Our Team

SheEO HQ

Our small core team is committed to creating a support system as agile as the ventures and activators we serve.

Vicki Saunders Founder I’m IN because I want to be part of a radically collaborative community committed to creating a better world. LinkedIn

Vicki Saunders

Founder

I’m IN because I want to be part of a radically collaborative community committed to creating a better world.

LinkedIn

 
Aliya Jiwan-Thawer Media Relations I’m IN because I believe that this radical initiative will light a spark that will inspire others, change mindsets and ignite the incredible economic potential within female entrepreneurs. How could I NOT be IN?

Aliya Jiwan-Thawer

Media Relations

I’m IN because I believe that this radical initiative will light a spark that will inspire others, change mindsets and ignite the incredible economic potential within female entrepreneurs. How could I NOT be IN?

 
Kristin Grimshaw Design I’m IN because I truly believe in Mahatma Gandhi's saying - "be the change you want to see in the world."

Kristin Grimshaw

Design

I’m IN because I truly believe in Mahatma Gandhi's saying - "be the change you want to see in the world."

Leah Meers Chief Operating Officer I'm IN because I believe that we all do better when we have a tribe supporting us.    

Leah Meers

Chief Operating Officer

I'm IN because I believe that we all do better when we have a tribe supporting us.

 

 

 
Tara Cleveland Technology Lead I'm IN because I believe that #radicalgenerosity between women will change the world for the better. Women are powerful, it's time we tapped into that power.

Tara Cleveland

Technology Lead

I'm IN because I believe that #radicalgenerosity between women will change the world for the better. Women are powerful, it's time we tapped into that power.

 
Mary Jane Ryan Guided Development Program Co-Lead I’m IN because I believe it is women who can—and must—change the world and my role is to guide/ coach/mentor/teach the women who are leading that change!

Mary Jane Ryan

Guided Development Program Co-Lead

I’m IN because I believe it is women who can—and must—change the world and my role is to guide/ coach/mentor/teach the women who are leading that change!

Sarah Rushton Growth and Partnerships Lead I’m IN because I believe the roles of passion and community in success should not be overlooked, and emboldening women to believe this will create meaningful change in business!

Sarah Rushton

Growth and Partnerships Lead

I’m IN because I believe the roles of passion and community in success should not be overlooked, and emboldening women to believe this will create meaningful change in business!

 
 
 
Loren Walsh Guided Development Program Co-Lead I'm IN because I believe that empowering women financially to achieve their creative potential is a human rights issue and will lead to a vastly better world for everyone. 

Loren Walsh

Guided Development Program Co-Lead

I'm IN because I believe that empowering women financially to achieve their creative potential is a human rights issue and will lead to a vastly better world for everyone. 

SheEO Canada Fund | Board of Directors

Managing Radical Generosity Initiative's fund operations

Tayyaba Khan 

Tayyaba Khan 

Val Fox

Val Fox

Abby Slater

Abby Slater

Vicki Saunders

Vicki Saunders

Janice Diner

Janice Diner

SheEO World | Community Leads

City leaders committed to creating a global support system “on our own terms” linking our network of activators and ventures around the world

Delilah Panio Los Angeles Lead I'm IN because I believe the most impactful and sustainable financing option for women entrepreneurs is other women!

Delilah Panio

Los Angeles Lead

I'm IN because I believe the most impactful and sustainable financing option for women entrepreneurs is other women!

Julie Trell San Francisco Lead I'm IN because I want help open doors and make connections for this supportive network of creative and driven humans launching innovative ventures that will make a difference.

Julie Trell

San Francisco Lead

I'm IN because I want help open doors and make connections for this supportive network of creative and driven humans launching innovative ventures that will make a difference.

Gena Rotstein Calgary Lead I'm IN because sometimes just knowing that you have someone that has your back is all that is needed to persevere for another day.

Gena Rotstein

Calgary Lead

I'm IN because sometimes just knowing that you have someone that has your back is all that is needed to persevere for another day.

Ruth Vachon Montreal Lead I'm IN because THIS is an initiative to change the women's world... sooo proud to be part of it!

Ruth Vachon

Montreal Lead

I'm IN because THIS is an initiative to change the women's world... sooo proud to be part of it!

Anik Lehouiller Montreal Lead I'm IN because I want to help women fulfill their dreams and achieve financial independence / Aider les femmes à réaliser leurs rêves et à atteindre l'indépendance financière.

Anik Lehouiller

Montreal Lead

I'm IN because I want to help women fulfill their dreams and achieve financial independence / Aider les femmes à réaliser leurs rêves et à atteindre l'indépendance financière.

Jill Earthy Vancouver Lead I'm IN because I strongly believe in the power of a collaborative community surrounding an entrepreneur to provide support. It is time to shake things up!

