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Lisa Fey is focused on finding meaning and fun in the things she does. She is the founder of Atta Girl LLC- a company focused on speaking, facilitating and consulting – to support people reaching their maximum potential. She is a part of The Unusual Suspects – the apprentice improvisation group at Whole World Theatre and is a member of the National Speakers Association. In her day job, Ms. Fey is part of a team that works on Sales Execution Capability Development at The Coca-Cola Company. She looks …
I was really furious this morning when somebody on Morning Joe suggested that Nancy Pelosi, who is in her early 70's, is "too old" to continue to be the House Minority Leader. This is a meme that was circulating about a year ago, and now it's back. What hooey! TEDxCPW's organizing team is a model of diversity! We're women and men of all ages and backgrounds. And we're all volunteers! Read all about us http://www.tedxcentennialparkwomen.com/category/volunteers/
Early Bird Tickets still available through Nov. 22! Don't to miss this opportunity to save $20 on your TEDxCPW ticket. Seating is limited to just 150 people, so be sure to purchase your ticket today and secure your place. Invite a friend too! This year's event features a curated selection of presentations all on the theme "Invented Here." There will be some fun and playful interactive activities and loads of networking. Lunch is included in your ticket price. Save the date: December 6, 2013, 10:00 am to 4:00pm. This year's location is AT&T, 725 W. Peachtree Street NW, …
Becky Blalock is the Managing Partner at Advisory Capital, a strategic consulting firm that provides insight and expertise to companies involved in the energy, information technology and medical industries. She will be one of the women we are shining a spotlight on. As former Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Southern Company, Blalock spent nearly a decade directing IT strategy and operations for the 6th largest utility company in the world. Today she is a sought-after …
In honor of nobel laureates, enjoy this 201 TED Talk by 1997 Nobel Prize winner Jody Williams. [ted id=1049] "It's not about kumbaya."
Raluca Bighiu, CFP® joined Morgan Stanley Wealth Management in 2011 after more than 12 years working with individuals and families at SunTrust Bank Private Wealth Management and Bank of America in the Wealth and Investment Management Group. Her areas of experience include retirement and estate planning, corporate executive services and business owner strategies. Raluca earned an Executive MBA and a BBA in Finance from GSU J. Mack Robinson College of Business. She holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL …
We had a deluge of applications to speak at our 2013 TEDxCentennialParkWomen event to be held in Atlanta in December. The theme this year is "Invented Here." We were looking for inspirational talks about how women are driving progress and crystallizing change locally and around the world. Our social media team outdid themselves on getting the word out and we are very excited about the selection and range of applications we received. Stay tuned. We will be posting our speakers for 2013 very soon! In the meantime get your ticket now!
Traci Messier is a public relations professional with Jackson Spalding, a full-service marketing firm where she works on the firm’s sports accounts as well as with clients in real estate and with non-profits. Before she discovered the joys of southern living, Traci was a native New Yorker with a thriving television career. She began as a researcher at CBS Sports in Manhattan, earning a coveted spot as a production assistant for the network’s Winter Olympic Games coverage in …
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDx[name], where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDx Centennial Park Women event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual …

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