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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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Dr. PAMELA McCauley Bush, is a nationally recognized speaker, an award winning educator, and a full Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Systems at the University of Central Florida where she leads the Human Factors in Disaster Management Research Team and serves as Director of the UCF Ergonomics Laboratory.

Dr. Bush has received numerous awards including Engineer of the Year, The Distinguished Alumni Award, Engineering Educator of the Year, Fulbright Specialist Award and the Women Making a Difference Award, to name a few, in recognition of her professional accomplishments and community outreach efforts in the business, technology and education communities. She was recently honored as a leader in technology along with other leaders from IBM and Yahoo.

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CATE Conroy, is the founder and CEO of Concentric Content Marketing. As a lifelong storyteller with a background in journalism, her dedication to helping organizations connect with their audience is what inspired her to found a firm focused on storytelling in the digital age.

Cate is also very active in the Chicago tech community, working to support other women entrepreneurs. She mentors other women starting out and its on the council of Ms. Tech, an organization focused on helping tech women do business and business women do tech.

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MAURA Thomas, has more knowledge and experience in personal productivity and effectiveness than anyone you will ever meet. She’s a 20-year veteran of the industry, founder of RegainYourTime.com, and author of Personal Productivity Secrets.

She is also the creator of the Empowered Productivity System,™ a process for managing the details of life and work. As a speaker and trainer, Maura helps individuals, organizations and corporations maximize their communications tools, defend their attention and achieve results.

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TONI Quest, uses self-portraiture to deal with physical and emotional pain. Her process is called Self-actualizing portraiture. She has tailored to for various learning populations. As a self-taught artist, Toni engages in art to express her feelings genuinely and with impact. The canvas has been a vehicle for her to discover feelings that linger deep within.

Through her art, TQ bears her soul as well as her affinity to the collective consciousness of human kind. Her intent is to provoke emotion and thought, thus inspiring constructive communication about one’s relationships to others and the world around us.

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JP Jones, is a serial enterpreneur and author who has been in business over 20 years, but is only 30 years old. JP is the owner of Paige1Media & Paige1Publishing, a graphic design firm and publishing company that work with domestic and international clients on projects ranging from basic logo development to magazine and book design.

Her firms are contracted in joint venture with Collipsis Web Solutions, LLC. which handles Web Design and Development for clients around the world. Staying on top of technology is her job. Teaching it to others is her passion.

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DALIA Asterbadi, a pioneer in technology-driven marketing communications and sales analytics, is the CEO and founder of realSociable, focused on social insight for deeper engagement with customers.

Dalia is an inspiring entrepreneur who defies odds in a male-driven industry and has many thoughts on changing this status quo. She is also an author, speaker and engineer. Customers who have worked with Dalia include HP, Microsoft, and salesforce.com.

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LORI Osterberg, has created 3 successful businesses in the past 20 years, and quickly learned how to take an idea and turn it into a worldwide success. She now shares this passion with women all over t he world, and speaks, writes and mentors.

Her current business, Vision of Success Inc, focuses on helping women find their "story" and then put it into a successful business plan. Her goal is to help these women see their ideas in a new light, then start the process of building a business around it.

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RANA Campbell, graduated from Princeton in 2013 and is currently a Program Analyst at the Vera Institute of Justice. She also is a freelance branding and content strategist that specializes in the beauty, fashion, and lifestyle.

Her work has been published in popular digital and print magazines such as The Huffington Post, Madame Noire, XO Jane, Clutch Magazine, Hype Hair, Blinging Beauty, Today’s Black Woman Style Report, and Black Fitness Today.

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PEGGY Farren, is an award winning, professional photographer and instructor specializing in beach portraits, studio portraiture and weddings! Peggy is the founder of Understand Photography, that provides photography lessons to photographers who prefer step by step, easy to understand instructions. Their motto? “Simplify the Technical”.

Peggy’s creativity, expertise, exceptional customer service and upbeat personality helped her company become the first recipient of the Naples Daily News’ Choice Award for Photography and continue to win every year.

 

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TERI Hockett, is the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of What's For Work?, a community of Empowered Women that has everything in one place; a community that encourages members and companies to work together; to inspire and help each other grow.

Teri has been featured in over 20 articles on Forbes.com, CBS, and Business Insider, as well as in several local Bay Area outlets.

