Institute for Women’s Leadership Advisory Board

The IWL External Advisory Board provides leadership to the Institute for Women’s Leadership (IWL) Director in positioning IWL within the state and nation as a leader in women’s leadership education, research and policy issues. The Board advises the IWL in developing strong and lasting relationships with individuals, corporations, government, and foundations to further the Institute’s mission of examining and advancing women’s leadership for a just world.

Subha V. Barry
President, Working Mother Media

Michele Brown
President & CEO, Choose New Jersey, Inc.

Michael Bzdak Ph.D
Executive Director, Office of Global Social Impact, Johnson & Johnson

Kim Case, Esq.
Vice President, CN Communications International, Inc.

Michellene Davis
Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, RWJBarnabas Health

Donna M. Griffin
Former Chief Diversity Officer, Chubb & Son

Mary S. Hartman
Founding Director and Senior Scholar, Institute for Women’s Leadership

Gretchen W. Johnson
Director, Cape Branch Foundation

Margaret Koller
Executive Director, Rutgers Center for State Health Policy

Margaret Lanning
Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer, Investors Bank



Mary Marchetta O’Dowd
Executive Director for Health Systems and Population Health Integration, Rutgers University
Douglass and IWL Leadership Scholar ‘99

Wendy W. Murphy
Financial Advisor, The Murphy Group, Morgan Stanley

Barry Qualls
Professor of English Emeritus, Rutgers University

Sandra L. Richards
Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Betsy Ryan
Former President and CEO, NJ Hospital Association

Angela Scalpello
The Scalpello Group, Principal

Gina Valeri, Esq.

Melanie L Willoughby
Executive Director, NJ Business Action Center

Ex Officio Members:

Lisa Hetfield

Interim Director, Institute for Women’s Leadership

Jillian Fiori
Account Manager, Google Analytics 360 Suite
Chair, IWL Alumnae Board


Institute for Women’s Leadership
162 Ryders Lane
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8555
P: 848.932.1463

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