The Seattle Chapter is one of the largest, most active chapters the world and was designated by as one of their 30 Regional Leaders worldwide. We're a diverse group with 2,000+ members who have made a commitment to build a community on a set of powerful core values.

Our community empowers women to lead at every level. We are multigenerational, multicultural and dedicated to helping women succeed. As Sheryl Sandberg says, together we're better. There are many seats and the table and everyone has a part to play. 

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Leaders & Advisors

Cordila Jochim | Lean In Seattle Chapter Lead & Chief of Strategy Co-Founder Lean In Women Veterans

CORDILA JOCHIM | Lean In Regional Leader, Lean In Seattle Strategist, + Co-founder Lean
In Women Veterans

As Founder and Brand and Growth Strategist @ Corhouse, Cordila (Cor) boosts businesses and marquee projects through strategy, innovation and partnerships that dramatically increase growth and scale. Cor tackles projects from industries as diverse as fashion, finance, tech platforms and infrastructure, cybersecurity, eCommerce, and personal security services for global influencers and often takes executive team seats within her client’s organizations. Cor is also a strong and inspiring public voice speaking on leadership, knowing your value, and business and brand strategy.

ALICIA REDMOND | Circles & Event Operations

Alicia currently works at Microsoft as a Senior Business Strategy Analyst with a team that offers online learning experiences for IT professionals, developers, and students to gain new technology skills. Within Lean In Seattle, she leads the strategic execution and operations for Circles and Chapter events. Her background includes business, strategy, human resources and training. 

AMY HANSEN General Manager & Legal

Amy Hansen is a marketing executive who has successfully led product, channel and brand marketing teams across a variety of industries ranging from consumer electronics to water filtration. She is currently Director of OEM Channel Marketing for Microsoft. Prior to Microsoft, Amy led a high growth business as the Global Business Unit Director at Fluke Corporation. Within Lean In Seattle she leads the development and deployment of business process, manages the volunteer pipeline and helps set the annual strategic plan.

JONNA BELL | Strategic Partnerships, Marketing & Social Engagement

On the board of Lean In Seattle Chapter, Jonna leads strategic partnerships, marketing and social engagement, and develops ways to activate the community and champion women in leadership. Jonna pulls from her background in brand development and marketing for beauty, design, technology, higher education and social impact. An entrepreneur, consultant and growth hacker, she recently co-founded Nube9, a startup in responsible fashion and local manufacturing, sits on the advisory board for Vermouth, a visual bookmarking and place curation app and is the Director of Marketing for POP, one of the west coast's most innovative digital marketing companies.

EMILY SHERIDAN | PR & Communications

Emily supports activating and enhancing brand awareness, managing media and partnerships, and getting the word out about town. She was compelled to be a part of the movement from the moment she read Lean In; driven by her own corporate world experiences to contribute to creating change. Part storyteller, part strategist, Emily brings twelve years of integrated MarCom, PR and brand leadership around the globe and is currently consulting. 

ASHLEA ELLIOTT | Diversity & Inclusion

Ashlea brings a level of noticing and dialogue to the conversation about Diversity and Inclusion in the Seattle Chapter. She promotes dialogue about complex identities, dimensions of difference and inclusion and ways to promote belonging for all members. Ashlea holds leadership positions with Lean In, JCI (Junior Chamber International), and the United Nations Foundation (UNF), and serves as a recruiter for teams in high-tech and international development.

SAVANNAH KRENZEL | Strategy Support & Web Development

Savannah is a self-taught software developer, currently working at a Seattle startup building mobile apps for avid sports fans. She sits on the Strategy Committee for Lean In Seattle Chapter, filling in wherever she sees an opportunity to support the growth of successful women.

SHELLIE WILLIS | Veteran Liaison

Shellie Willis, Master Sergeant Retired, US Army. Shellie is Director of Strategic Initiatives in workforce development with special emphasis on veteran and military family Initiatives along with cross-regional engagement with workforce boards in Washington State. Shellie’s experience is key in helping our Lean In Women Veteran and bringing increased awareness to our chapter and community in our goal to integrate women veterans into our community.


BRITTANY FLAJOLE | Circles & Moderator Training

As a Learning and Development professional, Brittany designs and delivers training programs to maximize talent development. For Lean In Seattle, Brittany's primary focus is on increasing the impact of the vision and mission through circles. She leads our Moderator Training to prepare women to lead Circles and is an ever-present resource for those new to Lean In.

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