Chia-Li Chien, CFP®, CRPC, PMP; Chia-Li like “JOLLY!” She is chief strategist at Value Growth Institute, dedicated to helping private business owners increase the value of their firms. She is the award-winning author of Show Me The Money and faculty member of American Management Association. Her blog and newsletter was named a top small business resource by the New York Times “You’re the Boss” blog.
Leslie Grossman has been a leader and advocate for women's business success for more than 20 years. She is cofounder of Women's Leadership Exchange, and its leadership development program, LEXCI; she is an expert in marketing to women in business; the author of SELLsation: How Companies Can Capture Today's Hottest Market: Women Business Owners and Executives; and was an entrepreneur for 25 years, starting her first business at the age of 25. As owner of a leading NYC marketing/PR firm in the 1990's, Leslie was responsible for the 8-year campaign that brought platinum jewelry back from the dead to become the preferred metal for brides all over the US. Her marketing to women strategy evolved into a focus on business women as a result of her experience as a leader of many women's business associations.
Andrea March has successfully reinvented herself several times as a woman business owner & leader.
She has a background in real estate, selling & designing jewelry for a multi-million dollar family jewelry firm, as well as founding the Investment Expo, which became the largest financial strategies trade show/seminar program in the Northeast & South Florida.
In 2001 Andrea co-founded the Women's Leadership Exchange with Leslie Grossman, another experienced woman business owner who shared Andrea’s powerful commitment to women entrepreneurs. Andrea believes this is the fulfillment of her destiny, the culmination of all her previous experience, in business & in life.
WLE is a multimedia company - live conferences around the country, a website & virtual resource, which provides the connections & knowledge women need to propel their businesses & careers.
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.
Rita Henley Jensen is Founder and Editor in Chief of award-winning nonprofit news service Women's eNews (www.womensenews.org) and its sister site Arabic Women’s eNews (www.awomensenews.org). A former senior writer for the National Law Journal and columnist for The New York Times Syndicate, Jensen has won an armload of awards, including the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism Alumni award, the Alicia Patterson fellowship, and the Lloyd P. Burns Public Service prize. Jensen is also a survivor of domestic violence and a former welfare mother who earned degrees from Ohio State University and Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.
Women's eNews is a daily, online, nonprofit news service covering issues of particular concern to wome
A nationally-recognized organization development consultant, master trainer, and author of Power Surge: A Conduit for Enlightened Leadership. Central to her work is Polarity Management®, a set of principles and method to guide people in tapping the power of “both/and” thinking for better, more sustainable results. Her areas of expertise include complex challenges, leadership self-awareness, resolving conflict and communications skills.
Debba Haupert is passionate about social media! With over 20 years of corporate marketing, she now focuses her marketing efforts on social media to help companies reach/build their ‘communities.’ She built the online community of women called: GIRLFRIENDOLOGY (http://girlfriendology.com). ‘Addicted’ (in a good way!) to social media, Debba has over 22,000 Twitter followers and 15,000 female Facebook Fans. She/Girlfriendology has worked with Biz, Kroger, The UPS Store,Frito-Lay, Healthy Choice, Crystal Light, International Delight and other brands. She teaches/speaks on social media marketing.
Erica Tucci is a corporate manager, business owner, Reiki master/instructor, certified life coach, former ballet dancer and pianist and author of three books. As a “voice for women who are reclaiming their Divine female within,” Erica offers books and services that touch women’s souls and help them to fulfill their deepest desires. Her books carry women on a personal journey to places where their souls are connected. Her Yin Radiance program facilitates women’s own healing, leading them to the joyful, radiant life that is their Divine birthright.
As owner of Swallowtail Consulting, Lorrie Schoettler brings her experience as a seasoned nonprofit manager with executive experience, a small business development professional with micro-lending experience, and an organic farmer to leverage best practices for her clients. Lorrie has evolved as a consultant to one with an eye for sustainable systems within the environments and individuals of the organizations she serves. As an entrepreneur herself, Lorrie understands the tensions faced by many small business owners and nonprofit managers whose days are defined by the tensions between vision and implementation.
I would much rather fix something than complain about it.
I am a social entrepreneur. I love a solid business model. I also love having a positive impact on society. Social enterprise combines business and impact. It has the potential to fix some of the biggest issues facing the world today.
My first venture, Give To Get Jobs, is a job board and information hub for jobs that use a sustainable business model to address social and/or environmental issues. A portion of the proceeds from each job posting is donated to fund job creation programs.
I am also a social impact strategist. I help other brands develop social impact strategies that make sense.
