Forbes 30 Under 30 Nominee, NVIDIA Inception Partner, and Digital Health Advocate.
Ariel Elizarov is the founder and CEO of Lazarus, a company that uses AI to improve healthcare and medicine. Lazarus builds deep learning systems to predict the early onset of breast and cervical cancer.
Enzo graduated from Fordham University, where he was involved with Social Impact 360 as a fellow during his freshman year and as a mentor during his sophomore year. Through Social Impact 360, Enzo received the Kenneth Cole Productions Grant for his modular backpack idea, Ventir.. Inspired by the pain point of carrying too many bags while commuting around New York City, Ventir is a company that makes modular backpacks that adapt to the lifestyles of people through attachable compartments that are designed for specific use cases. Ventir is partnered with a highly acclaimed industrial design firm whose clients include Cisco, Dell, GE, Google and Nike and is also working with an Indonesian based manufacturer.
Jordan Catalana is a corporate social responsibility professional living and working in New York City. As a freshman in the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University, Jordan was accepted into to the Compass Fellowship (now Social Impact 360) where she received a crash course in social entrepreneurship and impact-based business models.
While pursuing her degree in business administration and marketing with minors in economics and sustainability, Jordan co-founded Amateur Person Apparel, an apparel and lifestyle brand, and Puppies n’ Pints, an event series bringing adoptable pets and would-be families together in informal settings.
Upon graduation, Jordan accepted a role on the CSR team at Kenneth Cole Productions, where she currently builds volunteer and community engagement programs, contributes to cause-related marketing campaigns, and synthesizes social and environmental compliance data from manufacturing operations around the globe.
Jaclyn DiGregorio is a best-selling author, keynote speaker and entrepreneur. Jaclyn is the founder and CEO of Cusp It, a wellness brand on a mission to help women develop a high level of self-confidence, by providing them with tools to cultivate a healthy relationship with food and their bodies. Named one of Thrive Global’s “Inspiring Young Authors,” Jaclyn has spoken at over 75 corporations, conferences and universities across the United States. Speaking from her own experience with running a successful company at 24 years old, Jaclyn inspires audiences and readers to conquer their insecurities and achieve success. She is a 2017 graduate of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
Diego Mariscal is disabled and proud! He is also very passionate and strategic about the relationship between disability advocacy, entrepreneurship, and sustainable impact.
At the age of 18, Diego started “Limitless Prepa Tec” a disability education program for students in Monterrey Mexico. In four years, the program expanded to seven high schools across the country, reaching more than 3,000 students nationwide. To this day, Limitless continues to be one of the largest youth-led programs in Monterrey Mexico, working to educate students about disabilities.
In 2015, Diego founded 2Gether-International, a non-for-profit startup that supports entrepreneurs with disabilities and moves us closer to a world where disability is recognized and valued as an asset for business and entrepreneurship. In his role as CEO and Chief Disabled Officer, Diego has collaborated with multinational organizations such as the U.S. Department of State, the Organization of American States, the Inter-American Development Bank and leading technology companies like Blackboard to help them better understand disability as an asset for performance.
Diego has been internationally recognized for his work, most noticeably by the Waldzell Institute in Vienna as an Architect of the Future and by the British Council as a Global Changemaker. In 2014, he was also a Youth in International Development and Affairs Fellow for the U.S. International Council on Disabilities. In 2016, Diego was invited to the first United Nations World Humanitarian Summit held in Istanbul.
In 2017, Diego became the first entrepreneur with a disability, from the US delegation, to participate in the Global Entrepreneurship Summit held in Hyderabad, India. Diego has also been an honorary guest and spokesperson of the US Embassy of Panama and the US Consulate in Cd Juarez Mexico.
In 2017, Diego received the Global Leadership in Equitable Development Award from the World Trade Credit & Risk Summit in Washington, DC.
Born with Cerebral Palsy in New Orleans but raised in Monterrey, Mexico, Diego also represented Nuevo Leon in the Mexican National Paralympics from 2004-2009.
A graduate in Project Management, Arthur has long been involved in local initiatives with disadvantaged youth. After a few years as an after-school educator in underprivileged neighborhoods, he eventually pursued business studies, but the desire to have a positive impact in society never left him.