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CANDICE Hughes, is a serial entrepreneur developing a mobile educational game to improve attention and planning for teens with ADHD, called AdapTac Games. She also founded a biopharma consultancy, launched an intrapreneur venture, at a VentureCapital-backed firm and authored the Small Business Rocket Fuel series.

Recently, Candice was chosen as 1 of 6 Entrepreneurs to be awarded finalist status for Women of Innovation, while her firm was among "2013 Tech Company to Watch" by CT Innovations.

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LYNNE Edris, is a Life & ADHD Coach working with adults who struggle with disorganization; poor time management, procrastination; weak follow-through; and having too much on their plate!

As a woman with ADHD herself, and mom to a teenage son with ADHD, Lynne has built a business based on her strong passion for educating people about ADHD / ADD, helping them improve their lives and to watch their lives change as they change their perspective on their own ADHD and their abilities.

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LISA Velázquez is the CEO & Founder of Wonder Womyn & LisaTalksLove.com. Lisa is a highly sought-after Lovestyle Coach, Speaker and Sex Therapist/Educator for her inside scoop on modern dating trends, hot safe sex and healthy romantic relationships.

With her straight talk about love and compassion for each woman’s journey, Lisa teaches women how to create “love standards” to get real, get clear and get ready for the love life they desire.

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FROSWA Booker-Drew, has an extensive background in nonprofit management, partnership development, training and education. She has built a diverse network of individuals and organizations around the world.

Froswa is the author of the book, Rules of Engagement: Making Connections Last, a workbook for women who understand the value of relating to others, both professionally and personally. The book provides 29 Rules of Engagement to help the reader understand how to do more than just share your name and address.

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ALANNA Levenson, has been transforming professionals' lives and careers, since 2005. She is a master at helping people learn how to get to the root of any challenge and find their natural rhythm for success.

Through her company, I Love My Life! Coaching, she has successfully worked with thousands of clients during the past decade via one on one coaching, corporate seminars, as well as her highly popular Think Tank Mastermind Group. Alana is also the founding Facilitator for the World Academy for the Future of Women.

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GENEVA Castellanos, is a recent graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and CEO of Freeput, a student start up in the Longhorn Startup Lab led by serial entrepreneur Joshua Baer. Her passion for fashion & technology led her to delve into wearable technology.

Her company, Freeput: short for freedom of input, is devoted to creating comprehensive solutions via wearable technology for people with temporary or permanent upper mobility impairments. Their goal is to empower the disabled community with the freedom of input with their new patent pending mouse you can control with your eyes.

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ANGIE Devone recently published her e-book on Amazon.com, "Reclaiming Your Life & Spirit After The Bond Breaks." Its based on her testimony of divorce and re-emerging with dignity and faith. She inspires people that there is light at the end of the tunnel and that you can get your life and spirit back.

Angie is also a home staging expert and her company, 360 Home Staging & Design LLC was featured as a guest on segments of "My Carolina Today". She resides in Clayton NC with her dog Coco.

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CORRINA Gordon-Barnes, is the founder of You Inspire Me, where she shares free inspiration and strategies for happy, profitable self-employment.

Corrina is committed to creating a world where marketing is fun, clients turn up easily, and money flows to those who do work that helps & heals. She leads two popular online courses: Passion to Profit, and Blog for Clients.

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KENDRA Kroll, is a travel and fitness-loving momprenuer & creator of the patented PortaPocket, a hands-free carrying cases, the versatile+handy new way to lose the worry, not your stuff, & the best confidence builder to wear under your outfit since SPANX!

Simply put, PortaPocket is all about making life a little easier! Their mission? Providing practical tools to help people help themselves!

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LENA Phoenix, along with her husband, Steven founded the XeroShoes, a company, that manufactures the popular Xero Shoes, which are a modern spin on the traditional barefoot running sandal — durable, stylish and affordable — and so light and low-profile, it’s like you’re not wearing anything.

Xero Shoes were inspired by the huaraches sandals worn by the Tarahumara Indians of Mexico who were featured in the New York Times bestseller, Born To Run. Their mission? Help people “Feel The World” on a greater scale with Xero Shoes!

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ASH Ambirge, is the CEO of House of Moxie, Inc. and founder of The Middle Finger Project blog, a B.S.-free community for business owners who roll their eyes at everyone’s “newsletter” and want to learn fresh, original ways to hijack the sea of sameness.

Her mission is to make you money, and have way more fun than everyone else while doing it!

