Atlanta Daybook

atlanta-daybookDaybook has been a trusted resource for Atlanta news for 20 years. Cost-effective online press release distribution, free-to-read daily email and a community of professionals make Atlanta Daybook the local newswire for thousands of communicators every day. We also operate Daybooks for Dallas-Fort Worth and Nashville. Hyper-optimized for search engines, Daybook is the service of choice for professionals in marketing, PR, news media, business, government, entertainment and more. Call us at 770-671-0213.

Atlanta Social Media Women

Atlanta Social Media Women is a professional group of metro Atlanta women working in social media. ASMW focuses on advancing social media marketing and business best practices, as well as contributing to the career and business development of its members.

Atlanta Women’s Network

awn-logoAWN is an organization committed to promoting and empowering professional women and to further their achievement and to significantly impact women’s issues in our community. Our focus is on four areas: networking, community outreach, professional development, and business generation.

C & S Knowledge Company, LLC

cs-knowledge-companyC & S Knowledge Company excels at “change leadership”–the proactive application of both art and science of leadership combined with the deep knowledge resident within every organization to create organic, sustainable change. In today’s business world, constant change is likely to be the most difficult challenge leaders face. With our proven expertise in change management, C & S provides the guidance and support that business leaders need for a successful transformation effort. We help you identify and model the necessary leadership behaviors and qualities required of a change agent leader. Strong coaching and business fundamentals are paired with currently researched best practices in such areas as cross-generational differences and the under-utilization of women leaders. When you work with C & S, you become a masterful, self-sufficient champion of change.

Commercial Real Estate Women of Atlanta

crew-logoFounded in 1982, CREW Atlanta’s mission is to elevate women to positions of power and influence in commercial real estate by providing resources and business opportunities. CREW-Atlanta is a member of CREW Network. Founded in 1989, CREW Network is the industry’s premier business networking organization dedicated to supporting the achievements of women in commercial real estate. Its 8,000 members represent nearly every discipline within the industry and are located in 74 major markets across North America.CREW Network seeks to influence the success of the commercial real estate industry by focusing on fulfilling four key initiatives: business development, leadership development, industry research and career outreach.

Open and members-only events are offered throughout the year to nurture and build CREW-Atlanta’s network of commercial real estate leaders. Monthly luncheon programs are held on the first Thursday of each month, September through June, featuring dynamic speakers on current issues and trends. The cost is $45 for members and $65 for guests.

Seven active committees with more than 100 participating members offer great networking and service opportunities.

Georgia Commission on Women

seal-of-ga-logoGeorgia Commission on Women is a statutory commission created by the Georgia Legislature in 1992 to look at the laws of Georgia and their impact on women; to make recommendations to the Governor, the Legislature, and the Congress; to do research, hold conferences and public hearings; and to publish, inform, and encourage women in Georgia. The Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Speaker of the House each appoint five commissioners to four-year terms on the fifteen member board, the mission of which is “to advance the health, educational, economic, social and legal status of women in Georgia.”

The Political Institute for Women

Political+Institute+for+Women[1]…is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that trains women to run for local or statewide elected office in the executive, judicial or legislative branches of government. The Political Institute for Women also trains women to pursue careers in politics as campaign managers, campaign strategists, campaign finance directors, political fundraisers, lobbyists, campaign communications directors and campaign marketing/PR consultants.The organizations hosts trainings in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.

For more information visit www.politicalinstituteforwomen.org

Raising the Bar

raisingthebar-logoRaising the Bar provides individual business development coaching for the professional service industry. While our primary clients are attorneys and CPAs, we also assist a wide variety of executives and entrepreneurs in numerous industries. We specialize in assisting these individuals build their practices and maximize their rainmaking effectiveness.

2013 Conference – Power. Purpose. Passion.

Wind Enterprises is happy to announce the keynote speakers for POWER. PURPOSE. PASSION. Possible Woman 2013 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis April 24, 2013.

