Dr. Shelley Plumb is a Podiatrist Physician, Life Strategies Coach, prominent speaker and founder of PlumbTalk, Inc. Shelley leverage her professional experiences and personal life lessons to help individuals and teams embrace paths of excellence. She is committed to educating, entertaining, and empowering audiences on many platforms and has been featured in print, radio, and television. For more info, https://drshelleyplumb.com
Kathleen Haden is a well-known speaker, presenter, and teacher, bringing the latest information on what she speaks. She has written training manuals, books, and articles. She inspires her audience with her knowledge and ability to engage her crowd. Kathleen Haden is a well-known Touch & Movement expert featured in the movie “Keeper of the Keys” alongside Jack Canfield, John Grey, and many others. Kathleen’s knowledge of Health & Wellness has always kept her at the forefront of the latest trends from Pilates, Massage, Water & Sound Therapy. Kathleen has been using FIM and vibrational products with her clients for many years and has seen the benefits first-hand. Her most exciting venture is introducing these amazing tools to the rest of the world via Good Vibration Music. For more info, go to https://goodvibrationsmusicco.com.
Ande Lyons is a 4x founder, a startup champion, and host of the popular live stream show Startup Life LIVE. Using her deep toolkit of hard-earned business skills from her four prior businesses, combined with an abundance of enthusiasm, aka Andelicious Advice, Ande edutains first-time founders through conversations with diverse founders, investors, and experts.
Samantha Postman (@SamanthaPostman) is a serial entrepreneur, international keynote speaker & thought leader, and multi-perspectives Storyteller. She is currently the founder and CEO of SmartArrow Inc., ideation, innovation, product development, and consulting company. Doubles as a Live Social Audio Expert+ Optional: Plus managing partner, CFO of Prairie Land Farms Inc., a mixed commercial crop farm. She recently founded, Medici Multi-Achievers Community, For Multi-Disciplined. Recreating the Medici Renaissance magic. Igniting collaborative intelligence to a think-tank of extraordinary people. For more information: medicicommunity.com/
#EmpowerYourselfMonday (EPS 11): Chat with Kimmi Le about entrepreneurship and wellness.
Meet our communicator of the week, Kimmi Le!
#EmpowerYourselfMonday (EPS11) via Twitter Spaces w/ our Board of Directors: Tonya Scholz, Emily Taffel Cohen, Terry Michael. The ladies chat w/ Kimmi Le about entrepreneurship & wellness.
Originally streamed on Monday, March 21, 2022, @ 10 AM EST
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About KIMMI LE PHARM.D Pharmacist + Nutritionist
CAREER GOALS: Incorporating vibrant health techniques utilizing evidence-based practices with holistic medicine provides a well-rounded and comprehensive education in wellness and leadership.
CORE STRENGTHS: Content Creation | Social Networking | Public Relations – Business Development | Strong Communication Skills
– NBC6 News – Better Homes and Gardens – Mind Body Green – Worthy Magazine – Foodable Network
*Clean Living Health and Wellness, CO-FOUNDING PARTNER: Advance our goal to inspire health equity on a global scale. Bio-techno- sociological approach to researching health disparities at the level of the community, the family, and the individual. Provide innovative health and wellness products, services, and programs to reinvigorate and revitalize the bodies and minds of our community
*NSU College of Pharmacy: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR / DIRECTOR OF PRECEPTOR DEVELOPMENT: Facilitate recruitment of students, preceptors, and administrative faculty. Curate clinically relevant materials, overseeing preceptor-led educational experiences with students. Develop engaging and novel methods of training and experiential advancements.
*Juicery Rx, CO-FOUNDING PARTNER: Educate current advances in nutritional research, culinary medicine, and pharmaceutical science. Lead discussions, workshops, and self-care initiatives in the community to encourage educated-decision making about food choices and overall health
*Life Extension Nutrition Center, CLINICAL WELLNESS EDUCATOR: Designed innovative programming initiatives to coach, instruct, and educate the benefits of nutraceuticals. They organized outreach programs to extend product knowledge and philosophy to communities lacking access to information on health fundamentals. Worked with Fortune 500 companies to launch corporate wellness training programs for employees.
*Functional Medicine University: CERTIFIED CLINICAL NUTRITIONIST
*David Winston’s Center for Herbal Studies: CLINICAL HERBALIST CERTIFICATE
*Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine – Tulane: CERTIFIED CULINARY MEDICINE SPECIALIST
#EMPOWERYOURSELFMONDAY (EPS 10) CHAT WITH SIYA SENSE ABOUT WEB.3
#EmpowerYourselfMonday (EPS10) w/ our Board of Directors: Tonya Scholz, @kNOwAging Emily Taffel Cohen, @EmilyOnTheAve Terry Michael, @TerryLiveBreath Chat w / Siya Sense @Siya_Siya_99 about #NFTs, networking & #WEB3!
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ABOUT SIYA SENSE:
Siya Sense is a recovering corporate ladder-climbing addict in real life & a storyteller in web3.0. Her goal is to onboard and train women & youth into the WEB3 space to create a space where all can succeed by raising each other. Siya is a single mom of two amazing daughters, inspiring her to be the best version of herself. She wants to tip the scales of how resources are distributed in this world. Now is the time to do that and accomplish it. For more info Twitter.com/siya_siya_99
#EmpowerYourselfMonday (EPS 9): Chat with Margarita Arriagada, founder of Valdé Beauty
#EmpowerYourselfMonday (EPS 9) via Twitter Spaces at 10 AM EST with our board of directors: Tonya Scholz, President Emily Taffel, Communication Terry Michael, VP Chat Margarita Arriagada, founder of Valdé Beauty!