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SAMANTHA Gregory, is a published author, speaker, and empowerment coach who has been impacting lives of women, especially single moms for the last decade. She blogs at RichSingleMomma.com, where she writes about personal finance, parenting, personal development, and affordable travel for single moms.

Her mission is to encourage, inspire, and empower moms and all women who are hungry for happiness, abundance, and personal freedom.

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VICTORIA Pynchon, is the Co-founder of She Negotiates, a training workshop for women which nests today’s most effective negotiation strategies and tactics in the context of the gender culture in which women do business.

Together with her co-founder, Lisa Gates, they provide women the tools and support to take responsibility for closing their own personal income and leadership gaps. Why this matters is that when we empower women to become powerful askers and confident actors in their own lives and chosen professions, they also become leaders collaboratively solving the challenges of the global economy.

Victoria is the author of two books on dispute resolution, The Grownups' ABCs of Conflict Resolution and Success as a Mediator for Dummies.

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Dr. JOY Pedersen, Founder of Express Success, is a Licensed Spiritual Healer, Certified Spiritual Health Coach, Certified Law of Attraction Practitioner and author of Wisdom of the Guardian: Treasures from Archangel Michael to Change Your Life.

Joy is a seasoned life and business consultant and healer from her many years of consulting in the scope of money, relationships, career, business, and health. Joy utilizes both established technological techniques and spiritual techniques to eradicate negative memories, energies, emotions, and karma.

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REBECCA Tracey, is the head and only honcho over at The Uncaged Life, where she helps people get clarity and confidence in their online businesses and want the freedom to work from anywhere.

Her Uncaged Life community, is one of the most amazing online communities out there, a place where you can meet and network with other small location-independent business owners.

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MICHELLE Tartalio, is the Co-founder and Research Director for Enlight Research, a board advisory and research company whose mission is to optimize board executives’ time & talent by delivering easy access to customized industry and financial insights delivered through an iPad application.

Prior to her role at Enlight, Ms. Tartalio was a management consultant with Clarksto Consulting, supporting Fortune 500 clients.

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JANE Green, is the author of 15 New York Times best selling novels dealing with real women, real life and all things in-between. Her latest novel, TEMPTING FATE, available on amazon and barnes and noble, is an instant hit!

Together with writing books and blogs, she contributes to various publications, both online and print, including Huffington Post, The Sunday Times, Cosmopolitan and Self, has taught at writers conferences, and does regular keynote speaking.

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VICKY Wu, along with her business partner, Ling Cai, founded ZAOZAO company, a curated marketplace of beautiful, one-of-a-kind accessories from emerging Asian designers after noticing that there were no platforms providing easy, centralized access to such pieces.

Ling was a former buyer for Gucci, Vicky was a former equities analyst for Goldman Sachs, prior to them coming together in Hong Kong and launching ZAOZAO, now launched in NYC as well.

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JENNIFER Weedon Palazzo, is the producer and writer of MomCave TV, an online network of comedy web series for moms including Slummy Mummy, Double Leche , blabbermom, and MomCave LIVE.

As a professional actress and member of the Screen Actor's Guild, Jennifer has appeared in films (A Beautiful Mind, The Height of the Sky), TV, theatre (off-Broadway and regional), and national commercial campaigns like Coca-Cola, Old Spice.

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DINA Wilcox, is a former CEO and attorney, and the founder of RHVGlobal and Raising Healthy Voices. She is the author of the book, “Why Do I Feel This Way, where she combines the simplified science of feelings, emotions and memories with the stories we tell ourselves to show how living deliberately is just what nature intends.

After her husband lost his three-year battle with HIV, Dina embarked on a ten-year journey of self-discovery. Her goal was to understand her own feelings in order to harness her inner power and live meaningfully. Dina’s mission is to create portable, safe spaces in which people can talk together about what matters to them, the things we have most in common with each other.

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CAROL Sankar, is an internationally renowned success entrepreneurship consultant & real estate investment expert who focuses on strategic implementation strategies to assist today's start-up and mid-level entrepreneur become successful. She hosts a variety of training workshops, live and virtual events world-wide on a variety of topics relating to success, marketing and entrepreneurship.

Carol has been featured in numerous magazines, radio shows, articles and webinars including a recent features in Madame Noire , LearnVest, EBONY Magazine, The Steve Harvey Show, CNNMoney.com and Essence Magazine.

