Please join us in welcoming three new members to the WWIN Board of Directors: Jennifer Hollenbeck Anker, Maneesha Lall and Kirsten Smith. They will join 10 other volunteer leaders, contributing their thoughtful guidance to WWIN’s operations and sharing their extensive professional experience to strengthen the organization.
Jennifer Hollenbeck Anker
Jennifer is an experienced wealth advisor focused on providing individuals, families and organizations with personalized wealth guidance to help them meet their goals. She brings a strategic, long-term focus to help WWIN continue to grow sustainably and reach more women in Washington state.
Jennifer says, “I believe that educated women create an environment where children have greater opportunity. By contributing to the success of WWIN in a meaningful way, I feel that I will be contributing to the success of women and future generations.”
Maneesha Lall is Chief of Staff within Microsoft’s Viva Goals division. She is an experienced volunteer leader, having served for more than ten years on the board of a local organization focused on improving quality of life for elderly adults. Maneesha has served as a volunteer application reviewer with WWIN and is passionate about using her time and skills in corporate strategy, operations and planning to help WWIN grow and uplift more women.
“Because WWIN’s mission is about helping women complete their education, it has the potential to change the trajectory of the entire lives of women and their families.”
Kirsten Smith is an Executive Leadership and Communications Coach and founder of True Warrior Way, a coaching practice focused on helping leaders develop their style and embody authenticity and courage. She is passionate about helping WWIN reach more women and brings a wealth of human resources and executive coaching experience to the Board. Kirsten is also a 4th Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do and Arnis.
“My mission in life is to unleash more powerful and confident women in the world. The services WWIN provides help with a foundation for young women who have dreams of doing more than what they may have been told was possible in life. And they are making change in the world on small and large scales.”