Ector Ward

Speaker/Author · Word in Vision

Inspirational Speaker/Author on Women's Authority -A Biblical Perspective + The Word of Reconciliation/Forgiveness

Spiritual Authority Women in the Church A Woman in Her Community Motherhood Forgiveness/Reconciliation

Dara Parker

Vice-President, Grants & Community Initiatives · Vancouver Foundation

A nonprofit executive who is helping shift the sector from charity to justice.

Nonprofit Leadership Nonprofit Management Gender Lgbtq Issues Diversity and Inclusion

Joyce E. A. Russell, PhD

The Helen and William O'Toole Dean, Villanova School of Business; Professor of Management · Villanova School of Business | Villanova University

Joyce E. A. Russell, PhD, has vast expertise in leadership and management development, negotiation and executive coaching.

Business Women in Business Leadership Psychology Negotiations

Emilie Townes

Dean of the Divinity School; E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of Womanist Ethics and Society · Vanderbilt University

An expert in Christian ethics, womanist theology and womanist perspectives on health care, economic justice, poetry and literary theory.

Theological Education Baptist Studies Cultural Theory and Studies African American Women and Religion Womanist Ethics

Suzanne Smeltzer, EdD, RN

Professor; Director of the Office of Nursing Research | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Dr. Smeltzer, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN is committed to improving care for individuals with disabilities.

Healthcare for the Disabled Disability Advocacy Nursing Research Healthcare for Vulnerable Populations Nursing Education

Rebecca West

Owner, Designer · Rivalee Design

Enthusiastic speaker motivating women to embrace change in their homes and in their lives.

Women Nesting Sanctuary Fear Divorce

Deborah M. Weissman, J.D.

Reef C. Ivey II Distinguished Professor of Law, School of Law · UNC at Chapel Hill

Reef C. Ivey II Distinguished Professor of Law

Refugees Women's Issues Poverty Law - Legal Services Immigration and Citizenship Human Rights Civil Rights

Betty Jo Barrett

Associate Professor, Women's and Gender Studies Program · University of Windsor

Research specialization: Gender Based Violence

Gender based violence Violence against women and children Domestic violence in LGBTQ2A+ communities Domestic violence against women Domestic violence and animal abuse

Cheryl Woods Giscombe, Ph.D., R.N., PMHNP-BC

Associate Professor, with tenure- Melissa and Harry LeVine Family and Distinguished Associate Professor in Quality of Life, Health Promotion, and Wellness in the School of Nursing · UNC-Chapel Hill

Melissa and Harry LeVine Family Professor of Quality of Life, Health Promotion and Wellness

Social Health Psychology Nutrition Mental Health Holistic Health

Kimberley Pickett

Principal and Creative Director · KIMBO Design

Creative Principal of award-winning design firm, KIMBO Design Inc., based in Vancouver, B.C.

Design Graphic Design Marketing & Advertising Marketing & Branding Online Advertising

Jennifer Latham

Executive Leadership Coach · Jennifer Latham - Executive Leadership Coach

Retail Executive Coach

Personal / Corporate Branding Executive & Leadership Coaching Retail Sales Management Motivation Leadership Sales Trainings

Linda Beeber, Ph.D., PMHCNS-BC, FAAN

Distinguished Professor, School of Nursing · UNC at Chapel Hill

Distinguished Professor, School of Nursing

Mental Health Psychiatry Pediatric Nursing Behavioural Treatment Post-Partum Depression

Anna Muraco

Professor and Chair of Sociology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Intersection of Gay and Straight Life in Aging Social Relationships Gender Aging and the Life Course Caregiving and Friendship Across the Life Course

Kerri Froc

Postdoctoral Fellow · Carleton University

Kerri Froc's research interests include feminist legal theory and women's constitutional rights claims

Constitutional Law Government Relations Legal Research Legal Writing Administrative Law

Ivona Hideg

Assistant Professor of OB/HRM · Lazaridis School of Business & Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University

Professor Hideg examines issues of equality and diversity in the workplace, focusing on gender, culture, accent, and socio-economic status

Gender and Cultural Diversity in the Workplace Social Effects of Emotions Effects of Culture on the Social Effects of Emotions Industrial Psychology Organizational Psychology

Angie Kennedy

Associate Professor of Social Work · Michigan State University

Angie Kennedy's research focuses on different types of victimization among adolescents and young adults.

Mental Health Partner Rape family violence Victimization Among Young Adults Victimization Among Children

Karla McKanders

Clinical Professor of Law · Vanderbilt University

Expert in refugee and immigration Law. Runs Vanderbilt's Immigration Practice Clinic.

Asylum Law Refugees Civil Rights Refugee Law Immigration

Jesse Fox

Assistant Professor | School of Communication · The Ohio State University

Communication expert, focusing on the impact of new media on human sociality

Social media use Representations of sex, gender, and sexuality in media Representations in virtual environments Prosocial communication

William Chopik

Assistant Professor · Michigan State University

Expert in social behaviors and individual differences and relationships.

Optimism Romantic Relationships Lifespan Development Personality Close Relationships

Wizdom Powell, Ph.D.

Director of the Health Disparities Institute and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at UConn Health · University of Connecticut

Expert on the role of racism and gender norms in African American male health and healthcare inequities.

Ptsd African American Men Health Health Disparities Military Mental Health