May 7, 2017

Meet the Team

Julia Baum
Wellness Consultant

Julia Baum is a licensed psychotherapist who works with individuals to overcome struggles such as low self-esteem, work/life imbalance, and fear of failure to help them reach their full potential. Her practice integrates modern, evidence-based therapy with ancient wisdom, mindfulness-based techniques, and existential philosophy. She holds an MSEd in Mental Health Counseling from Fordham University and a BFA from the School of Visual Arts. Julia's private practice is in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY. 

Amanda Dresen
Managing Editor

Amanda was drawn to New York for a career in Fashion from her native Wisconsin and stayed for the ambiance. As a technical designer, she is constantly problem solving and patterning. Amanda runs to clear her mind, ease her stress, keep her body healthy, and most of all, to eat snacks. Books and grammar have always been an important part of her life. She fills her heart with family and friends while always searching for ways to help others.

Emilie Linder Aiyevbomwan
Social Media and Editorial Coordiantor

Emilie moved to NYC 2 years ago from Switzerland, her home country. She is passionate about women’s rights issues and had the chance to work for several NGOs fighting against discrimination and injustices around the world. Curious by nature, she loves to discover new places, cultures, and flavors!

 
Christina Natividad Pagan
Operations Coordinator

Christina is a native New Yorker, growing up in Queens. Christina loves traveling and has lived in Manila, Medellin, Chicago, London and Madrid. She also has taken part in volunteer trips to Peru and South Africa. Christina tries to give back as much as possible by volunteering and mentoring. Christina attended Barnard College studying sociology and economics, and attended graduate school in London studying social research. Currently, she works in the international development sector and previously has worked in the education sector within evaluation and research.  

Elizabeth Windham
Founder

Ellie Windham has over ten years of experience in event planning and program coordination for nonprofit organizations and corporations. Before completing her master's degree, she spent nine months volunteering in Nepal as an English teacher. In 2015, Ellie served as a consultant in Nepal for Matthew 25 Ministries as part of the earthquake relief team liaising with local Nepalese partners. She currently produces weekly virtual shows for The Secret Place Studio production company. Ellie is the co-founder of the faith and music-focused running community, Faithful Finishers. She is also the founder of Walking In Other People's Shoe, a blog that features stories of women of color who found their voices.

Ellie has her MA in International Education from New York University and a BA in International Studies from West Virginia Wesleyan College. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering and ultra running.


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