Vivien Malig– Mayhew is the Certification Manager at WEConnect Internationals based out of Silver Spring, Maryland. In her role, Vivien handles certification related operations, strategic goals and WBE and assessor support with the counsel of the volunteer WEConnect Certification Committee and staff.
Vivien previously worked as the Certification Manager at the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and Certification Program Manager of WBENC’s Regional Partner Organization, Women Presidents’ Educational Organizations-DC (WPEO-DC). In both roles she was instrumental in improving efficiencies, data reporting, auditing and providing excellent customer service to U.S.-based prospective and current WBE’s.
She is a graduate of San Francisco State University with a bachelor’s degree in cultural anthropology and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in data forensics and investigations at the University of Maryland Global Campus.
Vivien is an avid backpacker, hiker and overall fitness buff. Her volunteer work includes advocacy for the organizations Strong Schools Maryland and Montgomery County’s Victim Assistance and Sexual Assault program. Along with her wife, Vivien co-hosts and is a producer of a bi-weekly show called “The Transmutation” at a community radio low power FM station in Takoma Park, MD and DC, WOWD, as an expression of her interest in the intersection of music and artistic identities.