WISE SF CO-CHAIRS

Carly Alameda

Carly Alameda

Shanti Ariker

Shanti Ariker

Marina Gracias

Marina Gracias

 

WISE FOUNDERS

OUTSIDE COUNSEL

IN-HOUSE COUNSEL

Olga V. Mack   Olga has been disrupting the status quo and fighting for equality since she can remember. She is the founder of the Women Serve on Boards movement making a fiscal and social case for gender equality on corporate boards. Olga is the General Counsel at ClearSlide and previously held positions at Zoosk, Visa, Pacific Art League of Palo Alto and Wilson Sonsisni Goodrich & Rosati. In addition to a trajectory that won’t be slowing down anytime soon, she spends her free time chasing her two active daughters who will, undoubtedly, work tirelessly to change the world.  @OlgaVMack

Olga V. Mack

Olga has been disrupting the status quo and fighting for equality since she can remember. She is the founder of the Women Serve on Boards movement making a fiscal and social case for gender equality on corporate boards. Olga is the General Counsel at ClearSlide and previously held positions at Zoosk, Visa, Pacific Art League of Palo Alto and Wilson Sonsisni Goodrich & Rosati. In addition to a trajectory that won’t be slowing down anytime soon, she spends her free time chasing her two active daughters who will, undoubtedly, work tirelessly to change the world. @OlgaVMack

Katia Bloom   As a third-generation female attorney, Katia is passionate about helping women achieve equality and success both in the legal profession and the corporate world as a whole. Currently, she is the Associate General Counsel at ForgeRock. Previously, she headed up legal for Avira and co-founded E Squared Law Group advising many start-up clients. She is actively involved in the Association of Corporate Counsel, enjoys writing, spending time in her art room and challenging the notion that it can't be done.  @bloomkatia

Katia Bloom

As a third-generation female attorney, Katia is passionate about helping women achieve equality and success both in the legal profession and the corporate world as a whole. Currently, she is the Associate General Counsel at ForgeRock. Previously, she headed up legal for Avira and co-founded E Squared Law Group advising many start-up clients. She is actively involved in the Association of Corporate Counsel, enjoys writing, spending time in her art room and challenging the notion that it can't be done. @bloomkatia

Carly Alameda   Carly is a partner at Farella Braun + Martel. She represents clients in a variety of civil litigation and appellate matters, with an emphasis on complex breach of contract claims and California appeals. Her practice includes representing clients in California state and federal courts, as well as in ADR processes, including AAA, JAMS, and ICC arbitrations. Carly also has an interest in the corporate boardroom, and serves as a board member of Mammoth HR and also Berkeley Law’s Alumni Association. Her background as an NCAA Division I college athlete has made her a firm believer that success is a team effort.

Carly Alameda

Carly is a partner at Farella Braun + Martel. She represents clients in a variety of civil litigation and appellate matters, with an emphasis on complex breach of contract claims and California appeals. Her practice includes representing clients in California state and federal courts, as well as in ADR processes, including AAA, JAMS, and ICC arbitrations. Carly also has an interest in the corporate boardroom, and serves as a board member of Mammoth HR and also Berkeley Law’s Alumni Association. Her background as an NCAA Division I college athlete has made her a firm believer that success is a team effort.

Sasha Burstein   Sasha is a partner at K&L Gates's, where she's a member of the investment management group. She practices in the area of investment management, corporate and securities law. She focuses on structuring and organizing various types of private investment funds, including hedge funds, private equity funds, hybrid funds and fund-of-funds. Sasha is passionate about breaking any existing glass ceilings and helping other female attorneys become the drivers of change in the legal profession.

Sasha Burstein

Sasha is a partner at K&L Gates's, where she's a member of the investment management group. She practices in the area of investment management, corporate and securities law. She focuses on structuring and organizing various types of private investment funds, including hedge funds, private equity funds, hybrid funds and fund-of-funds. Sasha is passionate about breaking any existing glass ceilings and helping other female attorneys become the drivers of change in the legal profession.