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Judith JamisonJudith Jamison – Luncheon Keynote Speaker

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Judith Jamison – Keynote Speaker for 2013 Conference

Wind Enterprises is happy to announce that Judith Jamison will be the luncheon keynote speaker for POWER. PURPOSE. PASSION. Possible Woman 2013 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis April 24, 2013.

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Turknett Leadership Group

turknett-leadership-groupTurknett Leadership Group is one of the oldest consulting firms in the Southeast experienced in character-based leadership and organization development. The Turknett staff – licensed psychologists, organizational development consultants, and seasoned business leaders – enables client companies to improve performance and results through their selection, development, engagement, and retention of top leadership talent. Turknett is known for its Leadership Character Model – a transformational model impacting individual executives, high potential managers, whole teams, departments, and entire companies.

SunTrust Bank now a Silver Sponsor!

SunTrust BankI am thrilled that Atlanta icon SunTrust Bank is a silver sponsor, joining our prestigious family of partners that includes Fortune-ranked companies and successful small businesses. Thanks to our valued sponsors, we are able to offer state-of-the-art regional events for corporate women and business owners in the Southeast.

Leading sponsors to date for “Believe. Begin. Become. Possible Woman 2011” are American Airlines (Platinum), Southern Company (Gold), AT&T (Premier) and SunTrust (Silver).

Other sponsors include: The Home Depot, Atlanta Magazine, Kroger, BLUE MedSpa, Avon Products, WE USA, Atlanta Daybook, Maggianos, IKEA, Aloette, Stewart and Company, ExactTarget, Eric Beach Photography, ProWin and BlackBox Technologies. New supporting sponsors include INQUIX, Total Site Solutions and The Good Works.

IKEA now a Silver Sponsor!

I am thrilled that IKEA is now a Silver Sponsor, joining our prestigious family of partners that includes Fortune-ranked companies and successful small businesses. Thanks to our valued sponsors, we are able to offer state-of-the-art regional events for corporate women and business owners in the Southeast.

Leading sponsors to date for “Believe. Begin. Become. Possible Woman 2011” are American Airlines (Platinum), Southern Company (Gold), AT&T (Premier) and IKEA (Silver).

Other sponsors include: The Home Depot, SunTrust Bank, Atlanta Magazine, Kroger, BLUE MedSpa, Avon Products, WE USA, Atlanta Daybook, Maggianos, Aloette, Stewart and Company, ExactTarget, ProWin and BlackBox Technologies. New supporting sponsors include INQUIX, Total Site Solutions, and The Good Works.

New Sponsor: The Home Depot!

Wind Enterprises is pleased to announce that The Home Depot is now a valued Silver Sponsor for BELIEVE. BEGIN. BECOME. Possible Woman 2011! “I am thrilled that The Home Depot is now a part of our prestigious family of partners that includes many Fortune-ranked companies and successful small businesses. It is only because of our sponsors that we are able to continue to offer state-of-the-art regional events for corporate women leaders and women business owners in the Southeast,” says Linda Wind, CEO, Wind Enterprises. “And we look forward to a long and continuing relationship with The Home Depot, as our vision of making a unique and significant difference in the lives of women globally is aligned with the vision of the founders of The Home Depot.”

The Home Depot was founded in 1978 by Bernie Marcus, Arthur Blank, Ron Brill, and Pat Farrah. The Home Depot’s proposition was to build home-improvement warehouses, larger than any of their competitors’ facilities.

“Bernie and I founded [The Home Depot] with a special vision — to create a company that would keep alive the values that were important to us. Values like respect among all people, excellent customer service and giving back to communities and society.”
—Arthur Blank

Moira Forbes, publisher of ForbesWoman, to Headline Possible Woman Conference

Moira Forbes - Keynote Speaker

Moira Forbes - Keynote Speaker

Moira Forbes, publisher of ForbesWoman, and associate publisher of ForbesLife, will be the featured speaker at the 15th Annual Possible Woman Conference Wednesday April 27 at Atlanta Marriott Marquis. Register NOW!
As the first female publisher at Forbes, the vivacious Forbes, daughter of former presidential candidate Steve Forbes and granddaughter of publishing icon Malcolm Forbes, has become an expert on today’s professional women.

