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 - Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, NFP Corp.
  • Eirasmin Lokpez-Cobo - CreativeOndemanD and Founder & CEO, Wellness for Growth Foundation
  • 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 - 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 Freeman - Business 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 Department, 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.  

Bhudda Booth

BuddhaBooth® is your Om away from home. We provide portable quiet spaces for peace, quiet and the rejuvenation of mind, body and spirit amid the chaos of daily life.   Bhudda Booth is graciously giving GW4W $100. for every booth sold dedicated to research!

Maripossa Wellness

Providing innovative solutions and programs that will inspire powerful daily choices.

Second House

Second House is the shared economy's solution to having regular access to a second home, hassle free. Our goal is to enrich members' lives by providing access to beautiful homes to get out town, regularly in the company of like-minds. Second House provides a 15% discount to all GW4W Members!