Working Motherhood with Dr. Portia Jackson

Jennifer is the editorial director of Working Mother magazine & founding director of the Working Mother Research Institute. As editorial director, she leads the editorial mission of Working Mother Media and the National Association for Female Executives through their print, online, social, video and digital channels, reaching millions readers, viewers and users nationwide.

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If you're afraid to get on any social media platforms, confused and overwhelmed, getting help to figure out how to use all of these tools is your next step. Michelle Arbore, owner of Savvy Social Media 4U, can help you make social media work for you and your business. She offers social media creation, optimization, management and training to women solo entrepreneurs and small businesses. She creates a social media plan that is customized to fit your needs so your business can grow. Michelle also works one-on-one with you so you understand the ever changing social media world. On a personal note, Michelle has been married to her husband for 8 years, has a 3 year old son, Mikey, and 2 fur babies.

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Shay Chan Hodges is the author of Lean On and Lead, Mothering and Work in the 21st Century Economy, which presents new perspectives on families and the future of work through twenty-six interviews and interactive data. She lives on Maui with her husband and two sons (16 and 17).

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Stefania Pomponi is Founder, President and Chief Evangelist of Clever Girls Collective, a social media agency specializing in content marketing and native advertising at scale. She lives in Palo Alto, CA.

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Kimberley Thompson is a nine year Starbucks’s partner. She is currently a sr, program manager on the Global Diversity & Inclusion team overseeing the company’s national external strategic partnership with diverse professional organizations.She is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles and resides in Los Angeles, CA with her husband George, twins George and Alexander; daughter Grace Brooklyn.

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Kristen Hewitt is a Producer for Fox Sports Florida, and a Feature Reporter for the Emmy award winning Miami HEAT broadcasts on Sun Sports. She also writes a blog www.mommyinsports.com, which chronicles her passion for sports and the misadventures of mommy hood. Kristen’s favorite job though is raising her two girls Lila & Emylia. She tries to teach them to live every day with grace, gratitude, love...and a lot of laughs!

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As a single mom herself, Jessica Rector understands how you feel overwhelmed, exhausted, or stressed . She founded The Single Mom Movement™ to serve single moms to happiness, fulfillment, and empowerme nt. With targeted, strategic private coaching, pro grams, events, and school, single moms learn to us e her proven strategies to create a life of confidence, worthiness, and success. Clients praise Jess ica for helping them experience massive results after just one session. She strives for every single mom to Breathe Happiness. Be Fulfilled. Live Empowered!

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Barbara Moore is the founder and CEO of the Center for Bedwetting Treatment. She has been at the forefront of developing a treatment for bedwetting that boasts a 97% success rate. For 39 years Barbara and the Center have ended bedwetting for children, teenagers and adults around the world.

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Mitch is an Executive Coach as well as the Founder & Creative Force of WiRL Leadership Summit. In launching WiRL, she is focusing on serving women just like herself who want to grow and become their best- but don’t have time for conferences. She started her career leading senior management teams on outdoor expeditions, and has since moved into the corporate world directly to help leaders and teams achieve big results. Mitch is a sought-after speaker and executive coach with a specialization in Emotional Intelligence. Her current clients include Amazon, Microsoft, Yahoo, and Intuit.

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Becky Robinson is a social media strategist and the founder of Weaving Influence, Becky, along with her team of more than 27 skilled professionals, help authors and thought leaders to grow their online influence and market their books. Becky is the author of three books related to social media strategy.

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Holly and her husband, Philip, are the Pastors of Oasis Church – a growing, relevant, multi-cultural, church located in Los Angeles. They have been married for over 28 years, love life and enjoy spending time with their two adult children, Jordan and Paris. Holly is passionate about seeing women become who God has designed them to become, and to see every generation of woman extend a helping hand to the generation that is younger. Through the women’s ministry of Oasis, GodChicks, she has empowered thousands of women around the world.

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Director of Special Events for the Development Department of Jewish Home Lifecare, a $350 million not-for-profit eldercare organization in New York City. Mom of 8 year old Ellie and 6 year old Jonah and wife of Tal. Attended Indiana University as an undergraduate and has a non-profit MBA from Brandies University.

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Dr. Gayle Friend is a renowned sexologist, educator, coach and speaker. She earned a Doctorate in Human, holds a degree in Sex Education and is a trained Clinical Sexologist. Dr. Gayle works with clients to help shed misconceptions and limiting beliefs they hold about sex, sexuality, intimacy and relationships so they can live happy, sexy lives.

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Rhea Lalla is a professional trainer, speaker and coach for parents who want to develop and hone their child’s emotional and creative genius. She offers private coaching, online courses and live seminars for achieving success in all areas of life. To learn the 3 Things Parents Do To Raise An Emotionally Intelligent Child, visit www.buildgreatminds.com and enter your email for your free video series.

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Cherilyn Dahlsten is mother of four boys, 22, 19, 16 and 9. She has 20 years of experience managing Human Resource and IT departments, first in banking and currently in health care. She is the author of the cookbook, Hey Mom, I’ll Start Dinner. She is passionate about raising contributing, grateful, wonderful kids who make a difference in their school, their community and their world.

