Jenny uses her wealth of experience, energy and enthusiasm to actively involve her audiences and clients in presentations and projects. Whatever the topic, her fresh, lively approach engages participants of all knowledge and skill levels, putting them at ease, helping them to better understand topics, and apply concepts and information for immediate results.
Fearless in her approach to business & design, Darcy Flanders owns & operates an award winning agency, BaselineGroupNY (BGNY), in the heart of New York’s business district. As Chief Design Officer, Flanders leverages her ability to transform strategic concepts into arresting designs when setting the creative vision for the agency’s impressive Fortune 500 clientele. Flanders also develops & executes business development plans & client engagement strategies that have guided BGNY’s successful 15 year run.
Darcy’s creative inspiration has earned her awards from the Society of Technical Communication, the Association of the Graphic Arts, Graphic Design USA & The Technical Excellence Award from the the Association of Graphic Communic
With diverse creative, production and administrative experience in theater, music and the arts Mary Ellen has worked onstage, backstage and in the planning stage. She is co-owner of Triple Z Music, a full-service music production company working in global business events, advertising & promotion, and theatrical production.
Also a performer and lyricist she has appeared on the acoustic music circuit as a featured act or opening for such artists as John Prine, Richie Havens and Tom Paxton. Her CDs have received reviewer praise and airplay around the US and in Europe. Other performing credits include theater, cabaret, comedy, voice-over, and commercials.
Mary Ellen was a promotional writer in publishing for many years working at Simon & Schuster and Doubleday. She has also consulted for young arts organizations to build organizational infrastructure and marketing efforts.
As an Event Planner, Certified Professional Coach and Licensed Zumba instructor, Deb Mangolt brings her positive attitude and bubbly personality to turn family reunions, corporate team-building events and women’s retreats into memorable and intoxicating experiences that demonstrate the power of true compassion. Her former career in corporate finance has taken her across North America from Ohio to Tennessee to Toronto and finally to Charleston, South Carolina where she resides with her husband. A devoted hospice volunteer, member of the Charleston Center for Women, and an avid golfer and runner, Deb completed the Kiawah Island Marathon in less time than it takes to fly from New York to California.
National Bestselling author of seven critically acclaimed, award winning novels. Nominated for The Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, recipient of two Fiction Honor Awards from BCALA and short-listed twice for the Hurston Wright Award.
As a creative individual, my conceptual & innovative thinking provides thoughtful design solutions for product, the customer, & ultimately the bottom line. As I design products for my own company, I understand the myriad of responsibilities from sourcing materials to marketing the final product.
Holding a variety of positions that include display artist, interior designer, accessory buyer, & print/Web designer, my skills as a designer and illustrator complement the wealth of my service-oriented background. Our business partners have also enjoyed a rich relationship throughout the years & continue to return for additional products & services.
Paige Arnof-Fenn is the founder and CEO of Mavens & Moguls, a global marketing strategy consulting firm whose clients range from early stage start-up to Fortune 500 companies including Colgate, Virgin and The New York Times Company. She was formerly VP Marketing at Zipcar heading all marketing and sales activity. She was responsible for all branding, corporate communications and corporate partnerships for the business and was instrumental in the fundraising efforts. Previously, she was VP Marketing at Inc.com and responsible for promoting the company to the business and media worlds, and also for driving E-commerce sales before the company
Kristin is the creator and author of "Nuncio", the graphic novel and TV series. Neci Stans is the mystifying and sensuous Gypsy girl who is passionately in love with Ezra Crawford, the young and ambitious composer. Marlene Shriver is Neci's rival, a young woman who completes the trio of this romantic thriller. The story is narrated by Nuncio, the African Grey Parrot who lives from 1912 to 1960, long enough to tell this story--based on real people and real events.
Kristin is descended from a Dayton family and was a columnist for The Dayton Journal Herald. She was also a Channel 5 and Channel 13 correspondent.
My passion is to take un worn jewelry and make it new again in destinctively styled, exquisitely detailed, classic but unique jewelery of enduring and lasting value.
It has been my pleasure to present several one women charity shows for the past 20 years. Giving back to the community is very important to me.
To create jewelry that is important to the individual, unique, of outstanding quality and value; that lives up to our brand.
To give customers the confidence to make Norma Wellington Designs their own personal jeweler and give recommendations.
Emily Lutzker, founder and CEO of OpenInvo puts people and companies together to create unexpected and relevant results. In an age where creativity and out-of-the-box thinking is a necessity for the workplace, Emily’s interdisciplinary background has prepared her to look in wonder and inquire, “What box?”
A former artist and academic, Emily holds a PhD in Media and Communications from the European Graduate School. She has taught and organized lectures about culture and technology nationally and internationally. She now applies the techniques of creativity to the business world with OpenInvo and the OpenInvo Studio program.
As the founder of Undefined Creative, Maria balances trendsetting aesthetics with her signature approach to client relationships and a socially conscious backbone. She has amassed an impressive client base – most notably NBC Universal, Discovery Networks, National Hockey League and the United Nations. Her work has been internationally recognized, with industry awards, publications and screenings. Dedicated to professional volunteering, she regularly produces pro bono content for socially responsible organizations.
Maria’s personal passions are travel, photography – and work/life balance.
Susan Danoff is a storyteller, teacher, and writer. She works with organizations seeking to build community and helps organizations and individuals to tell their stories effectively. Susan is the author of The Golden Thread: Storytelling in Teaching and Learning, a book that was inspired by her many years as a storyteller in the schools where she has worked extensively with low-income and special needs school districts. Her CD Women of Vision is a Parents’ Choice Gold Award winner. Susan has performed for the Geraldine R. Dodge International Poetry Festival, the Detroit Institute of Arts, and at numerous schools, conferences, & festivals
Brooke grew up in Sydney Australia and had a love for problem solving and design since she was a small child. She obtained a Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication) with Honours, presented her honours thesis at the “Design and Emotion” Conference in Ankara, Turkey, moved to the US, became a citizen, was the Art Director for Louisville Magazine, Brand Manager for Vera Wang Sunwear Division and has 10 years experience in the design business.
Hollywood has been turned upside down! The ideal beauty is a size 18 and women aspire to embody this "cusha" and "plush" image. Instead of girdles, there are "Padettes." Instead of liposuction, there is "Lippo Gluction." Calle, a size 10, out of work actress, creates an online vlog dedicated to exploring the "Holly Woodlands Phenomenon." Through, "reality" footage, interviews, and undercover cameras, Calle, will seek out the true meaning of beauty in a world that is obsessed with attaining the what the media presents as the "perfect size." This is a mocumentary/webseries, using the media to redefine the image of beauty.
I just completed my EMBA in Global Management, from Thunderbird School of Global Management in Geneva, Switzerland. I am currently search for a permanent full time position, and if I can't find the right fit, I will start my own venture.
My professional experience extends into all genres of media and marketing. I am creative yet strategic and believe that the old paradigms are evolving, and that the new business models being shaped are incredibly exciting!
Rochelle Melander is the CEO of Write Now! Coach, a writing, editing, and coaching practice that she founded in 2001. Her 10th book, Write-A-Thon: Write Your Book in 26 Days (and Live to Tell About It) will be released in October 2011.
As the Write Now! Coach, Melander teaches aspiring authors how to make time to write, shape their ideas into a book or product, sell their work, and navigate social media. Visit her online at http://www.writenowcoach.com
Angela Treat Lyon: a gifted artist & visionary.
Angela specializes in brilliantly colorful paintings & full-figured, voluptuously sensual sculpture in stone, showing & in collections world-wide.
She has written & published over 50 print & e-books, ranging from inspirational to practical: including learning & using EFT.
Dr. Birute Regine is widely published in professional journals and blogs for Huffington Post and Forbes 85 Broads. She is the author of Iron Butterflies: Women Transforming Themselves and the World (Prometheus Books, 2010) and The Soul at Work: Embracing Complexity Science for Business Success (Simon & Schuster, 2000). Iron Butterflies received the Nautilus Silver Book Award in both social change and women's interest. For more information, visit www.ironbutterflies.com.
Eileen Gunn is the author of the story collection Stable Strategies and Others and the co-editor of The WisCon Chronicles Two. Her fiction has received the Nebula Award in the US the and Sense of Gender Award in Japan, and been nominated for the Hugo, Philip K. Dick, and World Fantasy awards and short-listed for the James Tiptree, Jr. award. She was the editor/publisher of the late Infinite Matrix webzine, and on dark nights can hear it stomping about in the attic. She recently retired from the board of directors of the Clarion West Writers Workshop after twenty-two years of service.
Nancy Bean brings a broad and varied background of experience and proficiency to her work:
Expertise in research, documentation, project planning and organization, publishing.
Efficient skills to help individual clients define their research goals and plans.
Genealogy and family history research since 2001.
Samford University Library, Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) alumni, "Professional Genealogy" (2009).
Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) member.
Periodic research trips to the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.
"Tracing your Family History," presentation - Troy Univ students.
