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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2020

8:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

A VIRTUAL EVENT

All About Women is a premier forum designed to empower

and inspire women of all ethnicities, ages, and occupations

to be braver, dream bigger, and rise higher

in their personal lives, careers, and communities. 

PRESENTED BY

 

OHIO NATIONAL FINANCIAL SERVICES

 

CINTAS CORPORATION

NORTHERN KENTUCKY COMMUNITY ACTION COMMISSION

 

DUKE ENERGY | KAO USA

 

SPECIAL GUEST

 

ELAINE WELTEROTH

 

New York Times Bestselling Author of More Than Enough

Award-Winning Journalist | Producer and Judge on the new Project Runway

Former Editor-in-Chief of Teen Vogue

AGENDA

WELCOME

8:00 AM — 8:05 AM

BARBARA TURNER

President & Chief Operating Officer

Ohio National Financial Services

THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON WOMEN

PRESENTED BY CINTAS CORPORATION

8:05 AM — 9:00 AM

DR. MARIA ESPINOLA

Licensed Clinical Psychologist, UC Health

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Maria is a clinical psychologist at UC Health and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She is an expert on diversity, women’s issues, and trauma. Maria was born

and raised in Argentina, South America and studied psychology at the University of Buenos Aires before emigrating to the U.S. in 2001. She completed her doctorate in clinical psychology at Nova Southeastern University, her pre-doctoral fellowship in multicultural psychology at Boston University Medical Center, and her post-doctoral fellowship in trauma and the psychology of women at McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School. She has appeared on CBS News, Teen Vogue, Fox19, and NBC News.

MICHELLE GORET

Vice President, Corporate Affairs

Cintas Corporation

RENEE MAHAFFEY-HARRIS

President & Chief Executive Officer

Center for Closing the Health Gap

KRISTIN SHRIMPLIN

President & Chief Executive Officer

Women Helping Women

Michelle is Vice President of Corporate Affairs for Cintas Corporation. In her role, she is responsible for the development and execution of strategic communications plans that enhance and safeguard Cintas’ reputation among customers, prospects, shareholders, politicians, employee-partners, and the communities in which the company does business. Michelle serves as the company’s media spokesperson and is also responsible for helping to mobilize internal and external support for Cintas’ corporate objectives. She is passionate about mentoring other professionals and is actively involved in increasing diversity and inclusion at Cintas. Michelle is Vice Chair of Cintas’ PAC Committee and serves on the Board of Directors for Matthew 25 Ministries.

Renee is a committed advocate for the underserved and marginalized populations in Greater Cincinnati and the region.  She is President & Chief Executive Officer of The Center for Closing the Health Gap, whose mission is to lead the efforts to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities through advocacy, education, and community outreach.  She recently launched the community-based Black Women’s Health Movement, which is a part of the Ohio collaboration with the national Black Women’s Health Imperative.  She serves as a member of Governor Mike DeWine’s Covid-19 Minority Health Strike Force and the National Council on Black Health Subcommittee.  She is also President of the Ohio African American Health Disparities Coalition. 

Kristin is a change-driven leader who focuses on social innovation, collaboration, and impact and operates from the framework that ideas and innovation lead organizations, not hierarchy. She has more than 18 years of experience as a nonprofit leader and for the past five years, has successfully driven policy, advocacy, and ground-breaking practices into the Greater Cincinnati region through her role as Chief Executive Officer of Women Helping Women, whose mission is to prevent gender-based violence and empower all survivors. Kristin also co-chairs Cincinnati’s Task Force to End Gender-Based Violence on Campuses, serves on Greater Cincinnati Equity Coalition, and serves on the Mayor of Cincinnati’s Council on Gender Equality.

9:05 AM — 10:00 AM

FINANCIAL STRATEGIES FOR WOMEN
PRESENTED BY OHIO NATIONAL FINANCIAL SERVICES
BARBARA TURNER

President & Chief Operating Officer

Ohio National Financial Services

In November 2018, Barbara became the eleventh president and first woman and person of color to serve as President & Chief Operating Officer of Ohio National Financial Services. She joined the company in 1997 and steadily rose in a variety of executive

positions. Barbara attended the University of Cincinnati and is a graduate of the SIFMA/Wharton Securities Industry Institute. She has received numerous awards and recognitions and is very active in the community, serving as a member of the Cincinnati

Regional Business Committee and Executive Leadership Council. She is also Vice Chair and Board Chair Elect of the United Way of Greater Cincinnati and on the boards of Cincinnati State Technical & Community College and Cincinnati Regional USA Chamber.

ASALYN COACHMAN, AB, JD

Financial Advisor

Financial Architects

Asalyn is a Financial Advisor with Financial Architects, where she uses a process of Macro Financial Planning to help clients achieve their maximum financial potential by maximizing their net worth and reducing their risk, without changing their lifestyle. She works with couples and business owners, and has extensive experience working with single professional women. Her article, “Working with Single Women”, was recently published in Advisor Today and she has been featured as a top female professional by Ohio National Life Insurance Company. Asalyn earned a degree in economics from Harvard University and a law degree from the State University of York at Buffalo. She and her husband have two adult children.

WIJDAN JREISAT

Shareholder

Katz Teller

Wijdan is an attorney and shareholder at Katz Teller.  She has extensive experience in civil litigation and dispute resolution.  Admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Ohio, she has represented a variety of individuals, partnerships, and privately held companies. Wijdan uses her experience in litigation and dispute resolution to negotiate and litigate family law cases, including divorce and dissolutions.  Her business litigation background is a great help in the valuation and division of privately held businesses required in many of those cases.  In her employment practice, Wijdan represents and advises clients in a variety of employment matters ranging from the hiring, discipline and termination of employees to non-compete and restrictive covenant disputes. 

