Diversity Lead, iRelaunch
Janet is a strong advocate for Relaunchers interested in returning to the workplace. The Business Development team helps employers develop unique strategies to increase diversity and value all talent.
Prior to joining iRelaunch and a five year career break, Janet held leadership roles in sales, marketing, and training and advocacy at Johnson & Johnson and Xerox Corporation. She served as a five year Leadership Board Member for The American Diabetes Association and was a liaison for The National Urban League, NAACP and LaRaza. Janet also enjoys serving her community through Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. and Women’s Ministries. She lives in Alpharetta, GA with husband George, Toma (Mom) and is mother to Devin and Paige.
Director of Communications, Corporate Media Relations and Social Media, Pitney Bowes
Marifer Rodriguez (she/her) is Director of Communications at Pitney Bowes. With over 15 years of experience in the field, Marifer is responsible for Corporate Media Relations, Internal and External Communications for Global E-commerce - the fastest-growing business unit at Pitney Bowes - and Executive Social Media.
Marifer is a talented communications and marketing professional with a progressive record of success in public relations, social media, media relations, personal branding, digital marketing, and executive and employee communications for BtoC and BtoB businesses.
A proud Latina, first-generation Immigrant, and first to go to college in her family, Marifer is a champion for more Latina representation in corporate America.
Marifer attended Washington Adventist University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science, Marketing and a Bachelor of Arts, Public Relations.
In her spare time, Marifer enjoys writing, traveling, running, and learning about new cultures.