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RENEE Warren, is the CEO and co-founder of Onboardly, a Demand Marketing agency, that works with funded technology startups that have a product their customers love. A self-proclaimed ‘geek in stilettos’, Renée helps brands gain authority, visibility and establish their executive or founding team as experts in their industry. She is an advisor at ZeroFootPrint, is a founding member of Bee Media (now Adcentricity), and is a regular contributor to BetaKit, SocialFresh and the SocialCMO.

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REBECCA Livermore, is the owner of Professional Content Creation, a virtual business with a focus on the creation of engaging website content. Rebecca is passionate about helping Internet business owners overcome obstacles to professional content creation because she truly believe that media makes a difference. Rebecca prides herself in top quality work, a courteous and helpful attitude and attention to detail. Most of all, she loves writing killer content and doing whatever else she can to make other people — particularly small to medium-size business owners –look good.

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MORGANA Rae is an international best selling author, a pioneer in personal development, and she is regarded to be the world’s top relationship with money coach. Morgana’s groundbreaking program for attracting wealth has featured her on ABC-TV, NPR, PBS, Yahoo-Finance, Entrepreneur Magazine, United Press International and The Wall Street Journal online. Morgana’s Financial Alchemy books, CDs, magazine articles, and classes have impacted the lives of thousands of people worldwide.

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MEAGAN Francis, is the creator and publisher of The Happiest Home blog, dedicated to helping moms find more satisfaction and joy in their family and home lives, and how to nurture themselves by dreaming big, starting small and doing what matters. Meagan is an author of four books, including her most recent one, The Happiest Mom: 10 Secrets To Enjoying Motherhood. She is also a speaker in conferences like Blissdom and Mom 2.0. Meagan is passionate about helping women especially moms–live intentionally and findmore satisfaction in their work, their families, and their homes.

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LIZ Edmunds, is an author and host of "The Food Nanny" Show. She has a passion for helping others understand the importance of family dinnertime. She has developed a theme night meal plan that has transformed the lives and dinnertimes of thousands! Her philosophy? Dinner is about the family. Dinner is about planning. Dinner is about good food!

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ELISA Camahort Page, is one of the three co-founders of BlogHer, Inc. As COO of the company, Elisa leads PR, Social, Content, Creative Services and BlogHer's industryleading events. Prior to co-founding BlogHer, Elisa left a career in high tech to become one of the earliest professional bloggers and social media consultants.

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BEA Arthur, is the Founder & CEO of Pretty Padded Room, an online therapy website for women! Her company launched in February 2011, offering women affordable therapy on their own time and on their own terms. By creating powerful partnerships based on your needs and operating through an accessible and secure online platform, Pretty Padded Room provides an outlet for you to vent, get to know yourself better, and help find the answers you need.

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AMANDA Abella, is a certified life coach and Author of the Amazon best-selling book, Make Money Your Honey. She has been featured in Forbes and The Huffington Post and has been helping millennials create better relationships with work and money since 2010 through workshops, coaching programs, and of course, blogging. Her perspective of hope, change and adventure mixed with a passionate work ethic has created a platform where Millenials have sought refuge and inspiration. Amanda is also a speaker and has spoken nationally at conferences and organizations including The Financial Blogger Conference, Local Levo Miami, and Women of Tomorrow.

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LYNNAE Schneller and ALY Cullinane, are managing partners of Lynnae's Gourmet Pickles, that manufactures crunchy, mouth watering pickles in unique flavor combinations from a 100-year old secret family recipe. Their story begins four generations ago with Great Grandma “Toots” and her pickle recipe. Pickling has been a family tradition ever since, but Lynnae never imagined she would ever become a pickling professional. With the help of her business partner and family friend, Aly, Lynnae decided she was going to do just that. As seen on ABC's Shark Tank, Lynnae and Aly have taken great-grandma's secret recipe from a family tradition to a full-time business. In just 2 years, they have made and sold over 100,000 jars of pickles nationwide.

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SUSAN Weinschenk, is the Founder and Principal of Weinschenk Institute. She is the person to go to when you need to know how to persuade and motivate people to take action. She has a Ph.D. in Psychology and over 30 years of experience as a behavioral psychologist. Her clients call her “The Brain Lady” because she applies research on brain science to predict, understand, and explain what motivates people and how they behave. Susan is also an author of several books, including How To Get People To Do Stuff, Neuro Web Design: What makes them click, and many others.

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LAURA Rubinstein of Transform Today, is an award winning Social Media and Marketing Strategist for entrepreneurs. She is the President of the Social Buzz Club (a content amplification network) and creator of the Social Media Blast Off course. Laura is known for her Marketing and Relationship Development Consulting. As a Certified Social Media Marketing Strategist, Hypnotherapist and Master Leadership Coach, she works with business owners, speakers, authors, and service providers around the globe. With more than twenty years of marketing experience and focus on relationship building, Laura’s creative, innovative, and elegant strategies make her a highly sought after professional.