In 2012, he discovered the social entrepreneurship field through Enactus. Still students themselves, Arthur and his team opened the first socially-minded grocery store dedicated to students with financial difficulties. After graduation, he joined the Enactus France team in order to inspire students to take the social entrepreneurship path. Then, he joined the social enterprise accelerator at ESSEC Business School, a top ranked business school in France, while keeping the same motivation to create positive social impact! This new experience allowed Arthur the opportunity to strengthen entrepreneurs’ capacity to act by offering them both personal and project-specific support.
Based in New York, Mike is a photographer, travel marketing specialist, and startup veteran who currently serves as Head of Marketing at TripScout- an award winning travel app. He has started three profitable companies, previously worked at Expedia, AOL, and a startup featured on Shark Tank, secured over $50,000 of free hotel stays in 2018, and worked with St. Regis, Sheraton, Burj Al Arab (the world’s most luxurious hotel) and more. Having already been to 15+ countries, Mike plans to become a digital nomad and move to Southeast Asia upon graduation in May.
Elise - James-Decruise
Elise oversees internal and external training initiatives, certification, enterprise education
and global program development at MediaMath through the New Marketing Institute (NMI)
where she leads a global team of Industry and Education Professionals, touching 16
different countries. She joined MediaMath in January of 2012, bringing with her 15 years of
experience managing, facilitating and building targeted training programs from the ground
up. She launched NMI shortly thereafter – in Q2 of 2012. In the 6 years since launch, she’s
led the charge in building a team of training professionals who share in her passion for
educating and empowering the new generation of Marketing professionals and training
more than 18,000 digital marketing professionals globally.
Elise was recognized by the Chief Learning Officer (CLO) Magazine for Strategy and
Innovation for the launch of the New Marketing Institute at MediaMath in 2015. More
recently, in 2017 she was recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the top leaders to watch
in the technology space who are committed to innovation, diversity and inclusion.
Successfully transitioning from the financial sector as a global trainer at Thomson Financial
(Thomson Reuters), Elise started out her digital marketing career at Right Media (acquired
by Yahoo) where she transformed their internal training program and founded Right Media
University for the Sales, Operations and Technical Support Teams. By ensuring training
curriculum aligned with the overall strategy she was able to directly impact company
culture by driving individual, team and organizational performance. Elise continued her
career at Macys.com within the e-commerce division, facilitating and developing curriculum
for the New York employees focusing on merchant, marketing, SaaS platform and leadership
skill development across the organization. By identifying department specific and business
needs Elise was able to directly contribute to the corporate vision, ensuring high
She maintains an active presence on Boards and Advisory Groups such as the Startup
Institute, IAB (Interactive Advertising Bureau) – Diversity & Inclusion Task force, ATD
(American Society of Training & Development) 2019 Program Advisory Committee, and the
ATD Forum Advisory group, to help shape forum activities through thought leadership,
strategy planning and collaboration.
Elise holds a B.A., in Communications, PR & Advertising along with a M.S., in Instructional
Leadership and Business Communications from Robert Morris University.
Erica Soultanian is Co-Founder of Mission Collaborative, a DC-based organization focused on helping adults design careers they love through community-based workshops and programs. Erica was inspired to co-found Mission Collaborative after going through a rough career change and has dedicated herself to helping adults find rewarding work, whether that’s through finding a great fit within an organization or starting their own business. In her free time, Erica plans Startup Weekend events in DC which help bring new startups to life through 54-hour intensive experiences. Erica was a SI360 Fellow and Mentor at The George Washington University from 2010 – 2012.
Kyrah Altman became the co-founder and Executive Director of LEAD (Let’s Empower, Advocate and Do, Inc.), at age 16 and in the wake of the Newtown, CT tragedy. After winning $32,500 of seed funding from the George Washington University New Venture Competition, Kyrah incorporated LEAD and began providing training and curriculum to schools, summer camps, and youth-serving organizations to promote mental health education and adolescent wellbeing. Kyrah also serves as a national Youth Mental Health First Aid instructor, keynote speaker and expert panelist for her organization, as well as a coach and mentor for MindSetGo. She was recently named the nation’s 3rd best “studentpreneur” by the Entrepreneur’s Organization and intends to become LEAD’s full-time Executive Director after graduating from college in May, 2019.
