The 2022 Women|Future Conference (November 8-10, virtual) Call for Speakers has launched! We are looking for dynamic speakers whose presentations will resonate with the forward-thinking professionals who attend our conference for women in business.
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Michelle Gordon is the Founder & CEO of Investably LLC, one of the few minority-women-owned registered investment advisory firms. In her fiduciary practice, she helps affluent female-led households to plan for their financial independence, their retirement and lifestyle sustainability, and how to use their money purposefully to create the impact they desire for their family and the world they want to see. Her wealth advisory practice includes retirement income planning, financial planning, tax planning, estate planning, and investment management. Michelle has 16+ years of experience in asset management, commodities, and wealth management. She is a proud alum of New York University and a STEVIE Award Winner. She is co-author of Latinas100: Leaving a Legacy & Inspiring The Next Generation. She resides with her husband and child in the Washington DC metro area. Contact: www.investably.com
Autumn’s Coaching empowers women to find their inner knowing. There are times in life when we have an opportunity for growth. Sometimes this happens during a transition in life, such as relationship changes, a new decade older, or a job gain or loss. Sometimes, it is because you are just ready to change your life. Autumn’s Coaching helps women connect with their essential selves so they can hear their own wise voices. Autumn does this by giving her clients the tools to work through the obstacles so that they can once again find joy in life.
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Rashmi’s life and career have spanned continents. She grew up in India in a conventional family yet managed to excel in the tech industry. She started her career working for General Electric (GE) where she led and drove multiple high-profile strategy projects within various GE businesses. Rashmi paused her career around 2008 to focus on raising her son. The family moved to Germany soon after, and Rashmi navigated the difficult task of raising her child in a strange country with a drastically different culture and language. Rashmi spent the next 10 years at SAP, a German multinational software company, serving in multiple positions of increasingly higher levels of responsibility. During this time, she expanded her personal and professional networks in Germany and pivoted to her current role at HUGO BOSS. As the Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Rashmi develops creative methods to increase team engagement while establishing an inclusive culture across the company globally. But being a mother and holding a high-level role at a global fashion giant were not enough; Rashmi also launched her own business recently. YogaDaan is a charitable organization that offers yoga classes to raise money for a school for the underprivileged and differently abled children in India.
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Professional Woman’s Magazine (PWM) is the premier resource magazine dedicated to the advancement of multi-cultural diverse women. PWM provides and informs cutting edge concepts and is the link between the qualified students, career & business candidates, educational institutions, corporate America, and the federal government. Website: https://professionalwomanmag.com/
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Enterprising Women is a print and digital magazine designed to help women entrepreneurs grow and scale their businesses to the next level. It is a vibrant community of women-owned businesses, many of whom have more than one million in annual revenues, who share best practices and support each other's growth. Now in its 22nd year, the company also hosts the annual Enterprising Women of the Year Awards where the world's top women entrepreneurs are recognized for fast-growth revenues, leadership in their communities, and mentorship of other women or girls. A sister nonprofit, The Enterprising Women Foundation, hosts the Young Enterprising Women Mentoring Forum Program at high schools across the U.S. and Canada. Learn more at www.enterprisingwomen.com and www.enterprisingwomenfoundation.org
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Lindsey assists in the coordination and marketing efforts that surround the Women|Future Conference. She is passionate about the conference's mission to connect and empower women in business from all walks of life. Lindsey began her event planning career at Clemson University where she received a Bachelor of Science in Marketing. Over the past five years, her love for event marketing and coordination has blossomed as she has gained valuable experience in the hotel, hospitality and corporate industry. In her free time, she enjoys photography, relaxing on the water and playing with her puppy, Sonny!
Alissa is responsible for creating graphics and visual elements for the Stevie Awards and the Women|Future Conference, as well as managing digital marketing efforts. From brochures and social media images to advertising campaigns, Alissa prioritizes professionalism and clarity. Previously, Alissa spent time as a Design Manager and Marketing Coordinator in the hospitality and nonprofit industries. Alissa is certified in Social Marketing and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts.
Michael Gallagher’s career reflects his passion for recognizing achievement across the diverse spectrum of business. To honor the millions of business executives and workers worldwide who quietly accomplish innovative and extraordinary things in the workplace every day, Michael founded the Stevie® Awards in 2002. In 2018, he started the Women|Future Conference in conjunction with the already successful Stevie Awards for Women in Business program to give high achieving women a place to come together, share ideas, and network. Michael’s commitment to honoring excellence was sparked during his tenure as Vice President of The New York Festivals, organizer of the some of the world’s largest international awards competitions for film, television, advertising, and other media. Under his leadership from 1982 to 1988, The New York Festivals significantly expanded its global influence by adding new awards competitions in fields such as radio and print advertising. Michael holds a bachelor of arts from Fordham University in New York City and a master of business administration from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.
Maggie has been with the Stevie Awards organization for eight years and is thrilled with how much the Women|Future Conference has grown, even through the hardships of COVID-19. She is passionate about equal opportunities for women and encouraging change and diversity in all industries, especially those that have been male-dominated. At the Stevie Awards Maggie oversees all marketing, event, and HR efforts. Though the Stevie Awards is approaching it’s 20 year anniversary, the creation of the Women|Future Conference has led to increased collaboration and learning opportunities that were untapped in prior years. Maggie received her Bachelor of Science in Public Relations and Political Communications from James Madison University and received her Master of Business Administration from George Mason University. In her free time she enjoys running, playing with her dog Samoa, comedy, bargain shopping, keeping up with politics, and trying new restaurants.
Nina is responsible for creating and implementing marketing strategies that set the vision and evolution of the Women|Future Conference and Stevie Awards programs. Her expertise in content writing, event planning, campaign management, and social media has positioned her as the full-stack Marketer for the Women|Future Conference. Her insight has influenced the growth of the Women|Future Conference over the past year and its transition from in-person to virtual. Before the Stevie Awards, Nina spent five years in the technology services industry in various marketing and event management roles- helping to scale a global IT partner. Nina is passionate about the conference mission of women helping other women succeed in all areas of life. In her free time, she enjoys yoga, tennis, golf, and spending quality time with her husband and dog. Nina graduated from Muhlenberg College with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Marketing.