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WENDY B. DICKINSON

Wendy Dickinson is the oldest of four girls, married 36 years, and has two daughters. Women's triumphs and challenges are important to her on a personal and professional level. Wendy joined Lean In Virginia founder, Sharon Robertson Williamson, 3 years ago. Wendy and Sharon met in college and have enjoyed working together every chance they have to do so.

Wendy is the founder of Ascend Coaching Solutions, a coaching firm specializing in the psychological aspects of key transitions, primarily mergers, acquisitions and successions for family-owned and/or closely held lower middle market companies.  Raised with small business in her blood, Wendy hails from a family of entrepreneurs. She is passionate about seeing business owners, who have spent their lives building their business and legacy, reap the rewards of their efforts. Having sold a business built with partners, Wendy has been at the table as a seller & coach.  With Ascend, owners maximize returns and minimize regrets.

Wendy holds a Master’s in Counselor Education from the University of Virginia, a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Mary Washington, and certification from the International Coach Federation.  Wendy worked as an outpatient therapist.

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MEET OUR VP of  ADMINISTRATION

JUMOKE AJAKAIYE

Jumoke is a passionate and dedicated Analyst. She is known for being a tech-savvy problem-solver who provides exceptional customer service—5+Years focusing on data analytics, project, and program management.

Jumoke holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Healthcare Management.

She believes that research shapes the future; it teaches us new things and helps us adapt and evolve.

Key Accomplishments Include:

- Organize and coordinate the preparation of correspondence, data, and drafting materials for reports.
- Maintain and gather confidential information from multiple data sources using a variety of tools.
- Train staff on customer service operations, issues, and resolutions.

Jumoke lends her professionalism and expertise to the Lean In Virginia Leadership team to keep all of our members informed. We appreciate Jumoke's many contributions! 

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MEET OUR VP of EVENTS

GLADINE ST. JULIEN FRASSO, CSP

Gladine is a highly motivated Safety and Health Professional with 5 years of experience dedicated to protecting workers from injuries and illnesses. Committed to investigating incidents and providing recommendations for a safer work environment. Exceptionally well rounded individual with the ability to communicate with employees from all levels. Able to function well as a team player or independently.

Gladine is an amazing athlete. She dedicated years to the Millersville University of Pennsylvania Women's Basketball Team.  She honed her drive, determination and leadership abilities on, and off, the court.

You can find Gladine at every Lean In Circle and Leadership team meeting.  She is passionate about equality, equity, and leadership.  

 

Gladine is a talented speaker and high performance coach.  

 

Gladine will become our Lean In Virginia President in January, 2021.

As a participant in Lean In’s Circle program, Lean In Virginia is using Lean In’s name, program logos and other branded materials under a license from LeanIn.Org. Lean In Virginia is an independent group, and LeanIn.Org does not control its activities. Visit leanin.org to learn more about Lean In and its programs.

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