Michelle Rakshys, Mensa Foundation Treasurer

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Appointed as Treasurer in 2023, Michelle Rakshys is also the Scholarship Chair for Mensa of Western Washington, judging applications and essays for Mensa Foundation scholarships.

“Reading all of those scholarship essays every single year was just so impactful and helped me understand the impact these scholarships have on students,” she said.

Michelle is the VP of Executive Learning and Development at Cadence Leadership, previously worked at Amazon and Oracle. She volunteers for Anitab.org, a non-profit focused on women in tech.

Michelle has a bachelor’s in mass communication from King’s College, a master’s of music business from New York University, and a certificate in project management from the University of Washington. Follow her on Instagram and Threads @michelleisbusy.