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Lee Takakjian

Marketing & Communications Director
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    Languages Spoken: English

As the Director of Marketing & Communications at EMpower, Lee Takakjian is responsible for the development and execution of the organization’s global strategic communications platform. Her role is to advance EMpower’s brand and to communicate the organization’s unique focus and impact on the lives of young people in emerging markets. Prior to joining EMpower, Ms. Takakjian was the Vice President of Marketing & Ventures at Robert Wood Johnson Academic Medical Center where she led the strategic communications and rebranding initiative for the health system. Previously, she spent 8 years as the Senior Director at Montefiore Medical Center responsible for Advertising and Market Development, overseeing the brand strategy and strategic communications that supported the growth and revenue goals of the health system. Ms. Takakjian holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Miami University of Ohio and an MBA in Marketing Management from Pace University. She remains actively involved in Pace’s Business Honors Mentorship program and currently teaches Marketing Research as an Adjunct Professor in the Advertising and Marketing Communications Department at FIT (a SUNY college) in New York City.

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Making an Impact through Social Media
Posted 15 April 2016

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Marta Cabrera

President

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Cynthia Steele

Executive Vice President

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Lee Takakjian

Marketing & Communications Director

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Ciara Masterson

Development Manager

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Nisha Dhawan

Senior Program Officer for India & Regional Advisor, Asia

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Neha Broota

UK Development & Engagement Manager

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Theodoros Chronopoulos

Senior Program Officer for Africa

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Caitlin Mitchell

Program and Evaluation Officer

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Gritt Richter

Senior Program Officer for East & Southeast Asia

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Carmen Morcos

Senior Program Officer for Latin America

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Jayanthi Pushkaran

Assistant Program Officer for India

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Shelbi Goldman

Global Operations Manager

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Kayla Kohlenberg

Development and Communications Specialist

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Filiz Bikmen

Senior Program Officer for Turkey

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Wilson Ventura

Controller

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Jacqueline Chen

Hong Kong Development and Engagement Manager

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Ailsa Cheung

Development and Operations Assistant

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Blandine West

UK Development and Communications Assistant

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