Melissa J Kievit, CEO/CIO

Melissa J Kievit is one of the two co-founders of Madame Curiosity. She serves as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chief Innovation Officer (CIO) for the company, and is the driving force behind the company’s superior quality, forward-thinking innovation, and insightful partnerships.

WHAT MAKES HER A FORCE FOR AWESOME

Even as a child, Melissa sought out ways to help others understand and reach their dreams. She considers herself a Muse, living to see innovative ideas blossom into reality. She is a life-long learner and educator enriching the knowledge and wisdom of people everywhere.

CAUSES THAT SHE MOST SUPPORTS

Homeless and Food-Unstable Populations, Mental Health Awareness & Inclusivity, Not-Yet-Pets, Sustainability

Sage Keene, CDO

Sage Keene is one of the two co-founders of Madame Curiosity. She serves as Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) for the company, and is the driving force behind the company’s rocking efficiency and steadfast commitment to inclusivity.

WHAT MAKES HER A FORCE FOR AWESOME

Sage combines the heart of a healer and social justice activist with an keenly rational mind: she’s laser-focused on using the best and most effective way to implement ground-breaking change. She is a dedicated servant leader and constantly welcomes enriching perspectives.

CAUSES THAT SHE MOST SUPPORTS

Permaculture Institute, Water for Good, Pure Water for the World

Lynn W, Operations Coordinator

Lynn was the first soul to jump aboard the MC train, joining the company in late 2019. She serves as MC's Operations Coordinator, and is the powerhouse supporting the expansion of MC's reach, and our ability to create positive change.

WHAT MAKES HER A FORCE FOR AWESOME

Lynn has an unquenchable thirst for learning and growth, a steadfast commitment to perfection, and strives toward developing herself and expanding her relationship with the world at every step.

CAUSES THAT SHE MOST SUPPORTS

Women's Empowerment, Clean Beaches, Healthy Food for Families

Amanda Cote, PhD, Advisory Board Member

Amanda Cote earned a BA degree in English education from Saint Leo University and poured her heart into teaching middle and high school students.  She then earned a MS in Psychology from Nova Southeastern University and began teaching online in 2009. She was excited to help working adults pursue education through the flexibility of online learning, but did not expect to see so many students fail or drop out. Since 2014, she has researched learner characteristics and online learning success, and earned her PhD in Educational Psychology from Walden University in November 2020.

WHAT MAKES HER A FORCE FOR AWESOME

Amanda brings an amazing array of educational and psychological experience to our team, specializing in adult learning theory, and quantitative and qualitative research practices.

CAUSES SHE MOST SUPPORTS

Lifelong Learning, Emotional and Mental Health Awareness and Research

Tracy Wisneski, MA, Advisory Board Member

Tracy Wisneski shaped high schoolers' minds with her innovative teaching for a decade, earning the coveted National Board Certification (NBPTS). After teaching, she became an entrepreneur, remodeling homes with her husband, and then became a realtor in 2005. From 2011 - 2015, she worked as a freelance writer and digital marketer, then earned her MA in Mass Communications from University of South Florida, and returned to real estate. Tracy now combines her digital marketing prowess with a powerhouse attitude, expertly finding clients their dream homes. She also chairs the Public Relations/Communications Committee for the Greater Tampa Realtors Association.

WHAT MAKES HER A FORCE FOR AWESOME

Tracy brings a lifetime of succeeding in an array of ventures, and an unparalleled and supportive drive toward greatness.

CAUSES SHE MOST SUPPORTS

Education, Politics, Civil Rights, Diversity, Environment, Individual Empowerment

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