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ALISON O’Brien, is a three-time Emmy Award winning TV producer whose dislike of running shorts launched her second career - creator of JWalking Designs, running skirts & kilts that feel as good as they look!

Their mission is to make earth-friendly, fit, functional and fashionable active apparel for women and men on-the-go and give them the self-confidence to get out and get active.

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DIANE Lang, is a Therapist, Life Coach, Career Coach, Educator and Author with an expertise in multiple mental health, lifestyle and parenting needs.

Diane has dedicated her career to helping people turn their lives around and is now on a mission to help you find balance and create happiness.

She is the founder and president of DL Counseling and has taught Positive Parenting to parents as well as written extensively on the benefits of using it with even the youngest children.

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KASHONNA Holland, is a wife, mother, speaker, life coach and writer. With contagious energy, a vibrant smile, and straightforward message, she focuses on bringing women from a point of breaking through and transformation.

She is the president and founder at C.L.A.S.S, acronym for Cultivating Leadership Achievement And Social Success, a mentoring program designed to cultivate leadership, encourage achievements, and equip students to become socially successful.

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AMY Marks-McGee, is an award-winning creative marketing professional with over twenty years of success within the fragrance and flavor industry. She is the founder of Trendincite LLC, a consulting company that helps clients cull through, distill, and translate pertinent trend information into tangible product directions.

In addition, she has been recognized by Women in Flavor & Fragrance Commerce for the 2011 Woman of the Year Award for her excellence in marketing and leadership. Amy is the current President of Women in Flavor & Fragrance Commerce and an active member of Cosmetic Executive Women.

She also founded Trendincite Xchange, a Trends Networking Group to discuss emerging trends in a myriad of industries.

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DEBRA Cohen, is the President and founder of Home Remedies®, a Homeowner Referral Network (HRN®) business that has expanded nationwide and grossed $4M to date.

She has helped 300+ other entrepreneurs launch HRN businesses from home and her business has been featured in Good Housekeeping, Woman's Day, The NY Times and Parents.

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RIKKA Brandon, is a recruiting and hiring expert for entrepreneurs & small businesses and the founder at RikkaBrandon.com, a website that combines her two great loves, Entrepreneurship and Recruiting.

In her career as an HR Manager and as a business owner, Rikka has hired over 500 people. As an Executive Recruiter she has placed over 400 people with a replacement rate of less than 1%. She has done over 10,000 interviews and earned millions in recruiting fees.

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CARRIE Brummer, is an artist, educator and entrepreneur all wrapped into someone who loves traveling, and who currently lives in the country of Oman.

Her biggest passion at the moment is to encourage creative play in the lives of as many people as she possibly can. She believes that engaging with our creative interests makes us happier, healthier, human beings.

And that's why she created her company Artist Think, that celebrates the creative spirit, as creativity can come in many forms, and reminds people of just how important the arts are in our lives.

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AMY Collette is a Gratitude Expert and Author of The Gratitude Connection: Embrace the positive power of thanks. She is also the host of Positively Powered, a podcast for people using their powers for good!

Her upbeat book features inspirational stories and practical exercises to help you retrain your brain for happiness and success.

Amy helps people in transition blaze a new path, acting as your co-pilot on your adventure. Connecting with her clients is the work of her heart.

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Laura Gmeinder - TodaysLeadingWomen.comLAURA Gmeinder, is a leadership coach and HR consultant, who loves guiding people on their journey to discover their *it* as they create a life on their terms. She also works with businesses to strengthen communication and trust, which cultivates engagement and productivity.

Laura is a sought after speaker; she tells it like it is because it's Your WORK. Your LIFE. Your TERMS. Laura’s passion for helping small businesses succeed and empowered individuals thrive is second to none.

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PATTY DeDominic, is a coach and adviser to high achievers in business and philanthropy. She coaches high achieving business owners who wish to sell, scale or own their business more passively.

Most importantly, Patty shows business owners how they can grow a business they love owning and get their lives back!

As an author and philanthropist, Patty wishes to share what she has learned as a successful business person and entrepreneur with others.

