We're all told networking and mentorship matter to career growth, especially as women, but what does this mean, exactly? Our panel of female executives will discuss their own experiences with mentorship and networking and how it helped lead them to where they are today. Join us in this open, candid discussion.
Founder and CEO at Orora Global
Founded in 2014, Orora Global,Inc. (www.ororaglobal.com) is a social enterprise that focuses on eliminating the problem of energy poverty in developing countries. Recognition for Orora includes 2016 Global Influential Emerging Leader by AACSB, One of the 30 Best Worldwide Projects by Gifted Citizen, Top 8 Coolest College Startup in North America by Inc Magazine. Additionally, the Clinton Foundation, Harvard University, and Babson College have also recognized Orora's work. Savitha Sridharan holds an MBA from Babson College, MS in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from NCSU, and B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.
Business Productivity and Success Coach/Speaker
Lori runs her own consulting service (http://loribruhns.com/) as a professional speaker and trainer. She focuses on coaching leaders and professionals who are seeking greater productivity, and fluid work/life fit. Lori was a middle school Spanish teacher for ten years. During eight of those ten years, she led the World Language Department and served as a mentor to new teachers. Lori is active with the National Association of Professional Organizers of North Carolina (NAPO-NC). She is also the head of a tightly run household and a mother of twin boys.
Dawn Ohaver Moyer
Co-Founder of Potential Essential (www.potentialessential.com)
Potential Essential's mission is to serve as the catalyst for gender equality in the workplace, starting from the ground up. They provide training programs that equip and empower women with fundamental leadership skills, and effective approaches to leveraging those skills that benefit both the individual and the performance of the organization. Dawn is a results-oriented leader with a diverse background spanning marketing, sales, and training who uses her ability to inspire, lead, and empower individuals to realize exceptional performance. She has launched several highly successful multi-million dollar products and is the recipient of multiple marketing and sales excellence awards, including two Effie Awards for advertising.
Director of People Operations
Erin Miller is the Director of People Operations at TransLoc, Inc, where putting people first is a top priority. Erin is a former sales and advertising executive who turned her love of people and relationship-building into a successful career in people development and performance optimization. She has a knack for connecting with people and building trust, and loves the challenge of bringing different people together and turning their connections into meaningful outcomes—increased company revenue, high employee engagement, and workplace productivity. Her 9 years of experience at The Motley Fool prepared her well for the work she is doing at TransLoc, Inc. She is focused on keeping the unique culture and people-first approach thriving and moving forward. When Erin's not working, she's enjoying her family. Her husband, Don, and her enjoy live music together and doting on their rambunctious three year old boy and sweet little 6 month old girl.
May 17, 2017