Angela T. Jones is a native Detroiter who was first discovered to have the gift of creative writing at a very young age. Angela works a full time corporate job, is a single mother and is multi-talented. These are some of the traits that first earned her the title of Super Woman.
Angela pursued her writing and entrepreneurial dreams in 2008. This resulted in the creation of Super Woman Productions and Publishing LLC. The company is a diversified media company specializing in book publishing and digital media. Super Woman’s first published works were short stories in eBook format. Super Woman has since become a “walking brand”.
Tai Goodwin is a writer, teacher, and coach committed to helping women go from bright to brilliant. Leveraging over 14 years of experience in training and development for national and global companies like Williams Scotsman, Barnes & Noble, and CA Technologies, participants leave Tai's presentations inspired, more confident and ready to take action.
Published on ForbesWomen.com and SmartBrief.com, she is the founder of the Career Makeover Coach blog. Tai serves as co-host of #SmallBizChat, a weekly Twitter interview show that taps the minds of the some of the best small business leaders. She is also the Editor-in-Chief of Launch While Working.com, the official online magazine for Employedpreneurs - individuals who are launching their business while working full time.
Laura is an Executive Advisor & Founder of The Berdéo Group. She is also Director of Corporate Programs at Tiara—Exceptional Women’s Coaching.
Laura is a contributor to The Glass Hammer, a publication designed for women executives in financial services, law and business sponsored by PwC and Goldman Sachs. She also writes the Executive Coaching column for BeInkandescent, the ezine for entrepreneurs and her articles have been featured as top stories in National Association of Women Business Owners.
Her ease & zeal for building lasting relationships, acquaintances, & productive introductions between people are her personal trademark.
Born in Uganda & “raised” at the United Nations, Liz is an international speaker, entrepreneur & educator, currently an Entrepreneur in Residence at Cornell University and on the New Media Faculty at NYU’s Heyman Center for Philanthropy.
Liz is an authority authority on women / minorities in entrepreneurship & leadership; as well as technological innovations advancing causes, empowering disenfranchised people & improving service delivery.
She obtained Master's & Bachelor's degrees from Cornell University & Syracuse University, respectively. Additionally, she graduated from the United Nations International School.
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!
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.
I speak about discovering the resiliency and beauty of your spirit by opening the gates of your heart. In my one day intensive, I delve into points that will help you heal, grow, and find peace. Such points as how to perform a self-appraisal and accepting self-responsibility are addressed.
My talk is based upon my own experiences, from which I have developed awareness, healed from a life of deep despair, and grown to great joy and peace. I reference the book I have written and photographed, called "Opening the Gates of the Heart: A Journey of Healing." This book is a tribute to the resiliency and beauty of the human spirit.
Barbara Bennett is the Investor Education Program Specialist with the Securities Division of the North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State. In her short time with the Division, she has created three investor education courses available to the 58 Community Colleges in North Carolina, written two brand new educational pamphlets, revamped a course for Law Enforcement personnel, conducted well over 100 investor education seminars, and writes a bi-monthly column for several publications. In addition, she is The Division’s military liaison and was recently appointed to the North American Securities Administrators Association’s newly
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.
Doreen Amatelli, MBA, PCC, NLP is a certified professional life coach and workshop/seminar leader specializing in personal growth and self-development as the basis for helping people achieve their goals. She is a compassionate and intuitive listener and speaker who identifies practical yet creative options for helping people navigate through major life transitions. Through her workshops, seminars, and coaching she teaches individuals and audiences tools, techniques and concepts to overcome their roadblocks, opening a clear path to achieving their goals.
Ms. Amatelli is also a certified practitioner in neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) offering clients practical, effective tools and techniques to make the changes they need quickly so the
Stacy Malone, Esq. is the Executive Director of the Victim Rights Law Center. She joined the VRLC in 2004 as a pro bono attorney for the VRLC’s Rape Survivors' Law Project, where she provided free legal services to sexual assault survivors on employment, safety, privacy and other issues. She then served in various capacities on the VRLC Board of Directors until 2010, when Ms. Malone was appointed VRLC's Executive Director. Ms. Malone has also worked in the private sector and at both federal and state agencies. Ms. Malone is a graduate of Boston University School of Law, the University of Massachusetts at Boston Women and Politics Program and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Daylle Deanna Schwartz is founder of The Self-Love Movement, a speaker, self-empowerment counselor, and best-selling author of 13 books, including Nice Girls Can Finish First. She's been on 500+ TV/radio shows, including Oprah, Good Morning America & Howard Stern and quoted in dozens of publications, including The New York Times. Daylle specializes in helping women learn how to tame their people pleasing natures & handle themselves in soft-spoken, friendly ways that get results. She writes Lessons from a Recovering DoorMat on Beliefnet & a column on Huffington Post. To spread self-love, she launched The Self-Love Movement HowDoILoveMe.com, with a 31 Days of Self-Love pledge & giving her book, How Do I Love Me? Let Me Count the Ways, for fr
Lakesia D. Johnson teaches at Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa. She is author of ICONIC: DECODING IMAGES OF THE REVOLUTIONARY BLACK WOMAN published by Baylor University Press.
