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TIFFANY C. Wright, is the author of The Funding Is Out There! Access the Cash You Need to Impact Your Business, which provides more than thirty in-depth yet succinct case study examples of what actual business owners have done to raise capital to grow their businesses.

Tiffany has helped numerous small and medium businesses find funding for a variety of purposes from many sources.

She’s also a serial entrepreneur. She formerly started and ran a residential real estate investment firm which operated in California, Texas and Georgia.

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MICHELE Palenik, is the owner of Purple Cloud Studio, a place where creativity and fire meets. Through her artworks, she helps you create something special just for you and your family. Her products range from touchstones, urns, mini urns, tandem urns, keepsake jewelry, cremation sun catchers, paperweights and 3-D sculpture.

As a full time Art Professional, Michele has spent the last 20+ years creating a colorful world around her. She combines her artistic skills and a background as a scientist to form her signature style.

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SARAH Carson, is the Founder and CEO of Leota, a women's contemporary clothing collection designed and manufactured in New York City. Leota redefined effortless glamour by infusing iconic silhouettes with comfort and gorgeous prints.

She chose to name her clothing line after her great-grandmother Leota, whose classic elegance and persistent optimism defines every aspect of the brand. She believes that dressing up on the outside makes you feel great on the inside, that comfort and style can live harmoniously and still look perfectly chic.

A graduate of Brown University, Sarah enjoys speaking to students and business leaders about entrepreneurship and consulting with start-up businesses.

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JENN Aubert, is the Co-founder and CEO of LearnSavvy, an online education marketplace and community for women business owners and the co-owner of the site Showcasing Women.

Her mission in life is to help women entrepreneurs get out of their own way so that they can live a passionate, purposeful and powerful lives. Plus make a ton of cash while they’re at it.

Jenn is also the author of Women Entrepreneur Revolution: Ready! Set! Launch ...which explores the mindset, motivation and behaviors of successful female entrepreneurs and the role models in their lives who have influenced them.

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LYNETTE Lovelace, is the creator & CEO of Lifetherapy, that produces quality American-made products designed to evoke positive changes in your mood by connecting to your sense of color, smell and touch.

"Choose Your Mood", is the philosophy behind Lynette’s lifestyle brand, Lifetherapy. As an accomplished restaurant and luxury boutique owner, wife and mother, Lynette became keenly aware of how our senses affect our mood.

Lynette hopes to positively benefit the world around her, starting one person at a time. Her story continues, and she reminds us that "mood is a choice, your feelings are contagious, and there has never been another you.”

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CARLEEN Wray, is executive director of the National Association of Students Against Violence Everywhere, a national nonprofit committed to reducing and preventing violence in our schools and communities.

Carleen was drawn to her current position leading SAVE throughout the country because of her desire to ensure that youth are safe in their schools and communities. She has spoken at many conferences across the country and has conducted numerous youth safety implementation workshops.

She is viewed as a national expert on youth violence prevention and has been interviewed by numerous local, state, national, and international media.

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BEVERLY D. Flaxington, The Human Behavior Coach ®, is a three-time bestselling and Gold-award winning author, international speaker, accomplished entrepreneur and consultant, college professor, corporate trainer, facilitator, and behavioral expert.

Her results-oriented, hands-on style, allows clients to bring their teams together to train them to communicate effectively, work together seamlessly, and produce results. Beverly is often interviewed and quoted on her views. She is also a mother of three children and actively involved in animal rescue.

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SARAH L. Knapp, is a Brooklyn based entrepreneur whose love for the outdoors and community building led her to the creation of OutdoorFest, a ten day outdoor adventure festival in New York City.

Sarah is both a licensed NY State Camping & Hiking guide as well as a Wilderness First Responder. She believes that the best way to explore a city is by bike and the best place to get know someone is in the outside.

When not planning the next Mappy Hour, Sarah mentors through the Brooklyn Boulders Foundation and helps organize programming for empowered outdoor females through local nonprofit SheJumps.

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Dr. ELLEN Albertson, is a Psychologist, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Certified Wellness coach and former Master Personal Fitness Trainer.