Max Friedman is the CEO and Co-Founder of Givebutter, a fundraising platform powering charitable donations, events, and fundraising campaigns for 10,000+ nonprofits, student groups, sports teams, and startups. Originally from New Hampshire, Max taught himself how to code his freshman year of college and built several apps and websites featured in The Washington Post, Inc. Magazine, and The Wall Street Journal. In addition to Givebutter, Max sits on the board of Humans for Education, a nonprofit helping schools worldwide become financially independent, and is a contributor to Fast Company’s Leadership section. Max, now 23, has been twice-named to the “25 Under 25” list in DC. He is a graduate of the George Washington University and lives in Washington, DC.
Travis Smith is a business analyst working on the Global Sales Strategy and Operations team at Visa, where he joined in 2015 through the New Graduate Rotation Program. He graduated from Howard University in 2014 with a business degree, and while there, he co-founded their chapter of Social Impact 360. Travis is driven by curiosity to learn how things work which has afforded him some exciting opportunities over the years in the automotive, aerospace, and fintech industries. In his spare time, he enjoys dancing and recently participated in a hip-hop performance in front of a live audience in San Francisco.
Ever since a high school experience with a close friend who was suicidal, and post-high school
losing a friend to suicide, Maggie Rose has been driven and determined to lower suicide rates
and influence her generation to take the initiative in ending the stigma around suicide. After
studying criminal justice at a local community college, Maggie Rose received a full scholarship
to Pillar College where she studied psychology. During this time, she also became certified as
an advocate for suicide prevention. Utilizing the digital age, her dream for REBORN is to
change the way her generation, and generations to come, see suicide, and those who may be
Maggie founded REBORN, a 501c3 nonprofit organization because she believes saving lives
requires disruptive new approaches, fearless leadership, and a renewed sense of urgency.
Nupol Kiazolu,18,is an award- winning activist from NYC. She is the President of Black Lives Matter Greater NY and Founder/CEO of her national campaign—Vote 2000 Campaign. She has been a youth activist since 13, focusing on civil rights, domestic and sexual violence, and homelessness. Nupol is a Freshman at Hampton University. Her major is Political Science with a concentration in Pre-Law. She plans to become an Elected Official and Civil Rights/Defense Attorney.
Jennifer Iannolo (ya-KNOW-low) is a global speaker and empowerment catalyst.
A lifelong entrepreneur, she is the founder and CEO of IMPERIATM, an innovation
incubator focused on women creating social impact projects around the globe.
IMPERIA brings together women from 195 countries to develop their leadership and
provide a strong sense of community, with programming based on Jennifer’s
methodology of Self-Directed EmpowermentTM. She recently published No One is
Coming: An empowerment manifesto, to illustrate how one can become one’s own
renewable, sustainable source of power. Jennifer speaks on this and
entrepreneurship at venues from the United Nations to Harvard University, and
corporate headquarters like Konica Minolta. Jennifer is a featured speaker on
women’s entrepreneurship for the U.S. State Department, which has sent her on
tours throughout India and Nepal. When she’s not on stage, Jennifer is at IMPERIA’s
headquarters atop the World Trade Center, where she and her team have dedicated
themselves to building resilient female leaders, including the recent $1M winner of
the WeWork Creator Awards Global Finals.
Mr. Caturano leads the Nestle Waters NA packaging transformation strategy and
implementation initiatives. The strategy is focused on identifying and adopting
innovative packaging and recycling technologies. The strategy includes; developing
partnerships with NGOs and other organizations that support the scaling of recycling
solutions and coordination with other Nestle business units and corporate teams in
Paris and Vevey.
He also is responsible for; supporting the business in improving recycling and capture
rates with collaborative efforts directed by Nestle Global, providing oversight of all
NWNA Supply Chain recycling and waste management initiatives to ensure compliance
with end of life management and recycling management of commodities that include
postindustrial and postconsumer materials.
JEFFREY HOLLENDER is co-founder and former CEO of Seventh Generation, which he built into a leading natural product brand known for its authenticity, transparency, and progressive business practices. Hollender is currently the founder of Sustain Natural, that developed and markets sustainable feminine care products for women. He is also Adjunct Professor of sustainability and social entrepreneurship at the Stern Business School, New York University.
Hollender is a strategic advisor and former Board Chair of Greenpeace US; co-founder and Board Chair of the American Sustainable Business Council, a coalition of 200,000 business leaders committed to progressive public policy. He is the author of his seven books, including most recently, The Responsibility Revolution: How the Next Generation of Businesses Will Win and Planet Home.
