Meet the OWN IT 2019 Team!

 
SOFIA CARRATALA ,  Co-Chair   SFS 2019   Hometown:  Miami, FL   Favorite Quote:  "Here's to strong women. May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them."- Unknown   How do you OWN IT?  I own it by approaching all that I do with courage and confidence, grit and grace.

SOFIA CARRATALA, Co-Chair

SFS 2019

Hometown: Miami, FL

Favorite Quote: "Here's to strong women. May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them."- Unknown

How do you OWN IT? I own it by approaching all that I do with courage and confidence, grit and grace.

PAIGE TAYLOR ,  Co-Chair   COL 2019   Hometown:  Wellesley, MA   Favorite Quote:  "Someday we'll look back on this and it will all seem funny " -Bruce Springsteen, "Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)"   How do you OWN IT?  I own it by surrounding myself with badass women everywhere I can!

PAIGE TAYLOR, Co-Chair

COL 2019

Hometown: Wellesley, MA

Favorite Quote: "Someday we'll look back on this and it will all seem funny " -Bruce Springsteen, "Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)"

How do you OWN IT? I own it by surrounding myself with badass women everywhere I can!

EMMA VAHEY ,  Chief of Staff   COL 2020   Hometown:  Fairfield, CT   Favorite Quote:  Do I contradict myself? Very well then I contradict myself, (I am large, I contain multitudes.)   How do you OWN IT?  I own it by trying my best to support all the wonderful women in my life in every way I can. Whether that means randomly texting my friends to tell them how wonderful they are, helping my mom on her campaign, editing a cover letter for someone, or simply being a good listener, I'm always owning it by living out the classic maxim we all know and love: "women supporting women."

EMMA VAHEY, Chief of Staff

COL 2020

Hometown: Fairfield, CT

Favorite Quote: Do I contradict myself? Very well then I contradict myself, (I am large, I contain multitudes.)

How do you OWN IT? I own it by trying my best to support all the wonderful women in my life in every way I can. Whether that means randomly texting my friends to tell them how wonderful they are, helping my mom on her campaign, editing a cover letter for someone, or simply being a good listener, I'm always owning it by living out the classic maxim we all know and love: "women supporting women."

BETHANY HOU ,  Chief Financial Officer   MSB 2020   Hometown:  Roseland, NJ   Favorite Quote:  You miss 100% of the shots you don't take -Wayne Gretzky -Michael Scott   How do you OWN IT?  I OWN IT by supporting the amazing women in my life, both by taking inspiration from them and being there for them. Special shoutout to my circle of amazing boss ladies: my sister, my mom, my roommates, and my best friends!

BETHANY HOU, Chief Financial Officer

MSB 2020

Hometown: Roseland, NJ

Favorite Quote: You miss 100% of the shots you don't take -Wayne Gretzky -Michael Scott

How do you OWN IT? I OWN IT by supporting the amazing women in my life, both by taking inspiration from them and being there for them. Special shoutout to my circle of amazing boss ladies: my sister, my mom, my roommates, and my best friends!

EMMA TURNER ,  Director of Logistics   COL 2021   Hometown:  Birmingham, AL   Favorite Quote:  Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. -Margaret Mead   How do you OWN IT?  I OWN IT by trying to continue the work of all of the great feminist activists who came before me.

EMMA TURNER, Director of Logistics

COL 2021

Hometown: Birmingham, AL

Favorite Quote: Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. -Margaret Mead

How do you OWN IT? I OWN IT by trying to continue the work of all of the great feminist activists who came before me.

NABA RAHMAN ,  Deputy of Experience   SFS 2019   Hometown:  Sarasota, FL   Favorite Quote:  "And though she be but little, she is fierce" - Shakespeare   How do you OWN IT?  Not being afraid to go into male-dominated fields, whether that be in work, school, or clubs. And empowering other women do the same!

NABA RAHMAN, Deputy of Experience

SFS 2019

Hometown: Sarasota, FL

Favorite Quote: "And though she be but little, she is fierce" - Shakespeare

How do you OWN IT? Not being afraid to go into male-dominated fields, whether that be in work, school, or clubs. And empowering other women do the same!

MORGAN PETERSON ,  Deputy of Marketplace   COL 2021   Hometown:  Walton-on-Thames, England   Favorite Quote:  "Never let the fear of striking out, keep you from playing the game."- Samantha Martin (A Cinderella Story)   How do you OWN IT?  By surrounding myself with badass women who inspire me every day to be the best version of myself!

MORGAN PETERSON, Deputy of Marketplace

COL 2021

Hometown: Walton-on-Thames, England

Favorite Quote: "Never let the fear of striking out, keep you from playing the game."- Samantha Martin (A Cinderella Story)

How do you OWN IT? By surrounding myself with badass women who inspire me every day to be the best version of myself!

MARINE WOLFF ,  Deputy of Partnerships   COL 2022   Hometown:  Born in Strasbourg, France, now lives in Palm Beach, Florida   Favorite Quote:  The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.- Eleanor Roosevelt   How do you OWN IT?  I OWN IT by being inspired by the strong women surrounding my life, standing up for women’s rights and issues, and promoting whenever I can women’s businesses and organizations.

