As the Columbia Startup Lab’s Chief Communications Officer in Residence, Yvette works helps founders think through their strategic communications and public relations efforts.
Yvette has 13+ years of experience in the public, private, and education sectors. She started her career leading communications at an early-stage startup, and has built outreach strategies from the ground up a few times since. She has prepared senior staff at startups and major companies for media interviews, congressional testimony, and events, and garnered coverage in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, USA Today, Reuters, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, CNET, and more. Now, in her roll as Columbia Entrepreneurship’s Director of Marketing and Communications, Yvette gets the word out about Columbia’s culture of innovation, dynamic entrepreneurship initiatives, and its world-class entrepreneurs.