positive impact on our society.”
The fifteen extraordinary women participating in this year’s class come from a diverse array of backgrounds, representing fields that include academia, healthcare, the military, business, law, and a variety of non-profits. Among the women in the class are those who have started successful new ventures, work at premier organizations, and represent the very best in an emerging generation of high-impact leaders.
The Impact Center's 2014 Women's Executive Leadership Program includes:
Rachel Briley, Associate Professor, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Monique Brunson, Director of Programs, Chicago Foundation for Women
Eva De La Rosa, Senior Client Manager, American Express
Allison Devito, Chief of the Victim Issues and Policy Branch, Military Justice Division, United States Air Force
Karen Dunn, Partner, Boies, Schiller & Flexner
Ann Gillespie, Chief Strategy Officer, Asbury Communities
Nicole Sabado Green, Counsel, O’Melveny & Myers
Caroline Kim, Lead Associate, Booz Allen Hamilton
Erin Mazursky, Founder and CEO, Rhize
Jackie Norris, Executive Director, Points of Light Corporate Institute
Kristen Panerali, Director, Global Business Development, Silver Ridge Power
Shayla Price, Executive Director, National Search Dog Alliance
Cristina Rumbaitis del Rio, Senior Associate Director, Rockefeller Foundation
Maya Rupert, Policy Director, NCL Rights
Ruti Smithline, Partner, Morrison & Foerster
“The members of the 2014 class are talented individuals who are shaping the future” remarked John Hart, Founder and CEO of the Impact Center. “The program is designed to enhance their skills and expand their impact on society,” adds Sonja Neiger, Director of the Women’s Leadership Institute. The Women’s Executive Leadership Program accelerates growth for women leaders at critical junctures in their careers. It includes two Retreats that focus on building a leadership identity, embracing strengths as a woman leader, and building social capital. In-between Retreats, leaders meet regularly with an experienced executive coach and monthly with peers to incorporate and refine new skills. Building long-term professional networks with a diverse community of peers and accomplished leaders is a distinguishing characteristic of this program.
The Impact Center is a 501(c) 3 organization based out of Washington DC that provides leadership development for high-impact individuals and institutions. Their mission is to empower emerging and accomplished leaders with the knowledge, skills, and network they need to expand their impact on their organizations, communities, and our society.