WIN New York

 
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kit krugman
PRESIDENT | CHAIR OF THE BOARD

Kit is President & Chair of the Board at WIN. Kit leads the Board in deepening the impact that WIN can have on the world. She focuses on strategic vision and growth and the organizational operations of the WIN team. Kit is deeply committed to supporting policies, organizations, and individuals who champion women and advance them to positions of leadership.

katie burwick
secretary 

Katie is the Secretary at WIN. Katie drives all of WIN's marketing efforts, is heavily involved in producing the monthly events, and has overseen the growth of the WIN community from 25 to over 1000 members since the very beginning. Katie's mission is to amplify the voices of women in innovation — she believes the most powerful solutions to our pressing global challenges are diverse in perspective. 

sascha Donn
treasurer 

Sascha makes sure we have a solid financial foundation to grow our community and impact, and navigate the complexities of running WIN as a registered 501c3 nonprofit. Sascha is passionate about advocating for and encouraging the women around her to be their truest and most impactful selves.

 

 


WIN London

 
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JUSTINE LAI
PROGRAMMING CO-LEAD

Justine is Programming Co-Lead at WIN London. Justine serves as a crucial bridge between WIN NY, where she served as an Ambassador for August Public, and WIN London. She helps to design impactful programming that captures the core WIN vision but also meets the unique needs of the London WIN community. She is deeply committed to addressing systematic inequality by creating spaces for women of all backgrounds to come together in service of a more equitable society.

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MEREDITH SMITH  PROGRAMMING CO-LEAD

Meredith is Programming Co-Lead at WIN London. Meredith joins Justine in building inspiring, relevant and actionable programming for WIN London and its growing membership. As part of the London Leadership Team, Meredith supports community growth and operations. She is passionate about making workplaces fit for the future, and committed to bringing diverse and emerging voices to the table to create more balanced and sustainable innovation practices.

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ANNA GOODMAN
OPERATIONS LEAD

Anna is Operations Lead at WIN London. Anna is the heart and soul of London operations, driving the production of events and acting as the point person for our rapidly growing community. As part of her role, Anna also supports the design of WIN London programming. Anna believes in the unique powers of women and femininity. Her mission is to help women rise to the positions where these powers can both change the world and be admired.

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SARAH WELLER
MARKETING LEAD

Sarah is Marketing Lead at WIN London. Sarah is responsible for developing and delivering the UK marketing strategy, in line with the wider global strategy. This includes content, social strategy, sharing POVs and generally positioning WIN London's brand both online and at events.


Board of Directors

 
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alfia Ilicheva
co-founder  I  BOARD DIRECTOR

Alfia is Co-Founder and Board Director at WIN. Alfia oversees the ambassador committee, conducts academic outreach and oversees the vision and growth for the membership programming. Alfia is deeply passionate about gender diversity and inclusion in the workforce and is committed to celebrating the unique and lasting contributions of female innovators across different industries.

 

Maria Potoroczyn
co-founder  I  BOARD DIRECTOR

Maria is Co-Founder and Board Director at WIN. Maria is focused on growing our community beyond New York and London (San Francisco – we're coming for you!), creating new ways for engaging corporate innovation teams, and scaling WIN's impact. Maria is passionate about growing the next generation of unapologetic women – at WIN, at work, and at home where her 1 year old daughter is already the CEO of the household.

 

lauren wood
BOARD director

Lauren is Board Director at WIN. Lauren works with the Board to directly influence the strategic vision and growth strategy for the organization, with a focus on establishing our membership program. She is committed to advancing women in the workplace by bringing voices from outside to cultivate greater diversity in solving the problem of gender inequality.

 


Collaborators

 
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EMMA ANDERSON
FELLOW

As a Fellow, Emma extracts insights about WIN community and its growth to further amplify WIN's impact. As a junior at Columbia University studying Psychology and Business Management, Emma is interested in the intersection of business and technology – specifically how innovation can improve experiences for clients and their consumers.

CHRISTINA CLARK
FELLOW

As a Fellow, Christina focuses on content production for WIN's social platforms. 
Christina is senior at Columbia University majoring in Sustainable Development with a concentration in Business Management. At Columbia, Christina leads Design for America, a student group that uses human centered design to execute social impact projects which she is passionate about. 

ABBY BREWSTER
COLLABORATOR

Abby owns design at WIN. She designed the WIN brand in our early days, and continues to be involved in evolving it. Outside of WIN, Abby enjoys working with passionate entrepreneurs to help get their ideas out into the world through strategic design work that is smart and honest. Abby has been featured in Wallpaper*, The Dieline, and the Grain Edit. 

 
 
 
 
 


Advisory Council

 

We are currently looking to build an Advisory Council made up of inspiring individuals who will help take WIN to the next level. If you are interested in joining us or know someone who feels relevant to this mission – get in touch with our co-founder Maria Potoroczyn