Team

Jennifer Schwab Founder & CEO

Jennifer Schwab is a highly regarded entrepreneur with one goal in mind: to inspire, support and empower all women through action. In 2016, she founded ENTITY, a media company dedicated to equipping young women with the skills, knowledge and resilience they need to lead a successful life. ENTITY currently achieves this through its robust publishing platform as well as through its Academy, where young women are put through a rigorous curriculum focused on leadership training through mentorship, access to a diverse group of highly-credentialed guest speakers and hands-on experience, both inside and outside the office.

Jennifer ran green media website, Sierra Club Green Home for five years.  She is a noted columnist on Huffington Post and Inhabitat whose “My Inner Green” articles on all things sustainable are widely followed by influentials in the U.S., Europe and the Mideast. She is a widely quoted media analyst in publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Dwell, Fortune, Forbes, CNN Money, CNBC, and Consumer Reports, among others. She has also appeared on WSJ Lunch Break, NBC-U, CBS, NYT, and Fox News. Jennifer was previously a frequent green expert guest on ABC’s Good Morning America.

Jennifer graduated with a B.S. in Accounting and started her career at Ernst & Young’s Chicago office. She went on to study environmental design and sustainability at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. She also earned an MS in Urban Planning and Environmental Design from UC-Irvine and is a LEED certified practitioner. In 2013, Jennifer performed her Fulbright Fellowship at Arava Institute in Israel, with emphasis on water management and sustainability. 

Away from work, Jennifer follows design avidly and is a long-time hobbyist pilot licensed in a high-performance, multi-engine aircraft. 

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AIMEE WESTBROOK HEAD OF WEST COAST SALES

At Facebook for almost 7 years, Aimee worked with some of the best and the brightest to drive revenue in support of making the world more open and connected. She grew with the organization, which evolved from a scrappy startup with 2,000 employees to an incredibly sophisticated, diverse and scaled global organization. Aimee joined Layer to help build from an even earlier stage, focusing on game changing technical innovations around connections, communication and mobility. Through Layer’s powerful experience design system we help to make business personal again, and enable companies and their customers to engage in mutually beneficial conversations in a differentiated and richly interactive way.

Taryn Hillin VP

Taryn Hillin is an Editor and Social Media Director for ENTITY. Prior to joining the team she was a producer at TMZ, an associate editor at The Huffington Post, and a features reporter for Fusion. She graduated from Yale with a degree in Political Science and Comparative Government. On a more personal note she loves West Coast IPAs and videos of baby goats. 

 

Erin Harpur Visuals Editor

Erin graduated from the University of Southern California with a BA in Narrative Studies and a minor in Film. The former dancer is passionate about storytelling and discovered that writing is much easier on her joints. When Erin is not working, you can catch her listening to Motown, applying sunscreen or petting your dog.

Angelica Pronto MARKETING MANAGER

Angelica studied Literature/Writing at the University of California, San Diego. She completed her undergraduate honors thesis on Postmodern Feminist Theory and Writing Practices and has since been passionate about identity politics and intersectionalism. Outside of reading Kathy Acker and feminist rants online, you can find her either obsessing over cats or making another spreadsheet.

Chrissie Cheng Graphic Designer

Chrissie graduated from Azusa Pacific University with a BA in Journalism Media Studies and minor in Graphic Design. When she's not staring at the computer, she can be found as designated car DJ, globe trotting, and Zumba-ing. 

Nicole Sazegar Staff Writer

Nicole Sazegar is a journalism G R A D U A T E at San Diego State University. She fell in love with writing the moment after she finished reading a children’s book for the first time as a child, and she hasn’t lost that passion since. Nicole is also obsessed with dogs and will freak out and say the word “dog” every time she sees one pass her.

Senior Advisors

SUSAN ROCKEFELLER

SENIOR ADVISOR &

SUSTAINABILITY EDITOR

"ENTITY is not just a digital media platform, but  is also an innovation hub for women. It provides  mentorship through ENTITY Academy which also offers a boot camp for developing a competitive advantage in the work place through digital marketing, and a curation of experiences for women to learn, grow, and become the professionals that the world needs. I believe in leadership with purpose and Jennifer Schwab, founder of ENTITY, is embodying such leadership by creating relevant content and experiences that can  scale for the empowerment of women around the world."

 

Susan Rockefeller joined the ENTITY team in 2016 as an advisor. She has since become co-founding investor, as well as the Editor of the magazine's sustainability vertical. Susan  is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, artist, and conservationist. Her latest endeavor, Musings is a digital magazine that curates ideas and innovations that pave the way for a more sustainable future. As the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Musings, Susan offers a portal to vetted products and brands that are pioneers in health, environmental, and social consciousness.

A longstanding philanthropist, Susan sits on the boards of Oceana, Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, We are Family Foundation, Unleashed, Southampton Arts Center, and Land and Garden Preserve. She is a member of the Council of Foreign Relations and is additionally an advisor to Food Systems 6, MADE SAFE, Oceanic Global, and Ohana & Co. In her film work, Susan is a Principal of Louverture films and a member of the Film Committee for the Museum of Modern Art. Her own original films including: Bach Star Café, Food For Thought, Food for Life, Striking a Chord, Making the Crooked Straight, and Mission of Mermaids, have aired on HBO, PBS, and the Discovery Channel.

KRISTINE SHINE

SENIOR ADVISOR

Kristine Shine is an executive recruiter, operational leader and entrepreneur. In 2016, she launched Shine Talent to follow her passion of helping people and companies realize their potential. As a leader with more than twenty years experience growing businesses and recruiting teams at both start-ups and Fortune 500 brands, Kristine brings to the recruiting process an in-depth understanding of the leadership and talent needed to ensure companies thrive. Kristine previously served as Chief Revenue Officer at PopSugar Media, ran multiple teams at Microsoft and was the former President of The San Francisco Chronicle and SFGate. Her network is extensive and she brings a wealth of operational experience to the recruiting process.

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