Category Archives: Networking

Dorri McWhorter: An Innovative Transformation for Women Empowerment

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The YWCA has had a long legacy for providing social services to a number of different communities. Learn more about its journey of transformation from a 140-year-old social service agency to a twenty-first century social enterprise in today’s interview with Dorri McWhorter, the current CEO of YWCA Chicago and one of the top women innovators listed in Chicago’s #TheBlueNetwork.

Dorri tells the story of how her experience in a number of corporate positions gave her the perspective to find new solutions for the YWCA’s transformation.

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Eleanor Blayney: Inspiring Diversity in Financial Planning

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Eleanor Blayney, CFP is the Consumer Advocate for the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Board of Standards, reaching out to consumers to help them understand how financial planning and CFP professionals can improve their lives. A recognized conference speaker and author of the book Women’s Worth, she has played a pioneering role in shaping the financial planning profession. Blayney has taught for the College of Financial Planning and helped develop practice standards and ethical requirements for CFP professionals in the U.S.

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Heather Ann Havenwood: Never Fear ‘Failure’

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Heather Ann Havenwood is a serial entrepreneur with an expertise in information marketing and business strategies. Named one of Huffington Post’s Top 50 Must-Follow Women Entrepreneurs for 2017, she is known as “The Wizard Behind the Curtain” who teaches people to leverage their knowledge and sell it to the world. As CEO of Havenwood Worldwide, LLC, she has coached and promoted hundreds of entrepreneurs, transforming their knowhow into marketable courses, seminars and Masterminds.

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Andrea March: Taking Her Experience Founding Multi-Million Dollar Businesses and Giving it Back

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Many remarkable women have made their mark in the field of business, but the truly exceptional ones are continuing to pass on their knowledge to other promising women. In today’s podcast, listen to the insights of Andrea March, a long-time entrepreneur who founded and ran multi-million dollar businesses and is a co-founder of the Women’s Leadership Exchange (WLE), an organization dedicated to supporting women leaders.

Andrea will talk about the experiences that led her to form the WLE,

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Leslie Grossman: Link Out: Solutions in a Digital World for Old School Success

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Just how important is relationship-building to business, despite it not being part of your job description? A firm believer in relationships and collaboration, Leslie Grossman, author, entrepreneur, and co-founder of the Women’s Leadership Exchange, speaks of the importance of face-to-face communication today.

She talks about her book “Link Out”, which has her findings on the best ways to connect with people in order to further your business and career. She discusses as well what she discovered to be the common factor most successful women have.

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