Team Members


Alicia Driskill

Alicia Driskill

Founder & CEO / EvolveHer

Alicia Driskill, Founder of EvolveHer, curates events and workshops that help women evolve and live a life they love. Prior to launching EvolveHer, Alicia worked as Vice President of Global Partnerships at WME | IMG, one of the world's most innovative companies. She also served as a Senior Executive at Live Nation and People.com. After a 17 year career in entertainment & media working alongside the industry's most elite, Alicia decided to evolve her own career path and disrupt the Chicago market by opening EvolveHer, Chicago's first creative workspace designed for women. Alicia has always been a strong advocate for women. She worked on the founding team of the Together Live Tour and led business development for Pearl xChange, a women’s empowerment event co-founded by Nicole Richie & Ramey Warren. Alicia also serves as an active Luminary Member of Step Up, a non-profit organization that helps girls fulfill their potential. Alicia is also a proud mother of two children - Stella & Ryder.

Julie Sheade

Julie Sheade

Director of Events

Julie has a passion for creating custom events with unique experiential elements. She has a keen eye for detail after working with top corporate brands in her 17 year career in media & event production. Julie is also a mother of three and a master DIY’er.

Amanda Chin

Amanda Chin

Head of Digital

Amanda Chin is a sales leader, business development strategist and lifestyle curator with over a decade of experience in the digital advertising and marketing industry. She has provided digital strategy and media buying services for global accounts across the CPG, retail, QSR and e-commerce sectors including HP, Time Inc and Airbnb. Amanda was most recently was the Vice President of Social Sales at an award-winning cross channel marketing technology company, where she helped grow the regional office and social practice. Amanda currently works as the Head of Digital at EvolveHer & also leads business development, marketing and operation efforts for an optometry practice in Chicago called Artisan Eyecare. Born and raised to immigrant parents on the Southside of Chicago, she is no stranger to "building something out of nothing" and the belief that we need to lead with kindness, grit and integrity. Her passion is to inspire/educate women on how to curate and build lives and businesses without limits. When she's not on hustle, she can be found cooking with her husband or dragging her overpacked carry-on through Terminal 5 to check another country off the list.