Moira Forbes to Headline Possible Woman Conference on April 27th

 

Moira Forbes, publisher of ForbesWoman, and associate publisher of ForbesLife, will be the luncheon keynote at the 15th Possible Woman Conference on Wednesday, April 27th at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. The first female publisher at Forbes, she also hosts the video series “Success with Moira Forbes” and “Women to Watch” on ForbesWoman.com, part of the Forbes.com network, a site that reaches 20 million influential users worldwide.

A captivating public speaker and executive coach, sports agent Molly Fletcher will open the conference “Believe. Begin. Become. Possible Woman 2011.” Coined by CNN as “the female Jerry McGuire,” Fletcher has worked with hundreds of Major League Baseball stars, NBA coaches, PGA and LPGA golfers, NCAA basketball, football coaches and media personalities.

Speaking after lunch will be psychotherapist and radio/TV host “Dr. Joyce” Morley as transitional keynote. Closing keynote Emory Mulling will speak on an intriguing topic – how men respond to powerful women. He is an author, columnist, radio host and chairman of Mulling Corporation.

“Moira recently attended the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland and her topic “Power Women Leading through Power Change” will be a fascinating luncheon presentation,” said Linda Wind, CEO of Wind Enterprises®, organizer of the annual regional leadership conference.

A dynamic plenary session “Women of Power and Vision” features top women leaders. Moderator Sabrina Green is Director of Global Diversity and Inclusion at The Home Depot. The panel features Kathy Betty, owner of the Atlanta Dream; Amy Medendorp, EVP Diversified Commercial Line of Business at SunTrust Banks Inc.; Hala Moddelmog, president of Arby’s; Maria Peninger, SVP of Avon; and Debbie Sessions, partner with Porter, Keadle, Moore LLP.

The 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 and inspiration. The event includes continental breakfast, seated lunch, reception, panels on six leadership topics with 23 dynamic experts, exhibitors’ booths, networking and door prizes.

This is the 15th year Linda Wind has presented the Possible Woman Conference to promote educational opportunities for women. The conference supports the Possible Woman Foundation International, which provides scholarships for women in need who are returning to school to pursue non-traditional roles or occupations, and connects them with women trailblazers in these industries. Scholarships will be presented at an Awards Dinner at Maggiano’s Buckhead the evening before the conference.

Leading sponsors for Possible Woman 2011 are American Airlines, Southern Company and AT&T. 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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