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PAIGE Arnof-Fenn, is the founder & CEO of Mavens & Moguls, a global marketing firm she started 13 years ago based in Cambridge, MA. Her company helps organizations who want to increase their visibility, profile and awareness with a differentiated message and value proposition.

Paige is a popular keynote speaker and panelist at various organizations and hosts online webinars to share her marketing expertise with business owners around the world.

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LEIGH Shulman, is a writer, traveler and mom currently living in NW Argentina where she writes and inspires others to share their lives and stories. She founded and run Cloudhead Art, a technology-based NGO dedicating to educating and inspiring change through art.

Leigh blogs at TheFutureIsRed.com, where she shares anything about writing, travel, and what inspires her. She also run The Writer’s Process, an online community where you share blog, business, fiction and non fiction writing as you learn to incorporate your voice into social media and personal branding.

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FREDA Emmons, is an author and inspirational speaker; she is also a wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoys bicycle riding, gardening, and traveling. After years of counseling and working through the emotional trauma of her youth, Freda wrote a book, *Flame of Healing: A Daily Journey of Healing from Abuse and Trauma*, now being used by Grief to Grace, a retreat ministry for healing from sexual abuse issues.

Too many people are immobilized by tremendous pain from abuse or trauma in their lives. Freda offers compassion, humor and hope to hurting people.

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LAURIE Itkin, is a financial advisor and author of Every Woman Should Know Her Options: Invest Your Way to Financial Empowerment. Her passion is educating and empowering women to become successful investors and grow the money they work so hard to earn.

Laurie Itkin founded, The Options Lady, to educate and empower women and couples to take control of their finances, overcome their fears of investing, and grow the money they work so hard to earn. She is also a financial advisor and money manager at Coastwise Capital Group.

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KARIN Hurt, is an experienced speaker and writer, a former Fortune 15 executive and CEO of Let's Grow Leaders, an award winning blog that has grown into a highly interactive, International community.

She recently published a book, Overcoming an Imperfect Boss available on Amazon. Karin’s mission is to challenge leaders to question, experiment, grow and succeed.

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LISA Simpson, is the co-owner of Urban Boulder, an accessories brand focused on using and reinventing Australian Boulder Opal. She and co-founder Remo Carbone, started the company seeing an opportunity to breathe new life into a gemstone which was being completely neglected in contemporary jewelry and use it in a way never seen before.

Lisa’s creations provide a mix of designs for men and women who want to wear a bold statement piece or simply a unique accent of difference.

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JOANNA PENN, founder of CreativePenn.com, is a New York Times and USA Today best selling author of Thrillers on the Edge under J.F. Penn, as well as writing non-fiction for authors.

She's also a professional speaker, voted one of The Guardian UK Top 100 Creative Professionals 2013. Joanna is also an international, professional speaker on creative entrepreneurship, digitalpublishing and internet marketing. She loves to inspire, educate and entertain in person, as well as online.

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ALINA Cheung, is the Co-Founder of Terracotta New York, a menswear inspired accessories company based in NYC (including women's neckties, bowties, and scarves). The company launched in 2012 and are currently in 30-40 stores nationwide, and expanding internationally.

Terracotta New York is inspired by the long-standing tradition of simplicity and pattern in menswear. They seek to encourage individuality and promote confidence by bringing this tradition to luxury accessories for women. With a touch of feminine flare, women can have just as much fun with a bow tie and a penguin pattern!

Terracotta strives for the highest quality material and craftsmanship with each product, and a design that seamlessly blends Uniqueness with Uniformity, Ambition with Art.

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JACKIE Peterson, has a long history of working with entrepreneurs and currently heads a program on encore entrepreneurs. She speaks regionally and teaches the skills of solo businesses with her book Better Smarter Richer.

Jackie is passionate about helping solopreneurs--including creative and encore entrepreneurs—to live their passion and achieve financial success.

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DAWNN Karen, is the Founder of Fashion Psychology and a Fashion Psychologist. She is a Master of Arts graduate from Columbia University's Counseling Psychology program and a former model, fashion pr and designer.

Dawnn specializes in "Styling from the inside out- Bridging the GAP between perception and reality”. She has published in psychological journal on improving the quality of life and is passionate about helping others.