Visit him and JeffreyHollender.com
Patsy Doerr is an experienced speaker, columnist, thought leader and award-winning expert in the field of Social Impact, with expertise in corporate social responsibility, diversity and inclusion and sustainability. Her work in these areas has been featured by a number of publications and conferences including Forbes, The Hill, The Muse, Milken Institute and Sustainable Brands.
Since December 2011, Patsy has built and has been leading the corporate social responsibility, diversity and inclusion and sustainability functions at Thomson Reuters globally, which spanned more than 100 countries and 45,000 employees. In 2017, she successfully launched the ESG Institute, a cutting-edge resource and support center tasked with building awareness and understanding around Social Impact issues and metrics. Patsy’s impact and success is rooted in more than 25 years of experience building and leading functions for organizations including Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank and JPMorgan Chase.
Additionally, Patsy serves on several board and committees that align with both her business and personal passions, including All In Together, Samburu Girls Foundation, Women’s World Banking and Responsible Investment Association.
Patsy holds a BS in Biology from Washington and Lee University as well as a Master of Science (summa cum laude) in Adult Learning and Organizational Development from Fordham University. She has two children and lives in Manhattan.
James runs the B Hive, a one of a kind salon focused on sustainable beauty for the industry and the environment. This family-owned business began 7 years ago with the combination of his wife’s 20 years in the industry, a psychic reading and an actual bee sting – (seriously ask him to tell you the story). James wears many hats in the salon including social marketing and is the resident product and ingredient specialist. He is also the co-founder of The Salon Movement which is an internet video show focusing on salon sustainability, not only including being green, but also education, retail and marketing.
The Salon has been featured in many trade magazines and is also a proud member of the Salon Today top 200 salons in the country. In addition to being ranked “Best Salon in Bergen” for numerous years they are also Certified Gold with Green America, Certified Platinum with the Green Business Bureau and the winner of the International Eco Salon Contest. Their business model incorporates how bees work together as a community by sponsoring projects locally, nationally and globally. The goal is to make their sting something that resonates with people to act socially and environmentally responsible and to showcase sustainable beauty.
Nate Silverblatt loves using data to solve problems. Whether he’s predicting slot machine malfunctions for a multi-billion dollar gaming company using machine learning algorithms, spending a summer in Israel writing code to help bring Israeli drip irrigation technology to African villages, or mentoring other college social entrepreneurs with starting their own businesses, Nate enjoys doing work that will positively impact others. Nate has given a TEDx talk, won a pitch competition for his business, and spoken at numerous conferences about how young people can make a difference. Nate currently serves on the National Council for Social Impact 360, where he helps train young people how to identify and build solutions to social problems using business and entrepreneurship skills to maximize social impact.
Born and raised in New York City, Michelle is currently a rising senior at Fordham University, enrolled in the liberal arts college at Rose Hill. While pursuing a double major in Political Science and Middle Eastern Studies, Michelle involves herself in extracurricular activities such as participating in Fordham’s Mock Trial Team. Beyond the world of Mock Trial, Michelle has been developing her passion for social entrepreneurship since her freshmen year when she joined the organization, Social Impact 360º and worked to build her own sustainable consumer business. Upon graduation, Michelle looks forward to what the future holds in store for her as she will attend law school in Fall 2019.
Tyra Saverson is currently a senior at Howard University (graduating May 2019) where she is on academic scholarship studying Supply Chain Managment. After graduation, Tyra will be moving to Detroit, MI where she will be joining General Motors as part of their Supply Chain TRACK Management Development Rotational Program. While in Detroit she plans to pursue an MBA, as well as work with the local Howard Alumni chapter and other HBCU initiatives. Tyra has a passion for helping others. Tyra serves on the National Council for Social Impact 360, a non-profit organization specializing in helping college freshmen become social entrepreneurs. She is the owner of Hopewell Bakery Company, a bakery and catering service she plans to expand to a social enterprise focused on creating opportunities for young women of color and training them for careers in the food industry. Tyra currently lives in Washington, DC but says that her childhood days spent with family in Houston, TX and rural NE Mississippi have made her the person she is today.
