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We invite you to join us for this interactive breakfast for Women in Technology. We featuring great women in tech to give their insight on how they reached their level of success, advise on navigating the workplace, and how we can help the next generation of women in tech. This dynamic panel will be moderated by Tricia Whitlock of Tech Square Labs, a new innovation hub for entrepreneurs.
Our esteemed panel of speakers are pioneers in their respective fields, representing many facets of the Georgia and international tech industry.
After the panel we will break into groups and take a deeper dive into the issues women face in the tech industry and find solutions to how we can rise above the obstacles and thrive in this growing field.
Founder and Growth Hacker,
Marti Konstant is a technology marketing leader and founder of The Agile Careerist Project, a think tank exploring the future of work. As an agile careerist, speaker, and trainer, Marti values the pursuit of creativity, growth, and happiness in her life’s work and encourages others to do the same.
From artist to graphic designer to brand strategist to technology marketing exec, Marti’s mantra is Konstant change and motion. Fortunate to participate in two major business events in her career - an IPO (Initial Public Offering) and a recent acquisition of her startup employer by a Fortune 100 company in the tech sector - she witnessed the possibilities that come from leadership and team collaboration on a shared vision.
Marti is currently leading the Agile Careerist Project, where she has completed 90 interviews (out of 100) with global workers to better understand the behavior patterns and mindset that lead to work success and the value of overcoming obstacles. A book is in progress.
Jane Scudder Coach | Consultant | Speaker | Facilitator
Jane Scudder is a certified coach, speaker, trainer, and workplace consultant; she has been coaching and a leading voice in the leadership, personal development, and career growth space for close to a decade. As the Founder and CEO of The New Exec, Jane helps people and groups get "unstuck" and supports individuals, teams, and organizations to make progress on positive, sustainable change.
She brings an empathetic and intuitive coaching perspective to help people find and succeed at what's next for them, guiding them through transitions while supporting them to build enhanced leadership, executive presence, communications, emotional intelligence, and overall effectiveness.
Jane builds and delivers original workshop programs, trainings, and keynote speeches. She has coached and trained leaders and individual contributors from Fortune List organizations, start-ups, non-profits, education, medicine, law, and government. She regularly coaches political candidates, particularly women making first time runs for office; one of her past clients includes a National Congressional candidate who won a major party primary nomination for the 2018 midterm election. Jane was Adjunct Faculty in the Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University Chicago for nearly two years. She frequently contributes to well-known outlets on personal and professional development; she has been featured in Fast Company, Fortune, Essence, Working Mother, Huffington Post, and more.
Prior to coaching full-time, Jane worked in marketing and brand management for a decade at Fortune List companies and start-ups alike. She has launched major products and campaigns, led a cross-functional team in support of a $3 billion banking acquisition, and founded and led a global Culture organization.
Jane holds a BA in Anthropology and Sociology from the University of Virginia and a life coaching certificate from the International Coaching Science Research Foundation. She is a Trained Co-Active Coach and will complete her Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) and Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credentials in 2018.
Amy L. Rosenrow
CEO & Co-Founder,
Amy Rosenow is an entrepreneur, financial industry veteran, hedge fund and angel investor, passionate working mom, and philanthropist.
Amy is CEO and Co-Founder of Jugl LLC, a software company focused on making it easier to be a working parent.
Prior to founding Jugl, Amy served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Sheffield Asset Management, L.L.C. for over a decade. In this role, she oversaw a variety of functions including operations, client service, investor relations, marketing, risk management, compliance and technology for the Chicago-based investment management firm. She began her career on Wall Street, working for Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan and Bear Stearns.
Amy graduated from Cornell University. She lives in Chicago with her husband, two daughters and their chocolate Labrador retriever.
Cofounder & Creative Director,
Kelsey focuses on website design and development, honing her self taught skills over 6 years of building and maintaining websites for restaurants in Chicago. With an eye for design and functionality, Kelsey can take the daunting process of designing websites or beautiful paper collateral and make it look easy.
After beginning her career in fashion with the creation of the online publication, LaundryMagazine, and production of fashion shows with Google Chicago, Kelsey set her sights on digital media. She developed social media and digital marketing efforts for clients before moving to the hospitality industry.
Currently, Kelsey serves as Co-President of the Pilot Light Young Professional board. When not designing beautiful things, she loves to travel, and make punches and delicious baked goods.
Parissa Behnia CEO & Business Whisperer
Parissa Behnia is the Business Whisperer of Sixense Strategy. She is the secret weapon that busy CEOs use when they are hungry to find new ways to win customers and beat back the competition. Parissa is also a partner at 678 Partners, a firm offering strategic services to Family Offices. She holds an advisory board position at Cora, a Chicago based female founded startup that is best described as the Kayak of furniture. She’s recognized in the Chicago entrepreneurial community as an advisor and angel investor, with a particular heart for fellow female founders but a love of creative minds above all else. Parissa is a frequent speaker on topics such as strategy, leadership and entrepreneurship. She is also an active mentor and volunteer in cultural, civic, women’s, education and business organizations and has served in numerous service leadership and non-profit board positions. Parissa holds an BA from Northwestern University and MBA from NYU Stern School of Business.
EvolveHer is a creative workspace designed for women to connect, collaborate & curate a life they love. EvolveHer not only provides a beautiful workspace but also offers a robust schedule of custom programming to support its community of women in all aspects of life (business development, wellness, and connections). The 5,000 square foot River North loft was intentionally designed to inspire creativity and serves as a unique space to host off-sites, private events, and trainings.
We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.
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