MARINE WOLFF, Deputy of Partnerships

COL 2022

Hometown: Born in Strasbourg, France, now lives in Palm Beach, Florida

Favorite Quote: The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.- Eleanor Roosevelt

How do you OWN IT? I OWN IT by being inspired by the strong women surrounding my life, standing up for women’s rights and issues, and promoting whenever I can women’s businesses and organizations.

ALEXIA FIEGER ,  Deputy of Food   SFS 2019   Hometown:  Boston, MA   Favorite Quote:  "Happiness can exist only in acceptance" - George Orwell   How do you OWN IT?  By challenging the status quo and never being complacent.

ALEXIA FIEGER, Deputy of Food

SFS 2019

Hometown: Boston, MA

Favorite Quote: "Happiness can exist only in acceptance" - George Orwell

How do you OWN IT? By challenging the status quo and never being complacent.

HAILEY MAHER ,  Director of Communications   COL 2019   Hometown:  Colts Neck, NJ   Favorite Quote:  "Climb the mountain so you can see the world, not so the world can see you."   How do you OWN IT?  Doing things that I love and surrounding myself with people that bring me joy and help me to be my best self.

HAILEY MAHER, Director of Communications

COL 2019

Hometown: Colts Neck, NJ

Favorite Quote: "Climb the mountain so you can see the world, not so the world can see you."

How do you OWN IT? Doing things that I love and surrounding myself with people that bring me joy and help me to be my best self.

RAVISA KALSI ,  Deputy of Social Media   COL 2020   Hometown:  New Delhi, India   Favorite Quote: “ Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”   How do you OWN IT?  By letting go of what others think and choosing to embrace each day with buckets of laughter and happiness!

RAVISA KALSI, Deputy of Social Media

COL 2020

Hometown: New Delhi, India

Favorite Quote: “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”

How do you OWN IT? By letting go of what others think and choosing to embrace each day with buckets of laughter and happiness!

OLIVIA JIMENEZ ,  Deputy of Design   COL 2020   Hometown:  Miami, FL   Favorite Quote:  “Remember, remember, this is now, and now, and now. Live it, feel it, cling to it. I want to become acutely aware of all I’ve taken for granted.” -Sylvia Plath   How do you OWN IT?  By listening to and supporting other women, in honor of those women who have lifted me up and gotten me where I am today.

OLIVIA JIMENEZ, Deputy of Design

COL 2020

Hometown: Miami, FL

Favorite Quote: “Remember, remember, this is now, and now, and now. Live it, feel it, cling to it. I want to become acutely aware of all I’ve taken for granted.” -Sylvia Plath

How do you OWN IT? By listening to and supporting other women, in honor of those women who have lifted me up and gotten me where I am today.

CAITLIN PANARELLA ,  Communications Liaison   COL 2020   Hometown:  Mount Vernon, NY   Favorite Quote:  “I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.” ― Jane Austen, Persuasion   How do you OWN IT?  I own it by challenging myself to take risks and by learning about the women who made it possible for me to be where I am today.

CAITLIN PANARELLA, Communications Liaison

COL 2020

Hometown: Mount Vernon, NY

Favorite Quote: “I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.” ― Jane Austen, Persuasion

How do you OWN IT? I own it by challenging myself to take risks and by learning about the women who made it possible for me to be where I am today.

LAURIE-MAUDE CHENARD ,  Director of Speakers   SFS 2019   Hometown:  Andover, MA   Favorite Quote: “ Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”   How do you OWN IT?  By embracing life's challenges, failures, and successes, and doing things I'm truly passionate about along the way!

LAURIE-MAUDE CHENARD, Director of Speakers

SFS 2019

Hometown: Andover, MA

Favorite Quote: “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”

How do you OWN IT? By embracing life's challenges, failures, and successes, and doing things I'm truly passionate about along the way!

CELIA BUCKMAN ,  Co-Deputy of Breakout Sessions   SFS 2021   Hometown : Glencoe, IL   Favorite Quote:  "You must always have faith in others, but, more importantly, you must always have faith in yourself." - Elle Woods   How do you OWN IT?  I own it by surrounding myself with women I admire and not being afraid to take risks!

CELIA BUCKMAN, Co-Deputy of Breakout Sessions

SFS 2021

Hometown: Glencoe, IL

Favorite Quote: "You must always have faith in others, but, more importantly, you must always have faith in yourself." - Elle Woods

How do you OWN IT? I own it by surrounding myself with women I admire and not being afraid to take risks!

LAYLA MOGHAVEM ,  Co-Deputy of Breakout Sessions   COL 2021   Hometown : Santa Monica, CA   Favorite Quote:  “In spite of everything, I still believe people are truly good at heart” - Anne Frank   How do you OWN IT?  I OWN IT by staying true to myself, surrounding myself with unapologetically badass women, and laughing whenever I can!

