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LISA Larson-Kelley, is a recognized technical expert and sought-after speaker at technology conferences around the world. She created LearnFromLisa.com to share her knowledge of web video publishing and other communication technologies such as Prezi, Skype and WebRTC.

Her consulting clients have included Google, Adobe, Microsoft as well as many smaller start-ups. Her passion is empowering people, especially women, to embrace technology and see its power and their own. For more www.Learnfromlisa.com

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WENDY Van de Poll, is a sought after Animal Communicator, Intuitive Life Coach and Author dedicated to empowering people with learning their personal happiness code.

She developed the Sacred Soul Promise Method™ and started The MarleyBee Foundation.Wendy holds a Masters of Science degree in Wolf Ecology and has run with wild wolves in Minnesota, coyotes in Massachusetts and foxes in her backyard.

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MAHA JAI Toure’, is a Modern Day Shaman+Medicine Woman+Sacred Wisdom Keeper+ Founder of, The Sensual Soul Mystery School and Temple.

She guides women to master their essential self by releasing past generational wounds and ancestral traumas that keeps us from accessing our Divine power and guidance.

She is a Healer, Teacher and Guide for visionary women who desire to be empowered in all aspects of their life. She is also the Author of, The Goddess Sex School for Holistic Living.

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JACQUIE WHITT, is the co-founder of Adios Adventure Travel, that provides exceptional travel opportunities for people interested in exploring the traditions & cultures of Andean civilizations.

As a South American adventure travel expert, Jacquie has over 20+ years experience in the industry. She specializes in organizing trips for people who want travel to Machu Picchu & has hiked the Inca Trail 4 times. For more information, visit www.adiosadventuretravel.com

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MEGAN Bearce, is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice with over 12 years of experience providing support and assistance to super commuter couples, overwhelmed career women, “supermoms,” and gifted girls.

MEGAN authored the book “Super Commuter Couples: Staying Together When A Job Keeps You Apart, a Midwest Book Awards finalist that has been receiving media attention across the US and Internationally.

Megan is a sought-after speaker and writer on topics including workplace trends, relationships, gifted girls, and women’s issues. With a professional career spanning two decades as a writer, speaker, psychotherapist, and former CPA in addition to being a mother of two and wife of a super commuter, Megan brings a wide range of knowledge and experience to her work. For more in formation, visit www.supercommutercouples.com or www.MeganBearce.com

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KATHY Steck, is the owner and creator of DinerWear®, a line of stylish and dignified clothing protectors that give dignity to elders around the world. Inspired by the comment, “Adults don’t want to wear bibs”, Kathy tapped into her creative juices and went out to create a stylish scarf that protects your clothes from food spills.

An Industrial Engineer by degree, and plant manager during her 22 year career in manufacturing, Kathy is now fulfilling her dream of being a designer. A solopreneur, mompreneur, and just plain entrepreneur, she’s learned that you can do whatever you put your mind to, and that patience and persistence are the keys to making it work. Giving up is not an option. For more information, visit www.dinerwear.com

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CARON Spatola, is a successful entrepreneur and the CEO and Founder of 3WISHES.com, a premier online retailer specializing in exclusively designed boutique-style lingerie, sexy costumes and more, to empower women to feel sexy and help bring their fantasies to life.

Caron built the business from the ground up starting in 1998 with the first orders hand-packed on her kitchen table. Today, the growing company has more than 10,000 exclusive high-end products in stock and ready to ship next day from their state-of-the-art distribution center in North Carolina.

Caron started 3Wishes.com with help from her husband and business partner Frank. The pair previously ran two hubcap stores for 15 years before Caron embarked on a new entrepreneurial journey providing women and men with high-quality lingerie, that aims to make them look and feel their sexiest. For more information, visit www.3WISHES.com.

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JENNY LYNN Anderson, is the author of Room 939: 15 Minutes of Horror, 20 Years of Healing, an inspiring book about how she survived a robbery and brutal sexual assault in an Atlanta hotel while on a business trip.