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Kyron Jackson is a human resources/informational systems global manager as well as a young adult pastor. He enjoys listening to jazz, running on the beach, wine tasting and editing podcasts. He also had amazing taste when it came to picking out his wife.

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Jenny is a wife, mother, and commuter. She works full-time as a legal professional for a mid-sized national law firm. However, the best part of the day is when she comes home to her family. Passionate about making this working mom gig a bit easier, Jenny writes about balancing family, career, and the pursuit of happiness at Express Bus Mama.

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Jaime Myers is the Founder of Queen Mom, an organization which offers retreats and tele-classes to empower moms and provide tools and information for satisfying relationships and self care. As a Senior Workshop Leader and Licensee for PAX Programs, Jaime also leads many of the PAX Programs’ workshops and tele-courses in addition to coaching individuals and couples. She lives in Scottsdale, Arizona with her husband and two sons.

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Dr. Shimi Kang is an award-winning, Harvard-trained doctor, researcher, media expert, and lecturer on human motivation. She is the Medical Director for Child and Youth Mental Health for Vancouver, a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia, the author of The Dolphin Way: A Parent’s Guide to Raising Healthy, Happy, and Motivated Kids Without Turning Into A Tiger (Penguin) and writer whose articles appear in major media outlets including the Huffington Post, Psychology Today and Time Magazine Online.

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Rachel is 30 years old and is a mother of 3 boys. She is most recently recognized as the mom inventor and CEO of BurpGear by Renvoi Bebe. She began her company in December 2012. Prior to starting her own business she worked for 7 years in education. She completed her Bachelors at Pace University and her Masters at Columbia Teachers College; graduating from both with high honors.

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Dr. G (Deborah Gilboa, MD) is a family physician, mom of 4 and a nationally known parenting speaker and writer. She is a regular contributor on CBS' Pittsburgh Today Live, ABC's Windy City Live, appears on FOXNews, HuffPost, Parents and Your Teen magazines. Her book, "How to Get the Behavior You Want...Without Being the Parent You Hate!" will be released at the end of the summer.

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As President & CEO of Corey Jamison Consulting, LLC., Corey brings over 25 years of experience partnering with leaders and teams to get to ‘the Next Level Solution,’ using a model of radical continuous improvement. She is a sought-after speaker, and most importantly, a dedicated wife, and mother to seven.

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Tara Pringle Jefferson is the founder and editor of TheYoungMommyLife.com, one of the first websites created specifically for young mothers’ concerns. She is an author, social media consultant and young parent advocate.

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Mandi is the founder of Kids4Kids Foundation, which is a non-profit foundation for kids caring for kids. It is her passion and she truly believes it is her true calling. Also, she is actively involved in Real Estate and currently applying to become a Maps Coach with Keller Williams.

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Nancy Davis Kho is a writer in Oakland whose work has appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle and EContent Magazine. An avid music fan, she writes about the years between being hip and breaking one at MidlifeMixtape.com, and was selected as a 2014 BlogHer Voice of the Year, for humor.

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Rochele Lawson is a Registered Nurse, Ayurvedic Health Practitioner, Holistic Health and Wellness Consultant, Best Selling Author and Speaker. Rochele is the President of The Health, Healing & Wellness Company founded to bring holistic health and wellness into the lives of individuals seeking a natural path to wellness. Rochele’s energy, guidance and enthusiasm have helped thousands of people improve their health and wellbeing, holistically and naturally. She is a successful entrepreneur and is the author of the book “Intro To Holistic Health, Ayurveda Style.” She has her own blog and is a guest writer for Supermomceo.com blog and has her own weekly syndicated radio show “Blissful Living.” Rochele has spent over 20 years assisting people to achieve optimal health and wellness so that they can live the life of their dreams with more energy, vitality, mental clarity, alertness and mental focus while reversing the aging process.

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Joleene Moody is a nationally known speaker and client-closing expert for entrepreneurs, specializing in speaker training and coaching. Joleene studies what’s working NOW to help entrepreneurs make more money, build confidence and grow a lucrative and sustainable business. With her on-fire, no-nonsense comedic approach, Joleene energetically guides her clients through self-esteem, growth and money issues that may keep them from becoming the remarkable leaders they are meant to be!

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Jennifer Majors is a wife, mom, and business owner of SkinnyWrapReality.com. Before becoming a network marketing professional based in Texas Jennifer held an entertainment career based in Hollywood. There she worked in Television production, traveled, and climbed the corporate ladder. Her leadership experience gained throughout her career has helped shape the business she has today.

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Judy is an attorney with the U.S. Department of Education, where she provides legal advice on Federal education programs that support our Nation’s lowest-achieving schools. She is also a mom to a six-year-old girl and a three-year-old boy. She recently began blogging about life as a working mom at blog.dc-ish.com

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Author, speaker and self-taught online entrepreneur Nicola Cairncross has been marketing real world businesses online since 1995, including a record label, boutique hotel, vintage cafe, a jazz album and an empty room in Mayfair. Also her own "The Money Gym" and “The Business Success Factory” books & training programmes.

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