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Aug24

August Women In Leadership Seminar

August 24: “Making Georgia the Capital of the Film Industry” featuring Lee Thomas,Deputy Commissioner Film, Music and Digital Entertainment Georgia; Beth Talbert, VP Studio Operations – Eagle Rock Studios; & Misty Holcomb, SVP Government Relations - State, McGuire Woods Consulting LLC. This powerful panel of female leaders has helped make Georgia the #1 filming location in the world. Lee has 20+ years of experience and stellar accomplishments in her industry; worked in New York with the Brooklyn Arts Council; and was promoted in 2011 to her current position.Beth, a North Carolina native, brings “L.A. to Atlanta” with decades of film industry experience including her work with Sunset Bronson Studios in Hollywood. In her current role, Misty focuses on the healthcare and entertainment industries; has legislative experience with the GA General Assembly, has worked as a TV reporter, anchor and talk show host; and is very active in the Junior League among other pursuits.

 

Breakfast and coffee will be provided.

 

For membership information or to RSVP as a drop in, please contact Susan Hitchcock at susanhitchcock@turknett.com or Nancy Cranford at ncranford@turknett.com.

 

Location: The Commerce Club of Atlanta, 191 Peachtree Street NE, 49th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303

*Parking is complimentary in The Commerce Club garage




Aug 24, 2018
6:30am - 9:00am

Sep28

September Women In Leadership Seminar

September 28: “How to Spur Creativity, Teamwork and Innovation in Your Organization”featuring Lisa Fey, President of Lisa Fey Speaks LLC and former Sales &Marketing Leader at The Coca-Cola Company. Combining a 30 year corporate career, an MBA and her training in improvisation, Lisa brings a unique perspective and a very special skill set to every engagement.She built credibility by growing business, promoting a team culture and developing leaders. She now uses her exceptional talent to engage and inspire individuals and teams to increase performance and effectiveness. Lisa is Immediate Past President of The National Speakers Association – GA Chapter;Board member of World Improv Theatre; past member of UNC – Chapel Hill Board of Visitors; and At-Large Board Member – Executive Women of Goizueta – Emory Univ. Prepare to laugh and learn with Lisa.

 

Breakfast and coffee will be provided.

 

For membership information or to RSVP as a drop in, please contact Susan Hitchcock at susanhitchcock@turknett.com or Nancy Cranford at ncranford@turknett.com.

 

Location: The Commerce Club of Atlanta, 191 Peachtree Street NE, 49th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303

*Parking is complimentary in The Commerce Club garage




Sep 28, 2018
6:30am - 9:00am

Oct26

October Women In Leadership Seminar

October 26: “Leading Atlanta Forward: A Coalition That Works” featuring Duriya Farooqui, Executive Director of Atlanta Committee for Progress (ACP). Duriya is also a Director of Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) and Advisor to Engage Ventures. Prior to ACP, Duriya was a principal at Bain & Co. After her consulting roles, she served as the COO for the City of Atlanta where she managed a budget of over $2B and 7,000+ employees, and is credited with negotiating many of the city’s major deals and agreements. She holds an M.P.A. in International Development from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, and a B.A. in Economics and Mathematics from Hampshire College. Highly respected for her civic engagement, Duriya is a Trustee of the Woodruff Arts Center and of Agnes Scott College and serves on the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta.

 

Breakfast and coffee will be provided.

 

For membership information or to RSVP as a drop in, please contact Susan Hitchcock at susanhitchcock@turknett.com or Nancy Cranford at ncranford@turknett.com.

 

Location: The Commerce Club of Atlanta, 191 Peachtree Street NE, 49th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303

*Parking is complimentary in The Commerce Club garage




Oct 26, 2018
6:30am - 9:00am

Nov16

November Women In Leadership Seminar

November 16: “What Leadership and Being a CEO Mean to Me” featuring Aviva Leebow Wolmer,CEO, Pacesetter Steel Service. A 2017 Atlanta Business Chronicle “Most Admired CEO,” Aviva is a second-generation CEO in her company with a special focus on technology, talent and culture. Known as a thought leader and pioneer in her industry, her previous roles include Learning Leader, VP for People, Acting VP of Sales, and Executive Vice President. Aviva is a sought after speaker and was the keynote at the 2015 North America Steel Conference. She has also been featured on Kathy Ireland’s“World Wide Business” segment. In addition to her ABC honor, Aviva received the 2015 Claudia B. Waters Award in recognition of her drive, fairness, and other leadership qualities.  In 2017 she proudly added “new mother” to her many roles and accomplishments.

 

Breakfast and coffee will be provided.

 

For membership information or to RSVP as a drop in, please contact Susan Hitchcock at susanhitchcock@turknett.com or Nancy Cranford at ncranford@turknett.com.

 

Location: The Commerce Club of Atlanta, 191 Peachtree Street NE, 49th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303

*Parking is complimentary in The Commerce Club garage




Nov 16, 2018
6:30am - 9:00am

Dec14

December Women In Leadership Seminar

December 14: “Resilience, Risk, & Reward: Lessons in Turning Challenges into Opportunities” featuring Susan Hitchcock, Executive Director, Women’s Initiatives and Advisory Board member, Turknett Leadership Group (TLG). A “seasoned” businesswoman and unabashed advocate for women’s advancement, Susan has five decades of leadership experience from corporate to leadership consulting. In Southern Bell/Bell South,she held leadership positions in Network Operations and directed Georgia’s management assessment and management training centers.  At TLG, she helped grow the firm as VP of Client Services, founded the WIL seminar series, and helped launch the Leadership Character Awards. In the community she has served on multiple boards for literacy and women’s leadership, and received awards including induction into the POW! Award Hall of Fame. A proud graduate of Agnes Scott College, she has served as president of the Alumnae Assoc., a Trustee, Chair of the Student Affairs Committee, and was a 2017 “Outstanding Alumnae Award” recipient for Service to the College.

 

Breakfast and coffee will be provided.

 

For membership information or to RSVP as a drop in, please contact Susan Hitchcock at susanhitchcock@turknett.com or Nancy Cranford at ncranford@turknett.com.

 

Location: The Commerce Club of Atlanta, 191 Peachtree Street NE, 49th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303

*Parking is complimentary in The Commerce Club garage




Dec 14, 2018
6:30am - 9:00am