The NotMom Summit 2017: The ONLY international conference for and about women without children by choice or by chance.

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Friday, October 6

2:30pm EDT

Lasting Impressions: Philanthropy & Volunteering
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Connie Hill-Johnson

Owner, Visiting Angels & member, Cleveland Foundation African-American Philanthropy Committee
Connie Hill-Johnson knew the struggles of caregivers to find appropriate supports first-hand when she was making repeated trips from her home in St. Louis to help her elderly parents in Cleveland. After losing her job to corporate downsizing, she moved to Ohio and used savings to... Read More →
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Stephanie L. Jones

Stephanie L. Jones is an author, speaker and life success coach. Since graduating Taylor University she has lived a crazy life from private investigator to police officer to a top-rated senior manager in a Fortune 100 company.  She’s a recipient of the Cisco Humanitarian Award... Read More →
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Rasheda Williams

Founder and Chief Empowering Officer, Empowered Flower Girl LLC
Rasheda Kamaria Williams is a communications professional and mentor on a mission to transform the way young people relate to one another. As the founder and chief empowering officer for Empowered Flower Girl LLC, Rasheda works with schools, communities and families seeking solutions... Read More →

Friday October 6, 2017 2:30pm - 4:00pm EDT
Hilton Cleveland Downtown - Center Street D

4:30pm EDT

How to Tell Your Story (Even If It's Just for You)
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Airial Dandridge

Coach, The Veteran Woman, LLC.
“My passion is to propel women veterans forward by giving them the tools, strategies and moral support needed to make the smooth transition to civilian life” Airial W. Dandridge, a Certified Life & Veteran Development Coach, is the founder of The Veteran Woman, LLC., a group... Read More →
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Laurie Lisle

Author, Without Child: Challenging the Stigma of Childlessness
Laurie Lisle writes mostly about the lives of American women, including her own. Besides Without Child: Challenging the Stigma of Childlessness, She has written two biographies about women artists—the best-selling Portrait of an Artist: A Biography of Georgia O’Keeffe as well... Read More →
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Karen Peterson

Karen Peterson is a passionate leader of women’s retreats that focus on the intersection of creativity, nature, and spirituality.  She is a trained labyrinth facilitator, and designed a month long program for women titled “Acknowledging the Mystery of Pregnancy Loss”.   Karen... Read More →

Friday October 6, 2017 4:30pm - 6:00pm EDT
Hilton Cleveland Downtown - Center Street D
Saturday, October 7

10:30am EDT

Getting Older Just Like You Planned It
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Sue Fagalde Lick

Author, Childless by Marriage
Author Sue Fagalde Lick never expected to end up alone in her 60s without husband or children. In many ways, the author of Childless by Marriage personifies the fears of many childless women who worry that if they don’t have any kids, they will find themselves on their own in old... Read More →
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Gisele Palancz

Founder and President, Lexeme Etc. Inc.
Gisèle Palancz is the author of Pas de bébé à bord (No Baby On Board), the script-writer of Voulez-vous risquer avec moi? (Do you want to risk with me?), a docudrama about women and AIDS broadcast on national television, and the founder and president of Lexème etc. inc., a company... Read More →

Saturday October 7, 2017 10:30am - 11:45am EDT
Hilton Cleveland Downtown - Center Street D

2:15pm EDT

Other Than Moms (or, Loving Other People's Kids)
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Melody Stewart

Judge, Ohio Court of Appeals
Melody Stewart earned a Bachelor of Music degree from the College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati, a law degree from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University, and her Ph.D. from the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve... Read More →

Saturday October 7, 2017 2:15pm - 3:45pm EDT
Hilton Cleveland Downtown - Center Street D