Silvana Arzeno Toledo
Chief Executive Officer
Silvana is Collab&play’s Founder and CEO. She is a wife and a mom of a young boy. She was born and raised in Argentina where she built the foundation for family values. Silvana’s goal is to help parents achieve a more balanced life by providing a work environment like no other. She is building a community of parents creatives, entrepreneurs and business owners. She is often seen organizing entrepreneurial workshops, hosting community events, collaborating with members, or running mastermind group session. Before founding Collab&play, Silvana has worked in large corporations where she held several management positions and led large teams. While pursuing motherhood, profession and schooling all at the same time, she felt the need of making changes to balance it all. She attended The Happy Startup School where she found her passion, purpose and mission behind this life-changing project that aims to change the life of others. Say hi on Twitter @silarzenotoledo.
Chief Marketing Officer
Tania is a wife, a mom and the CMO of Collab&play. She was born and raised in Mexico. Tania, Marketing BS, has over 10 years of experience working in marketing for large corporations, she has a Social Media certificate from UCLA and a Strategy Management certificate from Harvard. Working long hours and commuting long distances was part of her professional life for several years. It was until she became pregnant with her first child that she started to realize how challenging it was being a full-time working mom and became aware of the barriers her and many other moms face at the workplace. For the very first time, she actually considered to stop working as an option to spend time with her baby. Her son was an inspiration for her to partner with Silvana’s to create a space where mothers can continue their careers while having balanced lifestyles.
Chief Innovation Officer
Magen is a wife, mom, and the Chief Innovation Officer of Collab&Play. Born and raised in the US Virgin Islands, she moved stateside to earn a degree in biology from Wesleyan University. After relocating from the East Coast, she was selected as a LA 2013 StartingBloc Social Innovation Fellow, sparking an interest in creating spaces that support others in making a difference. After earning certificates in Human Centered Design and Social Entrepreneurship, Magen worked as a community host at Impact Hub LA before taking time off to have her daughter. Currently enrolled in screenwriting classes at UCLA, she sought out a child-friendly coworking space to support her career development and found a second home at Collab&play. Magen is excited to use her creativity and entrepreneurial spirit to grow the Collab&Play community. Tweet with Magen @MagenJennings.
Chief Operating Officer
Arielle is the COO of Collab&Play. A native of the US Virgin Islands, she moved to Los Angeles to study Film Production at Loyola Marymount University. Arielle has worked at various Los Angeles film events including Outfest, LA Film Fest, Film Independent Forum, and the Spirit Awards. Arielle is passionate about Women’s Empowerment and sees access to affordable and flexible childcare as pivotal to reaching one’s goals. She has learned a great deal about childcare by being a supportive aunt. Previously a Content Fellow at DIGDEEP, a water human rights organization, she is currently taking business courses at UCLA. Arielle is excited to bring her enthusiasm and experience to help Collab&Play grow as a company and community. Check her out on Twitter @ArielleJenningz.