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ANN Arceo, AAMS is a Financial Planner and Founder of Savvy Duo Financial Planning, Inc. in Los Angeles. She provides financial planning and money coaching to couples in their 20’s and 30’s.

Her mission is to help couples simplify their financial lives so that they can save for tomorrow while enjoying today. She believes that the couple that plans together stands together!

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DENISE Fleck, established Sunny-dog Ink to help people help their pets through her Pet First-Aid & CPR curriculum. She has developed a line of pet first aid kits, is an award-wining author as well as high school animal care instructor.

Denise is the author of Quickfind Books’ Pet Care Series and penned the Pet First-Aid section for Animal Behavioral College's text books for groomers, dog trainers and veterinary technicians. Denise is an advocate of adopting senior pets and teaches workshops on how to make their later years more golden.

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JULIE Stobbe, is a Trained Professional Organizer and Silver Leaf Member of Professional Organizers in Canada. She started Mind over Clutter Professional Organizing Services in 2006, working with residential, small business and corporate clients.

She believes that organizing solutions need to fit your unique style and personality. She works in partnership with you to develop routines and spaces to organize your life and develop a Mind over Clutter attitude.

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TIFFANY Copon left corporate America due to an illness, and has faced a myriad of adversity, but is now in control of doing life her way. She’s started a business with a unique product she invented for babies called Bebé PODPants.

With Bebé PODPants being the very first, Tiffany plans to continue to develop additional child-centered products that enrich the lives of both parent and child under the organizational structure of Toi Box, LLC where the mission is American sourced and made, Fun and Functional Parenting Products and to show that a tenacious spirit will always prevail.

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MECHEL Glass, is the Vice President of ClearPoint CCS, the second largest non-profit credit counseling agency in the United States. She has recently wrote a book called The Veteran's Money Book , A Step-by-Step Program to Help Military Veterans Build a Personal Financial Action Plan and Map Their Futures.

Early on, she founded the consulting services company, Beat Debt, Inc., and developed educational games and workshops designed to teach concepts on reducing credit card debt and building up savings. She later sold the rights to her company and workshops to a non-profit credit counseling organization.

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PATRICIA Baronowski, is the Founder and President of Pristine Advisers, a marketing and communications professional with over 23 years experience in the financial communications and media relations industry.

Patricia began her career in investor relations and financial communications more than two decades ago at Dewe Rogerson, Inc. where she has held various positions, primarily in IR and PR. She is currently responsible for developing and executing financial communication programs that position clients effectively in the financial community.

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Sharvonique Renee Fortune, is an animation creative, specializing in character animation and directing, character design, animation development, and pitch materials. Fueled by her imagination and love for the craft, Sharvonique founded Sharvonique Studios as a means to bring her signature characters and unconventional stories to life.

Sharvonique is currently focusing her attention on her second venture, T-MODE - a fun size Anime, Gaming and Japanese Culture event in the Washington, DC metro area. As well as her newest venture, Shop Me Beautiful - a personal beauty shopping service.

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RAEGAN Payne, is an award winning published playwright and creator of TheGoodMuse, a blog which chronicled her mission to finish over 100 volunteer projects as a tribute to her grandfather.

She decided to start volunteering and do what she does best - write about it - so others would know what volunteer opportunities were available.

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SHAWN Council, is an Attorney in Bloomfield, CT who also hold s a Doctorate in Law & Policy. She is also a Professor of African American History, Philosophy and Social Justice at Central CT State University. Shawn is also the owner of a publishing company, Council Publishing.

She has written several books for the Bookee & La La series aimed at urban children who do not have many book choices online or in traditional brick and mortar stores.These little urban heroes tackle subjects such as going to college, self-esteem, business ownership, and money management.

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ISHA Edwards, is a brand-marketing consultant and the owner of EPiC Measures, LLC. Nine years of marketing and communications experience, coupled with more than two decades of business management acumen, enables Isha to create and implement comprehensive marketing plans that yield results. Isha has a global perspective on economic development.

In her consulting role, she works to maintain the integrity, productivity, and profitability of individuals and organizations across 12 industries. Her client base includes those in the U.S., Europe, South Africa, and the Caribbean. Along with managing client assignments, Isha is a marketing instructor for Emory University’s Continuing Education and currently serves as a Mentor Network Advisor for New York University’s Wasserman Career Development Center.

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KATHRYN Pisco, is the founder of Unearth The World - Pairing Volunteers With Non-Profits. After years of working in corporate America, she took a 9-month career break with her husband and travelled the world doing a mix of personal travel and volunteer work. This experience inspired her to create her own social venture that helps pair individuals with international nonprofits in a responsible way so that others can experience the transformative power of travel.

Their mission is to connect volunteers with vetted international organizations that are focused on positively impacting social change.

