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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 …
The Women of AT&T Atlanta Chapter connects and inspires members to achieve personal and professional goals and effect community change. Our members include active/retired women and men employees at AT&T.
Valerie Montgomery Rice, M.D. President and Dean, Morehouse School of Medicine Renowned infertility specialist and researcher, Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice is the sixth president of Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) and the first woman to lead the free-standing medical institution. She is also the dean of the school. Her invaluable combination of experience at the highest levels of patient care, medical research as well as organizational management and public health policy …
Aisha Bowden Co-Founder and Director, AMPlify Aisha Bowden is a social entrepreneur, dedicated to empowering underserved youth by using music as a tool for social change. She is the Co-Founder and Director of AMPlify , the choral music program of the Atlanta Music Project. Aisha holds a Bachelor of Music Education …
What does a physician, an activist filmmaker and a former director of diversity strategy from The Coca Cola Company have in common? They are all examples of exceptional change agents who have created #momentum not just in their lives but also in their communities and chosen fields. You can meet these inspirational speakers on May 29th at this year's TEDxCentennialParkWomen Event (click here …
Pearl Cleage Author and Playwright Pearl Cleage, an Atlanta-based writer, is currently Mellon Playwright in Residence at the Alliance Theatre. Her play, "Blues for an Alabama Sky," originally commissioned by the Alliance in 1995, received a twentieth anniversary production at the theatre in April. Her new play, "Tell Me My Dream," will be included in the Alliance 2015-2016 season and is her first script for middle school audiences. Pearl's play, "What I …
Jeffery Tobias Halter Author, Consultant and President, YWomen Jeffery Tobias Halter is the country’s leading male expert on advancing women and engaging men. He is a consultant and the President of YWomen , a strategic consulting company focused on engaging men in women’s leadership issues. YWomen focuses on driving actionable business plans and strategies to help organizations create Integrated Women’s Leadership …
Hammad Aslam Physician Hammad Aslam is a physician specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. In May 2009, Hammad met with a devastating car accident that left him with a traumatic brain injury, a spinal cord injury which rendered him completely paralyzed from below his chest and extensive nerve damage in his right arm. However, just one year later, in an amazing story of resilience and recovery, he …

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