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Theme: In Good Company

This event occurred on
October 29, 2023
1:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
(UTC -5hrs)
Nashville, Tennessee
United States

A conference about the power of women to be creators and change-makers.

Ingram Center
Children's Way
Nashville, Tennessee, 37232
United States
Event type:
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Corrinne Tarver

Corrinne Tarver is the Head Women’s Gymnastics Coach at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee. She has worked in higher education for almost 14 years prior to coming to Fisk University. In her role as Head Women’s Gymnastics Coach, Ms. Tarver is charged with all operations associated with the historical launch of the Fisk University gymnastics program, the first ever gymnastics program at an Historically Black College and University (HBCU).

Crystal Rose

Crystal Rose is an artist whose musical style transcends genres, weaving together life experiences of pain and hope she desires to usher her listeners into a shared space of reflection and reckless abandon. She offers raw & soul- filled lyrics so that to be in the room almost feels like an entry to her most private thoughts. Rose has built a loyal fanbase in her hometown, Kansas City and Is now carving out space for herself In Nashville. She is currently recording her debut album set to release in Sept, 2024.

Dr. Lara Harvey

Lara Harvey MD, MPH obtained her medical degree and Master in Public Health from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Beth Israel Deaconess, Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA followed. She returned to Nashville to complete a fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery. Now an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology within the Minimally Invasive Surgery Division at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, she sees patients needing surgery for benign gynecologic conditions such as fibroids, adnexal masses, abnormal bleeding and endometriosis. She also has a passion for global health and has spent a year in Mozambique with the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health and taught laparoscopic surgery in Haiti. Dr. Harvey is interested in gynecologic surgery and has published research on advanced and emerging surgical techniques. She also is the Tennessee Section Legislative Chair for the American College of OBGYN. Lara and her husband, Kevin, live in Brentwood, TN where they are raising their four children and a golden mountain doodle.

Jocelyn Mangan

Jocelyn founded Him For Her, a social impact venture aimed at accelerating diversity on corporate boards. She has over two decades of technology experience building iconic global mobile apps and market-leading software products at some of the world’s best local, consumer, and marketplace companies, including CitySearch, Ticketmaster, OpenTable and Snagajob. Jocelyn currently serves on the boards of Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA), ChowNow, and Wag! (NASDAQ: PET) and is an advisor to Homebase and CORE. She is a part-time moderator for the Netflix Leadership Program. Jocelyn was honored as a member of the 2016 class of Henry Crown Fellows at the Aspen Institute, was a global ambassador for the Vital Voices Global Partnership, and was one of Fast Company’s “100 Most Creative People in Business” in 2015.

Molly Cloud

A nationally recognized and experienced financial advisor, Molly Cloud has spent her career finding solutions to her clients’ most complicated financial issues. With her success in a business built on relationships, Molly has talked with hundreds of women at all ages and stages of life. In those conversations, she has learned that money is harder for most women to discuss than more personal topics, like family, health, religion and politics. Molly is a Senior Vice President, Sports and Entertainment Director and Alternative Investments Director at one of the largest wealth management firms in the world. She has been recognized, multiple years, as one of Forbes Top Female Advisors and Best In State Wealth Managers in Tennessee. She serves on the Advisory Board for her firm’s Global Sports and Entertainment Division, has previously served on the Parents’ Board at her children’s school, and volunteers to speak to students in the Entrepreneurial Leadership program on topics of personal finance, budgeting and business. Outside of the office, Molly is a mother of 3, step-mother of 2, and avid snow skier.

Nada Taha

After taking a break from her 10-year radio career and starting two creative services agencies, Nada made her return to radio with Apple Music in 2020. First hosting Soundcheck Radio — A moment-based and dynamic daily show reflecting and promoting Apple Music Country. She was then tapped to host The Country Chart Show in February 2021. The self-proclaimed “Hot Mess,” Nada brings her uncompromising opinions, inside-the-industry stories straight from Nashville and tastemaker music choices to the show that features the top 20 songs on Apple Music Country. Every day, Nada connects the dots between music and pop culture for listeners in a way that’s relevant, dynamic, and raw. Nada decided to take a bet on herself in 2017 when she quit her job at iHeartRadio where she spent time as a music and digital director, and five years as an on-air personality on the nationally syndicated Country morning radio show, the “Bobby Bones Show” to start her own company. In 2019, she launched a second company -- creative and artist services firm GoodCopBadCop, a co-

Sonia Leigh

Sonia Leigh’s musical style cannot be put in a box. From Hip-Hop to Country to Pop and Rock and Roll, Sonia’s meticulously crafted lyrics tell stories that transcend genre and leave the listener feeling engaged and empowered. Sonia’s dedication to her fans is unprecedented and she has built a loyal fan base that keeps her on the road when she is not in the studio. Leigh made her country catapult on Zac Brown's Southern Ground Records in 2011 with major debut record 1978 December. Her single “My Name Is Money” landed #36 on billboard hot 100 charts. Zac Brown Band’s Grammy award winning record ‘Uncaged' features two singles written by Leigh, “Goodbye In Her Eyes” and “Sweet Annie”, both reached #1 on the Billboard Country Airplay charts concurrently.

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Nashville, TN, United States


Nashville, TN, United States