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Helen Ahrens

Helen Ahrens

Chair of OUT at Shopify

About Helen Ahrens

Helen Ahrens is a global Customer Success Leader, passionate about DEI; championing LGBTQ+ & Women’s communities. She is a Senior Merchant Success Manager of Key Accounts at Shopify, driving success for her $1.5 billion portfolio of the world’s biggest brands with 235% attainment of her performance goals. Helen is deeply passionate about fostering diverse and inclusive workplaces, currently serving as the Global Chair of OUT ERG at Shopify, an Ambassador for Google’s Women Techmakers, and on the Advisory Board for Lesbians Who Tech. She is also an avid world traveler, water crafter, and art gallery wanderer.

Get to know Helen Ahrens

What are your hopes for the next generation of women in tech?
My hope for the next generation of women in tech is to see more inclusivity, support, and opportunities, ensuring that women and nonbinary individuals feel empowered to join, thrive, and lead in the industry

What’s the greatest piece of advice you have ever received?
Show up every day as your authentic self, unapologetically. Your diversity is your superpower and it adds to the richness of your work.