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.
Michelle F. Antwi
Creative Operations Team Lead, Bloomberg Media
Subha V. Barry, Chair
Chief Executive Officer, Seramount (formerly Working Mother Media)
Ruth K. Bash
Vice President & Chief Culture Officer, Children’s Specialized Hospital, RWJBarnabas Health
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.
Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, RWJBarnabas Health
Former Director of Workforce and Workplace Flexibility Enablement, EY
Donna M. Griffin
Former Chief Diversity Officer, Chubb & Son
Gretchen W. Johnson
Director, Cape Branch Foundation
Business Administration Manager, CNN Worldwide - Warner Bros. Discovery
Executive Director, Rutgers Center for State Health Policy
Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer, Amalgamated Bank
Chief Quality Officer Global Vice President, Quality and Compliance
Co-Chair Women’s Leadership & Inclusion, Johnson & Johnson
Mary Marchetta O’Dowd
Executive Director for Health Systems and Population Health Integration, Rutgers University
Douglass College and IWL Leadership Scholar ‘99
Professor of English Emeritus, Rutgers University, Former Vice President of Undergraduate Education
Whitney Pennington Rodgers
Current Affairs Curator, TED Conferences
Former President and CEO, NJ Hospital Association
The Scalpello Group, Principal
Gina Valeri, Esq.
Melanie L Willoughby
Executive Director, NJ Business Action Center, NJ Department of State
Ex Officio Members:
Director, Institute for Women's Leadership, Rutgers University
Associate Director and Director of Development, Institute for Women’s Leadership, Rutgers University
Global Product Lead, Marketing in the Cloud Activation, Google
Chair, IWL Alumnae Board