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GINI Dietrich, is the founder and CEO of Arment Dietrich, a Chicago-based integrated marketing communications firm. She is the lead blogger at Spin Sucks and the founder of Spin Sucks Pro, a professional development site for PR and marketing pro.

Gini is also the co-author of Marketing in the Round and has delivered numerous keynotes, panel discussions, coaching sessions, and workshops across North America and Europe on the subject of using online technology in communication, marketing, sales, and HR.

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ADITI Kapur, is the founder of DeliveryChef.in, one of India's leading e-­‐commerce websites that lets Indians order food for delivery from their neighborhood restaurants. Living abroad and having gone to school in New York City, AdiE was accustomed to the ease and convenience of technology.

Hence, she decided to give her own city a liGle makeover with the launch of DeliveryChef in 2010. Since then, it has been growing rapidly and is now Eed to approximately 700 eateries for delivery.

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LAUREL Wiers, is a marriage and family therapist who has been practicing for 14 years. She is the owner of Lighthouse Counseling and the founder of therapydiva.com, where she helps others “heal and love without fear.”

Laurel recently released her book, "Betrayed not Broken", where she addresses the most common issues and phases of healing that individuals and couples experience with infidelity.

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LINDSAY Reinsmith, is the founder and CEO of Kaeng Raeng, a nutraceutical company based in Palo Alto, CA, that makes a nutritional, vegan, gluten free meal replacement cleanse. Lindsay is a Certified Personal Trainer and author of the book "3 Days to a Healthier, Stronger You., and is a regular contributor to health and fitness publications.

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ZHENA Muzyka, is an author, keynote speaker, mom and activist founder of Zhena’s Gypsy Tea, Fair Trade Tea. As a single mother with no money, Zhena started her business by selling tea out of a push cart with a $3,000 loan from her family. Eventually, she created an empire that does more than six million dollars in sales and it is now sold in over 10,000 locations across the country.

Zhena’s upcoming book "Life by the Cup" is the inspiring story of her journey to a meaningful lifeas founder of a company that benefits health, protects the environment, and supports humanitarian efforts. Zhena's message to women is that no matter where you are, you can change your circumstances and live your dreams!

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MARCEY Rader is a Lifestyle Trainer specializing in helping road warriors and mobile professionals be healthy and productive on the road. She is a Certified Personal Trainer with a degree in Exercise Science and a Certified Productivity Specialist who spent over a decade traveling in the corporate world.

Marcey is popularly known as the “MoPro Coach" and has authored a book, Hack the Mobile Lifestyle: 6 Steps to Work Well and Play More.

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ALEXIS Davis, is the CEO and founder of Hoo-Kong, a luxury handcrafted Safety- Pin jewelry line, where she takes something as simple as safety-pins to create significant pieces of jewelry to fit any woman's style.

Full time college student, public speaker and running Hoo-Kong; Alexis Davis is on a mission!

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BONNIE Dewkett, is a nationally recognized organizing expert, author, motivational speaker, and internet radio personality. She began organizing as a child, and she has been organizing ever since. Her company, The Joyful Organizer®, creates and implements organizational systems for the home and office. These changes allow her Customers to create calm from chaos at work and at home.

Bonnie is passionate about helping her clients meet their organizational goals, and loves to see the positive impact that getting organized has on their lives. Bonnie truly believes that an organized home is a joyful home! See the show notes at TodaysLeadingWomen.com!

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RUTH Shelling, is the Founder & Director of marketing and communications agency Rue Sinclair Media, a vibrant boutique, brand, marketing and communications firm, that partners with forward thinking companies to deliver strategic business, marketing and advertising plans.

Her current clientele ranges from start-ups that need to create their brand to more established companies that simply need a fresh vision and growth plan to expand their business offering.

Ruth also has extensive experience in developing people and believes that ‘great’ people add value to your business, and that everyone has the potential to be ‘great’.

Her mantra? “Success isn’t what you accomplish with your life, it is what your inspire others to achieve”. See the show notes at TodaysLeadingWomen.com!

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LORI Atwood, has worked in finance for 20 years, most recently as financial advisor for individuals, start-ups, and small businesses through her company Lori Atwood - Fearless Finance. Working with individuals to help them understand their financial situation and what they can do to create a brighter financial future or simply have more left at the end of the month is her passion. See the show notes at TodaysLeadingWomen.com!

