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Courtesy: Klaudia Tolman, TEDxWroclaw We have all wanted to be THAT person on stage: speaking confidently into the microphone, not hemming or hawing or sounding like Darth Vader who just came up ten flights of stairs. TED and TEDx speakers are known the world over for communicating their fantastic, creative ideas in a clear, cogent manner that enraptures their audiences. Now, you too can pick up a tip or two from our speaking coach …
LaChina Robinson Basketball Analyst and Reporter LaChina Robinson is a seasoned women's college basketball analyst and reporter and will begin her eighth season this year as the basketball analyst for WNBA’s The Atlanta Dream on Fox Sports South. Most recently, during the 2014-15 season, Robinson was an analyst on ESPN2’s women’s college basketball Sunday telecasts and during ESPN’s coverage of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship first and …
By now we have all heard the sad news this week of the passing of Dave Goldberg, the chief executive of SurveyMonkey and Sheryl Sandberg’s husband. Goldberg, 47, died unexpectedly Friday, after sustaining severe head injuries after falling off a treadmill, while on vacation with his family in Mexico. As tributes poured in from Silicon Valley for the accomplished executive, he was remembered fondly not just for his work and humility but also for his unstinting love and support for his wife, …
Just for You. An Incredible Day of Inspiration. You are invited to our third annual TEDxWomen event where this year’s theme is #Momentum. We’ll have stories from the frontline from daring women (and men) who have created and driven #momentum in their fields - from business to leadership, the arts and education, to cultivating a sensitive, engaged youth community. You’ll be inspired by our audacious speakers and invigorated by their narratives that will push you to …
Crystal Kadakia Human Capital Consultant Crystal Kadakia is a rising thought leader, invited speaker, and human capital consultant for topics related to the capturing Next Generation insights and designing the Future of the Workplace. Her consulting firm, Invati, enables generation transformation by fueling next generation engagement and infusing innovation throughout the organization.The consulting services include unique discovery processes and strategically …
Finding a career you love is hard enough, but making sure you are helping others as you scale the ranks is harder! Our speakers at the May 29th TEDxCentennialParkWomen event have burnished such exceptional paths for themselves and their communities, that they are nothing short of inspirational! They have not just excelled in their chosen fields but they have the grace and the courage to use their considerable talent and resources to give others the #momentum they need to move out of …
Libby Wagner Poet, Author, and Speaker Libby Wagner is a poet, author, speaker, and a poetry professor invited into the boardroom. As a trusted advisor for presidents, CEOs and executive directors, Libby has shaped the cultures of numerous Fortune 500 clients, including The Boeing Company, Nike, Philips, ST Microelectronics, Diageo and Costco. She has been quoted in The New York Times and The Harvard Business Review , and is the author of the Amazon best …
Lisa Earle McLeod Bestselling Author, Consultant, President McLeod & More, Inc. Lisa Earle McLeod is best known for creating the popular business concept “Noble Purpose.” Her bestselling book, Selling with Noble Purpose, has been a game changer for leaders at global firms like Flight Centre, Hootsuite, and Roche. McLeod introduced the concept of Noble Purpose™ after her research with sales teams revealed that salespeople who sell with Noble Purpose, who truly want …
Jennifer Denning Director, Atlanta InterPlay and Soulprint Players Jennifer Denning is the director of Atlanta InterPlay and the InterPlay performance group, Soulprint Players. She works with creative expression and is passionate about creating community and making creative play accessible to all. Apart from leading playshops throughout the metro area, …
Dr. Elizabeth Kiss President, Agnes Scott College Dr. Elizabeth Kiss (pronounced “quiche”) is the eighth president of Agnes Scott College, a national liberal arts college for women in Atlanta. Since becoming president in 2006, Kiss has led the college in developing a strategic plan, "Engaging a Wider World", and launched a $100 million comprehensive campaign, with nearly $91 million raised to date. A 1983 graduate of Davidson College, Dr. Kiss received a bachelor's degree in …

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