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APRIL 18, 2015


Thank you so much for coming to Providence

Wayfair, MOO and the Providence Tourism

for the third Lady Project Summit! This year, we

Council to name a few — thank you! And, of

have over 250 women coming from all over the

course our incredible team of staff, volunteers,

country for a jam-packed day full of inspiring

board members and other partners along the

speakers, professional workshops and a ton of

way. Thank you for making the Summit so amaz-

connections. We hope that you leave today feel-

ing!

ing inspired and ready to take on the world. We are so excited for our Summit to find a new 2015 has been an amazing year for Lady Project—

home — the VETS! This gorgeous building was

we’ve already launched two new cities: Wash-

built in 1928 and completely restored in 2011.

ington DC and Seattle and we plan on launching

This amazing space is on the National Register of

three more this fall: San Diego CA; Philadelphia

Historic Places and one of PVD’s brightest gems.

PA and Boulder, CO — bringing our total chapters up to double digits. Earlier this year we

Thank you so much for being part of the Lady

launched our manifesto that included some of

Project’s Big Day — we definitely couldn’t do it

our favorite guiding words of the year. We feel it

without YOU! We hope you enjoy Summit week-

represents everything Lady Project is about.

end and take advantage of everything sweet PVD has to offer — we love our city, and we hope

We are so lucky to have City Managers from all

you do, too!

seven of our chapters at the Summit today and we’re so grateful to have them on our team! This year’s Summit is our biggest one yet — and we could not have done this alone. We have

XO,

Sierra + the Lady Project Team

amazing partners like Mailchimp, TD Bank,

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SUMMIT SCHEDULE 8:30-9:30 AM

CHECK IN + BREAKFAST — GALLERY Sponsored by Ellie’s Bakery + Dave’s Coffee

9:45-10:30 AM

OPENING KEYNOTE SPEAKER — MAIN THEATER Jennifer Romolini from Hello Giggles

10:45-11:30 AM

@JENNROMOLINI

WORKSHOPS ROUND 1 ROOM 507 Asserive Communication: Own Your Voice — Emilie Aries ROOM 412 A+B Building a Community Around Your Brand — Kaylin

Marcotte MEZZANINE Office Suit 2.0: Ditching the Traditional Suit for Style Individuality in the Workplace — Olivia Rodrigues GALLERY Cut + Paste: DIY Zine Making + Self Publishing — Rebecca Volynsky LOWER LOBBY How To Be Your Own Publicist — Maureen Petrosky THEATER Voice + Speech for Business Professionals — Elise Arsenault

BLOGGER PANEL — VETS CITY BALLROOM Stephanie Weers, Kate Bowler, Lily Herman, Jennifer Romolini + Alison Vinciguerra

11:30-11:45 AM

NETWORKING + SNACK BREAK — Sponsored by Fire Works Catering + Hint Water

11:45 AM-12:30 PM

WORKSHOPS ROUND 2 ROOM 507 Five Steps to Confidence, Clarity + the Life You Really

Want — Brittany Drozd, LICSW

ROOM 412 A+B Women on the Move: Navigating Career Transition

— Monica Singh

MEZZANINE Turning of the Tables: How + When to Change Schedule

Dynamics — Lulu Locks

GALLERY Self Care for the Selfless Woman — Shannon Sexton

Potter + Kelly Huggins

LOWER LOBBY Negotiating for Women: Knowing your Worth +

Pricing Your Work — Danielle Thompson

THEATER #GetItRight: Creating Kick Butt Social Media for Your

Website Blog — Lily Herman

MOTHERHOOD PANEL — VETS CITY BALLROOM Loren Intolubbe-Chmil, Sarah Jagger + Liz O’Donnell

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12:45 -1:30 PM

AFTERNOON KEYNOTE SPEAKER — MAIN THEATER Naama Bloom from HelloFlo.com

1:45 -2:30 PM

@NAAMABLOOM

LUNCH — GALLERY + VETS CITY BALLROOM Sponsored by Noble Knots + Laughing Gull Chocolates. Event Stylist — & Celebrate

2:45-3:30 PM

WORKSHOPS ROUND 3 ROOM 507 How to Create a Great Instagram — Brittanny Taylor ROOM 412 A+B Turning Up the Volume: The Introverted Girl’s Guide

to Life — Amma Marfo

MEZZANINE Family Planning in Sub-Saharan Africa — Julia McDowell GALLERY Mailchimp for Your Business — Christy Oyedeji LOWER LOBBY The Power of the Written Word + Tips for Going Viral

— Taylor Trudon THEATER How to be the HBIC — Madeleine Overturf + Hannah Orestein MIDDLE LOBBY How to Taste Chocolate — Cristina Liberati

WRITERS PANEL — VETS CITY BALLROOM Loren Intolubbe-Chmil, Julie Tremain, Lisa Jakub + Maureen Petrosky

3:30-3:45 PM

NETWORKING BREAK

3:45-4:30 PM

WORKSHOPS ROUND 4 ROOM 507 5 Steps to Finding Your Smart Girl — Emily Raleigh ROOM 412 A+B How to Take Charge of Your Financial Future —