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LEIGH ANNE O’Connor is an International Board certified Lactation Consultant, a La Leche League leader and mother of three children. She is passionate about breastfeeding and supporting all mothers. She is active in the breastfeeding and parenting community, and blogs at Mama Milk & Me. Leigh Anne has appeared on television, radio and in documentaries internationally as an expert and advocate for breastfeeding, promoting its importance as a health issue for babies, mothers, families and society at large.

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TRUDY Scott, is a Food Mood Expert and Nutritionist, speaker and author of the book The Anti-anxiety Food Solution: How the Foods You Eat Can Help You Calm Your Anxious Mind, Improve Your Mood & End Cravings. Her emphasis is on educating successful women about a healthy and balanced lifestyle, dietary choices based on a whole-foods approach and individualized nutrient supplementation as needed - so you can be your healthiest, look your best and feel on-top-of-the-world emotionally™.

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STEPHANIE Mansour, is a TV Personality & Chicago Personal Trainer for women, Confidence Coach & Body Image Coach for women and Yoga & Pilates Instructor. Stephanie is the CEO of Step It Up with Steph. She’s appeared on the Dr. Oz Show for her 60- second workout, given dating & career tips on NBC Chicago, and has been featured on CNN, Chicago Crain’s Business, Fox LA, and many more media outlets.

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ELLIE Laks, founded the SantaClarita, CA nonprofit animal rescue known as The Gentle Barn in 1999. Ellie and Gentle Barn rescue sick and abused animals and bring them back to The Gentle Barn where they are rehabilitated and live out the rest of their lives in peace and comfort. Once rehabilitated the animals help teach Gentle Barn program participants about compassion, care and gentle handling. Ellie has just released her first book entitled "My Gentle Barn- Creating a Sanctuary Where Animals Heal and Children Learn to Hope."

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SUE Wong, found success very early on in her career but lost a great deal of her fortune after a divorce later in life. It was after that significant life event and two children later that she then had no choice but to rebuild herself from bottom up. She made an incredible comeback with her business. Today she is the ownerand founder of a multi-million dollar brand - Sue Wong. Ms. Wong has dressed hundreds of celebrities including Anne Hathaway, Jessica Biel, Minnie Driver, Jane Seymour, Stacy Keibler, Julia Roberts amongst many others. For over two decades Sue Wong has been astonishing fashion aficionados with collection after collection of ravishing dresses that prove both timeless and timely and accessible to women everywhere. Today, Sue Wong is available nationwide at specialty boutiques, major department stores including Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom, Bloomingdales, Lord & Taylor, Macy's and internationally in over 27 countries.

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CHRISTINA Daves, is a serial entrepreneur and award-winning inventor who has founded and run four successful companies over the past 20 years. Her latest venture, CastMedic Designs was born after a broken foot left her in an awful walking medical boot, the day before she was headed to New York City, the Fashion Capital of the World. With nothing on the market to make it fashionable or even look half-way decent, she founded CastMedic Designs which offers accessories to make the medical boot fashionable. Christina also launched PR for Anyone™ to help small business owners, entrepreneurs, and authors learn how to easily and effectively generate their own publicity.

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LIZ O’Donnell, is a working mother and author of Mogul, Mom & Maid: The Balancing Act of the Modern Woman. A public relations executive at Double Forte, Liz truly understands both the rewards and the challenges of being a working mother. She is also the founder of Hello Ladies, an award winning website for smart, busy women named one of the top 100 websites for women by Forbes and a Best of the Net by Working Moms.

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NICOLE LaBonde, is the creatrix of CABARRET Fit , barre and burlesque fitness classes. CABARRET focuses on using the body as a source of empowerment. Nicole is passionate about using fitness to heal and transform. She has been featured in SHAPE Magazine, Business Heroine, and many others. Nicole is passionate about living in a world where all women are confident with their voices, bodies and lives.

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NELLIE Jacobs, is a trend-setting creativity consultant, speaker, award-winning artist and bestselling author who has been featured by media for decades. Nellie helps people jump-start the process of self-examination and mining their resources. Nellie is the woman behind Igniting Imagination.com, where she shares creative tools for individuals and groups to dig deep, mining their unique resources to uncover their potential.

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KIMBERLY Mahan, is a highly skilled transformational motivator and a force to be reckoned with. Her extraordinarily acclaimed class, Sacred Sweat, is a mixed modality of physical, mental and spiritual opportunities that allow you to make huge breakthroughs. Kimberly’s mission is to encourage and empower all people to step out of their story and find their gifts…whether it be through movement, voice, or pen to paper….discovering the hidden gems that make life so incredibly rich and rewarding….to support all life in balance, wakefulness and compassion.

