LINE UP + PROGRAM

FIVE KEYNOTES, SEVEN PANELS, EIGHTEEN BREAKOUT SESSIONS

plus a few other tricks up our sleeves...

GET READY LADIES

It's going to be an amazing weekend.

FRIDAY

All Day

Societe Lounge + Marketplace + Bookstore Open

8:30am

Day Pass Registration + Head Shot Event

9:00am 

Opening + Morning Message

9:30am 

Morning Keynote Message

10:00am - 12:00pm 

Breakout Sessions

12:00pm

Buffet Lunch

12:30pm 

Afternoon Keynote Message

1:00pm-3:00pm 

Panels, Storytelling, Fireside Chats

3:30pm

Closing Remarks 

6:00pm

Girl's Night Out 

SATURDAY

All Day

Societe Lounge + Marketplace + Bookstore Open

8:30am

Day Pass Registration + Head Shot Event

9:00am 

Opening + Morning Message

9:30am 

Morning Keynote Message

10:00am - 12:00pm 

Breakout Sessions

12:00pm

Buffet Lunch

12:30pm 

Afternoon Keynote Message

1:00pm-3:00pm 

Panels, Storytelling, Fireside Chats

3:30pm

Closing Keynote 

4:00pm 

Closing Remarks + Happy Hour in Bar

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SPEAKERS

in no particular order

Main Stage Speakers

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Letitia Frye

Auctiontainer | Speaker | Author

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Franny Tacy

Pioneer in Hemp Farming | Activist

Martha Picciao is the Founder and CEO of Whiz Kidz Preschools.  It was her dream to merge her passion for teaching and entrepreneurship to serve families and lay a learning foundation for children.  She is a dynamic leader and boy mom x3.  If she’s not working a new project, she’s spending time with her family.

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Martha Picciao

CEO, Whiz Kidz Preschools

Dr. Susan Lovelle is a Holistic Lifestyle MD and the Founder/CEO of Premiere Wellness.  A former award-winning plastic surgeon, she now specializes in customized wellness solutions for busy, over-extended women who are merely surviving on caffeine and willpower so they can have the energy, power and balance they desire. 

Dr. Susan Lovelle

CEO, Premiere Wellness

Alexa is a holistic lifestyle expert + certified integrative nutrition health coach + women’s health advocate who turned her own experience and passion for the women’s wellness movement into a collective space to nurture others. She’s redefining wellness as a way of life and empowering our community to feel more whole in the process.

Alexa Schuman

Founder, Uprooted Wellness

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Spread Your Sunshine Founder Melanie Griffin is a motivational speaker and consultant, inspirational products entrepreneur, and business litigation and employment law attorney with an AmLaw 200 firm. Her ability to effect positive change has been celebrated by numerous accolades, including the GSWCF Woman of Promise, FSU Inspire, and Florida Bar YLD Outstanding Woman Lawyer of Achievement Awards

Melanie Griffin

Founder, Spreading Your Sunshine

Jessica has been a costume designer for over a decade. Through her work on film and tv she was able to create two companies with her husband Jay. Heywood & Ringo specializing

 in custom suits and they just launched Naked Rebellion in 2019. A lingerie company with nine shades of nude. Finally a nude bra for every woman on the planet. She has received an Emmy Nomination and back to back Costume Designers Guild Award Nominations.

Jessica Wenger

Founder, Naked Rebellion

Jacinda is the author & CEO of Uniquely Qualified. She believes you are uniquely qualified to pursue purpose.  She is the founder a nonprofit called, Stolen Lunches. Jacinda is also the host for the NBA’s Charlotte Hornets and a 2x NBA All-Star Host.  She’s the host for the NFL’s Inside Panther’s Huddle and Co-Hosts a radio show with her husband on V1019FM.  Jacinda has appeared on the OWN network and is spokesperson to multiple companies.

