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New York Women in Communications, Inc. is managed by Kellen, a global professional services firm and association management company that serves more than 100 association and corporate clients, representing more than 10,000 companies and 100,000 professionals worldwide.

Phone: (212) 297-2133
Email: info@nywici.org
Mail: 355 Lexington Avenue, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10017

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Maria Ungaro
Maria Ungaro
Vice President
Kellen Company

Maria is a Vice President of Kellen, an employee-owned association management company of which NYWICI has been a client since 1996. She has a BA and an MBA from Fordham University, was the executive director for the New York Women's Agenda and, prior to Kellen, worked for a management consulting firm specializing in crisis communications, public relations and corporate positioning.

DEPUTY DIRECTOR

Emily Brochstein
Senior Account Executive
Kellen

Emily is a Senior Account Executive at Kellen, an employee-owned association management company of which NYWICI has been a client since 1996. She has been with Kellen since 2005 and has worked with a variety of clients, including the Association of Fundraising Professionals, New York City Chapter (NYC-AFP), The New England Society in the City of New York (NES), The Copper Club and the Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA). She previously served as the Membership Director of NYWICI from 2005 to 2010. Emily holds a BS and MBA from Ithaca College.

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
Sara Weissman
Account Executive
Kellen

Sara Weissman, Account Executive at Kellen, is a passionate event planner. She is currently the Associate Director of New York Women in Communications.  Before joining Kellen, Sara worked at Event Management, located in Newington, CT.  While there for two years, she was the Communications Director and helped with planning both the New York Business Expo and Conference at the Jacob Javits Center, and the Market New York Expo.  Sara was the sponsorship liaison along with handling the company’s social media accounts.  Sara attended the University of Hartford, where she graduated early in December of 2014 with a BS in Human Communications. 

MEMBERSHIP DIRECTOR

Amanda Tomaselli
Staff Associate
Kellen

Amanda Tomaselli, Staff Associate at Kellen, is responsible for visualizing and executing new strategies to retain and grow NYWICI membership. She comes to the organization with several years’ experience in  public relations from start-ups and agencies. Previously, Amanda interned for organizations handling brand management and membership communications. Prior to joining Kellen, Amanda attended the State University of New York at Oswego and graduated Class of 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations.