Women Serve On Boards movement advocates for gender parity in our lifetime. We demand more female representation, role models and leaders at every level, especially in the Fortune 500 boardroom.
Olga V. Mack, Founder
Olga has been disrupting the status quo and fighting for equality since she can remember. She is the founder of the Women Serve on Boards movement making a fiscal and social case for gender equality on corporate boards. As a startup enthusiast, she currently brings her passion for seeing her clients succeed and grow as General Counsel at ClearSlide. Previously she held positions at Zoosk, Visa Inc., Pacific Art League of Palo Alto, and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. In addition to a trajectory that won’t be slowing down anytime in the near future, she spends her free time chasing her two active daughters who will, undoubtedly, also work tirelessly to change the world for the better. @OlgaVMack
Kacee Taylor, Policy and Advocacy Analyst
Kacee’s passion for equality and empowering women dates back to her childhood when she broke the barrier as the first girl in an all-boys advanced soccer league. Currently, she is a J.D. candidate at the University of San Francisco School of Law focusing on digital privacy and technology issues. She is the Editor-in-Chief of the Intellectual Property Law Journal and co-founder of the Technology, Entrepreneurship & Start-up Law Association. She held summer positions at Baker & McKenzie and the Computer & Communications Industry Association. Prior to law school, she worked as a data analyst at advertising agencies providing effective analysis and strategic guidance for Fortune 500 companies and emerging brands. @kctaylor
Katia Bloom, Face of Feminism Initiative
As a third-generation female attorney, Katia is passionate about helping women achieve equality and success both in the legal profession and the corporate world as a whole. Currently, she is the Associate General Counsel at ForgeRock. Previously, she headed up legal for Avira and co-founded E Squared Law Group advising many start-up clients. She is actively involved in the Association of Corporate Counsel, enjoys writing, spending time in her art room and challenging the notion that it can’t be done. @bloomkatia
Jenny Zha, Creative Director
Having started an online retail business at the age of 16, and a 501(c)(3) non-profit at the age of 17, Jenny Zha knows first-hand about the struggles and importance of breaking the glass ceiling. While working as a Digital Media Strategist at a Washington D.C. public relations firm, Jenny handled social media strategy and optimization for a number of clients across various sectors, including transportation, government, education, healthcare, and entertainment. Currently, she manages a 13-million strong social following for one of the world’s largest and longest-running English Asian pop culture communities. An expert on the world of K-pop, Jenny’s knowledge has been called upon in various international publications, and the Ministry of Tourism, Sports, and Culture, South Korea’s central government agency. @distancedream
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Karen Catlin, Advocate for Women in Tech and former Tech Executive
After spending over 25 years building software products, Karen is now an advocate for women in the tech industry, a leadership coach, a TEDx speaker, and co-author of “President! A Techies Guide to Public Speaking.” While her book is not gendered, he wrote it to inspire more women to give talks, to increase their career visibility and to become a role model for others. Karen is also on the advisory boards for The Women’s CLUB of Silicon Valley, WEST (Women Entering & Staying in Technology), and Brown University’s Science Department Diversity Initiative. Formerly, she was a vice president in the CTO’s office at Adobe Systems. @kecatlin
As a former NCAA Division I athlete, Carly channels her competitive spirit and laser sharp focus on behalf of her clients both in and out of the courtroom, focusing on the importance of strategy and teamwork to achieve success. A highly-skilled business litigation partner at Farella Braun + Martel, she effectively represents and advises clients in high-stakes disputes regarding breach of contract, cybersecurity, fraud, unfair practices, real estate, trade secrets, and consumer class actions. Carly is a prolific writer on the topics of cybersecurity and the boardroom. Carly serves as a board member of Mammoth HR and Berkeley Law’s Alumni Association, and is a co-founder of WISE, a collaboration between in-house counsel and law firms to promote the advancement of women in the legal profession.