Maureen Kerrigan

MEZZANINE Running for Public Office: Political Lady Leaders —

Councilwoman Suzy Alba + Senator Gayle Goldin

GALLERY What To Expect When You’re Expecting A Website — Allison

Biggs + Suzanne Larocque

LOWER LOBBY Healthy Weeknight Meals: Under 15 Ingredients, 15

Minutes + 500 Calories — Kaitlyn Roberts

THEATER Making Sales Without Selling Your Soul — Pamela O’Hara

MEDIA PANEL — VETS CITY BALLROOM Julie Tremaine, Taylor Trudon, Ashley Erling, Rebekah Epstein + Kate Gardiner 4:30-4:45 PM

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NETWORKING BREAK

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4:45-5:30 PM

WORKSHOPS ROUND 5 ROOM 507 The Authentic “Yes”: Building Consensus Through

Improvisation — Rachel Klein

ROOM 412 A+B The Lovely It Girl Personal Branding Bootcamp

— Michela Aramini MEZZANINE The Habits of Highly Successful Women — Liz O’Donnell GALLERY The Role Dance Has On Motivation + Confidence — Kate

Mills LOWER LOBBY DIY PR for Small Businesses + Side Hustles — Rebekah

Epstein THEATER Writing the Script of Your Own Life — Lisa Jakub

WOMEN IN POLITICS PANEL — VETS CITY BALLROOM Councilwoman Stephanie Gonzalez, Councilwoman Suzy Alba, Senator Gayle Goldin + Councilwoman Sandra Cano

5:30-6:15 PM

CLOSING KEYNOTE SPEAKER — MAIN THEATER Shauna Causey from EveryMove @SHAUNACAUSEY with a special welcome from Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza

6:15-8 PM

SUMMIT AFTER PARTY! — Sponsored by Milestone Wines & Constellation Brands, Maureen Kerrigan from RBC Wealth Management: Providence, Easy Entertaining + Narragannsett Beer. Event Stylist — Champagne + Ink

DON’T MISS OUT! Throughout the day, don’t forget to check out: + The Lady Project Shop by Visual Magnetics + Headshot Station with Brister Photo + Charge Up with Swipely Charging Station + Visit Mailchimp for a photo sesh + Say hi to our friends at TD Bank & more!

SOCIAL MEDIA + Be sure when posting about the Summit on social media, please use the hashtag #LadyProjectSummit, so our social media team can repost & share throughout the day!

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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS JENNIFER ROMOLINI

@JENNROMOLINI

Jennifer Romolini is the editor-in-chief and Vice President of Content at HelloGiggles, a site for millennial women founded by actress Zooey Deschanel that reaches 14 million readers each month. She was previously the editor-in-chief of Yahoo Shine and oversaw all editorial operations for Yahoo’s Lifestyles sites, including Yahoo Health and Yahoo Food. Before this, she was the deputy editor of Lucky Magazine and held editorial positions at Glamour and Time Out New York. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The New York Post, Lucky, Time Out, Glamour, Better Homes & Gardens and others. She lives in Los Angeles with an amazing husband, kid, and two cranky cats.

NAAMA BLOOM

@NAAMABLOOM

Naama Bloom is the founder and CEO of HelloFlo.com, a modern-day women’s health company. She is a 15+ year marketing leader with a significant track record of building high-performing teams, launching and managing brands, customer acquisition, PR, and direct marketing. In 2013, she launched HelloFlo with the goal of empowering women and girls to celebrate all stages of their life, from puberty to menopause. HelloFlo’s first two promotional videos, “Camp Gyno” and “First Moon Party” have received over 40 million views. Naama holds an MBA from Cornell University and was recently named to AdAge’s Creativity 50 for 2014.

SHAUNA CAUSEY

@SHAUNACAUSEY

Shauna started her career with the Seattle Mariners Baseball Team before leading teams at Fox Sports Net, Warner Brothers, Comcast, Nordstrom, Google (via PwC), Decide.com and eBay. After selling Decide.com to eBay in late 2013, Shauna joined a nonprofit organization she’d been volunteering with for four years, UP Global (Startup Weekend and Startup America) as Interim VP, for a six­month assignment. She is currently Vice President of Marketing for EveryMove. Shauna has appeared on ABC News, CBS News, NBC News, Bloomberg West and

Marie Claire Mag-

azine as an ecommerce and startup analyst. She serves on several nonprofit boards: Seattle’s NPR (KUOW), Leadership Tomorrow, and Social Media Club Seattle. She has also advised the White House for entrepreneurship and digital media initiatives. She’s a competitive cyclist and beach volleyball player.


SUMMIT SPONSORS


MEDIA SPONSORS


BIG THANK YOU TO: SUMMIT EVENT MANAGERS: EMILY HAMEL + EMILY GREAGORI SUMMIT VOLUNTEERS SENATOR JACK REED SECRETARY NELLIE GORBEA MAYOR JORGE ELORZA FINE LINE COMEDY PK KOCHANEK, WATERFIRE PROVIDENCE MR. PAUL BROOKS, PROVIDENCE TOURISM COUNCIL KRISTEN ADAMO & CHRISTINA ROBBIO, THE PROVIDENCE WARWICK CONVENTION & VISITORS’ BUREAU DAN SCHWARTZ, DOREEN VITALE, TODD SNOW & THE VETS TEAM SAKE CHAN STEVE MCLELLAN THE VETS FOUNDATION JESSICA MCGUIRL, FIRST PANCAKE STUDIOS LADY PROJECT TEAM + BOARD OF DIRECTORS


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