Who We Are

Our members come from communities all over the state of Rhode Island.


Our Steering Committee is all volunteer; all of the funds our members contribute go directly to the nonprofit that members vote upon at our quarterly meetings.

Candita Clayton, Co-Chair

Candita owns Candita Clayton Gallery, located in Hope Artiste Village, Pawtucket. 

Elizabeth Zimmermann, Co-Chair

"Zim" leads bottlerocket design group, a strategic graphic design firm based in Providence. In addition to her volunteer work with 100 Women, Zim serves on the board of Rectory School in Pomfret, CT and is the Chair of their Development Committee. 

Kathleen Malin

Kathleen serves as the Vice President of Technology and Operations Management at the Rhode Island Foundation. 

Brenda Shannon

Brenda serves as an events and strategy consultant to non profit organizations. She was instrumental in the revitalization of Brown Street Park on the East Side of Providence, and the founder of the Providence Children's Film Festival.

Mary Small

Mary leads us in our member nominations and non profit vetting.

Sierra Barter Terry

Sierra is currently the Social Media Manager at AAA Northeast and former founder and CEO of The Lady Project. In addition to 100 Women, she serves on Congressman Cicilline's Women's Task Force, The Collaborative board of directors and Sojourner House Communications Committee.