We gratefully acknowledge our Leadership Council’s work to build awareness and support for Rise Up.


Julie Abrams, Bay Area Women Leader’s Network

Amanda Arch, Kasha

Leslie Cariani, Clean Power Finance

Susan Caine, Sightline

Nancy Deyo, co-chair, Rise Up

Monica Girolami, technology marketing executive

April King, Apple

Amy Kopelan, Bedlam Entertainment

Elizabeth Malmborg, Sierra-Cedar

Jodi Morris, Connecting Growth Globally

Radha Raj, Shakthee.org

Amy Robinson, technology marketing executive

Steve Scheier, Scheier Barber & Group

Loretta Stagnitto, Loretta Stagnitto Leadership Associates

Betsy Strong, Strong Legacy Planning, LLC

Michelle Swenson, co-chair, Optimal-Ventures, It’s Time Network SF

Kathleen Watson, Cisco

Vicki Wilkerson, Salesforce