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GENEVIEVE West, is a wine-drinking, coffee-chugging , Relationship Consultant. She and her husband Eric own Mix 'n' Match Creamery, serving artisan liquid nitrogen ice cream. Genevieve is also a Relationship and Dating Consultant, helping singles get the spinach out of their teeth and figure out why they’re single, and helping couples acquire a more thriving relationship than they're currently experiencing. She writes for several relationship websites and have recently published her book, "It's Your Fault You're Single: Why You Are Your Own Worst Enemy In Love”.

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LACY Arnold, is the founder and CEO of LeanMoms.com, and co-owner of HerSmartMarketing.com. Lacy is a professional coach, speaker, writer and full-time mom. Her purpose is to help all women, especially moms, become both physically and mentally fit. When moms achieve their own ideal body, learn to live a holistic lifestyle, and live in their passions and purpose they find the joy in being lean, fit women. Lacy is dedicated to providing the strategies, tools and knowledge she has gained over the last 15 years to help empower other women.

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ALEKSANDRA Scepanovic, is the Managing Director and co-founder of Ideal Properties Group, a Brooklyn real estate firm, with a staff of over 100 real estate brokers andsalespeople. They specialize in Brownstone Brooklyn neighborhoods including Park Slope, Carroll Gardens and Brooklyn Heights, as well as Williamsburg, Gowanus and other locations throughout the borough. From former Yugoslavia, Aleksandra was a war reporter in Sarajevo before moving to New York City in 1999. Specializing in business development, she’s built up her team to four offices and 110 staff.

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LISA MARIE Latino, is the CEO and Executive Producer of Long Shot Productions, LLC, a full service video production company based in Fairfield, New Jersey. Since Long Shot’s inception in October 2009, Lisa Marie has directed a variety of corporate, commercial and entertainment productions, including producing a live documentary on L’Aquila, Italy’s quest to recover from a devastating earthquake, entitled “The Infernos in Italy: Earthquake Relief Fund Tour”. Lisa Marie has appeared on the cable television series “Cake Boss”, WFAN SportsRadio’s “Boomer and Carton”, My9’s “Chasing New Jersey” and works in- season forthe New York Giants Radio Network. She also serves as an adjunct professor in video production at Seton Hall University.

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THEODORA Sergiou, is the vice president and COO of Nicholas Pools Inc., an industry leader recognized by the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals with the 2013 International Award of Excellence for residential vinyl-lined free-form pools. Nicholas Pools builds, renovates, and services swimming pools and hot tubs throughout Ocean, Monmouth, and Middlesex Counties. Theodora was a finalist for the 2012 and 2013 New Jersey Monthly Leading Women Entrepreneurs Award and featured in Forbes’ special New Jersey Women Business Leaders section.

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BECKY Davis, is a Leadership transformation Coach, and the president/CEO of MVPwork, a consulting and coaching firm for entrepreneurs. She helps small businesses stay up after they start up by providing services like business development& strategic planning. Becky is also the founder of Leading In High Heels (Heels is an acronym – Healing, Elevating, Entrusting Love to Sisters), a non-profit business that provides leadership workshops to professional women who donate their shoes which are given to women of domestic violence and abuse. Becky’s mission is helping you live a better life with a stronger business!

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LEI Lydle, founded AtlantaBridal, while planning her own wedding in Atlanta. It quickly grew and became one of the most popular sites for Atlanta area brides, providing engaged couples with no-nonsense wedding planning advice and extensive and personalized research on local wedding services unlike any found on any other site. Lei is also a speaker and has been asked to speak at events like Wedding Market Expo, Inspire Smart Success Experience Seminar, and the Association of Bridal Consultants National Convention.

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TRINA Spear, is the co-founder of FIGS. FIGS is revolutionizing the outdated medical apparel industry through its use of 100% ridiculously soft, performance fabrics that are tailored to perfection. For centuries, medical professionals have been subjected to inferior medical apparel and a mediocre shopping experience. Not anymore! With the creation of FIGS, they now have access to scrubs that feel better, last longer, and provide unparalleled freedom of movement. For every set of scrubs sold, FIGS gives a set to a healthcare provider in need. FIGS hope to change the way people think, the way people feel, and most importantly, the way people perform when they put on the FIGS Scrubs!