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KIMBERLY Meckwood, is the owner and inventor of Click & Carry, Inc. Click & Carry is a simple, handle device that allows shoppers to manage and carry multiple bags ~ comfortably.

Click & Carry’s story began when Kimberly, realized how the struggles of carrying shopping bags made her avoid shopping altogether. One night Kim dreamt about a solution to this shopping bag dilemma, and Click & Carry was born.

Click & Carry may be CARRIED in the HANDS or WORN over the SHOULDERS. When worn over the shoulder for easy carrying, the device uses the weight of the bags to counterbalance.

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JENNIFER Reitmeyer, is a business coach, speaker and entrepreneur. She is the founder of Firebrand Messaging, providing boutique blogging and social media management for small businesses in a variety of industries.

Jennifer is also an in-demand writer on general business and wedding-related topics for numerous websites and blogs, and maintains her own business blog at WeddingIQ.com.

An 18-year veteran of the wedding industry, Jennifer is the co-founder and president of MyDeejay, which provides wedding and corporate DJ services in the Washington, DC area and has won virtually every award in the wedding industry.

Jennifer formed Firebrand Messaging in 2015, in response to requests from her coaching clients for a reliable resource for blogging and social media management. Jennifer's team takes a unique, brand-centric approach to understanding businesses and their goals, and is able to replicate clients' natural "voice" and represent them authentically online.

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DIANE Pollack comes from a 20 plus year career as a clothing Designer in the corporate world. Now she’s an entrepreneur helping women with all their styling needs.

Her business is STYLEMPOWER, a wardrobe consulting & personal shopping service for women in NYC. Whether you are too busy to shop or just need help putting it all together, Stylempower empowers women to feel confident in their dress. You do not need to be a celebrity to get styling help.

Stylempower is an affordable luxury for the every day woman to save her time, stop the overwhelm and create outfits they feel empowered in. Having designed for all types of women, she understands her customers needs, tastes and budgets.

Diane has been trained to extract the current trends and filter them into an understandable way that her clients can feel new and on trend without feeling out of their comfort zone. Her work is based on the client's needs, lifestyle, budget and personal taste, aka. ”Style for your lifestyle”.

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Dr. LESLY Devereaux, is an Author, Entrepreneur and Professional Development Strategist She travels internationally training entrepreneurs and managers how to enhance their resilience in high stress evolving work environments.

Through her books and workshops and keynotes she teaches you how to get “it” (effective communication, team work, etc.) done despite the obstacles.

Dr. Lesly is also the founder and CEO of Joyful Living for Women and the host of the weekly talk show Joyful Living for Women Talk Radio. The show features women entrepreneurs, authors, coaches, and women of diverse backgrounds who share business advice and tips for running successful businesses.

Dr. Lesly is passionate about women walking in their purpose and she wants individuals to know that even in tough situations there are no limitations other than the ones allowed to take residence in the mind.

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ANGELA Stone, Stylist, fashion designer, author, lifestyle guru and the founder of Angela Stone Consulting Ltd. At the age of 14, Angela embarked on her extensive modeling career.

Traveling around the globe, she gained her vast knowledge and expertise in fashion styling, as well as valuable behind the scenes experience that would become the foundation to many of her successful business endeavors.

At age 21, Angela opened the doors to Portfolio Model Agency. Under her directorship, the agency quickly rose to become one of New Zealand’s most prestigious modeling agencies. For 15 years now, Angela Stone Consulting has been transforming lives.

Inspired by the thousands of conversations she had with clients over the years, Angela was driven to write The Style Guide. Her little black book of industry fashion styling secrets is filled with educational and enlightening advice.

Angela is also the beauty ambassador of xtendlife.com


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KATE Diete, is a serial entrepreneur who quit her high paying corporate job to take on a massive challenge this year of bootstrapping 12 start-ups in 12 months all while traveling around the world.

To give back and inspire other budding entrepreneurs, Kate documents all she learns, where she travels to, her start-ups and pivots on www.innerwanderlust.com

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AKSHAYA Borkar, is a promoter of handicrafts at The Art and Craft Gallery, an unconventional online gallery providing Done-For-You Services in eCommerce, Social Media Marketing and PR to creative individuals worldwide.

