MEET THE BOSTON LEADERSHIP TEAM
Sarah Joyce, President
Sarah is the Founder and Leader of Lean In Boston, which she started in 2015 to promote the advancement of women locally. Sarah is also the Vice President of Client Operations at HealthcareSource, a healthcare IT company that provides talent management solutions. Prior to that, she was the Vice President of Customer Experience at NantHealth, an organization that enables value based care through precision medicine and also the Managing Director of Retail Management at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) where she managed retail partnerships and consumer experience. While at BCBSRI, she worked in various roles in Marketing, IT, and Operations. Sarah has a Bachelor of Science in Management from the A.B. Freeman School of Business, Tulane University and a Master of Liberal Arts in Management from Harvard University Extension School. She is also a youth soccer coach and a Girl Scout troop leader.
Karissa Fuller, Chief of Operations
Karissa Fuller is the Director of Operations and Programs of Lean In Boston and has been on the leadership team since 2015. She is also the Senior Director of Client Services at HealthcareSource. Previously Karissa held positions at NantHealth, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island, Daiichi Sankyo Pharmaceuticals and Automatic Data Processing. Karissa has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Rhode Island. She lives at home with her two daughters, who are the inspiration for the work she does to further the conversation around gender equality and women’s advancement.
Amy Brown Weber, Chief Marketing Officer
Amy joined the Lean in Boston leadership team as the Director of Communications in 2016. Her passion for career development and helping people advocate on their behalf at the office (especially women) motivated her to take an expanded role within the Lean In Boston Chapter. In her day job, Amy is the Director of Business Development at GYK Antler, a full-service advertising and communications agency with clients ranging from Stonyfield Farms and Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ Sauce to Paypal and New Hampshire Travel and Tourism. Prior to joining GYK Antler, Amy worked at a number of different advertising agencies in the greater Boston area. She attended Hamilton College where she graduated with a double-concentration in Communication and Economics.
Ashley Codd, Chief Financial Officer
Ashley joined the Lean In Leadership team in 2015. Ashley joined Iron Mountain as a Director of Finance focusing on the data management strategy in 2018. This was after having a 12+ year career at Procter & Gamble where she was most recently the Head of Financial Planning & Analysis for Gillette & Braun. During her tenure at P&G she also helped expand the Women’s Network. Ashley has a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Miami University of Ohio, and she also most recently completed the CORe program through Harvard’s HBX program. And on a personal note, she and her husband welcomed their first daughter, Sadie, in December 2016. They currently live in Marblehead, MA.
Laurel Britt-Webb, Director of Partnerships
Laurel joined the Lean In Boston team as Programs Manager in 2018. She currently works for illy caffe, North America as Director of National Accounts, On-premise. She began her illy tenure as the Boston Branch Manager was promoted to Regional Manager for New England and then asked to join National Account where she now leads the team that work with illy’s most strategic national partners. She works closely with the international team in Italy on global partnerships. Prior to illy, Laurel spent time in the technology sector working with U.S. Robotics in Chicago in both Sales and International partnerships. She is a graduate of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois and has done MBA coursework at Babson College.
Christina Ciampa, Social Media Coordinator
Christina Ciampa serves as the Social Media Coordinator for Boston Lean In chapter. During the day, this superwoman is a Digital Campaign Manager at Shorelight Education. Prior to Shorelight, Christina was an Industry Marketing Associate at Pegasystems, where she supported all Financial Services’ global marketing initiatives and their social media presence. Before joining Pega, Christina held positions at organizations including RBS Citizens, N.A. and Simmons College School of Management. Christina has MS in Communications Management and a BA from Simmons College.
Mable Chan, Program Manager
Mable joined the leadership team of Lean in Boston as Program Manager in the beginning of 2019. She is a former award-winning television journalist turned entrepreneur. She is the Founder/CEO, Host and Executive Producer of “One in a Billion” - a podcast about millennials with personal ties to China and America. China Personified, a global network community and a digital storytelling platform with video, blogs and a podcast, became a part of “One in a Billion Productions, Inc.” in 2017 when it was incorporated as a non-profit educational media organization (501 c 3) in the state of Massachusetts. A Harvard graduate with a Master’s degree in East Asian Studies (AM’93), Mable finished her one-year appointment as a Visiting Scholar at the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard (2010-11), and remains an “Associate-in-Research” at Harvard University.
Alice Chen, Operations Manager
Alice joined the Lean In Boston leadership team in 2019 as the Operations Manager. During the week, Alice has her footprint in the tech industry at Oracle as a Sales Consultant for Oracle Marketing Cloud solutions, working with customers to develop and implement their enterprise marketing strategies. On the weekends, you can find her involved in the Cambridge community with projects like Cambridge Participatory Budgeting and Activist Afternoons, or alternatively spending time with her cat, Troll. She received her Bachelor of Science from Boston College in Management with a concentration in Marketing.