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JODI O’Donnell-Ames, is a certified teacher, writer, massage therapist, member of Union Fire Company and Rescue Squad and tireless advocate for Lou Gehrig’s disease (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) or ALS.

Jodi is also the founder and president of Hope Loves Company, a non-profit organization committed to helping the children and grandchildren of ALS patients. Their mission is to provide emotional and educational support to children and young adults who have family members battling ALS.

She lives with her husband Benton and three amazing children in NJ and has authored a children's book, The Stars that Shine.

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TAMARYN Tobian, is a publicist, and brand strategist. She sought to challenge the conventional cubicle workspace and started Spectacle Creative Media. Her company is a full service public relations company that focuses on entertainment clients such as indie feature films, digital media content creators and authors.

Clients have included award-winning filmmakers, authors and publishers, small businesses, individuals and not-for-profit organizations.

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Joyce Shulman -TodaysLeadingWomen.comJOYCE Shulman, is the Chief Macaroni Mom, Idea junkie, Entrepreneur, Addicted skier and Recovering lawyer. As Macaroni Kid's CEO, Joyce is committed to what she calls E2: enriching communities and empowering moms.

With that vision in mind, she founded MacaroniKid six years ago and, from a single digital publication in her hometown in the Hamptons, she has grown Macaroni Kid to more than 500 local publications and a huge social following that reach 1,000,000 moms a month across the nation.

A passionate advocate about the importance of moms taking care of themselves, she writes frequently on what she calls "Take Care Mama Bear" and the Plight of the Martyr Mom.

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Kristina Villarini -TodaysLeadingWomen.comKRISTINA Villarini, is the Creativity Enforcer and Founder of Villarini Maclean where she helps people find ways to live creatively. Kristina’s career spans 10 yrs and 96 countries.

She interned with Seth Godin & edited the ‘Impresario’ e-book he published to 250K readers. She’s also the current Digital Engagement Manager at GLSEN, a non-profit organization keeping kids safe in schools within grades K-12.

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Joy Schoffler, principal of Leverage PR, is a nationally recognized author and speaker in the field of innovative financial services marketing and communication. Leverage PR works within the financial services, real estate and technology industries helping firms reach their target customers through strategic public relations initiatives.

Joy has written for a number of publications including: Entrepreneur.com, Social Media Monthly and MarketingProfs, among other outlets.

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JULIA Kline, Entrepreneur, Healer, Author, Coach, Trainer, and Creator of Blockage Removal Sales & Personal Growth Systems –committed to keeping entrepreneurs from using sleazy sales tactics. Julia is a master of success, with diverse accomplishments in numerous industries throughout her career.

She was in the top 1% of the worldwide sales force with Mary Kay Cosmetics, became a Titanium Power Seller on eBay (meaning she grossed $100,000 per month or more in sales), built a multi-million-dollar real estate investment portfolio, has been invited to speak to small business audiences around the world, and most recently published the acclaimed Amazon bestseller, “The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Sleaze-Free Selling.” What sets Julia apart as a new breed of speaker and business leader is her intuitive, transformational approach to business and sales.

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HARALEE Weintraub, is the CEO of haralee.com, a specialty online clothing company catering to the needs of women experiencing night sweats from humid locations, medications, cancer treatments or just a high internal thermostat.

Haralee’s experience with breast cancer and sales with Fortune 500 companies inspired her to start and run her own business. Haralee’s brand makes beautiful sleepwear for women who have night sweats, and are devoted to keeping Hot Women Cool!

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KAY Junior, is the Vice President of Swift Travel Deals global travel agency. With the help of Kay Junior, Swift Travel Deals has expanded from a small town travel agency to becoming a major player in the travel industry with over 200,000 clients worldwide.

Kay continues to help Swift Travel Deals drive the next generation in travel through her leadership efforts and initiatives that help Swift Travel Deals continue to enhance, increase, enable and deliver the best services in the travel industry.

