Brave Women at Work:
Lessons in Confidence

Virtual Author Summit

Amazon Bestseller Brave Women At Work: Lessons in Confidence

Join Us:

Thursday, August 24th
10:00 am – 11:30 am PT
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm  CT
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm ET

We invite you to come learn specific strategies and techniques based on our real-life experience.

During this informative event, you will get the opportunity to meet the authors of the Amazon best-selling book, learn the authors' key takeaways from the publication process, and receive tangible steps that you can take today to boost your confidence and achieve your career and leadership goals.

Attend this event at no charge by simply pre-ordering the hardcover book anywhere books are sold! You will also receive a bonus study guide emailed to you after you pre-order the book and register for the event. Links for pre-order are below:

Meet the Authors

Dr. Cindy Girman

Cindy holds a Doctor of Public Health in Biostatistics with emphasis on epidemiology from UNC, is a Fellow of the International Society of Pharmacoepidemiology, and founder of a consulting firm working with pharmaceutical companies to make evidence generation more efficient and meaningful.

She has published extensively in scientific literature and is currently writing a book on her son’s struggles with addiction and his subsequent journey beyond his death. She is keenly interested in research on more effective treatments for addiction. She enjoys travel, especially safari and exotic birds, and spending time with friends and family.

Dr. belinda higgs hyppolite

Dr. Belinda Higgs Hyppolite has dedicated her career to advancing the voice of the voiceless and works to decrease barriers to student, faculty, and staff success. Her career in Higher Education spans over 27 years at five primarily large research one institutions. She has served in various leadership roles and helped to build pathways for success. 

Dr. Higgs Hyppolite’s commitment to advancing social justice allows her to lead with clarity and focus on increasing access, promoting equity, and building spaces of inclusion. As a social justice advocate and educator, Dr. Higgs Hyppolite believes that access to education is a right, not a privilege. She supports and advocates for many.

Dr. Belinda Higgs Hyppolite has dedicated her career to advancing the voice of the voiceless and works to decrease barriers to student, faculty, and staff success. Her career in Higher Education spans over 27 years at five primarily large research one institutions. She has served in various leadership roles and helped to build pathways for success.

Dr. Higgs Hyppolite’s commitment to advancing social justice allows her to lead with clarity and focus on increasing access, promoting equity, and building spaces of inclusion. As a social justice advocate and educator, Dr. Higgs Hyppolite believes that access to education is a right, not a privilege. She supports and advocates for many.

DR. BELINDA HIGGS HYPPOLITE

DR. AMANDA JAMES

Amanda is a recruitment and enrollment management professional, faculty member and holds a doctorate in business administration. Amanda’s passion for helping others achieve their goals and build lives they are proud of fuels her daily work. 

Amanda leads by example and is dedicated to building a happy and supportive work environment to ensure the success of her team and the best experience for the customers. Amanda lives in South Carolina with her husband, two beautiful and lively children, and sweet basset hound. In the moments of spare time she has, Amanda enjoys traveling, reading, hosting events for her coworkers, and watching British baking shows.

STEPHANIE JOONG

Stephanie has built a career in the Life Sciences industry contributing over a decade as an engineer and shifting to a business focus. Committed to promoting women in STEM she volunteers actively as a coach for the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) mentor network where she provides situational coaching for college students, those early in career, and women seeking changes. 

She believes in paying the life changing mentorship she has received forward. She holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Bucknell University, an M.Eng. in Biochemical Engineering from Lehigh University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Stephanie enjoys distance running, local hikes, backpacking, camping, and international travel with her husband, Aaron.

Stephanie has built a career in the Life Sciences industry contributing over a decade as an engineer and shifting to a business focus. Committed to promoting women in STEM she volunteers actively as a coach for the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) mentor network where she provides situational coaching for college students, those early in career, and women seeking changes. 

She believes in paying the life changing mentorship she has received forward. She holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Bucknell University, an M.Eng. in Biochemical Engineering from Lehigh University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Stephanie enjoys distance running, local hikes, backpacking, camping, and international travel with her husband, Aaron.

STEPHANIE JOONG

DR. PRABA KOOMSON

Praba Koomson is a highly motivated and talented doctoral-prepared healthcare leader and academic educator with experience across the care continuum.  Praba has proven expertise in the implementation of strategic, operational, and innovative approaches to care delivery in diverse backgrounds including Africa, the United Kingdom, and the United States, specializing in population health, practice research, and interprofessional collaborative practice, with a focus on delivering care that seamlessly matches the needs of individuals and communities. 

She speaks nationally and internationally on a range of health and social care issues and is passionate about how care delivery aligns with the choices, values, and preferences of individuals and communities. She has been grant-funded for her work with different organizations. She loves to travel with her family to learn about other cultures.

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.

MARILYN VETTER

Marilyn Vetter has thirty years leading and developing teams in the biopharmaceutical industry. While building expertise in government relations and providing access to therapeutics is her expertise, what makes her soul sing is mentoring women to become confident and empowered leaders.  Marilyn’s passion to serve includes a lifetime of volunteering with organizations that speak to her passions which include life sciences, professional development, hunting dogs, wildlife and habitat conservation. 

Her professional and personal worlds collide in her newest role as the President and CEO of Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever, the nation’s leading organization committed to conserving upland birds and wildlife through habitat improvement. Marilyn leads the passionate 450-person team and expands awareness of their critical work. In her free time Marilyn enjoys traveling, writing, hiking, and hunting with her husband Clyde and their German shorthaired pointers.

Marilyn Vetter has thirty years leading and developing teams in the biopharmaceutical industry. While building expertise in government relations and providing access to therapeutics is her expertise, what makes her soul sing is mentoring women to become confident and empowered leaders.  Marilyn’s passion to serve includes a lifetime of volunteering with organizations that speak to her passions which include life sciences, professional development, hunting dogs, wildlife and habitat conservation. 

Her professional and personal worlds collide in her newest role as the President and CEO of Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever, the nation’s leading organization committed to conserving upland birds and wildlife through habitat improvement. Marilyn leads the passionate 450-person team and expands awareness of their critical work. In her free time Marilyn enjoys traveling, writing, hiking, and hunting with her husband Clyde and their German shorthaired pointers.

MARILYN VETTER

DR. ZENOBIA TANTRA

Dr. Zenobia Tantra, or Dr. Zen as her patients call her, is a Doctor of Physical Therapy with a specialty in male and female pelvic floor healing from conception to menopause and beyond. She was trained and educated at Harvard, Rosalind Franklin, and the University of Chicago.

Dr. Zen deploys Western and Eastern modalities, including traditional pelvic floor therapy, energy medicine, and complementary alternative medicine, at her clinical practice ZenXuality. Through her work, she helps her patients reach their highest levels of Spirituality, Sensuality, and Sexuality through the cradle of life. Dr. Zen focuses on physically and energetically cleansing blockages, pain, and the chakras to help her patients become their most royal and powerful selves.

Dr. Zen exudes passion, energy, and joy. She aspires to empower her clients and enable them to embrace their healthy, positivity, happiness, and well-being.

Zenobia enjoys meditation, yoga, reading, learning, traveling, teaching, dancing, volunteering, exquisite culinary experiences (she is a foodie), and spending time with family and friends.

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