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Evergreen Amundson -TodaysLeadingWomen.comEVERGREEN Amundson, is an author, Earth Wisdom Guide and intuitive. Evergreen uses her varied background to author works celebrating the bond between humans and animals, and the healing possibilities of Earth Wisdom to build a deeper connection to all life.

As owner of Evergreen Spirit Press, Evergreen is also a Certified Business Ghostwriter who writes books for business experts who want to be leaders in their field. She recently released her new book Inner Circle Chronicles: 12 Intuitive Women Leaders of the New Economy - Transforming Lives and Businesses with Soul and Spirit, which has been on Kindle Bestseller list for three weeks!

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MELISSA Gheen, is a speaker, a productivity coach and Founder of ProductiveDifference.com. She’s also the creator of Claim Your Productive Life, a program designed to help attorneys and their legal teams reach high levels of success and satisfaction. While practicing law herself, she witnessed attorneys resign themselves to working long hours to the point of exhaustion.

She’s now on a mission of helping busy attorneys create productive environments which leads to excellence in practice, efficiency, balance, more energy and increased profitability.

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BRANDON Kelly, is a Marketer and Author with 15 years of professional expertise within companies such as Chase, American Express and Bank of America. Ms. Kelly channels her expertise on business process into her startup venture, NYCVanity, a design firm. Author of “Why Women Are Their Own Worst Enemies!”

Ms. Kelly continues to mentor women on aspects of negotiation. Brandon believes that while you are pursuing your dream you must encourage those who are still working to unearth their own. “Social giving shouldn’t start the day you retire, but should happen throughout the arc of your career and lifetime.”

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LANA Reid, is a Los Angeles based award-winning author, coach/professional speaker and syndicated host of the uniquely inspirational/motivational talk show, “Dont Box Me In”. Lana is widely known as The Emotional Health Coach helping people in "Building Meaningful Relationships...One Toxic Person at a Time".

Lana provides transformative tools for you that will create immediate results both personally and within your respective circles (family, friends, relationships).

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JAMIE Walker, is the CEO and co-founder of SweatGuru, an online marketplace that connects people with fitness classes and experiences. She is also the founder of Fit Approach, an online health and fitness community and home of the SweatPink movement, that has inspired more than 5,000 global members and 40,000 monthly visitors to lead healthy lifestyles.

A NASM and Yoga Alliance certified instructor, food-loving vegan and avid ultra marathoner,Jamie’s passion for health extends into everything she does. She has been featured in ForbesWoman, Trail Runner Nation, The San Francisco Chronicle, BlogTalk Radio and more.

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DEBORAH Bishop, is an Inner Image Expert - because you will never outperform your own self image, & a Keynote Performer. Her programs involve unsticking entrepreneurs from struggle & lack while placing them firmly in Whole Wealth & Profitability.

She is a master at assisting you in cultivating your greatest asset, yourself and coming up with ways to capture your market, build beyond your competition, stand out as an expert in your field, as well as actually walking you through the creative process to build products and passive income streams you never even thought of.

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TRACY Blatter, is the founder and CEO of Raisin Face, a company that manufactures and market just one product, an anti-aging powerhouse called “Skin Fix Concentrate” , that she spent four years developing and perfecting the formula for it.

Upon turning 40, Tracy went to buy the obligatory anti-aging cream but instead found jars filled with water, mineral oil and not much else.Her response was to make something that worked, share it and start her own company. She now shares it with others with great results and many happy and satisfied customers!

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ELDA Lopez, has been in the muddy trenches of infidelity. She’s been cheated on, and, has been the “other” woman. She felt this perpetual hot button topic needed to be scrutinized more so – enter her book: THE (IN)FIDELITY FACTOR: Points to Ponder Before You Cheat.

Having lived it, she understands the emotional stress, pain, anger and resentment that can stem from such indiscretions, as well as the critical familial and financial issues that may arise as a by-product. Her goal is to lay a new groundwork for progressive thought, and most importantly – action. Her bottom line is: Cheating is Defeating!

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Dana Manciagli, called “a combination of Jillian Michaels and Suze Orman for careers,” has been a corporate executive for more than 30 years and has leveraged her employee hiring and management experience into that of author, blogger, keynote speaker, career coach, and global career expert.

She is the author of Cut the Crap, Get a Job! A New Job Search Process for a New Era. She is a sought-after speaker and a regular contributor to print and online publications, including owning her own weekly “Career Mojo” column in all of the national Business Journals.

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DAWNE Morris, is a digital brand marketing specialist with over 15 years experience taking your business to every level, successfully. Dawne confounded 3 technology businesses, PIXELED.net, IlluminatedHosting.com, and ProteusERP.com, all running successfully between 8 and 17 years.

