Veronica Romney is a 12-year branding and marketing veteran who believes our aspirations drive our actions and if we want to help our customers make the best decision for them, we have to align our business efforts with their aspirations.
In the past, she has worked with some of the world’s most respected brands including Sprint, Marriott, IMAX, Dr. Weil Vitamin Advisor, and more.
But now she's dedicated her work to helping entrepreneurs and small business owners learn how to connect with the customers. She is the Founder of MyModernBrand, a branding and marketing education company that helps great people and great companies clarify their brand message, find their unique brand voice, and market themselves authentically.
When she isn’t busy wrangling a business and two kids, she is an in-demand international Tony Robbins/Dean Graziosi speaker with topics including branding, marketing, sales, entrepreneurship, self-education, knowledge business, and more.
- Which companies SHOULD double down in their marketing efforts
- How to craft a meaningful message for your market without contributing to the hysteria
- How to DELIVER your messages -- and, potentially, your marketing -- in a way that doesn’t tarnish your carefully built reputation.
Eleanor Beaton is a women’s leadership mentor and founder of Fierce Feminine Leadership, an organization that helps ambitious professional women and business owners develop the confidence, presence, political savvy and influence they need to smash the glass ceiling and take their seats at the tables where the big deals and big decisions are made.
Eleanor is also an award-winning journalist and host of the Fierce Feminine Leadership podcast. She has served as Chair of the Visiting Women's Executive Exchange Program at the Yale School of Management. In 2017, she won the prestigious Profiles in Diversity "Women Worth Watching" Award for her work promoting diversity and inclusion. She was also named Canada’s Leadership Coach of the Year by the 2017 Corporate Excellence Awards.
Eleanor has been privileged to serve some of the country’s most recognized women leaders, including Arlene Dickinson, star of CBC’s hit show Dragon’s Den and former Canadian First Lady Margaret Trudeau.
An international keynote speaker, Eleanor has presented at conferences whose rosters include such notables as former US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Oscar-nominated actress Taraji P. Henson and 23andMe Inc. co-founder Anne Wojcicki.
RG is a New York actor-writer. Her latest project Top & Bottom is a relationship drama told from the lens of an LGBTQA couple, six years in. Funded by The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, Women in Film and Television Fund. It explores the sexual complexities of Lexi and Quinn. A lesbian and non-binary couple longing to rekindle love despite life's mundane.
Currently in post-production--The Hunted: NYC Sword Slayers. RG portrays Lou, a sword-wielding, non-binary mystic who travels between two war-torn worlds. Humans and vampires. In the end, Lou longs only for New York's very own Roberta's Pizza!
My Womanhood Bleeds Red, is RG's latest project. A one-act drama set in a catholic boarding school. Where Felicity endlessly flogs herself and questions her sexual identity.
Bestselling Author & Global Leadership Authority Margie Warrell emboldens people with the courage and resilience to make braver decisions, take bolder
actions & create a bigger mark.
The titles of her bestselling books - You’ve Got This!, Train the Brave, Make
Your Mark, Stop Playing Safe and Find Your Courage – and her Live Brave Podcast, reflect her belief in the potential of every person to overcome the fears and false beliefs that keep them from achieving the extraordinary.
Mary Ellen Kramer is the President/CEO of Wesa, LLC, and brings 33 years of senior management experience in high tech, finance, and telecommunication sectors. She has raised over $40 million in financing for ventures she has led.
Aside from the standard chief executive duties, Mary Ellen's present focus at Wesa is developing the market and market partnerships for NightRide™, which is a portable, mobile thermal camera that allows drivers to easily see objects on the dark road 4 times further than their headlights. NightRide is the first affordable night vision camera for every car and helps drivers see more at night.
The Company is located in Brooklyn, New York and its products are made in the US.
Wesa, LLC is on a mission to inspire other female entrepreneurs. "As women entrepreneurs, our advice to other women entrepreneurs is simple - Take on making a real difference in the world with your business; something you are truly passionate about. Then, surround yourself with great people, share about your business with everyone, and play full out every day!"
Aside from the standard chief executive duties, Mary Ellen's present focus at Wesa is developing the market and market partnerships for NightRide. Prior to Wesa, Mary Ellen co-founded Maritime Broadband, a company that created universal online connectivity in the commercial maritime sector via its proprietary AI-powered stabilized, tracking satellite antenna, C-Bird.
She previously founded and run four telecommunications companies providing global retail and carrier level voice and data services. She is a proud alum of Springboard Enterprises, an organization which has supported 784 women run companies in raising $10 Billion in capital over the past 20 years. Mary Ellen is a passionate advocate for social justice and serves on the board of 4 nonprofit organizations focused on the arts, criminal justice and inclusive media.
Mary Ellen is a mother of 8 children with 5 grandchildren. She is a graduate of New York University with a Bachelor of Science in Management and Computer Science. She has also earned a certificate in Women's Entrepreneurship from Cornell University.
Deborah Bailey, is the host of the Women Entrepreneurs Radio podcast. She's also a writer and an indie publisher of several fiction and non-fiction books including, “Think Like an Entrepreneur: Transforming Your Career and Taking Charge of Your Life” and several fiction novels and short stories.
Her bylines have appeared in Baseline magazine, Dailyworth.com, Bankrate.com, More.com, Working World Magazine and CNN.com. And, she's been a guest on Good Day Street Talk on Channel 5 in NYC, ABC6 TV, Fox News Strategy Room and WFMZ TV as an expert in career transitions and reinvention.
