WEDO Team

Meet The Wonderful Women And Few Good Men On Our Team!

We thank our generous WEDO team and Advisory Board Members for their invaluable insights and contributions to the growth and success of our movement to empower women in business and inspire girls globally! Each brings their own diverse wealth of experience and unique perspective to Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Organization, the Women Pioneer Awards, our Fellowship program, and our digital campaign #ChooseWomen!

Amir Dossal
Founder & Chairman Global Partnerships Forum, Former Director U.N. Office of Partnerships
Christa Ventikos
CEO and Founder at Ventikos Associates, a media, entertainment & technology retained search firm
Loreen Arbus
President of Loreen Arbus Productions, Inc., The Loreen Arbus Foundation and The Goldenson-Arbus Foundation
Peter Diamandis
Founder of Singularity University, X-PRIZE, Zero Gravity Co,. Rocket Racing League & Space Adventures
Rachel Gerrol
Co-Founder & Curator of Nexus Global Youth Summit and the founding Executive Director of PVBLIC Foundation
Wendy Diamond
Founder/ CEO of Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, Founder/CEO and CPO of Animal Fair Media, leading animal welfare advocate
Zainab Al-Suwaij
Iraqi American activist, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the American Islamic Congress

Marketing Advisory Board

Our Marketing Advisory Board represents industry leaders in media, entertainment, finance, sales and much more. Together, we will collaborate to improve branding and content strategies and build partnerships that will allow WEDO to realize its mission to empower women in business and alleviate poverty.

Lynn Power
CEO, JWT
Harriet Seitler
CMO, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and Harpo Studios
Frank Cooper III
CMO, BlackRock
Nancy Valentino
COO, Julien’s Auctions
Christa Ventikos
CEO and Founder at Ventikos Associates, a media, entertainment & technology retained search firm
Wendy Diamond
Founder/ CEO of Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, Founder/CEO and CPO of Animal Fair Media, leading animal welfare advocate