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SEMA Tosun, born and raised in Turkey, is the the CEO & Founder of Fund A Need, a non-profit to help low income seniors in San Mateo County. Sema moved to the states with her family at the age of 7. Currently, she works at First Bank & owner of Trapeze restaurant in Burlingame.

She has a life long passion to give & help those less fortunate. Sema decided to pursue a lifelong dream & open her own non profit, establishing Fund A Need (FAN). Through FAN or Fund A Need.org, Sema’s dream is to help seniors & bring awareness to their needs & bring happiness to the last few years of their lives.

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ALINA Adams, is a NYT best-selling author of soap-opera tie-ins, romance novels and figure skating mysteries. She is writing her next book live online for anyone to watch - and comment at www.AlinaAdams.com/live.

Alina has worked as a researcher, writer and producer for television figure skating coverage, and as a writer and creative content producer for the soap-operas Guiding Light, As the World Turns, One Life to Live, All My Children and Another World.

She founded Alina Adams Media in 2011 to help other published authors turn their books into Enhanced E-Book titles. She is the producer on Dan Elish's children's fantasy novel, The Worldwide Dessert Contest: Multimedia Edition, and serves as a consultant to other authors.

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Barbara Stanny, is a leading authority on women and wealth at BarbaraStanny.com. She’s on a mission to revolutionize women's relationship with money. As a bestselling author, sought after speaker, workshop facilitator, wealth coach, and coach trainer, Barbara teaches, inspires, motivates and empowers women to take control of their finances, by making more money and managing it wisely.

Barbara has appeared on numerous national and regional television and radio programs to spread her message of financial empowerment for women. These include: Good Morning America, The View, Power Lunch on CNBC, Money Matters on CNN, Your World with Neil Cavuto and The O’Reilly Report, both on Fox News Channel, just to name a few.

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CAMAY McClure, is the CEO and Host of The Ms. Camay Show on KKNW Alternative Talk 1150am Radio. She is a Kaplan University Graduate with an AAS in Paralegal Studies, National Lifetime Title Holder in Plus Size Pageantry, Plus Size Model and Paralegal.

She is the President of Ms. Camay International, LLC, the umbrella company supporting Ms. Camay’s passion and commitment to inspire people across the nation and around the world.

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MELISSA Lanz, is a former internet marketing executive who quit her day job to promote good eating habits in the midst of a national health crisis. As the founder of The Fresh 20, Melissa strives to bring fresh food back to the household table and reduce the amount of processed ingredients being used.

During the fall of 2009, Melissa dedicated her efforts to creating this tool for busy families and singles stuck in a takeout rut. To further her goal to be a part of The Food Revolution, she has authored and recently released The Fresh 20 Cookbook and speaks nationally, promoting education in nutrition and healthy cooking.

Melissa has been featured in Prevention, The New York Times, InStyle, USA Today, Family Circle, Working Mother, Parents, and a contributor to Shape Magazine.

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VANESSA Cunningham, is the founder and CEO and nutrition & wellness expert at Unhealthy No More, Inc.. She’s also an author, speaker and contributor at Huffington Post.

She helps busy professional women prioritize their health by creating customized nutrition and wellness plans that are fun, sustainable and easily integrated into their lifestyle. Her expert advice can also be seen on Essence.com, MommyNoire and MindBodyGreen.

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APRIL Morse, is the president of Weber Company, that produces Custom Cabinetry & Decorative Butcher Blocks. April took over her father’s cabinet business in 2012 and has been working with him since 2001.

She love to talk about the challenges, triumphs, losses, and lessons she learned running a business. April is a wife of 14 years and a mom to two boys 10 and 8 years old. She loves working with her dad in his cabinet shop and learning the lessons on how to be an entrepreneur as well as building custom wood products.

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MANDEE Heller Adler, is the Founder and Principal of International College Counselors, one of the nation's largest and most respected private college counseling businesses in the country, that provides expert college and graduate school admissions advice to families in the US and around the world.