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ABOUT MARGARITA ARRIAGADA:
MARGARITA ARRIAGADA is an entrepreneurial CEO with the rare ability to envision the future and manage the now. This visionary and strategic balance is showcased in her creation of Valdé, distinctive luxury beauty and lifestyle brand launching Holiday 2020. In her previous role as Strategic Advisor at Top Shelf Consulting (TSC), she collaborated with multiple brands, including Anastasia Beverly Hills, guiding brand positioning, product strategy, regional markets, and category trends. Before joining TSC, Arriagada served as Chief Merchant of Sephora USA. In this role, she was responsible for Sephora’s long-range merchandising strategy focusing on differentiation, innovation, and elevating client experience. She earned a reputation as an inspirational leader, mentor, and passionate talent developer.
Earlier, as she rose through the executive ranks of the LVMH-owned company, Arriagada penned the vision for Kendo, Sephora’s “owned” brand development arm. Drawing on her Latinx heritage and international product expertise, she was able to help shape a new, more inclusive direction in beauty. Sourcing and negotiating all the brands in Kendo’s portfolio earned her the affectionate nickname, “The Godmother of Beauty.”
Arriagada’s professional career began and flourished in retail—working her way up from the selling floor of Bullock’s department store to Vice President, Decorative Home at Macy’s. Before leaping to the beauty world, Arriagada established herself in home décor. As Vice President of Global Retail at Lladró, she launched international flagships featuring a new, elevated branding experience. She also led global product development for the Valencia, Spain-based collectible brand. She received the National Retail Federation’s “People Shaping Retail’s Future-Power Player Award” in 2015 and The National Mother’s Day Committee, Outstanding Mother Award in 2013.
Arriagada holds a Degree in Merchandising and Interior Design from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) in Los Angeles. For more info: valdebeauty.com
#EmpowerYourselfMonday (EPS 8) Chat with Ankita Dhakar, founder of SecurityLit & Cyber Cosmos World
Meet Ankita Dhakar, Managing Director of SecurityLit & Founder of Cyber Cosmos World, A community for women to share their stories and achievements while also inspiring other women to go after their dreams.
Originally Live streamed on February 29, 2022 at 10 AM EST
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About Ankita Dhakar:
Ankita Dhakar is the Managing Director of SecurityLit, A cyber security company based in New Zealand. She is passionate about making cybersecurity easy for businesses, big or small.
Ankita moved to New Zealand when she was just 22. She faced numerous challenges when she started her own business. She entered a male-dominated industry without any experience and with limited resources. She could not find help or support, but that did not stop her. Ankita learned to become resourceful and overcame each obstacle that came in her way! Today she’s running a successful tech start-up, has won awards for her contribution, and is known as a leader in the Cyber Security industry.
Ankita is not just an entrepreneur; she also looks for opportunities that positively impact the community. For that reason, she created Cyber Cosmos World, A community for women to share their stories and achievements while also inspiring other women to go after their dreams. For more info: cybercosmos.world
Because of the Covid19 pandemic and social distancing, all AWC South Florida (AWCSF) events will be held virtually.
Join AWC South Florida for a virtual networking and membership drive Meetup via Zoom. Find out more about our four weeks of the Association for Women in Communications (AWC) South Florida Online Education & Membership Drive Campaign, upcoming monthly networking & educational classes, Empower Yourself workshops, and virtual Meetup for a Cause. Prizes will be given out all through the event and will be shipped to the winners.
Opportunity to connect with AWC National Members worldwide, The AWC Membership Drive Directory provides 24/7 access to networking with your peers. Add value to your personal and professional growth. This virtual Meetup is complimentary to members and nonmembers.
WHEN: Wednesday, October 7, 2020 from 6:30 PM-8:30PM
The Association for Women in Communications South Florida (AWCSF) invites the local community to their 4th Annual Holiday Party at the blue, Boca Raton Resort Tuesday, December 17th from 5:30 PM -8 PM to benefit 4Kids of South Florida.
In 2016 AWCSF hosted its Meetup with a Purpose honoring 4Kids at The Blue, Boca Raton Resort. Since then it’s has been an annual holiday Meetup raising funds and awareness for 4Kids.
4KIDS is propelled by the vision of a home for every child. Whether that is a child removed from their home for the first time, siblings who need to stay together, a young mom in an unplanned pregnancy who needs a refuge, or a young adult who needs a place to belong, 4KIDS is there with hope and homes.
AWCSF want to contribute to their efforts by kindly asking all attendees to bring one of the following items:
– Cash or Check Donation of $10 or more.
– Gift cards: Publix, Walmart, TJMaxx, Old Navy, Marshalls, Target
5:30 PM-6:30 PM Meet and greet at Happy hour special drinks Passed hors d’oeuvres
6:30 PM to 7 PM
Introducing 4Kids of South Florida
7 PM to 8 PM Networking and happy hour drink specials
About 4Kids of South Florida:
4KIDS began in 1997 as a movement to recruit foster families from the churches in South Florida. 4KIDS has grown from a grassroots agency to a full-service organization now serving over 2,000 children and families per year, including the Treasure Coast. 4KIDS provides a full continuum of care for children in the womb to young adults. Our Vision is: “A Home For Every Child,” and our mission is: “Providing Hope for Kids in Crisis.” For more info go to 4Kids.us