She founded SmashYourScale.com to create a safe, convenient, affordable, effective online wellness program for women to achieve their health and wellness goals and boost their body image without destructive dieting, dangerous diet pills or soul crushing “warrior workouts.”

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MICHELLE Dale, is the founder of Virtual Miss Friday, an Online Business Consultancy and Training Academy with Built-In Virtual Assistant Services.

She left the UK in 2005, at the age of 23 to pursue a dream of experiencing real freedom, and her journey has lead to starting and growing a successful online business, traveling and living abroad full time, meeting her husband and raising 3 children.

She now supports men and women around the world in cultivating their own professional and personal aspirations.

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JENNIFER Varner, is the CEO and founder of Pure-Ecommerce.com. She is an e-commerce expert and lifestyle coach who assists budding entrepreneurs realize their dream of owning their own business.

Jennifer Varner is dedicated to working with others who are looking to live their lives to the fullest, while working hard and striving for success! Her motto? ”Rule Your Life-Own Your Own Business”!

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KATRINA Starzhynskaya, is a Bestselling Author, Founder of #WORLDCLASS Magazines and a serial entrepreneur.

Today Katrina helps experts from all walks of life to brand themselves by launching a book, becoming a bestselling author, getting celebrity endorsements and getting into major media, just the way Katrina has done to build her brand.

Katrina’s books are endorsed by luminaries like Sir Richard Branson, Robert Kiyosaki, Loral Langemeier, Bill Walls, David E. Stanley, Red Foo (LMFAO) and many others.

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JENNIFER Lewis, is an entrepreneur who started her own small food business out of her graduate school apartment, sold products to Fortune 500 retailers, and six years later successfully sold that company.

She has since founded Small Food Business which provides practical business information and strategic advice for food business entrepreneurs and whose mission is to empower and inspire food entrepreneurs by providing up-to-date industry news as well as the regulatory, business, and strategic information they need to successfully compete in today’s marketplace.

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BONNIE Marcus, an award winning entrepreneur, Forbes and Business Insider contributing writer, has real conversations for real women about real situations in the workplace today.

As the President of Women’s Success Coaching, Bonnie assists professional women to successfully navigate the workplace and position and promote themselves to advance their careers.

Forbes.com honored Women’s Success Coaching three years in a row as one of the Top 100 Websites for Professional Women stating, “Women’s Success Coaching weighs on the many building blocks of empowering women in business, from assertive communication to self promotion to sensitivity training.”

Her interviews and podcasts which highlight current trends and challenges for women in business provide practical tips and resources for professional women to succeed. (In addition to ForbesWoman, Bonnie has been published in WomenEntrepreneur, Business Insider, Daily Worth, Women in HR, and Central Valley Business Times. She has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Fast Company, Reader’s Digest, Diversity MBA, and CIO Magazine).

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STEPHANA Johnson, is a leader in the women’s empowerment revolution. An innovative, visionary author, speaker and coach, Stephana helps women entrepreneur's take control of their body, mind and business to confidently put themselves forward powerfully and authentically in the public arena to grow their businesses and claim their place in the world.

As a leading women’s business consultant, Stephana is a highly sought-after, world-class inspirational communicator. Stephana brings effervescent energy to her story telling, business and personal insight backed by practical tools and contagious enthusiasm to all her presentations.

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Dr. KATHY Gruver, host of the TV series, The Alternative Medicine Cabinet, has been involved in natural health since 1990, and is a leading authority on health and wellness issues.

She is the author of the award winning book, The Alternative Medicine Cabinet, which was a winner at the Beverly Hills Book Awards and selected as a finalist for the IndyExcellence Awards.

Dr. Kathy has been featured as an expert or contributor in numerous publications including Yahoo.com, CNN, Time, WSJ, WebMD, Ladies Home Journal, Glamour, Men's Health, CBS Local, Huffington Post, AOL, Massage and Bodyworks Magazine, and Massage Magazine.

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Dr. JESSICA Houston, founder of ExpectingVictory.com, has more than a decade of social work, counseling and higher education teaching experience. Throughout her career she has helped hundreds of coaching clients identify and fulfill their personal, educational and career goals.

