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  • A Conversation With Barry Cohn

    How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have been volunteering in the community for about 40 years. How long have you been volunteering for The Valley Economic Alliance? I have been a member of The Valley Economic Alliance (TVEA) for 10 years. Tell us a little about yourself. I am President of […]

  • A Conversation With Jeannie DeLaura

    How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have been volunteering in the community for 20+ years. How long have you been volunteering for The Valley Economic Alliance? I have been involved with The Valley Economic Alliance (TVEA) for the past 4 years. Tell us a little about yourself. I joined Bolton & […]

  • A Conversation With Gail Lara

    How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have been volunteering in the community to support women in business for over 15 years. Tell us a little about yourself. I am the Executive Director of the Women’s Collaborative Mentoring Program (WCMP) at The Valley Economic Alliance (TVEA). I offer over 16 years of […]

  • A Conversation With Michelle Lockert

    How long have you been volunteering in the community? Residing in Altadena, I have been a member of the community all my life. Tell us a little about yourself. From the intense love of color and desire to draw early in my childhood, I knew I was destined to be an artist; laughingly, an artist […]

  • A Conversation With Abbi Yeboah

    How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have been sharing my business expertise within the community for over 10 years through free workshops under various ventures in New York, New Jersey, and through my non-profit organization. Currently, through our free signature workshop series, “Women Do Business Differently,” inspired by my participation in […]

  • A Conversation With Tammy McCrary

    How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have been volunteering in the community for 18 years. With a son on the autism spectrum, initiatives supporting autism awareness has always been near and dear to my heart.  I co-founded the Chaka Khan Foundation in 1999. Our mission was to assist at-risk women and […]

  • A Conversation With Daniela Lima

    How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have been living and volunteering in the Valley for 16 years. Tell us a little about yourself. I was born and raised in Brazil. I came to the United States as soon as I graduated with a Business Administration degree.  I had the great opportunity […]

  • A Conversation With Kim Guard

    How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have been volunteering in the community for about 20 years. Giving back to the community is something I am very passionate about, and feel that we need to give back to the community that gives to us. How long have you been volunteering for The […]

  • A Conversation With Dianne Harrison

    How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have been volunteering in each community I have lived in for my entire 40-year career. I have been volunteering in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley for the last 5 years since my arrival at California State University, Northridge (CSUN). How long have you […]

  • A Conversation With Tiani Pesante

    How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have been volunteering in various communities in California since childhood through my Buddhist Organization – Soka Gakkai International. Tell us a little about yourself. I am a native Californian, practicing Buddhist, and a joyfully creative world traveler. I was born into this sect of Buddhism, […]

  • A Conversation With Dr. Sean Younai

    How long have you been volunteering in the community? I have been volunteering in the community for 19 years. How long have you been volunteering for The Valley Economic Alliance? I have been volunteering for The Valley Economic Alliance (TVEA) for 2 years. Tell us a little about yourself. I immigrated to the United States […]