A full service Marketing and Public Relations agency founded by Katie Rosin, offering exceptional and custom campaigns for each client’s unique needs and projects. Rosin was instrumental in the launch of the Broadway musical Brooklyn and the National Tour of Mother Load. She worked on the publicity team for the comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, and his movie Comedian. They have represented companies of all levels, genres and aesthetics in the Arts.
My passion when working with people is to help them fully express their unique gifts and abilities. Group workshops, art classes, and one-on-one coaching sessions are all designed to help clients identify tools they can use again and again to approach their art, work, and life with fresh eyes. I believe effective tools for overcoming blocks can be learned and that by accessing and leveraging their creativity people become better artists, more successful business people, and more joyful contributors at work, at home, and in all areas of life.
Four years ago I moved to Istanbul, a move that strongly influences and inspires me.
Lynda has always been passionate about writing. Reading and writing have consumed a large part of her life. She is doesn't believe in limiting herself to one specific niche and has written about everything from children to insurance companies.
Lynda is a firm believer to keep your reader's attention, engaging content is key.
Qiana Williams is a fashion professional with over 13 years of solid experience in manufacturing, quality control, sales, color evaluation, marketing, PR, writing and editing.
If you're looking to have your business effectively marketed but not sure where to begin, then you are in the right place! Using direct online mass media outlets, SEO richly laden content and the power of social networking to her advantage, Qiana can help to elevate your company to that next level while working tirelessly as your brand ambassador.
Increasing visibility across social networks, stirring up a buzz for your brand and products and even creating and executing events to showcase your company are easily attainable through the list of Qiana's services
Ashley is a junior at Stonehill College preparing for a BA in English and Graphic Design. She is SO excited to be interning for WomenCentric, gaining experience in both of these areas!
As a writer, Ashley loves composing poetry, blogs, analytical essays, and opinion pieces. Her work has been featured in Stonehill's literary journal and newspaper & she represented Stonehill at the 2012 Boston Intercollegiate Undergraduate Poetry Festival. As a visual artist, Ashley produces studio art, design work, & crafts displayed on her creativity blog and Behance profile.
Through her creative pursuits in writing, visual art, and dance, Ashley's goal is to be an agent of change & make a difference in society.
"I'm a passionate person, so when I get involved I get REALLY involved!"
I came up with this quote while watching the 2012 NBA finals. I have never been a fan of b-ball, but as I was spending a little "QT" with my guy I got pulled into the game--and now I am officially a Miami Heat fan!
That is a just small example of how I commit myself to the things I love. I'm extremely passionate about entrepreneurship, and I know owning my own business is my path to a life of creative freedom, financial stability, productivity, and personal fulfillment.
I have 3 beautiful girls, and I'm proud to be their first role model. By following my own dreams, I hope to show them that our potential is unlimited, and that greatness is within.
Keisha Allsop, the mother of a 4 year old autistic son founded United Communities Autism Network (U-CAN) to address the lack of autism awareness in underserved communities. U-CAN provides informational workshops, consultations, and referrals on Autism Spectrum Disorders. Keisha received her MPA from MCNY where she was inducted into Pi Alpha Alpha honors society, and was the recipient of the Kenneth Facey Scholarship for public interest. Keisha is currently pursuing her PhD in Public Health from Capella University.
Karen is an NJ based photographer specializing in Weddings & Portraits. She is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts with a BFA in Photography. Before starting her own business, Karen worked as an arts administrator in several arts & cultural organizations in the areas of HR and Finance. She also worked in the hospitality field, surrounded by some food and desserts inspiring enough to begin to photograph that as well. Her commercial photography including food is on Alamy.com.
Karen's is passionate about photography and animals.
Allison is best-described as an “aha!” idea strategist with expertise in public relations, promotions, event planning, social media/networking and business management.
Contact Allison if: 1)You'd like to book Liz Ryan "The Human Workplace"/Career guru, speaker, columnist for you next event.
2) Need an awesome “One Site Fits All” creative, responsive, wordpress, website from Aardvark Web Works!
3) Want to invest or be part of any Lil' Frankie Production TV Series', or
4) Are a celebrity with a huge online fan base that wants to be part of an iPhone Pocket Date App.
5) Just want to talk....
Charlene E. Green is the author of two internationally published novels, One Man’s Treasure, and its sequel, And They’ll Come Home; she is also an editor/literary consultant, a spoken-word artist, and a motivational writer and speaker. Charlene has also self-published five books: From Me to You…Through Mine Eyes: Visual Expressions (poetry), Vicariously Speaking (poetry), You Are What You Say You Are: Claiming Your Life’s Mission & Living Your Dream (self-help), Wisdom Nuggets (self-help), and You and Your Editor (informational).
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