Jill Earthy

Vancouver Lead

I'm IN because I strongly believe in the power of a collaborative community surrounding an entrepreneur to provide support. It is time to shake things up!

Heather J. MacKenzie Colorado Lead I'm IN because I have seen firsthand the power of women banding together in collaboration, innovation and love, and because I believe in practicing radical generosity in all areas of my life!

Heather J. MacKenzie

Colorado Lead

I'm IN because I have seen firsthand the power of women banding together in collaboration, innovation and love, and because I believe in practicing radical generosity in all areas of my life!

Alyson Gaffney Ottawa Lead I'm IN because I loved the innovative concept and want to be a part of the impact of creating a new business model with entrepreneurial women.

Alyson Gaffney

Ottawa Lead

I'm IN because I loved the innovative concept and want to be a part of the impact of creating a new business model with entrepreneurial women.

Jennifer Lyn Simpson Colorado Lead I’m IN because building a new funding and financing model, from the ground up, fueled by passion, commitment, and savvy sisterhood has the power to transform so many important things in our lives and world.

Jennifer Lyn Simpson

Colorado Lead

I’m IN because building a new funding and financing model, from the ground up, fueled by passion, commitment, and savvy sisterhood has the power to transform so many important things in our lives and world.

Special Thanks

The following women have each contributed $5,000 as angels in our pilot SheEO Cohorts in 2013 and 2014- we are so grateful to these women for their early support.

LIsa Slater

LIsa Slater

Hon. Elizabeth Dowdeswell 

Hon. Elizabeth Dowdeswell 

Abby Slater

Abby Slater

Dana Allen

Dana Allen

Martha Biles

Martha Biles

Helen Burstyn

Helen Burstyn

Elizabeth Pizzinato

Elizabeth Pizzinato

Marilyn Short

Marilyn Short

Sue Griggs

Sue Griggs

Susan Caldwell

Susan Caldwell

Phyllis Jaffe

Phyllis Jaffe

Petra Kassun-Mutch

Petra Kassun-Mutch

SheEO Network | Supporters & Influencers

SheEO is part of a global network of influential women who are committed to supporting women of all ages and stages to create a better world

Suzanne Beigel - Founder, Women Effect

Joy Anderson - Founder, Criterion Institute

Jacki Zehner - Founder, Women Moving Millions

Sarah Kaplan - co-author, The Rise of Gender Capitalism

Jackie Vanderbrug - co-author, The Rise of Gender Capitalism

Caryn Effron - Founder, GoGirl Finance

Ruth Ann Harnisch - The Harnisch Foundation

Daphne Kis - Angel Investor

SheEO partners | HeEOs

Partners in developing SheEO

 

Richard Ford The time is now to share the joy and inspiration we have received from our friends and family with those who are modeling a new world based on heartfelt connections

Richard Ford

The time is now to share the joy and inspiration we have received from our friends and family with those who are modeling a new world based on heartfelt connections

Anil Patel I’m in because Vicki Saunders has always been there for me. Over a decade, she has been one of the most consistent and valuable mentors any entrepreneur could hope for. I believe in Vicki. I believe in SheEO.

Anil Patel

I’m in because Vicki Saunders has always been there for me. Over a decade, she has been one of the most consistent and valuable mentors any entrepreneur could hope for. I believe in Vicki. I believe in SheEO.

Jonathan Hera There is greatness within us all. I believe that with a changed mind and spirit, everything outwardly can change. I’m IN to be a part of that change

Jonathan Hera

There is greatness within us all. I believe that with a changed mind and spirit, everything outwardly can change. I’m IN to be a part of that change

Jory Cohen I am IN because it's about time we create a more equitable system to access capital.

Jory Cohen

I am IN because it's about time we create a more equitable system to access capital.

Matt Saunders I am a huge supporter of any program that supports entrepreneurship by providing quality mentorship, some funding and access to an awesome network and SheEO does that in spades!

Matt Saunders

I am a huge supporter of any program that supports entrepreneurship by providing quality mentorship, some funding and access to an awesome network and SheEO does that in spades!

Mike Murchison I'm in because I believe that realizing our potential to create meaningful change requires new mindsets.

Mike Murchison

I'm in because I believe that realizing our potential to create meaningful change requires new mindsets.

Tom Hadfield I'm in because, seriously, imagine one million women gifting $1000 each by 2020 … amazing.

Tom Hadfield

I'm in because, seriously, imagine one million women gifting $1000 each by 2020 … amazing.

Johnson Fung I'm in because a movement that is genuine, smart, and deeply meaningful comes along so rarely, and SheEO is it.

Johnson Fung

I'm in because a movement that is genuine, smart, and deeply meaningful comes along so rarely, and SheEO is it.