Today she uses her voice to speak to hundreds of thousands in an effort to shed light on sexual violence and its impact on our society.

She is a national speaker whose message of courage, faith and healing has been heard by thousands. In 2014, Inc.com Magazine featured her as one of the 6 Entrepreneurial Heroes You Should Know About. Learn more about her at www.JennnyLynnAnderson.com

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PAT Obuchowski, is the founder of inVisionaria, a sole proprietorship, in 2002 to help organizations and individuals work through blocks to achieve transformational change. She coaches organizational leaders to build self-awareness, achieve their goals and be more impactful on a professional and personal level.

Her current project is Gutsy Women Win. This movement is inspired by her upcoming book of the same title. Pat utilizes the Bigger Game model to walk through the experiences of some powerful – and for lack of a better adjective – GUTSY women who knew that they had more to offer this world than that they had already contributed. This movement is meant to inspire, ignite, support, and lead others through their bigger games with the hopes of leaving today feeling better than we did yesterday.

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THERESA CATES, a phenomenal artist is the creator and founder of Majestic Motions Art. Majestic Motions Art consists of a spoken word, dance, and a mime performance of her emotional story while Theresa herself creates a painting live on stage. Theresa was born with a gift that was placed inside her.

Not having any formal training, she developed her own style. She would sit on the floor to paint with her canvas pulled close to her, and while creating each piece sheI find herself having to look at it from all directions. She know she must feel each piece to convey what's inside of her; and once she’s finished, a relationship has been established and she have completed what she set out to do.

Theresa don't just want her paintings to be beautiful; she want them to set the atmosphere of wherever they are placed. Faith, joy, color, and soul are the core of her paintings and these are what she believe to be the medicines of life. As one testimonial says, “You have to see it to believe it and to understand the impact that it will leave you with.”

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KARINA Rabin, is owner of the Hang-O-Maitc, a pocketsize leveling and measuring tool for the home which make hanging items a quick and painless effort.

After moving so many times trying to tackle hanging wall décor on her own and butchering her newly painted walls and having her husband patch and repaint to prepare the wall for another gruesome event, Karina thought, there had to be a better way, and hang-o-matic was born”.


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JENNIFER Bright Reich, is the cofounder of Momosa Publishing LLC, publisher of MommyMDGuides.com and the Mommy MD Guides books.

Jennifer is the “mom next door,” navigating the challenges of motherhood by making the most of fabulous tips she’s learned from her own doctors, family, and friends to parent her sons, Tyler and Austin, with her husband, Mike.

Jennifer helps moms raise healthier, happier families by publishing websites, books, and apps that feature tips that doctors use for their own families.

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VERNETTA Freeney, is the Founder/Chairwoman of the Award-Winning “Women Are Game Changers” blog and creator of the Award-Winning Fusion Tour. She is also a co-organizer for the Houston African American Bloggers group.

Vernetta is an educator, blogger, speaker, and advocate for women and youth. You will find Vernetta online sharing and discussing topics ranging from blogging, grants, women game-changers, social justice, and the latest news to what she has coming up. She has been featured on Madame Noire and CNBC.com as well as various websites and blogs.

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LINDSEY Carnett, is the CEO and President of Marketing Maven Public Relations, ranked second fastest growing PR firm in the United Sates by O’Dwyer’s. Featured in the Forbes Most Powerful Woman Business Leader issue, Lindsey has taken her business expertise across America and enlightened marketing peers and those new to the industry about mobile marketing and positive online reputation.

With over ten years developing brand equity, advertising, and marketing, Lindsey has garnered media attention on Good Morning America, the Today Show, the front page of Wall Street Journal, USA Today, New York Times, PRWEEK, BusinessWeek and more.

Lindsey has received a Top Women in Business Award from Pacific Coast Business Times, a Silver Stevie Award as Female Entrepreneur of the Year and received multiple 40 Under 40 Awards.


