Get READY: 16th Annual Possible Woman Conference ~ April 26, 2012

 

Connie Glaser, author of best-seller Swim with the Dolphins (photo below) and syndicated columnist, will be the featured speaker at the 16th Annual Possible Woman Conference Thursday April 26 at Atlanta Marriott Marquis hosted by Linda Wind, (photo above) CEO of Wind Enterprises.

A leading expert on gender communications at work, Glaser’s keen insight and dynamic presentations have inspired corporate leaders around the globe to create initiatives that help thousands of men and women work together more collaboratively and productively. Her latest book GenderTalk Works recently debuted on FOX News Live. She has also appeared on The Today Show, CNN and NBC Nightly News. Her Winning at Work column appears in the Atlanta Business Chronicleand business journals around the country. Glaser was recently nominated for 50 Women to Watchby the Wall Street Journal.

Connie Glaser has 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 IMAGINE! Possible Woman 2012 the most dynamic Possible Woman event yet! Her expertise in gender communications and diversity training world-side will truly set the stage for us. We are pleased to be at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis again this year and welcome Connie to a dynamic line-up of presenters and panelists.”

Glaser, who recently returned from a speaking tour in India hosted by the U. S. State Department, will be the luncheon keynote speaker. Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Carol Hunstein will open the conference with a welcome to attendees. Marsha Sampson Johnson, retired senior executive with Southern Company, will give an opening keynote: Free Your Mind.

Kim Bearden, co-founder and executive director of the Ron Clark Academy, will speak after lunch on Finding Significance in Adversity. Jeffery Tobias Halter, president of YWomen and former director of diversity at The Coca-Cola Company, will offer a special closing keynote on Executive Success – What Men Aren’t Telling Women!

Tracks for IMAGINE! Possible Woman 2012 will include Corporate Leadership, Building a Business, Career Advancement, Leadership Power, Reinvention and Optimizing Wellness. Presenters include: Dr. Marj Barlow, Toby Bloomberg, Dorothea Bozicolona-Volpe, Teresa Caro, Dr. Chad Deal, Martha Forlines, Dr. Jane Goldner, Jeffery Tobias Halter, Barbara Hemphill, Celeste Johnson, Diane Kaufman, Tricia Molloy, Valerie Pelan, Annette Saldana, Dr. Tom Schneider, John Stupka, Jane Gentry and Sally Williamson.

The Possible Woman Conference brings together corporate leaders, business owners, leaders in technology, education and nonprofits, and entrepreneurs 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.

Leading sponsors to date for IMAGINE! Possible Woman 2012 are American Airlines, Southern Company, AT&T, IBM, SunTrust and The Home Depot. Other sponsors include: Belief System Institute, Atlanta Magazine, Kroger, BLUE MedSpa, Avon Products Inc., WE USA, Atlanta Daybook, Aloette, ExactTarget, ProWIN and BlackBox Technologies.

A portion of the profits from the conference will benefit the Possible Woman Foundation International, a 501c3 which provides scholarships for the women leaders of tomorrow, who pursue non-traditional roles and occupations, and connects them with women mentors and trailblazers in these challenging and diverse careers.

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

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