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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 …
We're excited to share with you the 2016 line-up of the innovators, entrepreneurs, and game-changers. This year’s TEDxCentennialParkWomen (TEDxCPW) event features a curated selection of not-to-be-missed presentations revolving around our theme, “It’s About Time.” Our presenters will speak on topics ranging from global economics to elevating women in male-dominated industries to redesigning workflow as a result of new technology.
She is the familiar voice on the Atlanta airwaves every afternoon. Her award-winning interviews cover Atlanta’s undiscovered and rarely celebrated like no other. WABE’s Rose Scott is a powerful voice of the people. On October 28th she will lend her considerable talents as the emcee of our TEDxCentennialParkWomen 2016 event. The St. Louis, Missouri native spoke with TEDxCPW team member, Ebony Hillsman about this year’s theme:
Once again, TEDxCentennialParkWomen (TEDxCPW), celebrates the impact women are making in Atlanta and across the world. We hope you can join us to for a TED-like experience of live talks, not-to-be-missed Xperiences, networking and a special live-stream presentation from TEDWomen in San Francisco -- right here in the ATL. Click here to register . Purchase your ticket by September 15 to save $15.
At TEDxCentennialParkWomen (TEDxCPW) our mission is to help curate and share “ideas worth spreading” that educate, inspire and empower women. We want to bring together a community of men and women in Atlanta who care about seeing women advance in all aspects of their lives. Our goal is to be a catalyst for fresh new dialogues and inspiration that help women grow as leaders who contribute to a strong and vibrant city, country, and world. One of the inspirations for our 2016 event is to be a catalyst to connect and showcase the leaders who are making a difference for the women leaders in …
Reserve your spot for this year’s TEDxCentennialParkWomen event on October 28, 2016. Last year’s event was sold out and seating is limited, so purchase your tickets today to secure your place. Invite a friend, too! Early bird tickets are now on sale and will be available through September 15, 2016. Save $15 by clicking here to buy. It's About Time This year’s TEDxCentennialParkWomen event features a curated selection of presentations revolving around our theme, “It’s About Time.” Hear how …
Are you looking for a way to spend a great day, listening to ground-breaking ideas worth spreading, leading edge, fresh, thought-provoking ideas that are unique and inspirational, ideas that contain key messages which speak to you personally and professionally? If so, please join as we explore important topics impacting our community through this year’s theme, “It’s About Time.” Our 4th TEDxCentennialParkWomen (TEDxCPW) program kicks off on Oct. 28, at the AT&T Mobility Headquarters in Buckhead. Previous attendees will remember the heart-pounding start to last year’s sold-out event by Jo- …

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