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Jacinda Jacobs

Media | Host | Author | Speaker

Dr. Williamson is currently the President and CEO of WBEC-West.  WBEC-West strives to cultivate sustainable relationships between certified Women Business enterprises and Corporate America through certification, education, and targeted networking.  In her role as President she strives to facilitate mutually beneficial procurement opportunities for WBEs and corporations on both a local and national level.  She is an author and has also written several articles and has been featured in both MBE and Diversity Professional Magazine. 

Dr. Pamela Williamson

President & CEO, WBEC-WEST

Holly Essler is a licensed clinical therapist and founder of Empowering You Therapy.  She truly believes that ‘it’s okay, to not be okay’ and is fully committed to ending the stigma that therapy is a last resort.  You deserve and owe it to yourself to live to your fullest potential! 

Holly Essler, 

Founder, Empowering You Therapy

Breakout Presenters

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Brandy is a lover of ridiculous shoes, advocate for the best & highest use of technology, bringer of clarity and recovering know-it-all. At FieryFX, her marketing & consulting agency, she helps purpose-driven women effectively promote their business and maximize technology to make their impact in the world.

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Jamie Van Cuyk is a small business consultant who helps high-performing business owners to grow their teams. With over ten years of leadership experience, Jamie teaches her clients how to hire and manage the loyal team members they need to feel confident and supported as they move their business forward.

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Jenny is a former reading specialist who “retired” from her teaching career when her blogging income far exceeded her salary.   Through hard work and dedication, her lifestyle blog, The Melrose Family, became regularly sought out by nationally recognized brands. She is a content strategist that helps entrepreneurs better understand their messaging and unique position in the online space. 

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Melanie Herschorn is a digital content creator, speaker, and entrepreneur. She loves curating content and has the writing skills necessary to help grow your business

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Lorraine Miano discovered her passion of supporting women through their menopause years as a Certified Health & Hormone Coach, patient leader, menopause advocate and author of The Magic of Menopause: A Holistic Guide to Get Your Happy Back! She most recently created a unique blend of 11 essential oils for women’s health, “Get Your Happy Back!”

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Lisa Zahiya is an internationally known life-coach, small business developer, speaker, dancer, and performer. She is based in Asheville, NC where she is the founder & owner of Studio Zahiy and Lisa Zahiya Coaching, a coaching program for entrepreneurs.

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Jennie Robles is CEO+Founder of Intersection Faith Life Work and Trajecutive™. A Certified Professional Coach (CPC) and Wall Street diversity and recruiting expert, Jennie’s transforming executive coaching to help people leverage values and maximize potential to break the cycle of try, struggle, and fail (or succeed) alone in the workplace.

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Dr. Laura Bush is the founder and CEO of Peacock Proud Press, a nonfiction book writing and publishing business. She taught literature and writing courses for 20 years before resigning from ASU in 2012 to reinvent herself as a book writing coach, editor, and independent book publisher. 

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Dr. Laura Bush is the founder and CEO of Peacock Proud Press, a nonfiction book writing and publishing business. She taught literature and writing courses for 20 years before resigning from ASU in 2012 to reinvent herself as a book writing coach, editor, and independent book publisher. 

More speakers announced SOON!

Former Speakers Include:

  • Sharon Lechter, co-author Rich Dad, Poor Dad 

  • Letita Frye, auctiontainer

  • Melanie Griffin, Spreading Sunshine

  • Camerone Parker McCulloch, model & activist

  • Christy Stross, founder Bae Beauty + YouFit Gym

  • Chef Lisa Dahl, renowned restaurateur & chef 

  • Catherine Anaya, media personality

  • Sharon Delany McCloud, media personality

  • Kristen Shroyer, founder One Hope Wines 

  • Aimee Werner, founder Whish Beauty

  • Cara Hylton, serial entrepreneur

  • Rachel Cannon, actress 

  • Jackie Locklear, principle of Locklear Roofing

  • Harriet Mills, founder Wine & Design

  • Angie Neilsen, founder of ROXX Vodka 

  • Melissa Kirk, CIO of Billing Tree