WCOA Women's Executive Panel--Advocating for Yourself

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018
6:00pm— 8:00pm
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Nelson Mullins, Atlantic Station
201 17th St NW
Suite 1700
Atlanta, GA 30363
United States
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Yumi C. Koh

Please join us for a panel discussion on how to best position yourself for success professionally and personally. These leading women executives will share their insights on challenges re: compensation, promotion, and career trajectory. Women and men have witnessed dynamic change in the workplace due to the #MeToo movement. Learn how to harness the positive momentum from #MeToo while balancing negative backlash from it. The following trailblazers will share how they paved their own path to success:

  • Robin Bienfait—Robin currently is CEO of Emnovate, Founder of AtlantaTechPark, and Partner at Valor Ventures. She previously was Chief Enterprise Innovation Officer at Samsung Electronics and Chief Information Officer at BlackBerry. Robin has a Masters in Management of Technology from Georgia Tech and a Bachelors in Engineering from Central Missouri State University. She also serves on the Directors’ Consortium of Executive Education at Stanford University.

  • Ashley Preisinger—Ashley was named President of Georgia Proton Treatment Center in Atlanta. She previously was CEO of the WNBA Atlanta Dream and Director of Client Development at Homrich Berg. In 2008 Ashley was chosen as one of the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Top 40 Under 40. She is actively engaged in her community and has served on the Board of Directors for Zoo Atlanta, Georgia Shakespeare and the Mountain Conservation Trust. She has a MBA from Emory University and a BS magna cum laude in International Politics and Russian from Georgetown University.

  • Anita Wallace Thomas—Anita is a Partner at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP’s Atlanta office, where she practices general commercial litigation, franchise litigation, drug and medical device litigation, product liability, employment litigation and toxic tort. In December 2017, Women Looking Ahead magazine recognized Anita as one of “Georgia’s Most Powerful & Influential Women” as part of its annual Law and Justice Awards. Anita has a JD from Mercer University School of Law and a BA in English from Spelman College.

WCOA Women's Executive Panel--Advocating for Yourself
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Nelson Mullins, Atlantic Station, 201 17th Street NW, Suite 1700, Atlanta, GA
$20, Wharton Club of Atlanta Members
$25, Non-Members
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201 17th St NW, Suite 1700, Atlanta, GA 30363, United States,
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