It's first award winning Marketing Hub supports creatives flourish by growing their online brand exposure and reducing up to 90% of their Screen Time.

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VICTORIA Duke, is a globetrotting, celebrity beautifying, Paris-trained make-up artist. Highly sought after by her A-list celebrity clientele, Victoria has worked her magic on celebs including Kimora Lee Simmons, the Trump wedding, Miss Universe 2015 Paulina Vega as well as The Pussycat Dolls to name a few.

Her talents don’t start and end with the make-up brush. Victoria’s reach extends to women through her dynamic motivational speaking and Academy of Glam events. She helps hundreds of aspiring artists a year become make-up masters at her school Academy of Glam located in south Florida.

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YUNCHE Wilson, is a Business & Mindset Coach - and Host of WhoRYou Marketing TV, sharing marketing trends, tips and expert interviews.

Her passion lies in spreading love and knowledge and seeing it provide enlightenment in such a way that it literally transforms a person’s thinking and catapults them into their destiny.

With over 10 years of experience in corporate and online marketing, Yunche is bringing the knowledge that she has used to help corporations make millions and giving it to the world.

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JARRETT Arthur, is a Self-defense and safety expert and the founder and chief instructor of M.A.M.A.® (Mothers Against Malicious Acts), a Customized Self-Defense for Women, and other specialized self-defense programs for women, children, and childcare givers.

Jarrett is one of the highest ranking female Krav Maga Black Belt Instructors in the U.S. She has been featured as an expert on numerous national platforms such as: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Good Morning America, Fitness Magazine, Shape Magazine, The NY Times, and more.

Jarrett’s passion is customizing her self-defense training and education programs to most effectively benefit the emotional, physical, and personal wants and needs of the women and children she works with.

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DINA Proctor, is a life and business coach, and best-selling author of the book "Madly Chasing Peace: How I Went from Hell to Happy in Nine Minutes a Day."

After hitting emotional rock-bottom, she -quite unintentionally!- created a process called 3×3 Meditation (3 minutes, 3 times a day) that enabled her to transform every aspect of her life.

Supported by Jack Canfield, Dina's 3x3 Meditation method is helping thousands to transform their personal and professional lives all over the world.

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GINA Hiatt, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist, and president of Finish Agent, Inc. Her company provides accountability-based membership site software that focuses on helping clients get unstuck, stop procrastinating, learn new habits, and become productive and start implementing what you’ve taught them.

Based on Gina’s knowledge of cognitive, group and behavioral psychology, this proven system empowers coaches, consultants, teachers, and mastermind leaders to create recurring, leveraged and even passive income, while helping their clients either build good habits (e.g. diet, exercise) or take the steps needed to achieve their most important goals (e.g. build a business, write a book).

Learn how you as a coach can leverage this tool to help your clients get better results. Attend the free webinar here - http://todaysleadingwomen.com/gina

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COLLEEN Cassel, Founder of Upstream Solutions is a People Management Expert. She partners with women business leaders to increase leadership, career and professional development skills so they can take their business and life to the next level.

She combines 25 successful years in Corporate America in management roles in sales and marketing at leading Entertainment Companies in New York. Now, her passion lies in helping smart, driven professionals, find the courage and answers to do what they wanted to do and follow their dreams.

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CHELSEA M. Logan, is a former athlete turned Sports Performance Analyst. Her unique insights and highly praised approach has helped celebrities, entrepreneurs, and the worlds top athletes realize their full potential.

She believes that every person has the ability to overcome obstacles and achieve excellence. Chelsea and her businesses have been featured in US News & World Report, ESPN Magazine, USA Today, and US News & World Report.

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CINDY Hooker, is a U.S. Navy Veteran, Certified Coach, Human Resources Professional, and founder of Gold Dog Consulting.

After surviving lay-offs, upper management mayhem, being asked to falsify documentation and experiencing downright poor leadership, Cindy decided she would dedicate her efforts to help improve these conditions and build better businesses.

Gold Dog Consulting provides coaching, consultation and solutions to people who want more than just a job and to employers who want to create a thriving workplace. Cindy helps empower the leaders and the followers to create successful workplaces.