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ANZIE Stein, co-founded Anzie Jewelry, with her daughter, Jaclyn after her husband was diagnosed at an early age with advanced colon cancer. It was born on the idea of creation as a healing process and as a means to celebrate the richness of life. Before her move into the jewelry industry, Anzie studied fine art and was an artist as well as an art teacher while her business savvy daughter Jaclyn attended jewelry classes at FIT to nurture her creativity. This combination of aesthetic eye and a business sense, as well as a love of giving back to the community is likely what has propelled Anzie Jewelry from a small family-owned business to one that sells everywhere from independently curated fine jewelry stores to Saks on Fifth Avenue.

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SUE B. Zimmerman, aka the #nstagramGal and TheInstagramExpert, is a master at Instagram for Business. She teaches entrepreneurs, business execs, and marketing professionals how powerful Instagram for business can be. Sue is the founder of the online Instagram course Insta-Results, the author of the #1 eBook Instagram Basics for your Business, a Speaker and Business Coach. She also is the founder of SueB.Do & Sue B. Zimmerman Enterprise. With her extensive knowledge of social media, her ease and comfort with people, and her creative eye for branding, Sue B. is the master at connecting and empowering others to be successful entrepreneurs and marketing gurus.

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RUNA Magnusdottir, is a creative and fast forward thinking life time entrepreneur from Iceland, creator of the two EU awarded leadership & Personal Branding Programs; Discover Your X-Factor & BRANDit, focused to help fast forward thinking entrepreneurs to build an outstanding brand by simply being themselves.  Runa is the CEO & founder of Connected Women,  co-founder of BRANDit and founding member of ATL Europe, the Association of Transformational Leaders in Europe. As an international transformational and motivational speaker, Runa uses her life time experience as an entrepreneur, her “shaken but not stirred” sense of humor with a good dash of passion, to speak, inspire & coach women who want more confidence & happiness in their lives and men who seek to unleash their leadership skills from the inside-out. 

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SUSAN Petersen is the CEO and founder of Freshly Picked, a moccasin company that she started in 2009. She started making baby moccasins after becoming frustrated by the lack of well-designed baby shoes. Working at her kitchen table, on a shoestring budget, Susan persisted through some disastrous attempts until she had created a pair of moccasins that not only looked adorable on his son’s chubby little feet, but stayed on his feet as well. Her moccasins have now grown to a well-known brand and has been featured on Parenting Magazine, US Weekly, In Touch, Kourtney Kardashian, Kim Kardashian, and many others.

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MAZARINE Treyz, is an entrepreneur who teaches nonprofits how to fundraise via books, speaking, and more. She is the founder of Wild Social Media, that helps nonprofits and small businesses define and strengthen their public image through strategic social marketing, media relations, speaker and media training. Mazarine Treyz is the author of the 5 star rated Wild Woman’s Guide to Social Media and the Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising.

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FELENA Hanson, is a long-time entrepreneur and marketing maven. Her latest venture, Hera Hub, is a spa-inspired shared workspace for female entrepreneurs. This as needed, flexible work and meeting space provides a productive environment for women who primarily work from home. Hera Hub members have access to a professional space to meet with clients and to connect and collaborate with like-minded business owners, thus giving them the support they need to be prosperous. After building three successful locations in San Diego County, her next goal is to support over 20,000 women in the launch and growth of their business via 200 Hera Hub locations over the next 5 years.

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KELLY O'neil, is a brand marketing strategist for entrepreneurs who want to position themselves as thought leaders, attract affluent clients and make a difference in the world. Kelly transforms their passion and good idea into a visionary brand and profit. Kelly is one of the most sought-after international brand marketing and leadership strategists for conscious entrepreneurs who want to become leading thought experts, attract affluent clients and create a lasting impact on the world. She is the best-selling author of two books, “Visionary Women Inspiring the World: 12 Paths to Personal Power” and “Ignite Your Business Transform Your World.

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MELANIE BENSON STRICK, is the president and founder of Success Connections, Corporation, America’s Leading Small Business Optimizer, that helps fast-paced, creative entrepreneurs accelerate their impact and income by making the business they have work 10 times better. Melanie guides fast-paced, creative entrepreneurs and thought leaders to optimize their results – without losing their sanity or their soul. After two years running her own company, Melanie quickly realized that most entrepreneurs create a JOB, rather than a business that can generate sustainable results. She has mentored hundreds of entrepreneurs to get their business out of neutral to experience a multiple six figure boost. Melanie is a lifestyle enthusiast and spends her free time in search of the best spas and beaches in the world.