An internationally acclaimed expert in strategic business building, Dawne restructured and set the internal pace for several Fortune 500 companies. She created an internet presence such as ESPN, Delta Airlines, and several military branches. Her business efforts have afforded her to the ability to provide many branding strategies to a wide range of Non Profit agencies at no cost. She was recently recognized by the Cambridge Women’s Who’s Who of the year.

Dawne loves to speak about how women are shaping technology’s future and business growth online.

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DIANE Piper grew up in Harrisburg, PA, during the 1950s. Born with unwavering determination and perseverance, Diane was a stay-at-home Mom before entering the work force.

Now a baby boomer giving back, Diane is making it possible for you to protect your valuables, with her company’s product, Borsabag. All you need is a small pouch, and you can care for your fine leather and electronic equipment for many years. The secret is in the ‘inside’ of the small pouch. And, the ‘secret’ is now, “Out of the Bag.”

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LAURA Bisel, is the CEO and co-founder of Bizzy Fizz Bath Treats, the luxury bath and body company she began with her oldest son in 2004, when her son was just 6 years old. The science project turned business soared to new heights when it was introduced to celebrities in gift bags at prestigious award shows such as the Oscars, Emmy, and Golden Globe Awards, and continues to gain a Hollywood following.

Since its opening, BizzyFizz.com has attracted a following of faithful customers and is dedicated to creating a spa experience at homE. Bizzy Fizz is claiming it's space in the territorial beauty mosh pit, while remaining a family business with heart.

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RATHNA Sharad, is the co-Founder and CEO of runway2street, an e-commerce boutique featuring one-of-a-kind, emerging global fashion brands. Rathna's love for fashion, her background in technology and desire to solve the problem for brands and consumers, led to the creation of runway2street.com, a unique luxury fashion destination for women where you shop the coolest, one-of-a-kind emerging designers from every corner of the world.

Prior to launching runway2street, Rathna was the Director of Product Management at Microsoft, where she was responsible for overseeing the Advertiser Marketplace for Bing Ads Business Group.

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Saili Gosula - TodaysLeadingWomen.comSAILI Gosula, is the owner of Synergy HomeCare, a mother of two, and an avid volunteer in her community. In her 40s, she made a career switch. Saili enjoys operating her business, and having the freedom to put her personal tough into everything.

Her connection to in-home care was formed when she struggled to find care for her own parents who live in Brazil. Owning an in-home care company allows her to focus on doing what she loves: being involved in the community, helping people lead better lives and creating jobs.

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VANGIE Williams, is the founder of Broken Life Journals, Inc. that she founded in 1987, and continues to serve the needs of her clients in solving family mysteries and planning family reunions today as a successful corporation.

She is an author, writer, professional genealogist, historian, speaker, project manager, real estate agent and advocate for mental health care and rights. She has held several speaking events motivating and informing audiences of the possibilities and how to achieve them. “Life Forward Everyday... more than a motto, but the way I live”, is what describes her.

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JULIE Austin is an award-winning author, inventor, and multiple business owner. Her patented product, swiggies, wrist water bottles, have been a NASDAQ product of the year semi finalist and are currently sold in 24 countries. She’s appeared on ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX News, along with dozens of TV shows, magazines and radio shows around the world.

She’s a “go-to” media expert in the fields of innovation & creativity, and is featured in the books “Patently Female” and “Girls Think of Everything”.Her Create For Cash program, focuses on creative marketing for the bootstrapping entrepreneur and helping you being your own boss and creating your own job, and of course, making money!

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SUZANNE Casamento, is a dating expert, writer and speaker and the creator of FantasyDatingGame.com. Her mission is to empower singles to take chances, build confidence and find love.

She launched Fantasy Dating to give singles an alternative to scrolling endless online dating profiles by challenging them to play the field in real life. It also provides an opportunity for singles to discover each other while going about their everyday lives. And as they dare to date, they walk taller, smile, feel more confident, and meet people with ease.

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ANDREA Travillian, is a financial coach who specializes in helping business owners thrive today while still saving for tomorrow. She has her MBA and undergraduate in finance and has been self-employed since 2002.

She founded Take Smart Step, providing you with the knowledge, support and tools to help you take control of your finances, your life and feel amazed, relived and in awe of what you have created. Andrea is an author, speaker, and writer on topics ranging from basic money management to understanding your start-up business money. Andrea’s focus is helping you achieve financial independence that is in line with your life and goals.

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SHANNON Bednowicz, is the Chapter Director of Chicago Over 40 Females. She is also a Seacret Agent, helping women to reduce and reverse visible signs of aging. She started her entrepreneurial journey to support her husband's career change into his lifelong dream. Shannon specializes in helping women give themselves permission to re-fill and recharge their energy with the love, light and laughter of their favorite people!

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