Our Team



Julie is the founder of Presence (www.joinpresence.com), a service that helps seniors stay connected to their families by combining technology with the human touch. She has been on the board of YWSE-SF since 2017 and currently serves as Co-Chair. Julie lives in San Francisco with her mini Daschund mix Frankie.



Meriem is passionate about building more equitable and inclusive communities. She leads social innovation programs at VMware, working at the intersections of community building, technology, and social change. Before moving to SF, Meriem led international conflict resolution efforts focused on the Middle East and Africa for the Carter Center. Her interests include music, yoga, and dance.



Christina is a professional filmmaker based in San Francisco. She moved to the SF Bay Area in 2009 and has also worked in financial planning and portfolio management. Christina is involved in a number of non-profit social orgs and joined YWSE as Treasurer in 2019.


Keren Flavell

Keren has a proven record as a CEO assembling world-class teams to deliver technology and content that enriches communities and has a positive impact.She is an award-winning web producer, author, speaker and strategist with more than 25 years experience in the media and technology industries, focusing on community, content and connection via advanced digital platforms.


Kaitlan Norrad

Kaitlan moved to the Bay Area in 2013 after graduating from Western Illinois University with a BA in Kinesiology. She has been an Executive Assistant for the last 5 years and currently works as Executive Assistant to the CEO of Superhuman, the fastest email experience ever made. In her spare time, she likes to volunteer with nonprofits, read and binge watch The Office.


Bin Li

Bin is a devoted social entrepreneur who is experienced in business development, partnership building, events convening, research, impact communities/networks building, social entrepreneurship, and impact investing initiatives in social ventures in both the U.S. and China. Bin has also worked in professional accounting, corporate accounting and governance, and consulting.