This week on Chic Perspectives, meet 4 of the speakers from the Possible Woman ConferenceÂ in a behind the scenes discussion about women in leadership. Â Attend the conference at www.possiblewoman.com
Marsha Sampson Johnson
KEYNOTE: â€œFree Your Mindâ€
Marsha Sampson Johnson is a writer, speaker and advocate dedicated to full inclusion of women and people of color in all work environments. She is known for her keen insights and high-impact presentations on leadership and navigating careers. Her column, Lessons from the Corporate Jungle, appears biweekly in the Birmingham Times. She is also featured in the Empowering Women Leaders series found on YouTube.
Johnsonâ€™s experiences in major corporations, non-profit organizations, small business, and local government anchor a body of knowledge and practical framework to which audiences easily connect. She is a retired senior executive with almost 25 years at Fortune 500 Southern Company â€“ most notably Alabama Power Company. She has held executive positions in division operations, customer service and call center operations, talent management, human resources and corporate diversity.
Jeffery Tobias Halter
KEYNOTE: â€œExecutive Success; What Men Arenâ€™t Telling Womenâ€
Jeffery Tobias Halter is a Consultant, Author, Gender Strategist and the President of YWomen, a Strategic Consulting Company Focused on Helping Men (i.e. Y Chromosomes) and Women to Understand and Unleash the Power of Women in Organizations. Jeffery is the former Director of A passionate advocate in the development of women in leadership, he currently sits on the Simmons Business Schoolâ€™s Business Advisory Board, and has held National Advisory Board positions for Womenâ€™s Food Service Forum and The Network of Executive Women.
KEYNOTE: â€œGenderTalk Works: Cracking the Gender Code at Workâ€
Her books have been translated into over a dozen languages and are among the most widely-read and influential books on workplace diversity and womenâ€™s leadership. Â A frequent media guest, Connie has appeared on The Today Show, FOX News, CNN, and NBC Nightly News. Â As a corporate speaker and consultant to Fortune 500 companies, Connie is recognized for her ability to address challenging workplace issues with humor and insight. Her client list includes FedEx, McKinsey & Co, ESPN, JPMorgan Chase, General Electric, Johnson & Johnson, Deloitte, AT&T, Time Warner, HP, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Forbes, and the U.S. Navy.
Connieâ€™s latest book, GenderTalk Works recently debuted on FOX News Live. Praised by media and corporate executives, the book has been hailed as â€œan insightful step forward in the ongoing dialogue between men and women as colleagues.â€
Connie first gained international acclaim with her breakthrough best-seller, Swim with the Dolphins, which established â€œa new navigational map for women in business.â€ Offering an updated role model for women, Dolphins has been ranked among the Top Ten Books on Women in Business. A workplace classic around the world, it has been translated into German, Chinese, Korean, Bulgarian, Japanese, and Hebrew.
Recognized for having her finger on the pulse of todayâ€™s workplace, Connie has served as Chair of the Travel Advisory Council for Inter-Continental Hotels. She also serves on the Womenâ€™s Advisory Board for Office Depot, and the Advisory Board for Emory University Graduate Women in Business.
Connieâ€™s syndicated column, Winning at Work, appears in the Atlanta Business Chronicle and award-winning business journals around the country. She also is a nationally-featured columnist with bizwomen.com. Â Connie was recently honored for her contributions to diversity and workplace excellence by being named Businesswoman of the Year by Office Depot. She has also been honored by being inaugurated into The World Whoâ€™s Who of Women.
Tricia Molloy is a motivational speaker on change management through wise business practices. She is the author of Divine Wisdom at Work: 10 Universal Principles for Enlightened Entrepreneurs and CRAVE Your Goals!
Through entertaining conference keynotes and employee development talks, workshops and webinars, Tricia inspires professionals to be more positive and focused so they can achieve their goals faster and easier. A seasoned business owner and marketing consultant, she also mentors women entrepreneurs and professionals.
For more about The Possible WomanÂ® Foundation International, Inc., 501(c) (3)Â visitÂ www.possiblewoman.com