GW4W is a 501(c)(3) U.S. not-for-profit organization whose mission is to give women voice to create better health and wellbeing for themselves, their businesses and their communities.

Executive Team

Executive Director 

  • Mim Senft, CWWS, GBA, RYT, AAI - President & CEO, Motivity Partnerships, Inc. - New York area

Executive Finance Director 

  • Deb Smolensky, CWPC, CWCC -  WELCOA Faculty Member and Vice President of Wellbeing, NFP - Chicago area

Executive Operations Director 

  • Nancy Board, MSW - President & CEO, Solutions Within, LLC - Seattle area              


Our Board of Directors

  • Kim Davis, Board Chair - Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, NFP Corp.
  • Tausha Robertson, Dr.PH - Entrepreneur and Advisor; Board of Directors for Saint Louise House; Advisory Board SXSW; Published Author

  • Mari Ryan, MBA, MHP, CWP - Founder & CEO, Advancing Wellness; Board Co-Chairperson - Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts

  • Leigh Stringer, LEED AP - EYP Architects, Author, Researcher with Harvard and Center for Active Design, Recognized Sustainability Expert; Most recent book, "The Healthy Workplace"

Advisory Board


  • MaryBeth Baun - Baun Associates, Wellness Without Walls, MD Anderson Cancer Center - Patient and Family Advisory Council
  • Barbara Fulmer - EHE International, Vice President - Preventative Health Solutions, Member of Midwest & Pacific Business Group on Health, Featured in Fortune Magazine
  • Jessica Grossmeier, PhD - HERO, Vice President of Research, CEO - Verity Analytics
  • Eileen McNeely, PhD, MS, RNC - Co-Director, SHINE Center for Health and the Global Environment, Harvard School of Public Health
  • Dr. Rajeshree (Gina) Parekh - Former Director of Health & Corporate Wellness, Asia Pacific - Willis Towers Watson
  • Jennifer Pitts, PhD - Co-Founder of Edington Associates, Institute for Positive Organizational Health, Co-Author of "Shared Values - Shared Results"
  • Desiree Watson - President & CEO at Wellness Interactive, Inc.

 Young Leaders Group

  • Liana Bran - Director, Substance-Free Workplace, Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce - Chicago
  • Rachel Druckenmiller, MS, CNE - Director of Wellbeing, SIG - Baltimore
  • Kat FreemanBusiness Development Executive, WorldCare International - Boston
  • Stephanie Kaiser, MS - Wellness Center Manager, National Institute for Fitness and Sports - Indianapolis
  • Logan Van Meter, MA - MBA Candidate at UCLA Anderson School of Management - Los Angeles
  • Amelia Yuan Yao - Founder, Wellness Division, Hanshi Investment and Management - Shanghai

We are looking for other young women who want to be part of the conversation and lead the effort to reach the next generation.


Member Partners 

We are pleased to recognize these women owned businesses that are part of our membership and are giving a discount or a portion of their proceeds back to GW4W.


BuddhaBooth®, created by Francine Steadman, is your 'Om away from home.' BuddhaBooth's are portable quiet spaces for peace, quiet and the rejuvenation of mind, body and spirit amid the chaos of daily life. BuddhaBooth is giving GW4W $100. for every booth sold, dedicated to research!

Maripossa Wellness

Maripossa Wellness provides innovative wellness solutions and programs to inspire healthier daily choices and boost employee vitality. Founder and CEO, Karina Muller Karina is a certified Corporate Wellness Specialist, a certified RYT-500 Urban Zen Integrative Therapist, a certified Vinyasa Yoga teacher, certified in Body Tuning (alternative physical therapy techniques), a Reiki level II practitioner as well as a Stress Management provider for the Dr. Ornish Reversal of Heart Disease Program. 1% of sales on essential oils come back to GW4W!

Wellthie Life

Amanda Giralmo, Founder of Wellthie Life Holistic Health Coaching, is a certified holistic health coach and reiki master. Amanda’s mission is to help smart, busy professionals see how amazing life can be when they feel fantastic. When working with her clients, health is not the end goal, but a springboard to propel them to connect to their higher self and live a life with purpose and fulfillment. GW4W members receive a 15% discount on all services!

Wisdom Works

Making thriving a priority is more than just a way to stay competitive. It’s a driver for creating a culture of sustainable engagement and high performance, where people bring their best energies to their whole lives, including their jobs, and are refreshed by working in your organization. We help people and organizations get more connected, more creative, more productive—and more profitable. Join CEO of Wisdom Works, Renee Moorefield, for a virtual Women’s Leadership Program that will ignite the path to your full potential, called Women Who Lead: Women’s Leadership Program.  1% of proceeds come back to GW4W!