Dr. Houston has overcome poverty, depression, low self-confidence and intimate partner violence. For this reason, she is dedicated to sharing how others can live an abundant and satisfying life, despite any obstacles they may encounter.

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DIMPLE Thakkar, is the CEO and Impresario of SYNHERGY, a multiple award-winning social media agency based in LA. To date, they’ve won several awards and accolades for their work which includes: Small Business of the Year Award with the US Chamber of Commerce.

Dimple began her career at a social media agency in New York as the Executive Director of Promotions. During Dimple’s time at the agency, she supervised social media marketing campaigns for top brands, influential Web 2.0 companies such as Photobucket, meebo, NING and over 50 artists including Kanye West, 50 Cent, Justin Timberlake, and Britney Spears.

Aside from running her own company, Dimple was also the Director of Online Marketing for Girls in Tech Los Angeles and occasionally contributes as a blogger to offer her expertise in online marketing and social media for various publishers.

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PATRICIA Jones, is the founder of P Jones Communications Inc., a New York City-based communications consultancy and Paws PR, a marketing firm that specializes in the promotion of pet product companies and animal protection groups.

Patricia’s career began in the coveted starting position of NBC Page before she eventually joined NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw as a production assistant. After leaving NBC, she led the Media Relations and Advertising department at the ASPCA for almost 7 years before launching her own consultancy.

In 2013 and 2014, Patricia was honored to be a top Finalists in the Woman of The Year Award in the Women in the Pet Industry Network Award competition. In 2014, she was profiled as a leading woman in business on the Huffington Post.

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KELLY Hoey, is a strategist, speaker, startup advisor and board member. A connection-maker, networking strategist and expert community builder, Kelly is known for her leadership in building valuable professional networks, understanding the dynamics of engaged communities and the “how” of raising visibility, online and off.

She is also known for her boots-on-the ground leadership in supporting and investing in women. In 2011, Kelly co-founded Women Innovate Mobile, LLC (WIM), the first startup accelerator focused exclusively on fast-tracking the growth of early-stage mobile technology ventures with gender-diverse founding teams.

Kelly continues to invest in as well as advise emerging technology companies, actively mentors startups through selected accelerator programs and is a member of the board of directors of emerging tech startup, Glimpse.

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KAREN Kessler, is an Entrepreneur Launch Expert, founder at ChooseResults.ca, and passionate about providing access to the skills, tools, and perspective required to build a passion-filled business that fills both your wallet and your soul.

Karen is committed to teaching people what they need to know to be successful, no matter what. It doesn’t matter where you are, or what’s happened in your past. To get whatever you want in your life, it starts with taking 100% responsibility for yourself.

Karen understands the importance of mentorship and following a model that works - it provides the shortest path to the service we are here to provide in the world. Change Perspective, Grow Your Business, Celebrate You.

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SHARON Gnatt Epel, is the CEO and Founder of La Ishá Skincare products, that manufactures and sells their own award-winning line of beauty and wellness products for women over 40.

Sharon is passionate about helping women over 40 recognize and achieve their full potential. This was the inspiration behind the creation of La Ishá, the 1st "green", all-natural company dedicated to women in the prime of their lives. As a recognized expert on beauty over 40, Sharon believes that no woman should have to endanger her health to look beautiful.

She is the creator of the Myth of Cosmetic Safety - a program she developed after losing her best friend to a 6 year battle with breast cancer in 2010.

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DALLAS Travers, is the founder of the ThrivingArtistCircle.com, where she helps actors book more work and GoThroughTheRoof.com, where she helps coaches help more people.

For over a decade, Dallas has taught business and marketing strategies to actors around the globe through workshops and Her award winning book, The Tao of Show Business.

As an entrepreneur, Dallas has launched 19 successful programs and now mentors other coaches to leverage their expertise and develop info products and large group programs so they can have a great impact in the world.

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NISHA Sawhney, the founder of SnS Design, Inc specializes in the development of successful consumer products from an Idea to Retail. Includes - home appliances, housewares, consumer electronics, furniture and life style products.

