Upcoming Speakers
Friday, September 9th - Presentation & General Meeting
Topic TBD
OPEN TO BOTH MEMBERS & NON-MEMBERS
 
GUEST SPEAKER
 
Laura Noel
PGI Certified Coach, Trainer, Podcaster & Keynote Speaker
 
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
 
TBD
 
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
 

Laura Noel is a Lean Six Sigma Blackbelt and certified Proctor Gallagher Institute coach and facilitator who works with individuals, groups and companies in reaching their potential and achieving their personal and professional goals.  

She has been studying and teaching personal growth and leadership for over 27 years as she served in the military and has continued to develop her expertise through working with her mentor, who is world-renowned in human potential and success, Bob Proctor.

Laura is thrilled to help clients stretch their thinking and minds in a way that opens them up to new possibilities. This mental flexibility allows them to lead happy, healthy, more abundant lives.

 
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Previous Speakers
June 10 Presentation -  "What is it about Wheat and Gluten?"
Holli Bassin
Functional Medicine Health Coach, Author, and Speaker
 
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
 
There are many reasons people choose to go gluten-free, the most common being to manage celiac disease, and to reduce symptoms of gluten sensitivity or wheat allergy. But do you know why "gluten-free" is the latest craze and how the wheat industry evolved to what it is today? In this talk, Holli will discuss the unhealthy evolution of wheat, why it is now a billion-dollar industry, market-driven gluten-free products, and what they are doing to your body.
 
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
 
Holli Bassin is a Functional Medicine Health Coach, Author, and Speaker. She works with individuals who have been diagnosed with chronic diseases and are frustrated with their health. Holli helps her clients find the root causes of chronic symptoms using nutrition, education, and holistic intervention to puzzle piece the reversal of the disease. Inspired by her daughter’s success in overcoming life-threatening food allergies through desensitization, Holli is a certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, and author of the book, From Anaphylaxis to Buttercream.
 
CONTACT INFORMATION
 
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May 13 Presentation - "The Mission of Catie's Closet"
Mickey Cockrell
CEO & Co-Founder 
 
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
 
Learn about Catie’s Closet improving school attendance and graduation rates, as well as the mental, emotional, and physical health of students facing poverty, homelessness, and other crises by providing free, in-school access to clothing and basic necessities and uniting with community partners to meet students’ other immediate needs. The Catie’s Closet model reaches students directly, right within their school, and indirectly with our partner agencies by offering a source of instant relief and empowering them to re-focus on thriving in their current environment.  Our approach is a low-cost, highly effective, community-engaged initiative.
 
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
 

Mickey Cockrell, executive director and co-founder, spent more than 30 years in retail management prior to co-founding Catie’s Closet. Most recently, she served as Vice President for Kohl’s. Mickey is an innovator and problem-solver, and serves as a board member for CTI (Community Teamwork, Inc.) and is also on the board of advisors for Indigo Magic.

 

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Susan Hackney
Director of Marketing for Harvard Summer School, Harvard Professional Development and HILR
 
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
 
The 60 Year Curriculum is a term used by many educational institutions for formal lifelong learning.  This term arose as a result of several forces coming together that are now requiring educators to rethink who the students are that they serve and how they might meet their educational needs over a possible lifetime.  This presentation will explore what educational institutions mean by “The 60 Year Curriculum”, the disruptive forces behind this, and how both traditional educators and entrepreneurs are rising to meet these needs.
 
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
 
Susan Hackney is a marketing executive with extensive experience in leadership and team management.  She works for Harvard University as Director of Marketing for Harvard Summer School, Harvard Professional Development and HILR. Prior to joining Harvard, she served as Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer for The Christian Science Monitor.  As a member of the executive team. She provided leadership a during a period of transition as the 100-year-old news organization became the first US based newspaper to shift from a daily print publication to a web-first format. Susan has also held senior marketing positions with Aramark CorporationUS News and World Report, and Weider Publishing.
 
CONTACT INFORMATION
 
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