Working Motherhood with Dr. Portia Jackson

Cathy is the Vice President of an aerospace company. In her position, she oversees several major government mission areas. She earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering/system science and a master's degree in engineering control systems from the University of California, Los Angeles.

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Amy Schoen is a nationally recognized dating and relationship expert since 2004.  She has helped hundreds of marriage minded individuals to find their life long mates and early stage couples to create the relationships that are fulfilling and satisfying that lead to greater commitment and marriage. She was divorced in her mid thirties and successfully remarried at 42 to a man who is a much better partner!  Her husband and she also struggled with infertility and eventually gave birth to her son at the age of 48, after exploring all their options to bring in a child into their family.  She has been quoted and featured in such publications as theNew York Times, the Washington Post, the Washington Business Journal and the Gazette Newspapers.

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Brenda J. Bond is an Associate Professor of Public Service in the Sawyer Business School at Suffolk University. Brenda’s area of expertise is the management and performance or police organizations. Her research and consulting with police organizations centers on organizational change and development, strategic management, and comprehensive approaches to community safety. Brenda received her Ph.D. from the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. She also has a Master's degree in Social Policy from Brandeis and a Master's Degree in Community Social Psychology from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Brenda and her family recently purchased an old farm in New Hampshire.

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Anna C. Catalano, a renowned expert in marketing and international business, manages an active board portfolio, serving on the Boards of Mead Johnson Nutrition, Willis Group Holdings, Kraton Performance Polymers, and Chemtura Corporation. 

As Head of Marketing at BP, she repositioned the corporate brand, and was a primary voice behind its “Beyond Petroleum” campaign. She advises numerous organizations on topics of strategic marketing, brand/reputation, speaks frequently on the topic of leadership and women in business.

In the not-for-profit sector, Ms. Catalano serves on the National Board of Directors of the Alzheimer’s Association, and is Honorary Co-founder and Advisory Board Member to the Kellogg Innovation Network. She is the author of the blog, www.shades-of-leadership.com, examining the role of leadership in various aspects of life.

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Mercedes is the creator of Creating Wealth Investors, Inc & Cashflow Savvy, mommy-peneur, investor, and the best Hot Wheels mommy player ever!

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Samantha is just trying to keep the glass half full. She's a communicator at heart, trying to juggle the daily mayhem of family, a career in PR and life. Add a dash of silliness – and that’s her!

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Deborah Siegel, PhD is an author, thought partner, twin mama, and coach who helps women forge a bride to a more public voice. She is the author of Sisterhood, Interrupted, co-editor of the literary anthology Only Child, creator of the group blog Girl w/Pen, and cofounder of She Writes.

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Yolanda Rabun, an Atlanta native who lives in Wake Forest, NC with her husband and two teenaged boys, is every woman. She relishes being a wife, mother, lawyer, national recording artist and professional actor that balances downtime between juggling music, acting, her legal career, motivational speaking engagements and family life.

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Gina is a single mother of 3. She moved to a new city and is making new mom connections. She works full time driving a city bus. She is starting a podcast for her work and also one for herself. She is working towards becoming an entrepreneur. She believes in positive parenting, loves to jog and does not know the secret of time management because she never gets to folding her laundry!!

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Allison Tuffs is a mother, health and lifestyle coach, and blogger. She has a Bachelor and Master of Science in Nutrition and support clients to develop lifestyle strategies around food, stress and time management, reconnecting to life after a loss, and exercise so they can live healthier and happier lives.

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Libby Gill is the former head of communications and public relations for Sony, Universal, and Turner Broadcasting. She is now CEO of Libby Gill & Company, an executive coaching and consulting firm. An international speaker and bestselling author, she has shared her success strategies on CNN, NPR, the Today Show, and in BusinessWeek, Time, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and more. Libby helps clients like ABC-Disney, Avery Dennison, Deloitte, GoDaddy, Kellogg’s, Microsoft, Nike, Oracle, PayPal, Royal Caribbean, Safeway, Warner Bros., Wells Fargo, and many more create a highly committed workforce of inspired and inspiring leaders.

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Cheryl is a wife, mother of two, VP and product manager at an investment firm, and she also blogs at BusySinceBirth.com. She created the “Having It All” project to shine a light on how people are managing the day-to-day and living life on their own terms. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times’ Motherlode blog and she’s been Boston.com’s featured parent blogger.

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Regina is from St Louis Missouri. She is a financial analyst for the 2nd largest Senior Care organization in the country, she owns a videography business that she runs on the side and...oh... She is a single mother to 7 yr old triplet girls.

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Leah Slagenwhite, founder of leahslags.com is the mother of two. She is a headhunter and a cancer wellness coach with a yogic and soulful yet fierce approach. She also has several passion projects, such as teaching yoga and writing. Leah has conquered Stage IV cancer at age 29 and believes that all of the experiences in life are our teacher.

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Rachael is an executive coach, organizational-development consultant and work-life advocate. In 2009, she co-authored an internationally distributed paper on work life best practices. She has coached hundreds of mid- and senior- level executives through work and life changes, specifically the transition to working parenthood.

