Skill Based Mentorship

Find a mentor but become one too!

You don’t need to be an expert to be a mentor – you just need to be giving. Pay it forward and show them how it’s done!


Ramona Arora

BI Analyst

Area of Expertise: Data, Founder, Leadership, Product

Career Level: Mid

Ask Me About: Personal branding, Studying in the US , Finding a job on h1b

Highly strategic and impact-driven data analyst with a graduate degree in business analytics and years of experience in analytics, database technologies and business intelligence; currently enhancing my skill set and investing my time in giving back to the community.

Naimeesha Murthy

Founder | Product Leader

Area of Expertise: Design, Founder, Leadership, Marketing, Product

Career Level: Executive

Ask Me About: Product Management, Building Communities, GTM, Startups

  • Product Management Leader @ HUGE
  • Creator @ Products by Women & Full Ritual
  • Forbes Contributor
  • Mentor, Board Member Startup Advisor and Occasional Investor


Alexandra Loh

UX Researcher at Etsy

Area of Expertise: Design, Product, UX

Career Level: Mid

Ask Me About: Public Speaking, Salary Negotiation

Currently a Senior UX Researcher at Etsy, where I help our native app teams ground their decision-making in user insights. Before Etsy, I was a UX Researcher at Morgan Stanley and Meetup. I even spent a year as a Product Manager, which helped me understand how user researchers can most effectively partner with PMs. When I was first trying to break into the UX industry, I did not have many mentors or peers to ask for advice. I am now eager to help promising researchers and designers succeed in this field, from finding that First Job to thriving in your role. Outside of work, I spend my time taking boxing classes, cooking subpar meals, and consuming content on the Internet. In my past life, I was a hip hop and contemporary dancer, as well as an avid amateur artist.

Juan Carlos Gamarra

Asisstant Project Manager

Area of Expertise: Data, Leadership, Marketing

Career Level: Early

Ask Me About: SBE mentoring, Project Management, Marketing

Juan Carlos has several years of asset, inventory, and project management experience, including development of RFPs and analysis of bidder response. He has led medium and large scale asset disposal and inventory projects and been involved in large scale building construction and renovation projects. He is fluent in Spanish, and also speaks basic French and Japanese. Juan Carlos has completed specific procedures as well as developed tailored scheduled reports to help track budget flows and inventory delivery dates and helped streamline invoicing processes. His software proficiency includes Oracle Primavera 6, Oracle Discoverer, Bluebeam Revu, WebCheckout, Sciquest, MS Office Suite (including MS Project), and has used ProCore, E-builder, GovDeals, Deltek GovWin, Google Office Suite, CorelDRAW, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Miro, Mural, Trello, Slack, Budget4cast, and ArcGIS Survey 123.

Makenzie Magaro

Product Manager at Deloitte Digital

Area of Expertise: Data, Product

Career Level: Mid

Ask Me About: Product Management, Product Fundamentals

I’m Makenzie, a Product Manager at Deloitte Digital, a creative digital consultancy. I lead cross-functional teams in designing, building, and releasing unique digital products, and I’m very passionate about keeping user experience at the heart of my work! I enjoy crafting exceptional products to truly serve users and their needs. I thrive in an environment of continuous learning, and founded an internal digital fellowship at Deloitte Digital to teach fundamental product development themes to junior team members across the firm! I also use my time outside of my 9-5 to learn development and design more in depth.

I have experience building both mobile and web products, having worked in the emergency preparedness, higher education, and healthcare spaces across both government and private industry. I’d love to connect with others early in their PM career to offer advice on getting into product. Let’s connect!

Eleanor Haglund


Area of Expertise: Founder, Leadership

Career Level: Executive

Ask Me About: Entrepreneurship

Alice Kuo

Business Innovation Consultant | Community Builder | Startup Mentor

Area of Expertise: Founder, Leadership, Marketing, Recruiter

Career Level: Mid Senior

Ask Me About: Startup Ecosystem Communities, Business Development & Partnership, Startup HR Service, Operation Management, Cross-border project to Asia

Alice is a strong community builder and connector who brings people and stakeholders together into partnerships. She is skilled in program execution and bridges the gap between startup communities in the United States and Asian countries.

