Meet The Wonderful Women And Amazing Men On Our WED HQ Global 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
Co-Founder/President Global Partnerships Forum & Former Executive Director United Nations Office for Partnerships
Christa Ventikos
Founder & CEO Ventikos Associates
Diego Favarolo
Chairman & CEO Space Ai Inc, Advisor DIY Rockets & Founder
Loreen Arbus
President Loreen Arbus Foundation, The Goldenson- Arbus Foundation, & Loreen Arbus Productions, Inc.
Peter Diamandis
Founder X-Prize, Singularity University, Zero Gravity Co., Rocket Racing League & Space Adventures
Rachel Gerrol
Co-Founder & Curator Nexus Global Youth Summit
Wendy Diamond
CEO & Founder Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Organization, Animal Fair Media, & LDP Ventures
Zainab Al-Suwaij
Iraqi American activist, Co-Founder & Executive Director American Islamic Congress

Technology, Artifical Intelligence, Virtual Reality & Blockchain Advisory Board

Our Technology Advisory Board represents leaders in the field of technology who have been able to create a variety of online platforms, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, and Blockchain technologies that help enhance the modern world. Through technological innovation and creativity, we will help women entrepreneurs use these online platforms to their advantage when it comes to building up their businesses.

Alicia Belzberg
CEO & Co-Founder Infinigon Group, Co-Founder Belzberg Technologies &Founder Jan Karski World Society
Crystal Rose
Co-Founder & CEO Sensay AI, Executive Producer, Head of Creative Technology PHENOMENON & Co-Founder Onvi
Galia Benartzi
Co-Founder Bancor Protocol, Co – Founder Mytopia & Co & Founder Particle Code
Heidi Messer
Co-founder Collective[i] and LinkShare

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 grassroots mission to empower women in business to alleviate poverty.


Harriet Seitler
Chief Marketing Officer & Executive Vice President OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and Harpo Studios
Frank Cooper III
Senior Managing Director & Global Chief Marketing Officer of BlackRock Inc.
Christa Ventikos
Founder & CEO Ventikos Associates
Wendy Diamond
CEO & Founder Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Organization, Animal Fair Media, & LDP Ventures

Philanthropy Advisory Board

Our Philanthropy Advisory Board is comprised of leaders who have done important philanthropic work addressing a variety of issues. This board will maintain the values of WED by supporting women-led organizations that help the world become a better place.


Andrea Kerzner
Founder and CEO of Lalela Project, Co-Creator of, Director of the Board of Kerzner International Holdings Limited
Martha “Muffy”MacMillan
Director on the board of Cargill Inc., Director on the Cargill Foundation, Waycrosse, Inc. , Boards of the American Federation of Arts, Global Minnesota, The Economic Club of Minnesota, and The Walker Art Museum
Monica Iken
Founder September’s Mission, Board Member 9/11 Memorial & Museum
Muna Rihani Al-Nasser
Chairwomen UN Women For Peace Association

Business Advisory Board


Andrea Jung
President and CEO of Grameen America, Inc., Chairman Venly, Inc., Former CEO of Avon and Board of Directors of Apple, Daimler AG and General Electric.
Dorothy “Dottie ” Herman
Co-Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer of Real Estate brokerage firm Douglas Elliman Real Estate LLC.
Kay Koplovitz
Founder of the USA Network and SyFy channel, and the first woman to serve as network president in television history
Yue-Sai Kan
Emmy-winning Television Host & Producer, Founder Yue-Sai Cosmetics, Best-Selling Author & Philanthropist