Elisa Parker, Thursday Music Magazine & See Jane Do, KVMR Board of Director, New Broadcaster Instructor
See Jane Do: Co-founder, President and On-Air Personality
Elisa Parker, media maven, is a speaker, reporter, coalition builder and visionary for gender parity and social justice. She is the co-founder, president and talk radio host of the award-winning radio program and multimedia platform See Jane Do, co-founder of Indivisible Women, Co-Founder of 100 Women Change Hollywood: Partners in Parity and co-creator and co-director of 50 Women Can Change the World in Media & Entertainment. Elisa’s work takes her around the world to connect people through the power of stories and solutions that go beyond leaning in to broken systems. For fourteen years she has hosted a weekly show featured on nationally-acclaimed radio station KVMR, where over 500 interviews have included such luminaries as Lily Tomlin, Gloria Steinem, Eve Ensler, Donna Karan, Geena Davis, Jennifer Newsom, Michael Franti, Kathy Griffin, Krishna Das, Indigo Girls, Terry Tempest Williams, Helen Reddy plus the untold stories of everyday women who are doing extraordinary things. See Jane Do has also been featured on NPR in addition to other media outlets.
She is the co-founder and director of the Passion into Action™ Women’s Conference, TEDxGrassValley, WonderLove, Raising Jane and the See Jane Do Media Lounge. Elisa also facilitates, emcees and moderates programs, panels and workshops that aim to fill the gender gap in leadership. She has spoken at events such as, The United State of Women, UN Commission on the Status of Women, TEDx, Women’s March, March for Civility and Netroots Nation. She reaches thousands through partnership with like-minded organizations and develops organizational-wide initiatives, communications strategies for events and digital media campaigns that support women’s leadership and gender equity. She currently serves on the KVMR Board of Directors, Advisory Committee to SheAngels and is a certified Higher Guidance Life Coach. Elisa is an alumna of the Women’s Media Center Progressive Women’s Voices program, Take the Lead Women and Vote Run Lead program. She holds a BA in Communications from San Francisco State and a MA in Organization Development & Leadership at the University of San Francisco. Elisa lives in the Sierra Foothills with her husband and two daughters.