Board Member: Renee Dominique was the Reserve Director for the premium division of the e-commerce marketplace Groupon, and she was the nightlife and entertainment sales manager at high-end, fashion publications such as Harper’s Bazaar and Niche Media–which included Gotham Magazine and Hampton’s magazines. Renee was the Vice President of Development at the mobile app company Servy and does development for the global statistics portal, Statista, which provides the world’s largest media companies, consulting firms and fashion enterprises with data at their fingertips.
Board Member: Simone Dominique was the Director of Marketing & Communications for the A-rated charity Women of Tomorrow, which was founded by a former NBC news anchor and the former President of NBC Universal’s Telemundo. The not-for-profit organization has been recognized 8 times on the floor of the United States Congress for its work to empower young women to break cycles of violence and poverty. Simone specialized in cause marketing and corporate sponsorship, event campaigns.
Simone is a digital news writer for the UN Social 500, which uses Rise’s gamification platform to recognize the most influential United Nations staff and contractors who incorporate social media to further the work of the United Nations.
Simone Dominique covers social good events such as the United Nations Digital Media Zone and the Mashable Social Good Summit. Her main focus is people, ideas, and partnerships at the forefront of social good. Her interviews foster innovative thinking and have appeared in publications like The Atlantic.
She is on the advisory board of Hear Congo, which was founded by a board member of UN Women and rebuilds the shattered lives of women and girls who were victims of rape as a weapon of war in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Prior to the social good sector, Simone was the Vice President of Sales at NYSE traded companies such as NovaStar–an Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year recipient, and CHEC–a Fortune’s Most Admired Company. She worked at 2 technology startups–one in job placement and the other in wholesale luxury fashion.
Advisory Board Member: Called the ‘”heart” of the Hilfiger family fashion empire,’ Elizabeth Hilfiger (“Betsy”) championed philanthropy at her brother Tommy Hilfiger’s eponymous label. Betsy serves on the board of the Sustainable Initiatives and Alliances for Africa, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that develops global alliances to transform Education & Investment initiatives into ethical impact change across Africa, and she is an honoree of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that provides resources, support, and hope for people who are fighting pancreatic cancer.