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2010 awardspresentation hotmommasproject


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2010 awardspresentation hotmommasproject

  1. 1. The HOT MOMMAS Project
  3. 3. Software to capture personal & professional stories of To share with the next generation Your daughter Your mom Your sister Your friend
  4. 4. Their teachable moments are now available To you To all women and girls and
  5. 5. <ul><li>Here’s what it looks like: </li></ul>structured blog format searchable by tag, category Connect with women through social media
  6. 6. Why make women’s stories teachable?
  7. 7. Because mentors and role models help women and girls SUCCEED
  8. 8. <ul><li>Applications: </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Boardroom </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership groups </li></ul><ul><li>Book club </li></ul>
  9. 9. Abeba Benton Adebisi O Aila Accad Alexandra Bono Anna Birch Anna Meuse Becca Packard Betty-Ann Heggie Brandie M Caitlin Marie Barrett Cali Yost Cari M Carol Covin Carolyn Ann Van Damm Cecelia Bittner Chrysula Winegar Cindi Gamble Colette B Cristina Roman Cynthia Perrin Schneider Dana Marlowe Denise Henderson Dina Abdel Hamid El Hadary Elisa Medina Elisabeth Prial Erin Lozano Haiat Magzoub Hassan Hilary Trott Ilona Becker Jacqueline Wales Jen Sterlling Jennifer Folsom Jenny A Jessica Haney Jhaymee Wilson Jodie Daniel Jody Fenton Josephine Geraci Sylvia Y. Wang Tamara Plant Tammie Aaron-Barrada Tanya Morrison Terry Starr Therese Tetzel Yasmine Yasser Nabieh Heather Cushman Jameise Rozier Jan Simpson Jane Angelich Jane Zamarripa Janet Wolkoff Jennifer Moore Jennifer Albin Jennifer N Joan Eisenstodt Jody DeVere Juli Wiseman Julie Krzysiak Julie Kantor Kaitlyn Eisen Karen Sherman Karon Gibson Kathy Caprino Kelby Carr Kelly Kolker Kelly Watson Kenya McRae Krissy Laubach LaSara Firefox LaTosha Johnson Laura Faircloth Leigh Shulman Lindsay Finnegan Lindsey Rosenthal Lisa Iancin Lita Miller Lola Ajayi Lori Hobson Lori Welch Lucrecer Braxton Lydia Fernandes Margot Potter Alicia Anderson Alicia Meulensteen Alicia Buford Alison Schuback Allison Karl O'Kelly Allison Polizzi Amanda Rogers Andrea Howe Angela Dingle Annette Rose Ashley Albert B. Kaufmann Beate Chelette Beth Dunn Bethany Taibl Betsy Smith Bonika Renee Wilson Brenda Rhodes Britt Menzies Carole Fleet Catina Dailey Cherise Burdeen Chris Leibner Chrissy Atley Christina Morin Cindy Parker Courtney Barth Dawn Gluskin Dawn Billings Debi Silber Delores Williams Donna Cill Dorian Hidy Elizabeth Gordon Erica Appelman Felicia Stoler Grace Galvin Hannah Friedman Heather Barnes Maria Waihrich Marla Isackson Melinda Becker Melissa Cantor Meryl Evans Meryl Evans Michele Woodward Michelle Lamar Michelle Scheumann Monika Zands Nancy Irwin Patti Nagel Racine Hamilton Rae Glispin Ria Sharon Rim Siam Robyn McIntyre Ruth Perryman Samantha Carroll  Sarah Hough Saranne Rothberg Sheila Footer Shelley Seale Shirley Cheng Siddhartha Vasey Stacey Kannenberg Tina Williams Tyra Hilliard Vicki Donlan Yana Berlin Julia Beck Kady Chiu Karen Gurley Karima Morris Woods Kate A Kay Kennedy Kayla Bolyai Kim Lysik Di Santi  Kirby M Lara Pittman Laurie Anne Gray Leigh S Lilian Ting Linda Smith Lisa M Lisa Quast Liz Crystal Lizzeth Geannelly Montejano Lois Zachary Marcy Berg Marie Francine Gay Marlene Caroselli Mary Lee Gannon Mary R Michelle Dawn Fitzgerald Nancy L. Robinson Nina Springle Nuha A.Alam Ortashi Patricia Reville Patricia V. Davis Sally Schiff Sara Fell Shannon Short Shireen Akl Shirley Ishak Shalaby Smriti Laxman Popenoe Stacy D Shelton Suhaila Al Harip The 2009-2010 authors
  10. 10. Making it happen: Authors Judges Partners Team & Country Managers
  11. 11. Our 2010 winners
  12. 12. <ul><li>SALLY KURTZ SCHIFF </li></ul><ul><li>Best case by a Graduate Student </li></ul>Student Case: Stepping Out of the Comfort Zone “ It was an utter shock to Sally’s friends when she..applied for business school. ‘Why?’, they asked, ‘Are you going to sell-out and go work for ‘the man’?” Sally’s story at
  13. 13. <ul><li>ALEXANDRA BONO </li></ul><ul><li>Best case by an Undergraduate Student </li></ul>Student Case: Allowing Tragedy to Alter One’s Scholarship and Relationships. “  She felt total loss and despair upon hearing of her brother’s traumatic death. But she knew giving up was not an option.” Ali’s story at