JULIA POSTON

Retired Partner

Ernst & Young

Julia retired from Ernst & Young LLP (EY) in June 2020 after a 37-year career in public accounting.  She was the Cincinnati Office Managing Partner for EY for a decade, where she was responsible for leading and executing the firm’s market, client, and people strategies in the Cincinnati area.  She focused on serving clients in a variety of industries, including financial services, private equity, and real estate.  Julia is passionate about involvement in the community and the advancement and well-being of women.  She has served on numerous boards and founded and was the President of the Cincinnati Women’s Executive Forum.  In her retirement, Julia consults and continues to serve on community and corporate boards.

10:05 AM — 11:00 AM

WOMEN OF POWER: BDR TALKS (Be Braver | Dream Bigger | Rise Higher)
TARA ABRAHAM

Chairwoman

Accel Inc.

Tara Marling Abraham, Chairwoman and Co-CEO of Accel Inc., is one of the nation’s leading experts in contract packaging. She launched the company in 1995 to provide quality controlled, domestic contract packaging services to the health, beauty, food, fashion, and technology industries. A strategist and experienced entrepreneur, Tara advances innovation throughout the businesses she has established and grown, as well as the professional and industry groups to which she dedicates her time. For many years, she has been actively involved with the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, serving as a Board Member, Women of Distinction Member, and Chair Emeritus of the WBENC Forum. 

DR. ROLANDA JOHNSON WILKERSON

Director | Principal Scientist, Scientific Communications

The Procter & Gamble Company

Rolanda is a 15-year veteran of Procter & Gamble and is a Senior Beauty Scientist, who has experience working on skin and hair care brands, such as Olay, Secret, Venus, Clairol, Head and Shoulders, and Pantene. She is responsible for working with dermatologists, clinicians, and P&G Beauty scientists to research and report on the latest and emerging skin and hair science and technologies that have applications for consumer products. Rolanda has an innate passion for beauty as well as science and is a scientific and marketing thought leader experienced in brand story development and scientific communications. She earned her B.S. in Chemistry from Southern University and her Ph.D in Organic Chemistry from Louisiana State University.

TAMIKA D. MALLORY

Co-Founder

Until Freedom

Tamika is a nationally recognized civil rights activist and seasoned community organizer. She is the Co-Founder of Until Freedom, an intersectional social justice organization rooted in the leadership of diverse people of color to address systemic and racial injustice. She served as the youngest ever Executive Director of the National Action Network and was the Co-Chair of the Women’s March on Washington, the largest single day demonstration in United States history. Tamika is an expert in the areas of gun violence prevention, criminal justice reform, and grassroots organization and most recently, gave what has been dubbed “the speech of a generation” in the wake of the murder of George Floyd.

RHONDA WHITAKER HURTT

Vice President, Community Relations & Economic Development

Duke Energy

Rhonda is Vice President of Community Relations and Economic Development for Duke Energy Ohio and Kentucky, overseeing economic development efforts and leading a team that engages with local government officials and community leaders on a variety of matters related to Duke Energy and its customers and communities. Prior to assuming her current role in August 2018, Rhonda managed government and community relations for Duke Energy Kentucky for 17 years. She previously held positions in shareholder services, investor relations, strategic planning, and corporate foundation. Rhonda is extremely active in the community, serving on numerous boards, including the NKY Chamber of Commerce Board for over 15 years.

11:05 AM — 12:00 PM

A CONVERSATION WITH ELAINE WELTEROTH

ELAINE WELTEROTH

 

New York Times Bestselling Author of More Than Enough

Award-Winning Journalist | Producer and Judge on the new Project Runway

Former Editor-in-Chief of Teen Vogue

Elaine is a New York Times bestselling author, an award-winning journalist, and a producer and judge on the new Project Runway. She is known for her groundbreaking work at the helm of Teen Vogue, where she was appointed the youngest ever Editor-in-Chief at a Conde Nast publication in 2017. She is now a leading expert and advocate for the next generation of change-makers. She was recently appointed Cultural Ambassador for Michelle Obama’s When We All Vote initiative. Her writing appears in the New York Times, British Vogue, and the Hollywood Reporter. She has written for the hit show, Grown-ish,and has appeared on-camera for a range of media outlets, including ABCNews and Netflix. Elaine released her first book, “More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are No Matter What They Say” in June 2019, published by Viking Press. Her debut literary work became an immediate New York Times bestseller and was the recipient of the 2020 NAACP Image award for Outstanding Literary Work –Autobiography/Biography. She lives with her husband in Brooklyn, New York.

CATRENA BOWMAN-THOMAS

Executive Director

Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission

Catrena became the Executive Director of the Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission in July, 2018. NKCAC provides a wide range of services designed to enable Northern Kentucky families and individuals to attain skills, knowledge, and opportunities that will lead to healthy social supports and financial stability. Previously, Catrena spent 18 years with Community Action Council in Lexington, Kentucky where she was responsible for the agency’s community centers, youth programming, and workforce development initiatives. She holds a B.A. degree in Family Studies and a Master’s degree in Public Administration, with an emphasis on nonprofit management from the University of Kentucky. She is a mother of three and self-professed fashionista.

EVEN IF NO ONE IS WATCHING, ATTENDEES ARE ENCOURAGED TO WEAR

RED, PINK, AND/OR ORANGE ATTIRE

  • Red represents power and courage.

  • Pink represents unconditional love and understanding.

  • Orange represents optimism and adventure.

Registration is $50 per person

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