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A couple weeks ago, I had the pleasure of speaking at a great event put together by Tammie of The Event Salon. Power and Pinkstripes was a wonderful evening of inspiration, celebration and laughter. (As you can see above, I was clearly having one heck of a night). I was so honored to be on a panel full of these inspiring women: Ann Roth of Ann Roth Shoes Jennifer Scully of Clinical Resources LLC Elizabeth Gordon of Flourishing Business, LLC Joni McRae of Focus on…Continue Reading “Evening at Power and Pinkstripes”

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I was so excited when Tammie called and asked if I would be a speaker at the Power and Pinkstripes event on June 6. I was on my way home from a pretty great photo shoot, and my phone rang as I was stopped at a traffic light. Women entrepreneurs and business leaders are some of my favorite people in the world. It’s just amazing the type of energy and inspiration that is generated when we all gather together. I am thrilled to be a…Continue Reading “Speaking at Power and Pinkstripes”

Speaking at BlogHer Food ’12 in Seattle was an incredible experience. I arrived back home early yesterday morning to Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport filled to the brim with inspiration, exhilarated from the trip & our experiences and humbled & moved by the people that I met at the conference. Here I am with my fellow Food Bloggers as Storytellers panelists, love these ladies! (L to R: me, Molly Wizenberg, Beth Lee, Tori Avey, Rebekah Denn) For more on the conference session and Seattle, please hop on…Continue Reading “BlogHer Food ’12”

I taught my first Photoshop workshop yesterday at the She Learns Training Center in Duluth, GA to a great group of fellow female entrepreneurs. It’s been a few years since I taught design & animation classes back in college, so it was fun to get up and teach in front of a group again. We spent most of the time going through a few exercises in Photoshop – I believe the best way to learn is to just do what you want to learn, and…Continue Reading “The In’s and Out’s of Photoshop | Teaching a Workshop”