Colleen O’Brien is a communications professional with over seven years of experience in the Seattle tech scene. She originally hails from Boston, where she earned a degree in film production and studies of women, gender, and sexuality. Colleen has an MBA from the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business and a 200-hour yoga teacher training certification from Seattle’s The Grinning Yogi. She currently produces and co-hosts a podcast about gender equity in the workplace called Women in Business & Technology. Colleen is a Community Member at The Riveter, and is pursuing her executive coaching certification with iPEC. After managing Microsoft’s Employee Giving Campaign in the company’s philanthropy organization, she became a proponent of skills-based volunteering, and found Reel Grrls!