Global Team

Meet Our Team

We put a lot of love and work into fostering and growing this community on a global level. Administration, representation, organization, running social media channels and global events, maintaining relationships across chapters, taking care of our mentorship programs and so much more.

WiV Team

Joan Palmiter Bajorek, Founder & CEO of Women in Voice

Maddy Apple

Chief Executive Officer

Tamar Brown El

Tamar Brown El

Accounting Administrator

Kayla Pitts

Kayla Pitts

Head of Membership & Marketing

Romina Pankoke, WiV Board of Directors & Chapter Development Chair

Romina Pankoke

Chief Chapters Officer

Board Member
VUX Design Lead at Vixen Labs

Jade Roberts

Jade Roberts

Video Editor

Board of Directors 

Joan Palmiter Bajorek, Founder & CEO of Women in Voice

Joan Palmiter Bajorek

Founder & President of Board of Directors

VP, Product Research at OneReach.ai

Kesha Williams, WiV Board of Directors

Kesha Williams

Board Member,
Senior Principal – AWS Cloud Residency at
Slalom

Cathy Pearl

Cathy Pearl

Board Member,
Design Manager on Google Assistant at
Google

Romina Pankoke, WiV Board of Directors & Chapter Development Chair

Romina Pankoke

Chief Chapters Officer

Board Member
VUX Design Lead at Vixen Labs

Renee Cummings, WiV Board of Directors

Renée Cummings

Board Member,
Data Activist in Residence,
University of Virginia

Leslie Garcia Amaya, WiV Board of Directors

Leslie Garcia-Amaya

Board Member,
Global Product Partnerships,
Google

Renee Cummings, WiV Board of Directors

Jagruti Bhikha

Board Member,
Founder,
Rise Together

Leslie Garcia Amaya, WiV Board of Directors

Niamh Bushnell

Board Member,
Chief Marketing Officer,
SoapBox Labs

Leslie Garcia Amaya, WiV Board of Directors

Rebecca Evanhoe

Board Member,
Conversation Designer & Strategist, Visiting Assistant Professor,
Pratt Institute

Colette Schabram, Advisory Board

Deborah Lin

Board Member,
Senior Associate Director of Corporate, Foundation, & Association Relations,
Stanford Medicine

Renee Cummings, WiV Board of Directors

Dr. Rupal Patel

Board Member,
Founder & CEO,
VocaliD

Colette Schabram, Advisory Board

Colette Schabram

Board Member,
Program Manager, Alexa Domains – Knowledge,
Amazon

Mary Tomasso

Mary Tomasso

Board Member,
Conversation Designer & Linguist
marytomasso.com

Advisory Board

Nieves Ábalos Serrano, Inclusion & Diversity Officer

Nieves Ábalos Serrano

Advisor, Previous C-Suite
Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer at Monoceros Labs

Nieves Ábalos Serrano, Inclusion & Diversity Officer

Ayesha Afzal

Advisor, Researcher

Jennie Stenhouse, COO of Women in Voice

Steve Ardire

AI Startup Advisor, ‘The Merchant of Light’

Nieves Ábalos Serrano, Inclusion & Diversity Officer

Akanksha Bhasin

Advisor, Technical Community Evangelist  Symbl.ai

Nieves Ábalos Serrano, Inclusion & Diversity Officer

Damien Dabrowski

Advisor, Conversation Designer, Writer, Teacher

Jennie Stenhouse, COO of Women in Voice

Jessica Higginbotham

Advisor, Director and Freelance Voice Over Artist

Nieves Ábalos Serrano, Inclusion & Diversity Officer

Dilek Karasoy

Advisor, Product Marketing Director

Katie Lee, Advisory Board

Katie Lee

Financial Strategy Advisor,
Senior Financial Analyst at Amazon

Jennie Stenhouse, COO of Women in Voice

Bianca Nieves

Advisor, VP of Growth at Arist

Nieves Ábalos Serrano, Inclusion & Diversity Officer

Marily Nika

Advisor, Lead AI Product Manager at Google

Katie Lee, Advisory Board

Tania Peitzker

Advisor, Technologist & Author; Adjunct Prof for Metaverses & Cognitive Interfaces

Jennie Stenhouse, COO of Women in Voice

Shyamala Prayaga

Advisor, Senior Software Product Manager at NVIDIA

Nieves Ábalos Serrano, Inclusion & Diversity Officer

Sabrina Riedel

Advisor, Senior Business Development Manager at Amazon Alexa ANZ

Vamsi Sistla, Advisory Board

Vamsi Sistla

Advisor,
Director at Nike, Inc

Jennie Stenhouse, COO of Women in Voice

Jennie Stenhouse

Advisor, Former COO

Nieves Ábalos Serrano, Inclusion & Diversity Officer

Nandini Stocker

Advisor, Head of Content & Conversational Commerce Design at Flipkart

Vamsi Sistla, Advisory Board

Divya Vellanki

Advisor,
Application Developer III

Global Content Team

Maria Spyropoulou, Book Club Organiser

Maria Spyropoulou

WiV Book Club Organiser,
NLU Developer at Cerence

Chiara Martino, WiV Global Content Team

Chiara Martino

WiV Editor,
AI Conversation Designer and Knowledge Engineer at Assist Digital

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