The 2022 Women's EmPOWERment Summit is taking it to another level. Women throughout the region and beyond will not miss this gathering of powerful women and men who will grace the stage for this most anticipated event. Treat yourself and everyone in your family to these provocative speakers whose messages are just what we need to help us navigate and grow in 2022!
A power-packed day includes six get-right-to-the-point POWER Talks between two riveting keynote sessions. Two breaks (before and after lunch) will allow you to catch your breath. But don't expect to settle back down to earth because the emPOWER her Expo will be calling your name!
Leah Wiegand knows how to help children of all ages benefit from mindfulness, the simple practice of bringing a gentle, accepting attitude to the present moment. Join us to learn how it can help parents and caregivers, too, by promoting happiness and relieving stress.
Our keynote speaker, Veda Howard, nationally acclaimed comedienne and actress, will headline the afternoon.
Hard work, long hours, lack of sleep…women often find themselves compelled to perform at a high cost to their well-being. In 2022, it’s time to re-set and develop a new standard of self-care that will carry you for the duration of your journey to your own definition of success in business and in life.
Melissa Ellis is the Founder and CEO of Life Beyond Water Global Outreach, a 501c3 that provides relief, aid, support, and education to areas that lack clean water. They have served in Ghana, South Africa, Haiti, Belize, Dominican Republic, and Flint, MI.
Even in the best of times, entrepreneurs fight a constant battle against rejection and discouragement. According to Cynthia Barnes, resilience is one of the biggest advantages you can have as a business owner, and believe it or not, it’s a skill that can be developed.
Award-winning influencer and a top 1%, Cynthia Barnes. will share insights into what it takes for women professionals to thrive. Cynthia is a sought-after expert on women-centric training and coaching, appearing in over 250 major media outlets including the Wall Street Journal and Business Insider.
Confidence, building a team of champions, and promotions don’t just happen. Growth in your career takes being intentional and proactive. Amateurs wing it. Professionals plan it. Having a plan and knowing where you are headed and why, will give you an edge to stay the course, despite the obstacles and challenges.
Marisa Pensa's trained sales teams throughout Georgia and finds it a joy to pass on what's worked for her to be the very best in her field. Drawing from her proven "Methods in Motion" and tips for high achieving...a lot, Marisa will equip you with insights that will take you far.
DR. SANTRELL HART-MORELAND
Whether it’s a raise, that overdue promotion, an exciting new assignment, or even extra help around the house, Dr. Santrel Hart-Moreland knows the keys to successful negotiation.
Between her demanding business, Elevated Eyecare in McDonough, GA, and her role as an international eye care and training philanthropist, Dr. Santrell Hart-Moreland manages her time with precision. Her approach to a joyful life is spending quality time with family, leading an active spiritual life, and providing healthcare services to the working uninsured in Georgia.
In sharing her journey through changing cultures and corporate landscapes, Aisha Khawaja drops a roadmap for helping individuals become more welcoming and accepting of diversity. Aisha, who is an immigrant to the U.S. from Pakistan, offers her personal career path and narrative as examples of the value of initiatives that foster diversity and inclusion.
As the Vice President of Card and Payment Services at Delta Community Credit Union, Aisha is responsible for creating and executing strategies around payment innovation and solutions for the Delta Community members.
Melissa Agosto is a seasoned Real Estate Consultant. She earned her real estate license in 2010 and is licensed in both FL and GA. She is the owner and Broker of EXIT Realty South Gate. She currently holds the title of Executive Sales Director with Financial Education Services and leads a team of over 300 agents nationwide.
Melissa is a native of Miami, FL, and a former military wife and mom. Fluent in both English and Spanish, she prides herself in empowering others to overcome the obstacles of unhealthy credit through education and enrollment in her credit restoration business. Melissa also enjoys meeting and connecting people, world traveling, gardening, swimming in the ocean, and spending time with her family and her sweet dog Misty.