Million Women Mentors

Currently active in over 40 states, the MWM states movement centers around efforts happening at the local level aggregated, promoted, and inspired by state leadership.

Join the Movement in Connecticut to Champion Women and Girls in STEM

State Leader & Honorary Chair

State Leader:
Colleen Bielitz
Honorary Chair:
Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz

Steering Committee Members

  • Honorary Chair, Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz, State of Connecticut
  • State Leader, Dr. Colleen Bielitz, Southern Connecticut State University
  • Christine Jean-Louis, General Council to Lt Governor Susan Bysiewicz
  • Tracey Madden-Hennessey, YWCA New Britain
  • Laura Zucker, Accenture
  • Kimberly Weitzel-Kempton, Strategic Communications Consultant
  • Elizabeth Rose, AIG Investments
  • Dr. Heidi Gold-Dworkin, Little Scientists
  • Lyn Caliendo, Gateway Community College
  • Noele Kidney, Connecticut State Office of Higher Education
  • Ericka L. Kurt, Small World Initiatives
  • Winnie Yu Ng, Southern Connecticut State University
  • Hope Utterbeck, Liberty Bank
  • Carolyn Alessi, Trinity Health of New England
  • Amanda Grover, NuCor
  • Eileen Candels, Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology
  • Lisa Roy, The Jackson Laboratories
  • Sarah Wojiski, The Jackson Laboratories
  • Makeida (Keda) Stubbs, Pfizer
  • Fiona Conliffe, Eversource Energy
  • Leah Frazee, Central Connecticut State University
  • Erika Taylor, Wesleyan University
  • Darwin Kovacs, retired, The Hartford 
  • Dr. Nikitoula Menounos   

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