York Event (7)

Thursday, April 18th, 2024 5:30 - 7:30pm
StudioStudio in Ann Arbor, MI

WXW Salon features women experts and trending topics. Join us to meet and learn from women working to make a difference. Proceeds from this event will benefit SafeHouse Center.

What to bring to this event? Show up ready to make meaningful connections, please bring concrete ideas around what YOU can offer, and what YOU need. We'll be making informed professional connections.

Rae Elenich is a communications leader who has worked with global brands from Dolby Laboratories, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft, NASA, Owens Corning, to Upwork. From building brand awareness, promoting products, managing crises, and developing thought leadership, to nurturing positive teams and cultures, Rae focuses on establishing and growing confidence as the main driver for people, products, and brands. Rae has worked remotely for over 15 years and recently moved back to Ann Arbor, where she loves exploring with her son and pug puppy.

Ilyse Kaplan is a C-suite executive with extensive experience as both a business operator and investor. She combines deep business acumen with people-first leadership to scale mission-driven companies into category leaders. In her current role as the CFO of Mananalu, she leads the day-to-day operations of a startup tackling the issue of single-use plastic in the bottled water space. Prior to this role, she was the President and COO of Feather, an NYC-based startup focused on furniture waste. Ilyse lives in Ann Arbor with her husband and spends her free time traveling, reading, skiing, and seeing and making art.

The mission of SafeHouse Center is to empower survivors of both sexual and intimate partner violence by providing advocacy, support, and promoting social change within our community.

Special Thanks to our Event Co-Hosts

Location: StudioStudio, 1946 Packard St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Cost: $35
Ticket includes one drink and light appetizers. 

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Please note that all ticket sales are final. Tickets are non-refundable unless the event is officially canceled. Should the event be canceled, you will be provided with instructions on how to obtain a refund. We appreciate your understanding and thank you for your support.