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Melinda Richards -TodaysLeadingWomen.comMELINDA Richards, is currently the Director and CEO of Super Sprout, a company that is revolutionizing the food industry by producing 100% pure fruit and vegetable powders.

Melinda has over 21 years experience in senior management positions in both private and public business sectors in Australia, as well as running her own business consultancy, specializing in strategic and corporate planning, governance, & marketing.

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SHEREEN Thor, is the Founder of a movement called Awaken The Rebel, where she helps people to stop settling for less, and honor their highest calling. She is an author, life coach, and rebel WITH a cause.

She is also the host of The Shereen Show on CSAT.TV, where she is featured as a life purpose expert and talk show host that helps people stop settling for less and live an extraordinary life.

Shereen believes we are all rebels and thought leaders in our own right, and that we are all just waiting for our own opportunity to Awaken The Rebel.

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CHERISSA Jackson, is a retired Air Force Nurse with 14 years of nursing experience and have been deployed 4 times. She has a Legal Nurse Consulting business geared at consulting attorneys with medical related cases. Being the expert, she help them win their cases and get the settlement resolved quickly.

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NINA Faull is the creator of Doxy's Fine Foods, a producer of specialty, natural seasoning blends. She is also a Vintage Food Columnist for Vintage Life Magazine and holds an MBA. When it comes to her business, Nina has done the research, read the business books, and even tried the "Think Yourself Rich" approach.

Less than two years since launching, Doxy’s grew their product offering to more than 5 items and their products are on the shelves of over 40 retailers from California to Florida.

At the bottom of all of this, Nina has found that, in the course of growing a business, you learn a lot about yourself - your resolve, your resourcefulness, your resilience. She says, “your business is your journey, don't miss it.”

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LAUREN Gropper, is the founder and CEO of Repurpose Compostables, born with a mission to replace all single use disposable plastics with high quality, innovative, plant based alternatives.

Lauren has spent her career focused on sustainability and Repurpose® was born through a dream to create an everyday product that could impact millions of people.

By purchasing from repurpose you are supporting a women owned, sustainable company that is changing the world one cup, plate, and fork at a time.

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Lily Dagdag -TodaysLeadingWomen.comLILY Dagdag, is the co-founder of Save Your Time Biz Solutions, that helps their clients build a powerful online presence step by step--concept, design, and all the tech stuff, so they can save time, avoid overwhelm, and focus on the good stuff--getting more sales.

Her and co-founder, Patricia Talavera are on a mission to help women business owners create websites that will grow their business without stress and overwhelm.

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RACHEL Henke, is a bestselling author of The Niche Expert - Harness the power of the internet to attract perfect clients, publicity & opportunities. She specializes in branding and marketing for entrepreneurial experts.

She’s on a mission to show you how to tap into the digital economy so you can quickly create a magnetic brand that positions you in the new media as the authentic expert you are.

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LORI Kennedy, is the CEO of WOW! Weight Loss Inc., a Registered Holistic Nutritionist who is Board Certified In Practical Holistic Nutrition. As a business coach, she focuses on providing alternative wellness practitioners with wellness business systems, marketing and in-depth trainings to help them achieve the business of their dreams even if they have no experience with sales and marketing.

Considered to be the first real mom-trepreneur, Lori started her business from her bed with her two young children sitting beside her. Now, she hosts Canada’s largest health and wellness business summit and runs a prominent wellness company. Women are taking over the online business world and Lori is leading the way!

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Joan Moran -TodaysLeadingWomen.comJOAN Frances Moran is a Creative Thought Leader and motivational expert. She teaches management, employees and business leaders how to think creatively, implement innovative ideas, adapt to change, achieve work life balance and live a life of optimum wellness.

As a motivational speaker, writer and blogger, Joan combines 25 years of theater experience as well as over 10 years of experience as a yoga and meditation instructor at UCLA. Joan is the author of her humorous memoir, 60, Sex & Tango: Confessions of a Beatnik Boomer.

