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It’s time to brave up. 70% of women studied are facing at least one of 12 “hidden” crises, and on average they’re facing 3 at the same time. Over 50% don’t know what to do… Brave Up – It’s your time to shine. A champion for working women Kathy Caprino left her corporate career to pursue her passion to help women overcoming professional crisis. Kathy Caprino, M.A., is an internationally-recognized women’s career success and work-life expert, leadership consultant, speaker, and trainer dedicated to the advancement of women in business. A featured contributor on women’s careers, …
It’s about time we all had access to healthcare information. Myth busting, life-saving, empowering. Access to healthcare information is the great equalizer. Hala Moddelmog has successfully served in president and CEO roles for more than 20 years. She became the first female president and CEO of the Metropolitan Atlanta Chamber of Commerce in January 2014, following a successful leadership career in the corporate and nonprofit sectors. She most recently served as president of Atlanta-based Arby’s Restaurant Group, where she led brand revitalization and strategic marketing efforts. As …
Getting real – sometimes our personal brand isn’t as shiny and pretty as our professional brand. It’s about time – to make it my time. Brooke Beach is the founder and chairman of MarketWake - a digital marketing agency, and the CEO of Kevy - an ecommerce marketing automation company. She graduated magna cum laude from the Grady School of Journalism at the University of Georgia. After graduation, she became a spokesperson for Fortune 500 companies and helped lead nation-wide public relations and marketing campaigns. As a young business professional and entrepreneur, Beach faced a …
How did this pilot get her wings back? Henry Ford said, “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that a plane takes off against the wind, and not with it.” It’s about time to take flight. Antonia Wysong currently holds the position of Assistant Chief Pilot for Delta Air Lines in Atlanta, Georgia. She started her airline career as a United Airlines flight attendant, but shortly thereafter started taking flying lessons. Today, she has an airline transport pilot certificate and holds advanced ground and certified flight licenses. She is rated for B757, B767, CL65 and …
It’s about time women were better represented in on the silver screen. While women make 85% of consumer decisions yet they are underrepresented in Hollywood. Where are the female writers, directors or significant roles for women in film? Where is the woman who will write the next inspiring script? Let’s support her in bringing her vision to the screen. Shay Bentley-Griffin is one of Georgia’s best-kept secrets. In 2008, she and fellow Georgia Film and Entertainment Advisory Board members succeeded in getting tax incentives passed that boosted Georgia to number …
Women can change the world, but good intentions are not enough. They must be willing to invite others in and connect with people who may not look and act like them. Natosha Reid Rice is a mother, a wife, an ordained minister, inspirational speaker, life coach and attorney. She serves as the Associate General Counsel for Real Estate and Finance at Habitat for Humanity International managing financing programs and strategies to generate sources of capital that enable Habitat affiliates provide decent, affordable housing to families throughout the country. In …
Confidence or competence? The answer might be found in the acronym “COMPETE.” Theresa Wenzel has been a tireless advocate for women’s sports, and particularly women’s basketball for her entire career as a player, coach and administrator. Currently Team President of the WNBA's Atlanta Dream. Wenzel spent the previous 10 years as a top athletic administrator at Georgia Tech, joining the Yellow Jackets in 2005 before being elevated to the position of Senior Women’s Administrator in 2006. She was honored as the 2011 Administrator of the Year by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association …
In her talk, Dr. Maryam Alavi explores the relationship between humans and machines. It’s about time to change the paradigm about the relationship between humans and machines from one in which humans compete with machines to learn and solve problems to one in which humans team up with machines to improve their lives. Dr. Maryam Alavi currently serves as the dean of the Scheller College of Business at Georgia Institute of Technology. As an expert in digital innovations and strategic IT applications, Dr. Alavi is a thought leader on IT strategy, a recognized educator and advisor with …

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