Alice is an experienced program manager who ran 50+ international programs with 70+ staff across 15 countries in one year. When COVID-19 started, Alice successfully facilitated virtual accelerator programs and demo days with sponsors. She also managed 100+ high-profile tech and industry mentors. Additionally, her business development skills connect her with key players in the startup communities. Today, Alice focuses on minority, female entrepreneurs, and venture building topics.

Please feel free to connect with me. I’m happy to discuss with you on topics below:

  • Startup Ecosystem Community: accelerator, mentor, startup resources, pitch coaching, Asia market.
  • Business Development & Partnership
  • Startup founder HR service: Recruitment, Payroll, and other HR related
  • Optimize Operation Management: cross-functional workflow structure and improvement, setup company guidelines

Videhi Mallela

Product Manager

Area of Expertise: Data, Design, Leadership, Product, UX

Career Level: Mid

Ask Me About: Product Management

I have over 10 years of experience in developing and launching industry award winning technologies in Solaris, a UNIX operating system built by Sun Microsystems, now part of Oracle. I launched the first usable version of the Internet Protocol version 6. I love working with new and emerging technologies.

I am good at identifying customer pain points and barriers to adoption. I enjoy collaborating with teams to define and build profitable products that delight customers and make their lives better.

I have been on a career break and am looking to get back into product management. I am happy to help people as they make their way through their own journeys. I wish everyone much success.

Kayla Medellin

Product Operations Manager at Auctane

Area of Expertise: Design, Leadership, Product

Career Level: Mid

Ask Me About: Product Operations, Product Management, Product Marketing, Product Design, Building Products, Analyst Focuses, User Research

I’ve worked closely with product teams, engineering, and stakeholders to drive efficiency, do analysis work, help with user research, documentation, scaling teams, and more! Former “teacher” and happy to help in whatever way possible. Very excited to young women grow!

Galicia Gordon

Founder of Leading Learners

Area of Expertise: Design, Founder, Leadership, UX

Career Level: Executive

Ask Me About: Social Entrepreneurship, EduTech, FinTech

Galicia Gordon is the Founder of Leading Learners, a global platform with a mission of supporting students through free and accessible resources. Leading Learners has reached students from all corners of the world, including students from Harvard, Columbia, McGill, Oxford, among several top tier institutes. She started Leading Learners as a student in high school, and has since reached 100,000 students globally. Ask Galicia about tips to starting a global platform, critical design features, UI/UX, and overall making more meaningful design decisions.

Carolyn Newmark

Product Manager

Area of Expertise: Leadership, Product, UX

Career Level: Mid

Ask Me About: Product Management, Design Thinking, Business Strategy, Project Management

Carolyn Newmark is a product manager who builds innovative products, solves customer pain points with a data-driven mindset, and delivers delightful experiences. She most recently joined the fast-growing telemedicine company hims and hers as a product manager. Prior to this, she was a product manager at CNBC overseeing the creation of the organization’s first e-commerce product, CNBC Select, growing revenue and audience 4X within one year. She also led a team focused on creating innovative storytelling features to deepen audience engagement for the almost 90million monthly unique visitors on Carolyn has spoken on breaking into a career in product management multiple times at Columbia Business School and other organizations. She graduated with a B.A. in philosophy, Magna Cum Laude, and Phi Beta Kappa from Vassar College.

Snehal Murudkar

Sr. Data Engineer / Product manager @Morgan Stanley

Area of Expertise: Data, Design, Engineering, Leadership, Product

Career Level: Mid Senior

Ask Me About: Product management, Data Analytics, Data Modeling, Project / Program management, Resume building / review, Software Engineering

I have 15+ years of diverse experience in IT industry. I have extensive experience in technology, FinTech, and supply chain products. I am very passionate about product management and creating cutting-edge products that bring smiles to customer’s faces. I have been working on cloud computing, REST APIs, and all the tools you can think about Big Data and Data Engineering. ETL. I am a Certified Scrum Product Owner and Certified Scrum Master. Academically, I have a Master of Science in Information Technology and Bachelors in Electronics Engineering

I believe in  ” A sign of a good leader is not how many followers you have but how many leaders you create.” -Mahatma Gandhi

So I am ready to create many leaders.


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