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Stephanie graduated from CSU, Long Beach in 2005 with a B.A. in Political Science. She is a Branch Manager for an Engineering and IT staffing company headquartered in Chino Hills, CA. Stephanie has been married to her college sweetheart since 2007 and together they have 2 daughters and are currently fostering a baby boy. Her motto is "As mommies we should do everything in our power to lift each other up, not tear each other down, no matter what our paths look like."

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Dorit Sasson is an award winning author, story coach, speaker and creator of "Giving Voice to Your Story" website and global Internet radio show. She is currently writing a memoir of her years serving in the Israeli Defense Forces and teaches life story writing online and in-person groups.

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Kelly Watson is the owner and principal consultant of Career Partners, a strategic consulting firm where she provides strategic advice and operations expertise to a wide range of companies. Last year, Kelly co-authored an exciting new book: “The Orange Line: A Woman’s Guide to Integrating Career, Family, and Life.” She now gives talks and consults with organizations about how to advance more of their high-potential women into leadership positions.

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Anisa Rashad works with busy women executive like you helping to create a JIL: Juicy Integrated Life. She does this by partnering with you to design a customized roadmap to create a career and life you love so that you can experience more joy, freedom and fulfillment. As an executive coach, leadership strategist, professional speaker, executive mom and spouse~ Anisa Rashad knows how to Live Well Everyday!

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Sandy is mom to a 3 year old boy, living in the fabulous Las Vegas, NV. She has an M.A. in Communication Studies, which she uses to coach others on becoming more influential on her podcast, The Clearly Influential Podcast. She is also the owner of an e-commerce store, Get Unrobed.

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Kerry is an instructional design manager of enterprise training at MarketingProfs. She’s also a speaker, writer, a turning-in educator. Kerry hosts the weekly marketing smarts podcast for MarketingProfs. She’s also a contributing writer for numerous sites including Huffington posts, Mark Schaefer’s Grow blog, Social Media Explorer, Entrepreneur, Spin Sucks, and MattCollier.com.

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Jodi Detjen has been a professor of management at Suffolk University since 1999. She co-authored The Orange Line: A Woman’s Guide to Integrating Career, Life and Family in May 2013. She conducts workshops, talks and consults on the principles from the book. 

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Women's Coach of the Year 2014 Award Winner, Jenny Garrett is a female breadwinners and leadership expert and the author of ‘Rocking Your Role’, the how to guide to success for female breadwinners.

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Dr. Jessica is a psychologist and early parenthood coach. She helps parents deal with how their children are affecting them, and how they are affecting their children. She believes that when we our honest experience is heard and accepted, we are freed up to be the parents our children need.

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Dr. Portia Jackson is the host of the Working Motherhood podcast. She is a wife, mother of 2 girls, rocket scientist (a.k.a. aerospace engineer)  . . . for now at least (you'll have to tune in for the update), online math and physics teacher, and die-hard Michigan Wolverines fan. Her secret sauce to success is a combination of faith, Starbucks' Cinnamon Dolce Lattes, goal setting and her to-do list. Her latest hobbies include daydreaming about taking a nap, pumping at work, and performing Dr. Seuss as spoken word to her daughters. 

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Rachel is the Executive Director/CEO of California Women Lead; a non-partisan association whose mission is to encourage and train women political leaders. Rachel is an appointee of California Governor Brown and was a “Woman of the Year” for California. Rachel’s most important job is that of mom to her two daughters.

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Kate Muker is the CEO and founder of Conscious Divas, a company that creates community for conscious women both on and offline. Conscious Divas inspires and empowers women to be the best versions of themselves, by connecting deeply, discovering one's authentic path, living passionately and being fabulous. They offer a free digital publication filled with wisdom from the best experts in health, healing and personal growth, a community site with free tele-seminars and live events hosted by local city chapters. Kate and Conscious Divas have been quoted in the Vancouver Sun, Globe and Mail and Vancouver View Magazine. Connect at www.ConsciousDivas.com.

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Chatón T. Turner, Esq. is a mom of two, a blogger, lawyer, and speaker who struggles to keep her house clean.  She is passionate about helping women make appropriate choices about child rearing, employment and finances. She is committed to transforming the workplace so that women can make heartfelt choices instead of imposed ones. She discusses her quest for balance in her stilettos on her blog, Chaton’s World.

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Bryn is a wife, mother of two, writer/blogger and Director of Development at a community college on the Oregon Coast. While she enjoys her day job, she is most passionate about motherhood and enjoys sharing her experience as a mom through her writing and photography which can be found around the web and on her blog: Her Own Wings.

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Katie Sluiter is a teacher and writer. She has appeared various places on the internet as well as in the Everyday Poets Anthology, Baby Talk Magazine, Three Minus One, The Language Arts Journal of Michigan, and the upcoming HerStories anthology. Katie is one of BlogHer’s 2014 Voices of the Year. She lives with her husband and two sons in Michigan.

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Hillary has been published in This Magazine and Missy/Ink Magazine. Hillary has interviewed activists and big business reps; feminists and men's rights activists. She has looked at the political side of sports and personal lives of pin up girls. Calling Toronto home, she shares an apartment with her six-year-old and two black cats.

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