Kate Fagan currently serves as the National Council Chair of Social Impact 360. Prior to joining the National Council, Kate completed her fellowship at Boston College, served as a mentor to those in the fellowship the following year, and completed an internship with the organization, assisting with communications and fundraising. Social Impact 360’s National Council works in tandem with the Executive Director to push forward nationwide initiatives. From improving communication between the national and chapter levels, to developing collateral to bring consistency cross chapters, and planning organization-wide events, the Council of Social Impact 360 alumni work to better the program each year. Outside of Social Impact 360, Kate works as a Marketing Associate for Deloitte, which she joined after graduating from Boston College in May 2018 with degrees in Communications and Management for Social Impact.
Emily is Senior Associate for Strategic Partnerships at Acumen, a nonprofit global venture fund that invests philanthropic capital in sustainable businesses tackling the toughest problems of poverty. In her role, Emily supports the cultivation of partnerships with corporations to advance Acumen’s mission and shift “business as usual” corporate practices. Prior to Acumen, Emily worked as an organizational management consultant for USAID with Social Impact, as a fund coordinator in UN Women’s West and Central Africa Regional Office, and as an English teacher at a boarding school in central China. Emily has worked in Bangladesh, Mali, Haiti, Senegal, and China. Emily holds a Master’s Degree in Business for Social Impact from the Fletcher School at Tufts, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Gender Studies and International Studies from Boston College. She is from Truckee, California.
KIND.USEFUL.FEARLESS. Three tenets that define Jordan Culpepper as a leader and a person. He prides himself on being a storyteller, a skill that has led him to work with top companies and institutions around the world such as The Coca-Cola Company, NBC, The (Obama) White House, and most currently, L’Oreal.
Jordan enjoys welcoming new and challenging experiences, a quality he deems integral to becoming a well-rounded and impactful leader. No stranger to the volatility of entrepreneurship, Jordan was formerly the CEO of Buttons By Jordan, a business he began in 2005 that helped him pay for college. He is now the Director of the Crystal Stair Project, a program aiming to help elevate the voices of young black men around the world.
Jordan is a 2018 graduate of Howard University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business with an emphasis on Emerging Markets. He plans on attending graduate school at Tufts University where he will be pursuing a Masters of Arts in Law and Diplomacy in 2020.
Ben currently leads partnership efforts for Twilio.org in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. More than 2 million developers around the world use Twilio to unlock the magic of communications to improve any human experience. Twilio has democratized communications channels like voice, text, chat, and video by virtualizing the world’s telecommunications infrastructure through APIs that are simple enough for any developer to use, yet robust enough to power the world’s most demanding applications.
The Twilio.org team supports nonprofits, government agencies, and social enterprises through partnerships that make it easier and more affordable to connect with the people they serve.
He’s a graduate of Miami University’s Farmer School of Business and lives in New York City.
Thomas Raffa is the national leader of Marcum’s Nonprofit & Social Sector Group. Mr. Raffa came to Marcum via the Firm’s merger with Raffa, P.C., one of the nation’s preeminent public accounting and business consulting firms, specializing in nonprofits. He founded Raffa in 1984 and grew the firm into one of the 100 largest and best-managed accounting firms in the U.S.
A recognized pioneer in social enterprise, Mr. Raffa’s professional and volunteer support of nonprofits has garnered him numerous awards, including the 2016 Individual Making a Difference Award from The Nonprofit Village, the Volunteer Achievement Award from the Accountants for the Public Interest, and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Alliance for Nonprofit Management.
His current board roles include the United Way of the National Capital Area (chair of the Technology Committee), the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra (treasurer, chair of the Finance Committee and Executive Committee), the Catalogue for Philanthropy (chair and treasurer, chair of the Finance Committee), Social Impact 360 (chair and treasurer), and the Park City Community Foundation (chair of the Governance and Communications Committee and member of the Executive Committee). He is also a founding member of the Alliance for Nonprofit Management.
A graduate of Georgetown University, Mr. Raffa has been an active member of the Alumni Admissions Program and has served as a mentor at the McDonough School of Business for more than 20 years. He was named the Georgetown Alumni Entrepreneur of the Year in 2016.
Michael currently manages charitable giving, nonprofit partnerships, and employee engagement strategies and initiatives for Viacom (parent
company of MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, Paramount Pictures). He is also a candidate for an M.S. in Strategic Communication at Columbia University and holds a B.S. in Communications from the University of Miami. Most of his time is dedicated to driving
company culture through social good, internal communications, employee engagement, and capacity building. Michael is the Founder and Chief Good Officer for Valentino + Kain, a social good agency that helps companies and nonprofits build authentic partnerships.
