If you opened your own business, what would it be?
I have the distinct honor of being a Meyvn. The name Meyvn Group comes from the
Yiddish word meyvn, which means to understand and discern. In English the word
refers to a person who has special knowledge or experience.
What advice would you give your younger self?
Be patient. Trust your own voice.
Communication, Connecting, Creative
What makes you feel fulfilled?
Being a mom. Growing. Solving problems.
When asked to describe yourself, what’s the first word that pops into your mind?
I read every day, so it tends to be whatever I’m reading right now.
What makes your heart race?
For good – My kids laughter, my husband’s smile, being creative, learning, traveling
For bad – The political landscape that we find ourselves in, mass shootings, mental
Organization or cause near to your heart
Education – I believe education is very important, though it looks different based on
the unique needs of each person – be that through experiential learning such as 4-
H, non-traditional schools, trade schools, as well as through formal education.
Mental Health – This is a big concern of mine based on the lack of understanding,
support, and resources.
Women’s Issues - I want to help make a difference in the lives of both young girls as well as women.
What keeps you up at night?
I worry about good health and safety for my family and friends.
What is a belief you once held but no longer do?
“You can have it all.” There’s a give and take in everything. Sometimes good enough
in one area of life, has to be good enough for a given moment in time. That’s a hard
pill to swallow for a perfectionist like me, but I’ve had to learn there’s a seasonality to
What are you interested in connecting with other women about?
Women have a unique space in the workplace. Juggling multiple priorities, as a woman, is a huge commonality. Finding what we have in common is a great way to then learn and grow when we find out what makes us different. Community is important for all
women to have.