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Janice Levenhagen-Seeley
CEO , Nonprofit
Paris, France
C-level executive with 10 years of experience in gender equity work, building on a Master's in International Development and an MBA. Looking for international opportunities to create or grow programs that promote gender equity.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Communications, Media, Knowledge Management, Editor
  • Director, CEO, COP, President
  • Fundraising, Business Development, Grants Writer
  • Private Sector, Social Enterprise, Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Social, Education, Gender, Youth, Child
Professional Experience:
FREELANCE, Portland, OR & Paris, France
Aug 2019-Current
Provide strategic, fundraising, financial, and program advice and support to leaders of woman/girl and refugee focused nonprofit organizations in Ghana, France, and the US

Selected Projects:
Hack Africa, Ghana
Nonprofit supporting girls and women in technology in Ghana.
• Provide strategic, fundraising, and program advice and support to founder of nonprofit organization
• Propose changes and improvements to programs and pitches based on proven best practices
• Support grant writing needs

Led By HER, Paris
Established nonprofit providing education and support for emerging women entrepreneurs, focusing on those recovering from domestic violence.
• Translate documents and content from French to English; proofread and correct translations by others
• Redesign and move hard-coded (HTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript) website to WordPress for better usability for employees/volunteers and site visitors; fix various issues with hard-coded website in the interim
• Provide technical support as needed
• Support grant writing needs
• Provide project management and strategy support for women-focused hackathon event

Soul Food Paris, Paris
Nonprofit supporting refugee youth by providing cultural activities, community, and apprenticeship opportunities.
• Support planning and running of annual fundraising and community-building event
• Provide strategic advice and support, including fundraising
• Create annual budget and financial reports; support annual planning

Co-Founder, CEO, Aug 2015-Current
Responsible for strategy, marketing oversight, and finances of family-owned camping trailer builder.
• Collaboratively create and implement business strategy each year
• Create and oversee marketing strategy
• Lead HR functions and supervise
• Manage $700,000 budget annually, including building budget, reviewing books, and filing taxes

Founder, CEO, Nov 2011-Aug 2019
Responsible for creating and managing national nonprofit with a mission of increasing gender equity in high tech.
• Created vision, strategy, structure, and goals for nonprofit, growing to 27 chapters across North America in 6 years
• Designed, implemented, and oversaw inclusive programs and events for youth and adults
• Served over 8,000 girls and women annually through 250 events per year
• Created strong partnerships with many local, national, and global organizations
• Built empowered community of 1500 volunteers annually and 10 staff members
• Managed $1.3m budget; fundraised through various methods, including grant proposals and corporate donations
• Designed and built national branding, marketing material, and websites
• Skills: strategic planning, budgeting, program design, fundraising and grant writing, partnerships
SCIENCES PO, Paris School of International Affairs, Paris, France
Master’s in Advanced Global Studies, August 2020-June 2021
• Master of International Development, Concentration: Diplomacy
• Student representative for MAGS program for professionals. Courses included:
Selected Coursework -- Global Poverty, Gender Equity, Education and Development, Building Peace and Resolving Violent Conflict, Rethinking Partnerships for Greater Development Impact

WILLAMETTE UNIVERSITY, Atkinson Graduate School of Management, Salem, OR
Master of Business Administration, May 2010
• Willamette MBA Scholar – recipient of merit-based scholarship
• Member of National Association of Women MBAs chapter (NAWMBA), Net Impact
Selected Coursework – Value Chain Management, Operations, Leadership, Finance, Benefit Cost Analysis, Sustainability Management, System/Information Dynamics, Global Strategic Alliances

Bachelor of Science, Computer Engineering, June 2006
• Minors: Business, French, Computer Science
• Ford Opportunity Grant recipient; AeA Technology Scholar (sponsored by Hewlett Packard)

Selected Coursework -- Unix, Java, C, Circuit Analysis, Microcontrollers, Computer Architecture
Available for:
  • Consulting assignments
  • Job opportunities
  • Internships / Fellowships

    Years of Experience:
    10-15 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, French
    United States
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