About this Speaker
Colleen McAluney is the Director of the Patsy T. Mink Center for Business & Leadership Women's Business Center. For the last 7 years she has been at YWCA Oahu working closely with entrepreneurs and women leaders to support and nurture their growth. Colleen also brings over 15 years of retail merchandising and management experience having worked at local retailer Reyn’s wearing numerous “hats,” including store manager, planner and buyer for multiple locations across the state.
She has volunteered extensively in the nonprofit sector in event development and management. She is an entrepreneur host for the American Councils International Professional Fellows Program and a member of the Community Based Economic Development Advisory Council. Colleen holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Pepperdine University. She enjoys hiking, traveling, farmer’s markets and finding the next best pop-up restaurant or food truck.