Connect with this week's featured Founding Members

May 12, 2023

Connect with ten of our 20,000+ Members of the Grapevine Giving Circles Network! Join today and connect with these community leaders making a difference in the world, together.

Ian Simmons

Ian Simons, Xooglers for Good

Vice President, Sales at DoorDash

“I've spent my professional career building important companies, serving meaningful missions that improve the lives of millions/billions of people. In my personal life, I've been looking for a high-leverage way to give back, while reconnecting with my friends from Google! I recognize the privilege that I've had in my life and career. I would love to do more to help others and this seems like a good way to do that.”

Jennifer Linton

Jennifer Linton, Women in Design for Gender Equality

Creative Director at studio jLd

“We are so much stronger united. I want to band together with other creative women in an effort to realize positive change for women in this world. There's nothing we can't do when we find those aligned with our values, develop our vision for the world we want, and pull our resources together to make it a reality.”

Olivia Schlabach

Olivia Schlabach, Winston-Salem Women for Good

Associate Vice President at FINN Partners

“I'm all about making a difference and working to promote a better community. I believe we have the unique opportunity to do that right here in Winston-Salem! Looking forward to getting to network and learn from the other awesome women in this group.”

Candace Avalos

Candace Avalos, WOC Nonprofit Leaders for Change

Executive Director at Verde

“As a newer nonprofit leader, this would be a valuable group to connect with other WOC leadership and learn more about the philanthropic nonprofit world.”

James Skinner

James Skinner, Oklahoma City Business Leaders for Good

Vice President at American Global Strategies

“I am interested in improving the OKC community alongside other business leaders through all the ways that OKC Business Leaders for Good offers.”

Catherine Gilbert

Catherine Gilbert, St. Louis Women for Good

Resident Physician at Washington University

“I lived in New Orleans for 5 years and have every intention of going back after completing my training at Washington University. New Orleans is the place I am most at home and I want to give back to the city and community. I would be thrilled to meet and join such an incredible cohort of women who have similar interests yet varied backgrounds.”

Deborah Wharff

Deborah Wharff, Savannah Professional Women for Good

Management Consultant/Coach at HumanCapitalWorks and University of Maryland

“Be part of a like-minded network of women focused on paying forward with guidance and support to other women to achieve their dreams and do good for society.”

Aimee Keys

Aimee Keys, Reno Women for Good

Stay-at-home Mom

“I am a new mom who recently made the decision to stay home with my baby. I find myself with a new outlook on life and a new passion for finding ways to help others and better my community.”

Vernon Wharff

Vernon Wharff, Meta Alumni for Good

Director, Blockchain Strategy & Investments at Ayon Capital

“I'd like to advance causes that support communities of color in providing equity and opportunities for education, skill training, and economic development.”

Caitlin Dillon

Caitlin Dillon, Metro Atlanta Women in Business for Good

Executive Assistant at Ideas United

“I believe change is important and better in numbers. As an individual who is looking to grow, inspire and be inspired, this community of Atlanta Women would be a great community spot to do just that! I am interested in how I can help and look forward to learning more.”