Cynthia has spent over 20 years in the public relations and fashion worlds. Prior to starting OUTHOUSE, Cynthia was the Public Relations Director at American jeweler, David Yurman running pr and marketing for both the jewelry and watch divisions of the brand. Previous to Yurman, she was the Public Relations Director for the European, luxury brand Wolford where she managed the brand’s media relations, retail consumer promotions and served as the company spokesperson. Prior to her career in public relations, Cynthia spent many years as a women’s wear buyer at Bergdorf Goodman. Cynthia is also the co-founder and editorial director of the online property WomenYouShouldKnow.net.
I am completely Digital and love being an internet expert and want to broaden my marketing skills in the field of Internet Advertising. Having good years of experience in search engine optimization and love to blog and write watever is on my mind.. keen to open myself to new areas of internet world and keep on learning new things.. Avid learner...
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.
I am a woman, but I can be defined in a million different ways. Like the iconic women I admire, Hillary Clinton, Oprah, and Lady Gaga, to name a few, I am driven, passionate, and confident. As I think about the great strides that women have made in society, it empowers me to work harder and contribute more. At this exact moment in time, there is something amazing about being a woman. Renegade women of the past have paved the way for us to “have it all” and now we must decide if we do in fact “want it all.” Enter Renegade Chicks.
Maureen Wlodarczyk is an author, columnist, genealogist, speaker and blogger (website: www.past-forward.com), an officer with the Flannery Clan based in Dublin, Ireland, a member of the Irish-American Writers and Artists organization and an admitted history addict.
Maureen writes a local history column titled "Hudson Then . . . Again" for the River View Observer (riverviewobserver.net) and a genealogy column "History & Mystery: Perfect Together" for the e-magazine Garden State Legacy (gardenstatelegacy.com).
Donna Morton, Ashoka, Ogunte and Unreasonable fellow, CEO, co-founder of First Power, with a mission to put clean energy, jobs and equity in the hands of first nations and other communities. She also co-founded the Centre for Integral Economics, CIE harnessing the power of the market, culture and those left out of the economy.
She is a serial-social entrepreneur her experience ranges from going to jail for Greenpeace building think tanks and crafting tax policy. Donna is a storyteller and an economic artist; she has spoken at lots of events including: 3 TEDx events, World Permaculture Forum and Bioneers as well as energy and business conferences in several countries. Her work has been profiled recently in Fast Company, The Guardian,
Confident Mama Lactation Counseling helps moms achieve their goals with information and support. Jeanne is passionate about helping moms find breastfeeding techniques that work for them, allowing breastfeeding to easily fit into their busy lives.
Tiffany Rae Reid is serving the world by engaging multiracial and multicultural communities in a discussion about concepts of race (as a social versus biological construct) and the connection between acknowledging diversity and living an authentic life. Tiffany Rae is an author, radio show host, and community educator seeking to combine her biracial experiences with a desire to better understand human beings from a sociological perspective. In this way, Tiffany Rae hopes to continue impacting the lives of children, families, educators and policy makers while engaging people in a conversation that moves past celebrating heroes and holidays.
As the Host of Mixed Race Radio, Tiffany Rae carries on a weekly conversation about what it means
Julia Rosien is the founder and Chief Idea Officer of SocialNorth, a social media strategist firm as well as founder and owner of GoGirlfriend, a travel-based website for women. Julia serves on various boards of directors and is 2013 Chariman for Withit.org, a non-profit organization for women in the home and furnishings industries.
Co-founder of Canada’s first 140 Conference and its master of ceremonies as well as a presenter at TEDxWomen Waterloo, Impact99, Tweetstock.ca, Women in Biz Conference to name just a few, Julia is much-requested speaker in a variety of industries. Not surprisingly, she’s been named one of the most influential women in social media and was a nominee for the Roger’s 2011 Women of the Year celebration.
Style/Image Coach for mid career women and small business owners who struggle with not knowing their personal style, and not having enough time or energy to figure it out.
What makes me different from other Style/Image coaches is that I used to be just like those women and because my own struggle and discovery, I teach women how to uncover their personal style, how to dress their body, how to and where to shop, and how to remove the roadblocks getting in the way of showing themselves fully and wholly to the world.
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