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JILLIENE Hleman, is the CEO and Co-Founder of Realty Mogul, a crowdfunding for real estate. Jilliene is responsible for strategic direction and operations. She has underwritten over $1 billion of real estate and was previously a Vice President at Union Bank, where she spent time in Wealth Management, Finance and Risk Management. Jilliene is a Certified Wealth Strategist®, holds Series 63 and Series 7 licenses and has a degree in Business from Georgetown University.

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JENNY Blake is a bestselling author, career and business coach and international speaker who helps smart people organize their brain, move beyond burnout, and build sustainable, dynamic careers they love. With two years at a technology start-up as the first employee, over five years at Google on the Training and Career Development teams, and three years of running her own business, Jenny combines her love of technology with her superpower of simplifying complexity to help clients through big transitions — often to pivot in their career or launch a book, blog or business. Jenny is the proud author of Life After College: The Complete Guide to Getting What You Want and blog of the same name. Today you can find her at JennyBlake.me, where she explores the intersection of mind, body and business.

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HEATHER ANNE Carson, is the President & Co-Founder of Onboardly. The ultimate 'people person' and feisty redhead, Heather’s focus is on cultivating relationships between brands and influencers and translating client goals into actionable campaigns through PR and influencer marketing. Dedicated to client success, Heather pours passion and insight into every client project, inspiring her team to deliver exceptional results. Her leadership philosophy is simple: inspire the people around you and anything becomes possible.  She believes that results are all about hard work and genuine relationships. As a result, she’s helped Onboardly’s clients secure coverage in publications like Inc, Entrepreneur, New York Times Magazine, Forbes, The NextWeb, TechCrunch, PandoDaily, TechCocktail, Mashable and many more.

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CARRIE Green, is the founder of the Female Entrepreneur Association, one of the fastest growing online communities for female entrepreneurs around the world, with over 100,000 women now involved.

Carrie started the Female Entrepreneur Association in 2011 as a way to connect with like-minded women from all over the world and find out how they keep motivated, how they overcome challenges, what things they’ve learnt along the way. She’s on a mission to help inspire you and to share strategies that can help you to live an amazing life and achieve incredible things!

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Carolyn Herfurth, founder of The Biztruth and creator of Art of the Ask Academy, is a serial entrepreneur, author, speaker, trainer and business mentor. Having played a hand in the launch over over 100 businesses, Carolyn knows that a one-size- fits-all model to business growth doesn't work, so she established Evolve Accelerator to equip service-based women business owners to build a sustainable business.

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ATHENA YAP, is the Owner and CEO of Jackboy's Dog Bakery which she founded in July of 2007, whose mission is to deliver healthy and wholesome dog treats while creating and celebrating life memories between dogs, owners and their families. Prior to starting the company, Athena worked as an Aerospace Engineer for over 14 years specializing in Composite Materials and Processes, before quitting to grow Jackboy's Dog Bakery full time.

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ANDREEA Ayers is the owner of Soaps to Live by, which she founded in 2013. She wanted to combine her passion for organic & eco-friendly products and her dedication to giving back with her commitment to always staying inspired and finding joy in everyday things! Andreea is a serial entrepreneur . In 2007, she founded the eco-friendly inspirational t-shirt company Tees for Change and in 2011, she started helping other entrepreneurs dream big and launch & grow their product businesses with her LaunchGrowJoy Project. Her passion is helping entrepreneurs turned their dreams into reality!

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BONNIE Harvey, is the Co-Founder of Barefoot Wine, America ’s #1 Wine Brand. She is a New York Times Bestselling Business Co-Author of her book, The Barefoot Spirit. She is a thought leader in entrepreneurship, speaker, blogger, writer, and consultant. Bonnie has a passion for helping young entrepreneurs choose the right path. With her varied “hard-knocks” experience, she offers practical solutions for all aspects of starting a business. She loves showing others how to avoid painful and costly mistakes and directing them toward profitability.

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Julie Fry is the Chief Mom Officer at Business Among Moms, a leading networking and resource community for mom-owned businesses. Her mission is to help moms in business start, market and manage their businesses by providing networking, advertising and educational opportunities. Julie helps you succeed as both a mom and a business owner!

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CHERYL Wood, is a compelling thought leader and motivational speaker with a deep-rooted passion for supporting the personal development and economic empowerment of women globally.

Cheryl is one of the most compelling thought leaders and voices in motivational speaking today. Armed with a mission to empower, Cheryl has already impacted the lives of hundreds through her life-changing principles of FEARLESS living.

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KARA Goldin, is the chief executive officer and founder of San Francisco based hint Inc., which produces all-natural essence waters, with no sweeteners and nothing artificial. Kara started hint, Inc. to make it easier for consumers to lead a healthy lifestyle. Flavored only with natural fruit essence, hint delivers refreshment without unnecessary additives and sweeteners. She has earned many accolades with the recent being named one of the “40 Women to Watch Over 40”, recognized by Forbes Magazine.

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