ForbesWoman, a dynamic multi-media platform serving successful women in business and leadership, includes a quarterly publication and website ForbesWoman.com, part of the Forbes.com network, a site that reaches 20 million influential users worldwide.
ForbesLife is the dedicated lifestyle publication of Forbes. Moira also hosts the video series “Success with Moira Forbes” and “Women to Watch.” She joined Forbes in 2001 in its London office and is a graduate of Princeton University and the Harvard Business School Program for Leadership Development.

“ForbesWoman gives Moira an excellent perspective on the issues facing business women today,” said Linda Wind, CEO of Wind Enterprises, organizer of the annual regional leadership conference. “She will help us make Wednesday, April 27 the most dynamic Possible Woman event yet! We are pleased to be at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis again this year and welcome Moira to a dynamic line-up of presenters and panelists.”
The Possible Woman Conference brings together corporate women, leaders in technology, education and nonprofits, and business owners from a wide range of disciplines and industries for an extraordinary day of personal development, workplace education, inspiration and networking.

The Women of Power and Vision Panel to date features Maria Peninger, SVP of Avon; Hala Moddelmog, CEO of Arby’s; Kathy Betty, owner of the Atlanta Dream; Debbie Sessions, partner with Porter, Keadle, Moore LLP. Tracks include Corporate Leadership, Mastering Entrepreneurship, Women Leaders in Non-Profit, Social Media – the Key to Relationship Marketing, Career Advancement and Optimizing Health.

Known for its productive networking opportunities, the conference also features interactive question-and-answer sessions and informative exhibits. Some of the confirmed topics and speakers include:

  • Living Well to Lead Well – Dr. Shealynn Buck
  • Walk, Talk and Negotiate Like a CEO – Linda Swindling
  • Success! Believe it, Achieve It and Receive It! – Dr. Joyce Morley-Ball
  • The Savvy Networker – Bonnie Ross-Parker
  • Social Media for the CEO – Eve Mayer Orsburn
  • Self-Mastery….The Foundation of Leadership – Martha Forlines
  • Innovation is a Team Sport – Kimberly Douglas
  • Leading Change – Cheryl Jensen
  • Managing Generation Gaps: Road to Collaboration – Dr. Daphne Timmons
  • Defy Gravity – Rebel Brown

Alicia Phillips, president of the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta; Pat Willis, executive director of Voices for Georgia’s Children and Kate Atwood, executive director of Kate’s Club, comprise the Women Leaders in Non-Profit panel.

The conference supports Wind Foundation for Women (WFW) which provides scholarships for women in need returning to school to pursue non-traditional roles or occupations and to connect them with women trailblazers in these industries.

Leading sponsors to date for “Believe. Begin. Become. Possible Woman 2011” are American Airlines, Southern Company and AT&T. Other sponsors include Atlanta Daybook, Atlanta Magazine, Kroger, BLUE MedSpa, Avon Products, WE USA, Maggianos, IKEA, Aloette, Stewart and Company, Exact Target, Eric Beach Photography, ProWin and BlackBox Technologies.

For information on sponsorships for this premier event, contact Linda Wind at 770-856-4767.

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Media contact: Gay Watson, 678-596-2889, gcwatson@mindspring.com

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15th Annual Possible Woman Conference

Save the Wednesday, April 27 for the most significant Possible Woman event yet!” said Linda Wind, CEO of Wind Enterprises, organizer of the annual regional leadership conference.

“We are pleased to be at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis again this year and will soon announce a dynamic line-up of presenters and panelists. Tracks this year will include Corporate Leadership, Mastering Entrepreneurship, Women Leaders in Non-Profit, Social Media, the Key to Relationship Marketing and Optimizing Health,” Wind said.

