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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 …
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 …

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