Nkiruka Chiemelu is a Manager in the Global Operations team at
the UN Global Compact Office. She serves as the liaison between
the Global Compact Office and Local Networks based in the Africa
region. In addition, she works with the global system of 70 Local
Networks to support local programmatic capacity building and
development, engaging the 10,000+ companies, SMEs and other
stakeholders in the Global Compact to advance principles on
human rights, labour, the environment and anti-corruption; and
scale up successful local initiatives.
Prior to joining the UN Global Compact, Nkiruka has worked in a
variety of fields involving business development and market entry in sub-Saharan Africa, as a
business development associate for a start-up impact investment firm in Lagos, Nigeria, and
later as a Market Entry and Strategy Consultant for BAE Systems Inc, one of the largest research
and intelligence firms in the world. Nkiruka has also had extensive experience working in China
in market research and speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese in addition to her native language Igbo
Alexandra Gordon is the Managing Director of Matter Unlimited, a strategic and creative agency built for the purpose-led economy. At the beginning of her career at a boutique digital agency in her hometown of Sydney, Australia she got her first taste of the social impact world working with Greenpeace. From there she rose in some of the most esteemed global agency networks doing integrated campaigns for Marriott International, McDonalds and Qantas Airways. She joined Matter in 2014 and has led impact strategies and award-winning creative for clients like The Obama Foundation, World Vision, The Rockefeller Foundation and Merck for Mothers. Her work has taken her to remote villages in Uganda and India to film an Emmy-nominated Virtual Reality series and to the UN to talk about the power of media and storytelling in the fight to end maternal mortality. She has forged successful and lasting partnerships through deep client knowledge and is passionate about storytelling that creates empathy to drive action.
Stan is a Professor at Columbia University as well as a
Professor and Innovator in Residence at Duke University.
Stan is the author of The Challenge for Business and Society:
From Risk to Reward.
He has previously served as President of the IBM Foundation
and Vice President for Corporate Citizenship at IBM, as Deputy
Chancellor of Schools for New York City, as Founder of Interface, and as Executive Director of
the NYC Urban Corps. At IBM he created some of the best regarded national and global efforts
in Corporate Citizenship including P TECH, the IBM Corporate Service Corps, the Smarter Cities
Challenge and innovative uses of technology to address societal challenges.
Stan has served on a number of Presidential Commissions and currently serves as a Trustee of
the State University of New York, where he chairs its Academic Affairs Committee. He has
received lifetime achievement awards from organizations
Elena Angell is an experienced program/project manager specializing in corporate social responsibility field. In her current role as an Engagement Strategist at Capital One, she focuses on building high impact (pro bono and skills-based) volunteer programs for the enterprise teams.
Prior to joining Capital One, she worked for a university and then a local Government in Russia where she managed grants for a number of projects in education and innovations fields. In 2012, Elena relocated to the U.S. and joined the Corporate Engagement Team of Year Up, one of the fastest growing workforce development non-profits in the country. Her continued passion for workforce development, education, diversity and inclusion, and social impact brought her on a journey to be a part of the team that leads corporate social responsibility for Capital One.
Elena has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Sociology from Perm State University in Russia, earned her MBA from George Mason University, and a graduate certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility from John Hopkins University. She is a military spouse, a mother of two daughters, a passionate reader, and a motorcycle rider.
Antoinette Hamilton is the Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Experience at Xandr. In her role, Antoinette drives the strategy for diversity and inclusion initiatives across Xandr’ global community, ensuring alignment with executive and senior management; consulting on and embedding best practices across recruiting, employee development, and business processes; and developing key partnerships to foster a diverse workforce. She is a member of the Xandrs’ HR Leadership Team and Xandrs’ Global Management Team.
Prior, Antoinette served as the assistant vice president of diversity and inclusion at L’Oréal USA working on strategic projects and innovation. She spent three years in Osaka, Japan where she taught culture and communication in support of the efforts of the Japanese Ministry of Education and Ministry of Foreign Affairs to promote grassroots international exchange. Before that, Antoinette worked for INROADS, a non-profit organization dedicated to career advancement for college students from underserved communities.
Antoinette is a graduate of Hampton University. Additionally she serves on the board of Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site.