Founders

Our founders and team share a commitment to creating opportunities for women and girls and the power of a community of women.

Laura Freedman

Laura is a financial advisor and Certified Executive Coach. She currently serves as Board Chair of Strong Women Strong Girls, is President of the Katz Alumnae Council and is a director on the board of St. Clair Hospital.

Lee Ann Munger

Lee Ann is the Development Officer for the Women’s Leadership Council of the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania. She currently serves on the board of Strong Women Strong Girls and on the national board of directors for WELD (Women for Economic and Leadership Development).

Lynne Popash

Lynne is the Director of the Women’s Leadership Council of the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania. She currently serves as a member in ATHENA Pittsburgh committee as well as Crohns and Colitis Women of Distinction committee.

Our Team

Sara Banten
CMU
  
Margaret Brewster
THE PNC FINANCIAL SERVICES
ATHENA HOST COMMITTEE
Patti Bucek
VIBRANT PITTSBURGH
 
Jennifer Dodson
PPG
PPG WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP COUNCIL
Danielle Erringer
COMCAST
WOMEN IN CABLE TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Colleen Fedor
MENTORING PARTNERSHIP
WOMEN IN SPORTS AND EVENTS
Nancy Furbee
FURBEE AND ASSOCIATES
WOMEN’S NON-PROFIT CEO LEADERSHIP FORUM
Candace Foster
U.S. STEEL
JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT USA
Marita Garrett
ADMINTRINSIC
BOROUGH OF WILKINSBURG
Caitlin Green
THE PNC FINANCIAL SERVICES INC.
PA COALITION AGAINST RAPE
Gail Gloecki
PLUS CONSULTING
WELD
Kelly Hanna
FIELD OF PLAY MARKETING
WOMEN IN SPORTS AND EVENTS
Rachel Kopper
KNOPP BIOSCIENCES
WOMEN IN BIO
Andrea Krueger
PITTSBURGH TECHNOLOGY COUNCIL
 
Aleya Crable Jennings
GATESMAN, INC.
STRONG WOMEN STRONG GIRLS
Amy Luciow
COMCAST
 
Nicole Oshurak
MAGEE
 
Alka Patel
CMU
WOMEN IN LAW
Julia Poepping
COPASEC, LLC
REDCHAIR PITTSBURGH
Stephanie Rideau
COMCAST
STRONG WOMEN STRONG GIRLS
Lourdes Sanchez Ridge
PIETRGALLO GORDON ALFANO BOSICK & RASPANTI, LLP
 
Janel Skelley
ALLEGHENY CONFERENCE
ATHENA HOST COMMITTEE