Corporate Law | Knowledge Strategy | Girls' Mentoring
A former Skadden, Arps lawyer and occasional guest lecturer at Columbia University, Illana has been busy since 2016 founding Être - a resource and mentorship platform for girls approaching high school. She thinks of Être as knowledge strategy for girls - highlighting valuable tools and role models they will need to change the world - and contributes regularly to HuffPost, Medium and Thrive Global on these issues. Named a Mogul Influencer in 2017, Illana has appeared in the HuffPost "Talk To Me" video series, participated in the 2018 Balance Project Interviews and the 2019 #WomenWhoRock campaign, and has been featured on podcasts like The Other 50%, Morphmom, UBS' Signature Series and Women To Watch. Her journey from lawyer to founder was profiled in Forbes, and her first book, Être, arrives Fall, 2019.