  14. 14. <ul><li>KAREN GURLEY </li></ul><ul><li>Charles Schwab Foundation Financial Literacy Award </li></ul>The decisions you make dictate the life you live “ Don't be like me and throw away thousands of dollars.. because of bad decisions…Start by asking yourself: Do I know my Credit ABCs?” Karen’s story at
  15. 15. <ul><li>CAROL COVIN </li></ul><ul><li>STEM Award (Science, Tech, Engineering, Math) </li></ul>Sky Blue Pharmaceuticals: “No One Else Is Going To Do It ” “ It was the first time Carol had shared her 50-year plan in public. The first task on her list was: Cure Cancer.”  Carol’s Story at
  16. 16. <ul><li>LINDA SMITH </li></ul><ul><li>Arts Award </li></ul>Artist and Writer who believes Life is passionate and colorful “My big opportunity actually came…in late 2001[when I] suffered a minor stroke. I decided to throw myself full-time into my art and become a ‘working’ artist.” Linda ’s Story at
  17. 17. <ul><li>SHANNON SHORT </li></ul><ul><li>Mentoring Award </li></ul>Girls Get Real: “Out of Hiding: Looking for Extraordinary in an Ordinary World” “ Don..was not only my boss but also my cheerleader, my guide and my friend. Don opened my eyes to the idea that I could make things happen for myself.” Shannon’s Story at
  18. 18. <ul><li>DINA ABDEL HAMID AL HADARY </li></ul><ul><li>Top case award, Middle East </li></ul>Women are capable of doing so many things to change the world. “I was a very weak, unhappy young mother … Now, in my city, I am the assistant secretary for women in the National Democratic Party.” Dina’s Story at
  19. 19. <ul><li>JODIE DANIEL </li></ul><ul><li>Top case award, Australia/New Zealand </li></ul>Ahava Dead Sea Source: “From homeless 15 year old… to online entrepreneur” “ As Jodie progressed through jobs ranging from factory self employment – she knew that the only person that could hold her back was herself.  And she wasn’t going to let that happen.” Jodie’s Story at
  20. 20. <ul><li>TAMARA PLANT </li></ul><ul><li>Top case award, Canada </li></ul>MOM Magazine: ”Life as a MOM doesn't mean life as a WOMAN has to end” “I was surrounded by people whose only ambition in life was to live on welfare…[But] Publishing a magazine  has been the toughest professional challenge I have ever faced.” Tamara’s Story at
  21. 21. <ul><li>JEN STERLING </li></ul><ul><li>2010 Runner up </li></ul>“ I went on Google and found women-owned firms…and wrote: ‘You don’t know me, but…I have a company like yours and I’m struggling right now with this decision about if and when…to have kids’.” Jen’s Story at Been there. Solved that. But what's lurking around the corner?
  22. 22. <ul><li>DANA MARLOWE </li></ul><ul><li>2010 Runner Up </li></ul>“ Yes, risk taking is inherently failure-prone. Otherwise, it would be called sure-thing-taking…Dana…doesn’t just think outside the box, she dances wildly around the box and then wears the box as a hat.” Dana’s Story at Accessibility Partners, LLC: From Exotic Entertainers to CEO: Stripping Down the Essentials of Entrepreneurship
  23. 23. <ul><li>ILONA BECKER </li></ul><ul><li>2010 WINNER </li></ul>“ She escaped to Vienna with her daughter by forging her passport and survived by waiting tables at a nearby hotel while she waited for asylum in the United States. By persisting… she was able to achieve what could only have been a fantasy in her birthplace of Romania. ” Ilona’s Story at Butterfly Wings Against the Wind – Everyday Challenges We Face
  24. 24. <ul><li>JENNIFER FOLSOM </li></ul><ul><li>2010 WINNER </li></ul>“ Jennifer… evacuated downtown Washington, D.C…viewing the pillars of smoke and smelling burning jet fuel, she knew for certain that her life was never going to be the same.” Jennifer’s Story at Balanced careers. Successful lives.
  25. 25. <ul><li>What young women are saying </li></ul>“ The ability to turn weaknesses into success empowers and captivates me.” Jolaade Bemosi, young professional “ If these women can overcome personal and professional challenges to be successful, I can too.” Diane Nichols, college student
  26. 26. Who will you inspire? Be a role model. Tell your story.
  27. 27. <ul><li>“ If you can’t see it </li></ul><ul><li>you can’t be it” </li></ul>