Working Motherhood with Dr. Portia Jackson

Tiffany Nelson is a fixed-income investment analyst at Capital Group with research responsibility for money markets. She has 14 years of investment experience, all with Capital Group. Earlier in her career at Capital, she was a project coordinator for American Funds/Capital Bank & Trust. Tiffany began her career at Capital as a participant in The Associates Program, a two-year series of work assignments in various areas of the organization. She holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Brown University. Tiffany is based in Los Angeles.

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After graduating first in her class from Georgetown law, Alexis Neely started her own law practice serving families and small business owners in Redondo Beach, CA. She then founded several companies, including Family Wealth Planning Institute, the LIFT Foundation System, New Law Business Model, and Eyes Wide Open Life. In her free time, Alexis wrote the best-selling book on legal planning for parents, Wear Clean Underwear. She was recognized by Worth Magazine two years in a row as one of the country's top 100 lawyers and has appeared on the Today Show, Good Morning America, the O'Reilly Factor, Nancy Grace, CNBC's On the Money, and many other television and radio programs as a legal expert. Alexis lives in Boulder, CO with her two kids, her ex-husband, and her life/business partner.

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Kateshia Pendergrass is a wife, mother of two, engineer and entrepreneur. Active in real estate investing, Kateshia founded the Albany Living Complex, a real estate management company. She believes that in business, as in life, all parts should be complementary. Therefore, she only pursues opportunities that enhance the things that really matter to her. In addition to her engineering career and running her real estate business, she is currently preparing to launch a new venture with old roots and is helping her 5 year old daughter start her own business.

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Kari is 31 years old, married with two girls, Olivia is 4 years old and Evelyn is 18 months old. She attended Iowa State University and graduated with a bachelors degree in Architecture. She worked for an architecture firm for 6.5 years in Iowa City, Iowa. She took a year off after her second child. She started working for a new architecture firm at the beginning of the year. She is nearly licensed and has passed 6 of the 7 tests and completed all of her work experience.

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Shelley worked as a scientist before having her first son in 2009. While being a stay at home mom, she created her own profitable career path as a stationery designer, brand strategist, and graphic/web designer. She is happily married with 3 beautiful children, ages 5, 3, and 2.

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Brigid is the author of Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play When No One Has the Time. She is an award-winning journalist for the Washington Post and Washington Post magazine, has shared in the Pulitzer Prize and is a New America Foundation fellow. Brigid lives in Alexandria, VA, with her husband, Tom Bowman, of NPR, and their two children.

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Jennifer has been working in the web design field since 1995 and teaching others to build websites since 1996. She is a writer, educator, web designer, and mother.

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Pamela Elaine is a mother of four children. As a single mother, she found her path to happiness and fulfillment. She shows other mothers how to find their path. She is a graduate from The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, triathlete and half-marathoner.

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Jennifer Gilhool is a lawyer and management executive. Jennifer’s last corporate assignment was as the first Director of Sustainability, Environment & Safety Engineering for Asia Pacific & Africa where she was located in Shanghai, China. Prior to joining Ford, Jennifer worked as an attorney in private practice in Chicago and Detroit. In 2013, Jennifer self-published her first book, Sheryl Sandberg, China & Me, which spent several weeks on the Amazon best seller list. Jennifer’s book is a raw and relatable account of her life in China as a female executive climbing the corporate ladder at a Fortune 10 Company. 

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Leana Greene is the founder and CEO of Kids In The House, the world's largest parenting video library. She spent three years interviewing 450 parenting experts from all over the United States, with the goal of creating a multi-media hub where parents could get quick, easy information from leading experts.

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