LAYLA MOGHAVEM, Co-Deputy of Breakout Sessions

COL 2021

Hometown: Santa Monica, CA

Favorite Quote: “In spite of everything, I still believe people are truly good at heart” - Anne Frank

How do you OWN IT? I OWN IT by staying true to myself, surrounding myself with unapologetically badass women, and laughing whenever I can!

IDA ADIBI ,  Director of Volunteers   COL 2019   Hometown:  Charlotte, NC   Favorite Quote:  "I've realized that I'm probably just perfect and it's everyone else around me that's got issues" -Scott Disick   How do you OWN IT?  I own it by working to create the change I envision, being present for the people I love, keepin' it fun & flirty, and eating more mashed potatoes that any individual should!

IDA ADIBI, Director of Volunteers

COL 2019

Hometown: Charlotte, NC

Favorite Quote: "I've realized that I'm probably just perfect and it's everyone else around me that's got issues" -Scott Disick

How do you OWN IT? I own it by working to create the change I envision, being present for the people I love, keepin' it fun & flirty, and eating more mashed potatoes that any individual should!

EMA BARGERON ,  Co-Deputy of Volunteers   COL 2022   Hometown : Seattle, WA   Favorite Quote:  It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness -- Eleanor Roosevelt   How do you OWN IT?  I OWN IT by surrounding myself with strong and inspiring women who OWN IT and learning everything I can from them.

EMA BARGERON, Co-Deputy of Volunteers

COL 2022

Hometown: Seattle, WA

Favorite Quote: It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness -- Eleanor Roosevelt

How do you OWN IT? I OWN IT by surrounding myself with strong and inspiring women who OWN IT and learning everything I can from them.

ADITI JOSHI ,  Co-Deputy of Volunteers   SFS 2021   Hometown:  West Hartford, CT   Favorite Quote: “ The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.”   How do you OWN IT?  I own it by always working hard to achieve my goals and remaining resilient in the face of setbacks while maintaining a positive attitude and lots of energy! Beyond myself, I especially feel that I own it when working with and supporting other women either by applying myself or encouraging them to be their best selves.

ADITI JOSHI, Co-Deputy of Volunteers

SFS 2021

Hometown: West Hartford, CT

Favorite Quote: “The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.”

How do you OWN IT? I own it by always working hard to achieve my goals and remaining resilient in the face of setbacks while maintaining a positive attitude and lots of energy! Beyond myself, I especially feel that I own it when working with and supporting other women either by applying myself or encouraging them to be their best selves.

EMMA WOODRUFF ,  Director of Philanthropy   SFS 2021   Hometown:  Louisiana   Favorite Quote:  “I would like to be known as an intelligent woman, a courageous woman, a loving woman, a woman who teaches by being.” - Maya Angelou   How do you OWN IT?  I try to live according to shine theory, or the idea that befriending and lifting up inspiring women will lead to happiness and success for all. When we shine together, we collectively own it!

EMMA WOODRUFF, Director of Philanthropy

SFS 2021

Hometown: Louisiana

Favorite Quote: “I would like to be known as an intelligent woman, a courageous woman, a loving woman, a woman who teaches by being.” - Maya Angelou

How do you OWN IT? I try to live according to shine theory, or the idea that befriending and lifting up inspiring women will lead to happiness and success for all. When we shine together, we collectively own it!

FRANCESCA DRUMM ,  Co-Deputy of Philanthropy   SFS 2021   Hometown:  Belfast, Northern Ireland   Favorite Quote:  “Live! Live the wonderful life that is in you! Let nothing be lost upon you. Be always searching for new sensations. Be afraid of nothing.” Oscar Wilde- The Picture of Dorian Gray   How do you OWN IT?  Even in moments of self-doubt or discouragement, I challenge myself to reach higher than the common standard and never accept the status quo. Travelling beyond what I originally thought possible and creating meaningful change by translating actions and questions into answers and solutions.

FRANCESCA DRUMM, Co-Deputy of Philanthropy

SFS 2021

Hometown: Belfast, Northern Ireland

Favorite Quote: “Live! Live the wonderful life that is in you! Let nothing be lost upon you. Be always searching for new sensations. Be afraid of nothing.” Oscar Wilde- The Picture of Dorian Gray

How do you OWN IT? Even in moments of self-doubt or discouragement, I challenge myself to reach higher than the common standard and never accept the status quo. Travelling beyond what I originally thought possible and creating meaningful change by translating actions and questions into answers and solutions.

JULIA JACKSON,   Co-Deputy of Philanthropy   COL 2022   Hometown:  Denver, Colorado   Favorite Quote:  "Enemies of fairness and equality, hear my womanly roar." – Leslie Knope   How do you OWN IT?  I own it by recognizing intersectionality, and loving, listening to, and showing compassion for my sisters in this world.

JULIA JACKSON, Co-Deputy of Philanthropy

COL 2022

Hometown: Denver, Colorado

Favorite Quote: "Enemies of fairness and equality, hear my womanly roar." – Leslie Knope

How do you OWN IT? I own it by recognizing intersectionality, and loving, listening to, and showing compassion for my sisters in this world.