Ms. Adler authored the book, “From Public School to the Ivy League: How to get into a top school without top dollar resources.”

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KATHERINE Pickett, is the owner of POP Editorial Services, LLC, and the author of Perfect Bound: How to Navigate the Book Publishing Process Like a Pro, that can be purchased from HopOnPublishing.com.

Since 1999 she has edited more than 300 books in a wide range of topics and genres. She is an active member of the Editorial Freelancers Association and the St. Louis Publishers Association and is president of the Montgomery County chapter of the Maryland Writers’ Association.

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JULIE Shavalier, is the founder and CEO of Shavalier Law Visionary Virtual Counsel, an Internet-based law practice designed to provide legal support to entrepreneurs and businesses. After stepping away from her work in corporate litigation support relating to Asset-Backed Securities, Julie embarked on a number of entrepreneurial ventures in the field of health and wellness. Through these ventures, Julie and her partners observed a lack of affordable and accessible legal services for entrepreneurs seeking to establish and protect their entities, as well as a desire for more streamlined and modern representation.

Shavalier Law was created as a solution to this problem. Julie is an attorney in the states of New York and Florida and an active member of the Business Law Section of the New York State Bar Association. She was honored to have been recognized at the 2013 Brooklyn State of the Borough Address for her pro bono efforts on behalf of the victims of Hurricane Sandy and the Brooklyn Bar Association’s Volunteer Lawyer Project.

 

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MARY E. Miele, is the founder and president of The Evolved Education Company (EEC), that provides support for students from Pre K through 12 in all areas including the admissions process at all levels, summer programs, special ed and socials skills.

Mary is a born teacher with a love of children and a passion for educating them. Her “Whole Child” philosophy is the foundation of Evolved Education Company (EEC), as an innovative private tutoring service that focuses on the total education process, not just organizational skills, admissions and test scores.

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CINDY Moses, is the CEO of Total Pharmacy Supply, a wholesale distributor of pharmacy supplies serving 3,500+ independent, chain, hospital, and long-term care pharmacies nationwide.

Not only has she grown the company exponentially in 25 years, she has also Battled Breast Cancer, Won, and gone on to Climb Mt. Everest.


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FIONA Fine, is the Editor-in-Chief of “Women Who Run It: Your Life - Your Love - Your Terms!”, an online community and digital magazine that advocates for and empowers strong, successful, super-achieving women leaders around the world; women who are used to running the show at a high level and know how tough (and often isolated) it can be juggling work, relationships, family, dating, health & fitness, community, while still finding personal time.

She is the founder of the digital publishing company Goddess Connections - "Where Women Create Their Footprint in the World" which also empowers women in dating and relationships with the platform: “How To Put The Fun Back Into Dating”. She advocates for women who want to create their best life of love, work, health, passion and ...fun!

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MICHELLE Neujahr, is a business coach and a motivational speaker. With more than two decades of experience as a motivational speaker, Michelle has given over 2,000 presentations to audiences across the country.

In addition to being a speaker, Michelle provides transformational, strategic business coaching services to women entrepreneurs who are serious about generating more revenue and establishing a system for future growth.

Michelle has owned three businesses, spent time in the corporate world as Director of Sales & Marketing and has consulted with hundreds of small businesses.

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KATHY CATLIN Davis,is the owner of Kathy Catlin Davis Consulting, where she coaches women entrepreneurs and professionals in the areas of time management and goal achievement.

As a mom and a business owner, Kathy knows personally how challenging the work life balance can be – and how frustrating it can be when your long term goals are hanging out there.

Her mantra? Don’t wait to realize your dreams! Kathy is passionate about helping overcommitted, frustrated entrepreneurs and professionals create and apply time management strategies so they can live the intentional, productive life they desire.

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ANGELA Winfield, is an Attorney, Motivational Speaker, and Professional Coach, whose passionate about helping her clients break through barriers, overcome obstacles and resolve conflicts so they can succeed in their personal and professional lives.