The Possible Woman Leadership Conferences feature renowned speakers – CEOs, national best-selling authors, international business consultants and visionary leaders — who bring together corporate women, women leaders in technology, education and nonprofits, and women business owners from a wide range of disciplines and industries for an extraordinary day of personal development, workplace education, inspiration and networking.

Known for its productive networking opportunities, the conference also features interactive question-and-answer sessions and informative exhibits. For the latest information, see http://www.windenterprises.com/.

The conference supports Wind Foundation for Women (WFW) which provides scholarships for women in need returning to school to pursue non-traditional roles or occupations and to connect them with women trailblazers in these industries.

Leading sponsors for “Believe. Begin. Become. Possible Woman 2011” include American Airlines, Southern Company and AT&T. Other sponsors include Atlanta Magazine, Kroger, BLUE MedSpa, Avon Products,WE USA, Maggianos, IKEA, Aloette, Stewart and Company, Exact Target and BlackBox Technologies. For information on sponsorships for this premier event, contact Linda Wind at 770-856-4767 or linda@possiblewoman.com

Media contact: Gay Watson, 678-596-2889, gcwatson@mindspring.com

Ruth King – The Ugly Truth About Small Business

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Founder and CEO of Ribbon, The Internet Broadcasting Company
Ruth King is a serial entrepreneur. Over the past 25 years she has owned 7 businesses. Her first business, Business Ventures Corporation began operations in 1981. Through Business Ventures Corporation she travels throughout the United States coaching, training, and helping small businesses achieve the business goals they want to achieve.


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Dr. Betty Siegel – Wintering Into Wisdom

Dr. Betty SiegelDr. Betty Siegel
President Emeritus
Kennesaw State University
1000 Chastain Road, Mail Drop 9106
Kennesaw, Georgia 30144
678.797.2222

Physical Address:
3391 Town Point Drive
Suite 3900
Kennesaw, Georgia 30144


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Melissa Galt – Attracting Perfect Prospects to Skyrocket Your Profits and Fill Your Pipeline

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Phone: 404/812-4613
Cell: 404/788-6528

Twitter: http://twitter.com/prosperbydesign
Facebook: www.facebook.com/melissagalt
LinkedIn : http://www.linkedin.com/in/melissagalt


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Political Strategist Donna Brazile to Keynote Luncheon at Possible Woman Conference in April

Political Strategist and Commentator Donna Brazile to Keynote Luncheon at Possible Woman Conference April 20

Presented by Wind Enterprises, Possible Woman Leadership Conference 2010 – POWER CONNECTIONS — Women Linked for Strategy, Significance and Success!

Other keynote speakers are Gail Evans and Lisa Earle McLeod

Veteran Democratic strategist and political commentator Donna Brazile will speak over lunch at the 2010 Possible Woman Leadership Conference. POWER CONNECTIONS — Women Linked for Strategy, Significance and Success! is the perfect theme for the 14th Annual Possible Woman Conference, which meets this year at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Tuesday, April 20.

Brazile is an on-air contributor on CNN, NPR and ABC where she regularly appears on “This Week with George Stephanopoulos.” The first African-American woman to manage a presidential campaign, Brazile worked on every presidential campaign from 1976 through 2000. She has been named one of “20 Remarkable Visionaries” (The Oprah Magazine), “100 Most Powerful Women in Washington” (Washingtonian) and “50 Most Powerful Women in America” (Essence).

“Donna is such a presence!” says Linda Wind, president and CEO of Wind Enterprises, presenter of the conference. “She offers incredible insight and has been very well-received as a speaker.”

In addition to her television work, Brazile is a syndicated columnist, adjunct professor, vice chair of Voter Registration and Participation at the Democratic National Committee and founder of Brazile and Associates LLC, a general consulting, advocacy and training firm in Washington, DC.

She authored the best-selling memoir Cooking with Grease: Stirring the Pots in American Politics. She is passionate about encouraging political involvement for women and young people and about recovery efforts for her beloved native city of New Orleans.