Norette is a social justice advocate and the executive director of Resonate. She has extensive experience in building strong teams and managing partnerships, and she enjoys turning a vision into a strategy. She previously worked to improve cancer control for Canadians through her work at the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer in Toronto and honed her financial management and client relationship-building skills during her eight-year tenure with the Cooke Financial Group, an elite investment group based in Indianapolis, Indiana. Norette graduated with a bachelor of science in finance with minors in economics and Spanish from Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana. She is pursuing a master of science in global management from Salford University. Throughout all of her professional experiences, Norette has always emphasized empowering women and girls, like her daughter, in East Africa and creating future women leaders.