a group of powerful women share their experiences in

Brave Women at Work: Lessons in Leadership

This group of impactful leaders came together to share their stories and impart their hard fought wisdom. The techniques and approaches women need to be successful leaders are often different than those of their male counterparts. Through trial, error, and setbacks, these authors reflected on their hurdles, and then got to work to overcome those challenges. These executives and industry leaders provide a recipe for leadership, discuss how to lead as an introvert, and describe learnings important for the development of your own brand of leadership. Through their concerted efforts, these women are improving the professional environment. Entertaining, inspiring, and soulful – this is the leadership book we all need.

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Meet the Authors

Brave Women at Work | Mylene Barizo | Human Capital Maximizer

Mylene Barizo

Mylene Barizo is a Successful HR executive with an approach to diverse talent acquisition and development. With workforce management, cultural transformation, and business operational partnership that comes from a DNA of sales, marketing, and customer service to drive measurable results.

She has built, implemented and adapted training and development systems improving individual performance of diverse employees across multiple job groups and business lines. Intentionally pipelined leadership talent across operational business units. She Creatively approaches the talent lifecycle to build and adapt HR systems.

Brave Women at Work | Mylene Barizo | Human Capital Maximizer

Natalie Benamou

Natalie hase always had a ‘serve first’ approach to life and have held executive board roles. It has been an honor to be an advisor and mentor to senior businesswomen, as well as being President for three non-profit boards and launching our own non-profit Her Health Equity to create better health outcomes for all women.

Natalie hosts HerCsuite® Radio for Women Leaders on the Move with the goal of helping women find inspiration from thought leaders. I also make it a point to include our HerCsuite® Individual members as guests on the show. We want to create avenues of visibility across pathways of opportunities.

Natalie hase always had a ‘serve first’ approach to life and have held executive board roles. It has been an honor to be an advisor and mentor to senior businesswomen, as well as being President for three non-profit boards and launching our own non-profit Her Health Equity to create better health outcomes for all women.

Natalie hosts HerCsuite® Radio for Women Leaders on the Move with the goal of helping women find inspiration from thought leaders. I also make it a point to include our HerCsuite® Individual members as guests on the show. We want to create avenues of visibility across pathways of opportunities.

Brave Women at Work | Mylene Barizo | Human Capital Maximizer

Natalie Benamou

Churni Bhattacharya

Churni Bhattacharya is a Digital transformation leader with extensive experience in technology transformation, focusing on vision, strategy, roadmap, and implementation to enable best-of-class customer experience and measurable success. She has a proven track record of transforming the legacy landscape into next-generation SaaS platforms, transformational change, leadership building, high-performing teams, and delivering outstanding results.

She has worked in financial services for most of her career, focusing on capital markets, commercial banking, mortgage banking, insurance, and wealth management. In doing so, partnering with C-level executives to define and deliver on technology roadmaps.

Brave Women at Work | Dr. Ronicka Briscoe | interdisciplinary scholar

DR. RONICKA BRISCOE

Dr. Ronicka Harrison-Briscoe, nationally recognized educator, scholar and leader has always been passionate about her education and the education of others. Ronicka is a proud New Orleans native and first-generation college graduate. She spent her spare time serving in the community, participating in social justice research, tutoring, and volunteering in public schools.

Ronicka is actively involved in promoting positive and sustainable community change through board service. She has continues to consult nationally as a strategist and executive coach. She travels the country as a speaker, presenter, panelist, and coalition builder. 

Dr. Ronicka Harrison-Briscoe, nationally recognized educator, scholar and leader has always been passionate about her education and the education of others. Ronicka is a proud New Orleans native and first-generation college graduate. She spent her spare time serving in the community, participating in social justice research, tutoring, and volunteering in public schools.

Ronicka is actively involved in promoting positive and sustainable community change through board service. She has continues to consult nationally as a strategist and executive coach. She travels the country as a speaker, presenter, panelist, and coalition builder. 

Brave Women at Work | Dr. Ronicka Briscoe | interdisciplinary scholar

DR. RONICKA BRISCOE

Brave Women at Work | Shelia Burkhalter | Leadership Transitions Coach

Shelia Higgs Burkhalter

Shelia a bestselling author, accomplished speaker, facilitator, and a certified Executive & Leadership Transitions Coach with 28 years of experience in the higher education sector. I specialize in helping aspiring executives and leaders to successfully transition to their next level of leadership.

