Black Business Summit, San Mateo County 

We value your experience

People with a wealth of business experience find it incredibly rewarding to assist Renaissance entrepreneurs. See what you can bring to the table.

Business Plan Review: Volunteers review client business plans and provide feedback, guidance, and advice to clients.

Women’s Leadership Council: Join our Women’s Leadership Council and provide leadership, guidance, and fundraising support for our women entrepreneurs. Learn more here.

Pop-Up Advisors: Quarterly events featuring panels of volunteers who provide advice to our businesses. Both female and male volunteers are welcome.

Mentorship: We ask for a minimum 10-hour commitment to work directly with our clients, providing guidance and assistance in helping them to launch, rebuild and maximize their businesses.

Volunteer Coordinators: We welcome volunteers to help organize events and marketplaces in our various Bay Area locations.

Women’s Leadership Council

Delivering Next Level Support for Bay Area Women

The Women’s Leadership Council provides a deep support system for Renaissance women entrepreneurs that goes beyond training. This growing group of exceptional Bay Area business and corporate women provide direct client services, along with financial support through their own contributions and fundraising efforts while offering vision and guidance to further evolve the program.


Black Girl Magic Networking Event, Bayview CA

Share your leadership

We welcome you to join our Women’s Leadership Council to help expand our services and programs, assisting talented women entrepreneurs in the Bay Area to reach new heights. As a member of the Women’s Leadership Council, you will engage with Renaissance clients through our Pop-up Advisors sessions, networking, and mentoring events. This role also offers the opportunity to network with fellow Council members, creating a highly rewarding shared experience.

If you are interested in getting more information about the Women’s Leadership Council or joining the council, please email Sharon Miller at sharon@rencenter.org.

Council Members

Lena Robinson (Co-Chair)

Theresa Noriega-Lum (Co-Chair)
Matthews Asia

Ann Marie Lynch
Wells Fargo

Barbara Morrison
TMC Financing

Beth Pride
BPE Global

Charmaine Detweiler

Evelyn Dilsaver

Kellee Marlow
Spark Conversations

Melissa Wang

Monique Hill

Nancy Sheppard
Women 2 Boards

Stephanie Hill
BNY Mellon

Sue Monroe
US Bank

Marisa Medal

Vera Moore

Corporate Members