Featured in the Wall Street Journal, contributing author to Chicken Soup for the Soul, voted a Super Lawyers’ Rising Star and recognized as a Zeta Phi Beta Woman of Courage, Angela is the queen of inspirational transformation. She has developed a holistic master key system for unlocking success.

Angela supports professional women in making the difference they know in their hearts they were meant to make and helps professional women who are taking on new leadership roles.

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MIRANDA Palmer, is a therapist who stumbled into helping other therapists through a unique twist of fate. She loves to help therapists uncover their awesomeness so they can do exactly what they were made to do- Build Happy Practices.

She provides free monthly trainings and is the co-developer of the Business School Bootcamp for Therapists. She continuous to inspire therapists and teach them that they can change the world!

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DANIELLE Miller, is a brand stylist and strategist who works with women entrepreneurs, solopreneurs and intrapreneurs to help them craft a distinctive, memorable, and resonant brand that empowers them to rule their realm.

With over 10 years in teaching/mentoring and 6 years of career coaching, Danielle is able to help entrepreneurs and solo professionals get authentic about branding through the framework of archetypes, appreciative inquiry, and empathy marketing. To her, branding is about standing up + standing out. It’s about embracing all the most wonderful parts of who you are and how you show up in the world.

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JEANNE Provost, is the founder of Living Well Life Coaching. After 30 years of marriage, Jeanne’s life took an unexpected path that led to divorce. She went back to school, became a Life Coach and loves guiding her clients to a beautiful life full of abundance and joy in every area of their life.

Her passion lies in helping YOU get from where you are to where you want to be. And it starts with Making Positive Changes Today!

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FLORENCE Reed, is the president and founder of Sustainable Harvest International, a nonprofit organization dedicated to working with rural Central American communities to implement sustainable land-use practices.

From her Peace Corps service to her nonprofit work, Florence Reed has always believed in bringing people together to create a better future. In 1997, Reed founded Sustainable Harvest International (SHI) to help Central American families learn sustainable farming practices that preserve rain forests and alleviate poverty.

As President of the organization, Reed spends her time guiding Sustainable Harvest International forward, bringing together a variety of individuals to preserve forests and families.


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JILLIAN Lama, is the owner of Oh Sweet Heavens! LLC, that specializes in low-carbohydrate, high protein, gluten free and paleo desserts that don't taste like "diet" food because they're made with real, wholesome ingredients.

A woman with many passions, Jillian found the balance between health nut, fitness junky and damn good baker. From both coasts of the US to the far corners of Southeast Asia, Jillian can be found creating masterpieces in the kitchen, running, Lifting, and on a mission to prove that healthy food shouldn't taste like cardboard. Oh, and also playing with glitter. Lots of glitter!


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MIRTA Desir, is an entrepreneur and nationally recognized civil rights litigation attorney. She co-founded Smart Coos, an e-learning language community for newborns to 8-year-olds. Smart Coos helps parents teach their children three languages from birth, during the golden period when a child can learn any language effortlessly.

As an attorney, she founded Desir & Associates, a civil rights law practice located in Florida and New York. D&A takes pride in vigorously protecting its clients’ civil rights and interests. The practice focuses on the privacy rights of individuals, including violations under the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act.

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STAR Staubach, is a Life Transformation Strategist, and founder of Ignite Radiance, where she supports women to COME ALIVE with radiance, passion and a sense of purpose!

Star accomplishes this by compassionately being on your side as you navigate away from what is holding you back and step toward a life by YOUR design. Star unlocks your natural talents, unleashing your passion for life.Her clients describe her as a "magician", and a "miracle worker”, claiming that she performs “Jedi mind-tricks” on them.

Star is also the host of Watch Me Grow Radio, dedicated to bringing thought leaders from around the world sharing their tips on healing, health, support and strategies to move beyond the ordinary to the extraordinary!

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