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CHERYL Hunter, is a bestselling author and resilience expert who was abducted as a teenager. She speaks to audiences worldwide to help people understand how to navigate challenges and fulfill their highest potential…no matter what circumstances they’re faced with.

She is a regular contributor to Nancy Grace, Forbes Magazine, Huffington Post, Fast Company, U.S. News & World Report, and her highly regarded TED talks have made great impact.

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JUDY Hoberman, is a true entrepreneur at heart with experience both in the self-employed and corporate arenas. She was personally selected by the President and CEO of a large insurance company to bring her talents into the corporate office. Her task was to demystify the sales process for 3,000 field agents and resulted in being awarded the Character and Integrity award from the field for her contribution to their remarkable success.

After creating a turn-key national training program for both managers and salespeople, she decided to develop on-site training for another one of her passions – the challenges faced by women in sales. Having been mentored by men her whole career, Judy has turned her training talents to the differences in sales techniques between men and women.

And Selling In A Skirt was born, which addresses both the woman’s need to use her gender- based talents and the male manager’s need to understand how to help her be successful by using her instinctive qualities rather than those which are natural to him.

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STEPHANIE Calahan, is a Business Vision Catalyst and known for the fast transformations that she facilitates with her clients through working at the intersection of heart and head.

She works with busy, purpose-driven entrepreneurs to own their brilliance, leverage their business and get their message out with power, ease and joy; so they can make a powerfully positive difference in the world, exponentially up-level their profits, shift their mindset towards possibility and take a no-excuses approach to boldly creating a highly successful and meaningful business built around who they are.

With her unique combination of right-brained and left-brained thinking, intuitive insight, passion, results-based coaching, powerful questioning and strategic systematizing magic, in record time her clients dance with joy as their visions become reality in their business.

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SUZANNE LaTour, is a Regional Franchise Owner of GolfTEC San Diego. She has grown the business in the last 4 years from 1 store and 1 coach to 3 locations, 9 coaches and $1 million dollar in revenues.

Suzanne was a GolfTEC client herself and found out the area was for sale and jumped at the chance to work at something else she loves!

Suzanne has spent 24 years in the financial services industry, managing ~$150 million for private clients and often invited to speak to groups to share her knowledge, experience and innovative investment strategies.

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MARY ANNE Kochut, is an author, motivational speaker, consultant, trainer, executive coach, and adjunct professor. She founded Champions for Success, determined to enjoy a reputation as one of the most highly-sought providers of consulting, coaching, training, educational and motivational speaking events.

Her first book, Power vs. Perception: Ten Characteristics of Self-Empowerment for Women was released in August 2013. She is an engaging and energetic speaker who inspires her audiences through her own personal experiences combined with her commitment to excellence and professional expertise.

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REBECCA Rachmany, is the founder and CEO of Gangly Sister, a company that is transforming how girls are perceived in the media. She is also the former CEO of Tech-Tav Documentation and has run a successful technology marketing consultancy for over 5 years.

Gangly Sister is creating an ecosystem of video, apps, and community for girls to learn about how tech solves real-world problems, and then create and share their own ideas. Gangly Sister will be releasing its first episodes of the Purple and Nine digital comic in April 2015.

Rebecca has an MBA from Kellogg Northwestern University and is a graduate of Anthony Robbins Business Mastery.

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JOHN LEE Dumas is the Founder and Host of EntrepreneurOnFire, an award winning Podcast revealing the journey of today's most inspiring Entrepreneurs 7-days a week. EntrepreneurOnFire generates over $250,000 a month in revenue & offers a free 15-day course on Podcasting at FreePodcastCourse.com.

With over 1 million unique listens a month, EntrepreneurOnFire has inspired Fire Nation to take control of their life and take the Entrepreneurial leap. Are YOU prepared to ignite?

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