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BODACIOUS Betty, is a retro pin up and modern boudoir photographer in Tampa, FL since 2009; she has been published on the cover Pin Up America magazine, and now pens a monthly column on photo tips for the magazine, in addition to her entrepreneurial duties." Betty is the owner of Bodacious Betty Pin Up Photography, which specializes in glamour portrait photography from the 1940-50's era, and believes any woman can be made to both look and feel gorgeous. Her mission is to bring out the pin up starlet in every gal!

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NANCY Duarte, is the CEO of Duarte, Inc. and the author of Resonate, Slide:ology, and the HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations. She has 20 years of experience working with global companies and thought leaders, and she has influenced how the worldperceives some of the most important brands and entities, including Apple, Cisco, Facebook, GE, Google, HP, TED, Twitter, and the World Bank. Nancy has a passion for teaching others about the power of persuasive presentations that drive change in the world.

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INGRID Elfver, is the founder of Born Celebrity™, helping entrepreneurs discover and develop their authentic, one-of-a-kind, million dollar personal brands. For more than 20years Ingrid has worked wit h everyone from A-list celebrities to startups, helping themstay aligned with their big vision, perform at the highest level, and enjoy the journey. According to Ingrid, everyone’s a celebrity… and should be treated like one. But being a “true” celebrity isn’t just about being rich and famous. It’s about being authentic, loving your life, and doing all you can to make a difference in the world.

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NATALIE MacNeil, is an Emmy Award-winning media entrepreneur, best known as the Creator of SheTakesOn TheWorld.com, listed on Forbes “Top 100 Websites for Women” four years in a row. Natalie’s book, She Takes on the World: A Guide to Being Your Own Boss, WorkingHappy, and Living on Purpose, is a bestselling business book for women. Her flagship product, The Conquer Club, helps women build thriving businesses, and influential personal brands.

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MARISSA Levin, founder of Successful Culture is a 20-year entrepreneur, best-selling author and national speaker. She equips others with the mindset, tools, and strategies they need to overcome their barriers to growth. Tapping into two decades of business-building and leadership, Marissa coaches and advises other entrepreneurs, executives, and leaders on how to create a mindset and culture of intention, accountability, and execution. Her mission is to help leaders reach their greatest personal & organizational potential possible through strategic planning, process development, high-impact coaching, & goal execution.

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KATHRYN Starke, is a literacy specialist, author, keynote speaker, and the founder of Creative Minds Publications. Her global educational company motivates students, supports moms, and inspires educators in the world of literacy. Kathry is the author of the book, Amy’s Travels, a children’s book that teaches the culture, diversity, and geography of our world. Its based on a true story and is the first children's picture book to teach the seven continents.

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ANNMARIA De Mars, is a statistician, game developer, Ph.D., World judo champion, author & mother of four beautiful daughters. She is the CEO and founder of 7 Generation Games, a company involved in changing the way students learn mathematics by making it engaging, interactive, and applicable via gaming technology. Their mission is to change the way students learn math by developing the most engaging and historically accurate educational games. AnnMaria De Mars, formerly known as Ann-Maria Burns is an American judoka. She was the first American to win at the World Judo Championships, winning the 1984 tournament in the -56 kg class.

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VERONICA GREY, is the founder of Swim Without Sharks and inventor of the world's first ever and only line of shark repellent swimwear and surfboards. She is popularly seen on TV as “The Surf Lady”. With upwards of 55 TV appearances in under 3 years, Veronica appears on morning news shows across the country more frequently than any other female entrepreneur. She is a critically acclaimed author, inventor, healer, and steward of the environment. She’s passionate about encouraging women on how to succeed in a male dominatedindustry and how to singlehandedly BEGIN a new company from scratch at ANY age.

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JOANNE Funch, is the founder of Marketing Dish where she helps business owners take the mystery out of marketing their business and says “Marketing is like a recipe you cook, it doesn’t work without the right ingredients”. She’s a marketing consultant, experienced social media trainer and online marketing strategist as well as an author and blogger. She has worked with hundreds of small business clients since establishing her marketing business in 1996. JoAnne loves to teach and empower others to take control of their social footprint. She is a workshop trainer for the University of Minnesota, Business & Economic Development Department and teaches private companies and individuals.

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