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LAURIE Towers, is a fitness expert, former bodybuilder and Gotham’s main massage maven, who founded Physical Advantage to address the issues that she had experienced throughout her workout and athletic career.

Physical Advantage have been a tour de force in the world of sports massage being featured in countless magazines from Vogue to Glamour, changing the way the public views massage as not just an indulgence of luxury, but a vital component of fitness and recovery.

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LINDA F. Williams, is the founder and CEO of Whose Apple Empowerment Center, which offers multiple services to facilitate focus and vision in realizing your mission, goals and destiny.

Seminars are customized and tailored to specific organizational goals. They also offer Life Coaching, Relationship Coaching, and guidance in navigating organizational change.

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CLAIRE E. Jones, is the founder and president of The General Store Seattle, a general store located in Seattle that is devoted exclusively to locally produced items.

She specifically designed the store to be an easy way to expand the farm to table concept to include everyday item needs as well.

She plans on expanding in the future to include furniture, fresh food, and gardening products like fertilizer.

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TIFFANY Couch, is the founder and principal Acuity Forensics, an award-winning forensic accounting firm that specialize in fraud investigation, financial litigation support and fraud-related training.

Tiffany has more than 17 years of experience in the field of accounting, with the last 10 years focused completely on forensic accounting related engagements.

She is also a nationally recognized speaker on the topic of fraud and forensic accounting. She has also published several articles in local, regional, and statewide publications.

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JANICE DAVIES is International speaker, trainer, coach and author from New Zealand. She helps people become their best by learning to have a great relationship with themselves and empower themselves in all the tricky & bullying relationships in their lives. 

Teaching for twenty five years from children to business leaders, Janice writes for magazines, appears on radio and television and written an array of books and online programs. Her latest book and memoirs is The Success Attitude – Haunting Messages Guiding Us which she is turning into a movie.

She empowers people to fulfill ‘If it’s to be, it’s up to me’ philosophy and changing the ‘can’t do’ attitude into ‘can do’.

Her hot topics online programs are: “Difficult People & Bullying Mastery…for your PERSONAL Life” and “Difficult People & Bullying Mastery…for your WORK Life”.

Janice is the founder of SelfDay– International Self Esteem day. She educates on self-esteem as a keynote to success, building personal and professional confidence and creating win/win relationships.

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GRETCHEN Hydo is a certified Life & Business Coach, Motivational Speaker and Mentor. For over 10 years she has helped clients get laser focused so that they can free up their time, earn more money, be more productive at work and more relaxed at home.

Gretchen is the owner of Any Lengths Life Coaching where she is dedicated to helping her clients dig deeper to uncover, discover, and discard the obstacles that are getting in the way of them living their very best life.

Prior to coaching, Gretchen ran and owned a successful boutique PR agency where she worked with a variety of clients and helped put them on the map. Her clients were consistently featured in A-list publications and media outlets.

She is an entrepreneur with an extensive business background, making her an ideal business productivity coach. In addition, she is a married mother-of-two and offers unique tools and a refreshing perspective to parents juggling the demands of work and home life.

Her ample skillset, enthusiasm and knack for offering solutions while pushing her clients to reach their potential, makes her a valuable partner to those who are striving for self betterment.

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RENEE Rashid, is the co-founder of blayz.com, an online marketplace that helps high school students find the best extracurricular opportunities that let them discover their passions and build their resume for college, free.

Renee first dreamed of being a physicist, but quickly found that her passion for logic and order matched perfectly with a career in software. She has been a software engineer for over 15 years, and recently made the leap to CEO of her own tech startup, Blayz.

Their mission is to connect every high school student with the best extracurricular activities that help them discover their passions and create an amazing resume for college.

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JENNIFER Schaus, is founder and principal of Jennifer Schaus & Associates, a boutique consulting firm in downtown Washington DC.

The firm helps companies world-wide who wish to sell products or services to the US Government. Clients include major Fortune 500 Firms, publicly traded companies as well as small, mid-size and emerging market companies.

Jennifer has almost 20 years of experience in the government contracting sector & maintains a notable client list including several Fortune 500 companies.

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