women in voice – v2

Women in Voice Turns Two, Names New Board, Will Host Virtual Party Tomorrow and You’re Invited

Women in Voice announced this week that it turned two, is formally working toward non-profit organization status in the U.S., and has named a new board of directors and advisory board. Dr. Joan Palmiter Bajorek, president and founder of Women in Voice, commented about the anniversary, new announcements, and the path forward.

“The non-profit [status] has always been on the roadmap. At the top of the year, we were approached by some sponsors and as my team thought more and more about the next five years and sustainability [for the group] it made sense to act now. We are scaling fast. It felt like the time was right.”

Women in Voice was founded in August 2018 and today has 15 chapters in nine countries that have hosted more than 80 events globally. Four more countries are in beta today and are expected to formally expand the organization’s global footprint in the coming months. Bajorek says that the new non-profit status and funding from sponsor organizations will enable the group to continue growing and fulfill its mission to build a community of women working in the field, celebrate their accomplishments, and provide professional development and resources. “We hope to expand our projects, conferences, bootcamp, and maybe even [create] an accelerator.”

New Board of Directors and Advisory Board

Bajorek will serve as president of the board of directors joined by vice president Jennie Stenhouse. Other members of the board of directors and newly created advisory board include:

Virtual Birthday Party

Women in Voice is celebrating its recent announcements and anniversary with a virtual birthday party on Zoom, scheduled for Saturday, August 22nd at 1:00 pm EDT. It is open to existing Women in Voice members as well as “allies.” You can register here.

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