Marketing Manager, Marketing / CMO, Cisco Systems, Inc.
Astia is a unique, national not-for-profit organization. We provide innovative programs that ensure companies gain access to capital, achieve and sustain high-growth, and develop the executive leadership of the women on the founding team. Ellen Rudy is an Astia Advisor.
Achievekids teaches youth with complex emotional and developmental disabilities the skills and knowledge necessary to achieve greater independence. Expert staff, supported by the community, provide programs for our students and families that are positive, individualized, and multi-disciplinary.Victoria Hayden and Stepheny McGraw have both served on the Board of Directors of AchieveKids.
FountainBlue fosters transformative leadership one conversation, one individual, one organization at a time through our face-to-face and online events, through our interactive, online communities, and through our custom event management services. Ellen Rudy has worked with Linda Holroyd on Clean Tech events for FountainBlue
MicahsCall is a network of local online communities dedicated to social action and volunteering, discussion and prayer.Victoria Hayden is on the Board of Directors of Micah'sCall.org.
NextNow is a diverse group of thinking/feeling/doing beings endeavoring to contribute to our own, each other's and our collective "highest" nextnows, focusing on synergy, leverage and tipping points/trim tabs, and keeping our attention and intention grounded in what we know, including love, respect, and a better nextnow for all life. (Translation: a community, led by Bill Daul, of some of the most talented AND most generous folks we have ever met. NextNow members collaborate via the Internet, talks, events and more.) Both Ellen Rudy and Victoria Hayden are members of NextNow.
Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce
Since its founding in 1910, The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce. has supported local businesses in their quest to build a strong community by creating and supporting a positive environment for business; articulating business concerns; and encouraging cooperation among Palo Alto businesses and between the business community and city government, residents and other key constituencies.
Women in Consulting
Women in Consulting is a non-profit affiliation of business consultants. Our dual mission is to provide companies seeking consultant talent with access to top tier consultants, and to provide a forum for consultants to share information and effectively manage and grow their consulting practice. Both Ellen Rudy and Victoria Hayden are members.