She holds an MBA from the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, a Master of Education in Student Affairs Administration from Indiana University at Bloomington, and a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication & Political Science.

 

HOPE MUELLER

Hope is the author of two inspirational memoirs, Hopey and Counting Hope. She has published a guided journal, Become, and several articles. 

Hope is the founder of Hunter Street Press, a boutique publishing company focused on motivational material that positively impacts readers. Hunter Street Press offers copy editing, co-authorship, and strategic story telling services to aspiring authors. Through Hunter Street Press, ambitious authors achieve their dreams of publication.

Hope is the author of two inspirational memoirs, Hopey and Counting Hope. She has published a guided journal, Become, and several articles. 

Hope is the founder of Hunter Street Press, a boutique publishing company focused on motivational material that positively impacts readers. Hunter Street Press offers copy editing, co-authorship, and strategic story telling services to aspiring authors. Through Hunter Street Press, ambitious authors achieve their dreams of publication.

HOPE MUELLER

JENNIFER PESTIKAS

Jen has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from Indiana University and is coaching certified from the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC).

Jen has developed the Brave Women at Work brand, hosts the Brave Women at Work podcast, and offers coaching services to women who are looking to get to the next level in their careers. You can listen to the Brave Women at Work podcast on Apple, Google, Stitcher, and Spotify. Connect with Jen at www.bravewomenatwork.com or via LinkedIn.

Brave Women at Work | Echell Charleston | Workforce Visionary

Echell Charleston Eady

Educator, credentialing consultant, and Human Capital Development professional with over 20 years of experience in workforce development, career services, and educational outreach. Skilled in Nonprofit Organizations, Career Development, Coaching, Leadership, and Organizational Development. Strong business development professional with a Doctor of Education (EdD) focused in Leadership and Professional Practice from Trevecca Nazarene University.

 

Educator, credentialing consultant, and Human Capital Development professional with over 20 years of experience in workforce development, career services, and educational outreach. Skilled in Nonprofit Organizations, Career Development, Coaching, Leadership, and Organizational Development. Strong business development professional with a Doctor of Education (EdD) focused in Leadership and Professional Practice from Trevecca Nazarene University.

 

Brave Women at Work | Echell Charleston | Workforce Visionary

Echell Charleston Eady

Brave Women at Work | M.L. 'Cissy' Petty | Consultant and Coach

Dr. M.L. "Cissy" Petty

Dr. M.L. “Cissy” Petty began her tenure as the inaugural Dean of the Student Experience and Associate Vice Provost of the George Washington University on July 23, 2018.  In August 2019, she was appointed Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, serving on the GW president’s executive cabinet.

Previously, Cissy has served with ARC of Greater New Orleans, Rebuilding Together, and the St. Bernard Project. She was also engaged in Rotary International and has served on the boards of the American Red Cross, United Way, American Heart Association, and Big Brothers and Sisters.

Natalie Robinson

Natalie Robinson is an accomplished senior leader with over nineteen years of experience in the pharmaceutical-biotech industry. As a visionary leader, she brings an enterprise approach to her role, focusing on strategy development and execution. Natalie’s passion for leading people and impacting the business is evident in her inspiring leadership style. She is best known for her exceptional leadership skills, which have earned her multiple nominations as leader of the year, ultimately winning the prestigious award in 2020. With expertise in human development, sales, marketing, market access, analytics, and matrix management, Natalie is a professional with a track record of success. Her ability to navigate complex business challenges and drive organizational growth furthers her reputation as an esteemed leader in the industry.

Natalie Robinson is an accomplished senior leader with over nineteen years of experience in the pharmaceutical-biotech industry. As a visionary leader, she brings an enterprise approach to her role, focusing on strategy development and execution. Natalie’s passion for leading people and impacting the business is evident in her inspiring leadership style. She is best known for her exceptional leadership skills, which have earned her multiple nominations as leader of the year, ultimately winning the prestigious award in 2020. With expertise in human development, sales, marketing, market access, analytics, and matrix management, Natalie is a professional with a track record of success. Her ability to navigate complex business challenges and drive organizational growth furthers her reputation as an esteemed leader in the industry.

Natalie Robinson

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