Serena J. Williams

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Serena J. Williams, Director


Serena Williams has served as a member of Poshmark’s board of directors since January 2019. Serena began her career as a professional tennis player in 1995 and has won 23 career Grand Slam singles titles. She is also an activist, marketer, brand builder, and a dedicated philanthropist. In 2008, Serena established the Serena Williams Fund, where she focuses on creating equity in education. In 2016, Serena joined forces with her sister Venus to establish The Williams Sisters Fund to support joint philanthropic projects, beginning with the Yetunde Price Resource Center in Compton, California, which ensures individuals affected by violence and trauma have access to the resources they need to help them heal physically, emotionally, and spiritually. In 2019, she launched her own venture capital firm, Serena Ventures, which focuses on investing in companies that embrace diverse leadership, individual empowerment, creativity, and opportunity, and launched her own brand, SERENA, which celebrates body positivity and female empowerment. Additionally, Serena has also served as a Goodwill Ambassador with UNICEF since 2011. Since May 2017, she has served as a member of the board of directors of SVMK Inc., doing business as SurveyMonkey.