SnSDesigns.com helps companies and individuals bring ideas into existence.

Nisha has a wide array of experience working with entrepreneurs, companies and manufacturers in the US, Switzerland, Japan, Israel, India, Brazil, Argentina, Italy, Hong Kong and China.

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MARIANNE Cherico, helps the Baby Boomer Woman create a life filled with joy, passion and purpose so that she can create a Smokin Hot Second Half.

She passionately believes that every 50+ female has it within her to create an amazing, exciting and joyful life, no matter what her circumstances are.

Her mission is to help you create the life that you want—in a way that is designed uniquely for you, so that you feel excited to get up in the morning and live your best life, full out and on fire.

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ROZLYN Warren, founder of Lean Toward Happy, is a Law of Attraction Spiritual Energy Coach and Healer, whose intention is for you to be free to choose happy thoughts, raise your vibration at will and maintain a close, loving relationship with Spirit, transforming your Spiritual and Financial life!

Through her connection with Universal Consciousness and the Sacred Money Archetypes, she brings messages of hope and love combined with actionable steps for your transformation.

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KAREN Francis, is a seasoned CEO with a strong background in marketing, strategy, and technology. Karen currently serves as Executive Chairman of AcademixDirect, an education technology company based in Silicon Valley which is revolutionizing global access to education.

Karen is also the CEO of CourseTalk, helping online learners discover courses they'll love. CourseTalk is a leading source for student-powered reviews of online courses.

She has been named one of the "100 Most Influential Women in Advertising" by Advertising Age and one of the country’s "Top 100 CEOs" by ExecRank.

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DR. BRENDA Randle, is the owner of The Writing Doctor. The Arkansas–based proofreading, editing, and writing company offers editorial support for companies and non-profits of all sizes.

Dr. Randle believes that editing and proofreading are so much more than language correction. She believes that quality revision services directly contribute to the success of a project and individual.

In addition to her passion for reading and writing, Dr. Randle is an experienced educator, certified motivational speaker, a sought after communication consultant and a lover of Christ.

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LAURA Renner, is the founder of the Hiring Coach. The mission of which is to help business owners make smart hiring decisions by making the process easier through creativity, deliberation and consistency.

Throughout Laura’s life, she has focused on people: what motivates us, what moves us, what scares us. She always sought a balance between "right brain" and "left brain" approaches, combining creativity with structure and data with vision.

Her outlook on life? “Always be learning; always be teaching. Life is what you make of it.”

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TIFFANY Anisette, is an entrepreneur, U.S Patent Recipient, Handbag Designer, Author, Speaker, Coach, and Blogtalk Radio Show Host. She has been referred to by many as "The Diamond Girl" Transforming Dreamers into Achievers.

TAI, home of the B.A.G. Handbag on Wheels, was created by Tiffany to house her growing ventures in health care products, services and life enrichment information. The B.A.G. (acronym for the “Business Active Girl”) is her patented signature product line of high quality, couture carry all purse, shoulder and pull bags.

Tiffany, one of the first minority owner operators of a successful Massage Practice in Beaufort, SC served executives, vacationers, and beautiful women who sought out the gifted hands of this licensed Massage Therapist, to alleviate their neck, shoulder, and back pain. Tiffany realized the problem was common especially to women, who carried heavy bags on their shoulders or unevenly distributed in their hands or arms. Her research showed her that these bags often weighed up to10lbs! So Tiffany created the B.A.G. Handbag on Wheels.

Tiffany promotes entrepreneurship to other women all over the world daring them to be the Diamond they were created to be.

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SUZANNE Mathis McQueen, is an author, speaker, and keeper of women’s mysteries. She helps each woman find direction, confidence, and core stability by tapping into and aligning with the power of her female cycle blueprint. She helps couples find harmony and joy by aligning with the female’s rhythmic sex drive.

Her empowering book, 4 Seasons in 4 Weeks, breaks down the 28 days of the female hormonal rhythm, creating an easy daily practice for feeling great, enjoying sex, and making optimal decisions in health, business, athletics, and relationships.

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