Development- Everywoman’s Leadership
Elisa Parker, award-winning producer, talk radio host, speaker and a visionary for women and social justice is the co-founder, president & host of the award winning program, See Jane Do. Elisa’s work takes her around the world to discover and share the extraordinary stories & solutions in each of us. She hosts her weekly show for nationally acclaimed radio station KVMR & is the co-founder & director of the Passion into Action™ Women’s Conference, TEDxGrassValley, Raising Jane and the See Jane Do Media Lounge. Elisa reaches thousands through partnership with other like-minded organizations and develops organizational-wide initiatives, communications strategies for events & digital media campaigns that support women’s leadership & gender equity. She designs, creates and facilitates training programs in hi-tech, media, healthcare & non-profit organizations to optimize performance outcomes. Elisa also facilitates, emcees and moderates programs, panels and workshops that aim to fill the gender gap in leadership. She connects and inspires committed “self-leaders” through additional events such as Bioneers Conference, Vote Run Lead, Soirees Into Action, One Billion Rising NC, Wild & Scenic Film Festival Media Lounge and TEDx.
Elisa is a recipient of the Jody Fenimore Award for Public Affairs and Osborn-Woods Community Service Award. She is an alumna of the Women’s Media Center Progressive Women’s Voices program, Take the Lead Women & The White House Project’s Go Run program. She currently serves on the KVMR Board of Directors and is a certified Higher Guidance Life Coach. Elisa holds a BA in Communications from San Francisco State and a MA in Organization Development & Leadership at University of San Francisco. Elisa lives in the Sierra Foothills with her husband and two daughters.
Intermixed with Bioneers and media making, Elisa loves to spend time swimming in the Yuba River, paddle-boarding lakes in the High Sierras, connecting like-minded individuals to make great things happen, traveling and hanging out with her family.