Like many women, Changemaker Chat Co-Founders Jess and Brie care deeply about excelling in their careers and being forces for good in their communities. To achieve their goals, they sought guidance – they read the latest books and articles, sought (the few) women leaders in their lives for advice, and turned to friends for support. Yet, they found this inefficient and often ineffective. There weren’t enough hours in the day to read everything, and they were missing out on real stories from women who have come before them.

Jess and Brie created Changemaker Chats as a way to expose early and mid- career women to the inspiring stories and journeys of female leaders in order to encourage women to go after their personal and professional goals.

What started with 30 women in New York City has expanded to a diverse, global network of women who lead chats across the world, all the while fostering the next generation of female leaders.

THE WORLD WE WANT

We seek a world where women build careers with power and purpose as a result of having the same advancement, leadership, and earning opportunities as men. In our world, social structures are supportive and responsive to women’s needs. Through Changemaker Chats, we empower and equip female leaders of tomorrow with the networks and know-how to make change in the world

Advisors

Alyssa Merwin

Alyssa Merwin

Board Chair
Leith Greenslade

Leith Greenslade

Advisor
Kevin Huynh

Kevin Huynh

Advisor
Natasha Kardos

Natasha Kardos