Andrea is the proud daughter of immigrants from Denmark, was a Girl Scout Brownie while growing up in Michigan, and is the first member of her family to graduate college. She has traveled and lived all over the world, learning about different cultures and how societies impact each other on our increasingly shrinking planet.
Andrea’s vision and commitment to inclusive programming, cultural
competency, and anti-discrimination work nationally and
internationally has set the tone for her career. She has held
leadership positions with regional and national organizations focusing
on the intersectionality of health, race, social/civic justice, and
how we can each make a difference in our communities and our
Andrea is a graduate of Seattle’s Leadership Tomorrow program and has been a board member of organizations supporting women, girls, and young people including Girls on The Run, Red Tent, Shakti Rising, Planned Parenthood, Junior League, and The Coalition to End Gender-Based Violence.
Andrea is excited and humbled to be chosen as the next leader of
Girl Scouts of Western Washington, to continue the legacy of all the
fantastic women who forged the path prior to her stewardship. She
looks forward to meeting all local Girl Scouts and troops, to visiting
and staying at all of the camps, and to ensuring that Girl Scouts of
Western Washington is around and thriving for the next 100+
Randa Minkarah is a dynamic executive leader advancing the media industry through her background in technology, broadcast, digital and mobile. She combines extensive sales, management and business development experience with an exceptional ability to drive growth, revenue and profit by implementing innovative solutions. Ms. Minkarah has successfully led strategic planning, budgeting, operations, product development, developing new revenue streams and executing upon multiplatform initiatives for both traditional and digital media properties.
Ms. Minkarah is co-founder, President and COO at Resonance AI, formerly Transform, Inc. Resonance AI is a leader in cutting-edge artificial intelligence for video. The Platform combines viewer performance data with the most advanced machine learning available, determining the elements within video content that engages audiences. Insights are delivered with an unmatched efficiency and accuracy for every industry using video today, including networks, studios, broadcasters, streaming platforms, advertisers and social networks. It helps you know your audience, grow your audience and keep them watching.
Prior to Transform, Ms. Minkarah served as Senior Vice President of Revenue and Business Development for Fisher Communications (FSCI), Inc., an integrated media company, until its sale in 2013 where she had corporate responsibility for all revenues at Fisher television, radio and Internet properties and was responsible for developing and implementing its digital strategy including launching mobile applications and mobile viewing apps.
Ms. Minkarah is active as a speaker at conferences, advisor to multiple media/technology companies and as an investor in emerging companies. She serves on the Washington Technology and Industry Association’s AHP board. She also serves on the board of the Girl Scouts of Western Washington and is Chair of the Finance Committee. In 2020, she became the Chair Elect.
She earned a BFA from the University of Cincinnati, College Conservatory of Music in Broadcasting. Ms. Minkarah resides in Seattle with her husband and two rescue dogs.
1st Vice Chair
General Counsel, Northwest Seaport Alliance
Newmark Knight Frank
2nd Vice Chair
Former CEO, Talyst
Members at Large
Former Principle, CLL Consulting
Graham & Walker
Independent Education & Systems Consultant
Equinox Business Law Group
Carla Anderson Skogland