Elena Pavli is a British actress, comedian, and writer. Born in England and having grown up in Australia, Greece and The Middle East, she attended 7 schools and as a result speaks 3 languages. Her first foray into writing, the play THE BAD, THE SAD AND THE BROKEN HEARTED, has run at London's Soho Theater.
She is currently developing a TV series based on her play for Hulu.
Her first foray into writing, the play THE BAD, THE SAD AND THE BROKEN HEARTED, has run at London's Soho Theater starring Shaun Parkes, Martin Starr, David Menkin, Stefano Braschi and herself.
The Los Angeles performance directed by Martin Starr featured Elena along with Seth Rogen, Kumail Nanjiani, Joe Lo Truglio, and Paul Scheer.
Elena is also developing and starring in an upcoming drama with songwriter/producer Nasri Atweh called THE MANAGER, a gritty look at the underbelly of the music industry.
She also writes on the TV show SNATCH for Crackle/Sony based on the Guy Ritchie film of the same name.
Her theater acting credits include A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, HAMLET and THE SEAGULL all directed by Tony Award nominee Tim Caroll. She also appeared as Boochie in the London premiere of the Stephen Adly Guirguis play Den Of Thieves directed by Esther Baker and the AFI Award winning television series EAST WEST 101 on SBS from Peter Andrikides. She is a an associate Of The Factory Theatre Company in London ( whose patrons include Mark Rylance and Ewan McGregor) and an alumnus of The Royal Court young writers program.
Begin with the end in mind. – A motto Kym Niles, founder of I Can and I Will - Make Ur Mark, embodies and preaches daily. A vivacious leader, magnetic mentor and overall eccentric woman, Kym, from a very young age, was able to realize her passion for people and has made it her mission to leave you better than she met you.
Her innovative approach to building genuine relationships with business partners and clients has heightened the brand/business marketing, fitness coaching and public speaking services she provides. Kym takes a mindful approach with you that will connect your mind and body to your goal for a more successful outcome.
Fuelled by her core values: integrity, respect, love and gratitude, Kym has made a name for herself in the Toronto non-profit and social sector by acting on her philanthropic duty to start her non-profit organization, Selflove Youth Wellness and Empowerment. Her organization now serves high schools in marginalized communities across the Greater Toronto Area equipping youth with wholesome tools to discover their sense of self, with the end goal of elevating both their mental and physical health.
Kym has been recognized with several leadership awards and was applauded as the most innovative leader of the year in 2014. She has an amazing ability to distinguish what lies within and encourages you to let your light shine through.
Two sisters. Two styles. One brand.
Sisters Celine & Joline Nehoray founded Beverly Hills Lingerie in fall 2018 with the dreams of growing & maintaining the ever-evolving streetwear lingerie industry.
Beverly Hills Lingerie is a streetwear lingerie line launched by young sisters and entrepreneurs Joline and Celine. The two female entrepreneurs launched Beverly Hills Lingerie in 2018, had a collaboration with Fred Segal, and a collection with Cosmopolitan ("Cosmostyle by Cosmopolitan x BHL”).
Pioneered by the likes of acclaimed icons Cher & Madonna, lingerie as streetwear was a developing trend in the 1980s. Taking note of the trend which has been fading in & out for decades, Beverly Hills Lingerie is in pursuit of preserving its special charm. “Lingerie as streetwear is a fun & flirty way to toe the risqué & dance around the delicate line of controversial & elegant."
Shruti Joshi is the Co-Founder and CEO of Compell’d, a consumer business that is transforming the way people keep track of, do and share the recommendations, experiences and content they discover from anywhere.
As an entrepreneur and former marketing executive with a track record of driving growth across multiple B2B and B2C businesses across large, startup, mid-sized firms and turnaround brands, Shruti advises and sits on several start-up and mid-sized company boards. She has successfully lead go-to-market, P&L businesses and new product innovation and has expert knowledge in brand building, digital marketing, marketing analytics, and growing recurring revenue businesses, including SaaS. (Software as a Service)
In her former role, as an equity partner at Altman Vilandrie & Company (AV&Co.), Shruti created, built and led the Marketing ROI Practice dedicated to improving marketing returns for Fortune 500 brands, through a combination of proprietary analytics SaaS and consulting solutions. Prior to joining AV&Co., Shruti was an executive at Verizon Communications, where she was responsible for driving new acquisition growth for Consumer FiOS and Core network products, by developing product marketing strategies and optimizing $750M+ digital, awareness and direct response media campaigns. Shruti also has a consulting background in product innovation and development, where she helped global brands develop new products.
Shruti holds an M.B.A from Columbia Business School and a B.S. in Business from the University of Southern California.
Shruti is passionate about experiencing all that you want in life, loves to travel and would rather see and try something first hand then hear about it second hand. Fascinated by the concept of micro regrets and being more unified between a life imagined and a life lived, she developed Compell’d to help others live their lives to the fullest.
She is also a new mom and loves the new challenge all while launching her start up. Having always worked in a man’s world in tech she is passionate about female empowerment thinking they should be given a fair chance to shine and be recognized as amazing business people.
In her time off she relaxes with mediation and is on the board of the David Lynch Foundation and several companies. In general she loves helping people—especially when it comes to driving growth for their businesses. She spent her childhood overseas and is constantly open to change and new challenges. She loves to discover different parts of the world and shares her recommendations with friends, colleagues and family.