Sheri West

Owner/Founder LiveGirl
Work Phone: 475.889.3306 Website: LiveGirl
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Biographical Info

Sheri West has a passion for equality & inclusion and over 25 years of corporate and leadership development experience. She is the Founder, CEO & Chairperson of LiveGirl, a nonprofit organization that builds confident, inclusive leaders.
Prior to LiveGirl, Ms. West spent 16 years as a finance executive at General Electric Co., a multinational company, where she was instrumental in its Women’s Network and taught leadership development courses at the GE Management Development Institute. In 2014, she founded LiveGirl to “pay it forward” and prepare the next generation of diverse, female leaders.
Sheri regularly speaks on a wide range of topics relating to women’s leadership and co-hosts the Confident Podcast with her 18-year-old daughter. She was recently featured in the NY Times, CABE Journal, and at the Yale Women’s Leadership Launch. Her honors include being named “Best Friend to Girls” by Moffly Media, Community Champion by the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, “Connecticut’s Most Philanthropic Women” by Serendipity Magazine, a “Woman Empowering Women” by the Rowan Center, and a “Woman Of Inspiration” by CWEALF. Her education includes a BA Finance and Masters of Leadership Development from Michigan State University.
She is married with three children (ages 20, 18, and 14) and lives in New Canaan, Connecticut, where she is actively involved in the community and serves on the New Canaan Public Schools Board of Education.
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