Welcome to the May 2020 edition of Meet the Members, an opportunity for you to learn about your fellow members and their books. We encourage you to support each other!
Meet the Members & Their Books:
After fifty years as a PhD scientist and corporate executive, Lucinda now speaks and consults on women in the workplace. Lucinda recently served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Palau and as a science teacher in Mexico. Read about her book Just a Girl: Growing Up Female and Ambitious.
Donna Avellana Künzler
Donna Avellana Künzler was born and raised in Cavite, Philippines. An accounting degree holder and Information Technology Auditor/Consultant for most of her career, her ovfabpinay life started in 2001 when she relocated to Singapore for work. She continued her adventures in the US (San Jose, California) and then across the pond in the UK (London) before finally ending up in Switzerland (Basel and then Zurich). She works for a Swiss global company, responsible for finance process governance and standardization in the finance organization. She and her husband currently live in Zurich where she is transitioning from ovfabpinay to ovfabpinaymom with the recent addition of their daughter to the family. Read about her book The Overseas Fabulous Pinay: A modern Filipina’s handbook on how to thrive abroad.
Brian Saber is the author of Asking Styles: Revolutionize Your Fundraising. Fundraising face-to-face is about relationships, and that means who we are as askers is important to understand. If we play to our strengths rather than trying to be something we’re not, we can be more comfortable and more successful askers. Check out his full interview with the NFAA here/a>.
Mary Rechkemmer Meyer
After hearing the words, “You have cancer,” Mary knew that everything in her life had prepared her for that moment. Mary’s vision is to share her story in hopes of helping other people know they, too, have options and can choose what is right for themselves. Read about her book I Meant It for Good: A Memoir of Dreaming, Visualizing, and Becoming My Authentic Self.
Susanne Tedrick is a technical specialist for a Fortune 50 technology company. Fiercely committed to increasing participation of women and people of color in STEM educational and professional opportunities, she is a career mentor for the Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) Initiative and a volunteer workshop technical assistant for Black Girls Code. Read about her book Women of Color in Tech: A Blueprint for Inspiring and Mentoring the Next Generation of Technology Innovators.
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