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Vision

This summit is for female entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs, and teen-women who want to expand their knowledge and leadership!   We want help our participants discover a more fulfilling and sustainable way to be successful in business and in life. Join us at Rowan Tree, during Women's History Month, to learn strategies to balance your business by incorporating our three key holistic pillars: Badass Business, Self-Care & Servant Leadership.  During our 1st annual W.H.E.S., skilled and successful presenters from various entrepreneurship backgrounds will bring to life these three pillars of a "Balanced Badass Business."   Our presenters will help self-identifying women personally and/or in business in the following:

  • Aoid unnecessary pitfalls

  • Assist those who are more established but are struggling with trying to keep it all together

  • Gain a fresh perspective and balanced approach for finding more joy and success all around

  • And, have fun!!!!

Our Story

Athena and Tarika met via LinkedIn.  Athena managed to find Tarika via a mutual connection!  They did a zoom coffee meeting and connected!  They realized that their ultimate goals of helping women be healthy and strong leaders was an intrinsic passion.  Starting and organizing this summit was a long-term goal for both of them and they are excited to see it become a reality.  Their stories toward starting a business and overcoming challenges are unique and therefore brings a unique approach to this summit-- Holistic & BadA$$!

 
 

The Presenters:  

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Reel II Reel & Core Cause

 

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WEBSITE: https://www.reeliirealexperiences.org/home

Social Media:  @biancamoskaitis | Linktree

PHONE NUMBER: 202-701-9259

W.H.E. Pillar:  Servant Leadership

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Bianca Moskatitis, is a Reston local who grew up in the DC, Maryland, and Virgina area. Graduating from Wakefield Highschool, Bianca has worked in the nonprofit sector for the past 18 years and has recently taken on the role of CEO of the Real Experiences nonprofit. ......... (hover to read more)

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She is also the Cohost of the Reel II Real podcast and the host of The Experience, a food and drink show on OURTV network. A mother of two beautiful daughters and a wife to a loving husband. Bianca, is a foodie, a philanthropist, and community advocate

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    OSA Martial Arts/OSA-Women on Top

    SPECIAL OFFER:   Free 30-minute leadership consult or 1 martial arts trial class.

    WEBSITE: https://www.osafamily.com

                      https://www.osawomenontop.com 

    W.H.E. Pillar:  BadAss Business & Self-Care

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    Instructor Sethi has a diverse background in leadership, team-building, and martial arts.  She has a Masters in Social Work.  She has worked with State and Local Governments, hospitals, schools, and Peace Corps prior to starting the adventure of being a business entrepreneur........ (hover to read more)

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    Now she excels at being the only Female Martial Arts School Owner in Northern Virginia. 

    She is currently working on getting a License in Social Work and a 4th Degree Black Belt.  Additionally, she plans to 

    1.  Develop future female martial art Instructor and Martial Art School Owners

    2.  Develop confident females through her Leadership Development Program.

    She holds the following positions:

    • Member of the Fairfax Chamber of Commerce & Old Town Fairfax Business Association (OTFBA)

    • On the 2022 OFTBA Board of Directors

    • Committee Chair for Youth Committee & Events Committee for the Fairfax Chamber of Commerce

    • District Director of Region 4 (Virginia) for Randolph College (Formally Randolph-Macon Woman's College) Alumnae Office.

    Join her vision today- empowering females to achieve their goals with confidence and passion!

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    Future Thinking Consulting

    SPECIAL OFFER:   1/2 price Leadership Coaching for 6 months (save over $4500)

    WEBSITE:   https://www.futurethinkingconsulting.com

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    PHONE NUMBER:  321-506-3213

    E-MAIL:  cbarton@futurethinkingconsulting.com

    W.H.E. Pillar:  BadAss Business

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    Top United Nations Finalist, Business Scientist Catherine Barton, PhDC, specializes in developing leaders and workforces to reach their true potential. Catherine is the owner of Future Thinking Consulting and everything she advises is backed by science....... (hover to read more)

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    She is the creator of the only online, self-paced, science-based Leadership Development Program researched and designed by a female Business Scientist. Her MY Future Thinking Masterminds normally generate $500K in 5 months for the group while her individual coaching/consulting has an additional average of $100,000+ within a year. There is no doubt her style is unique to the industry but it is the distinctiveness that elevates her clients. Instead of the regular once-a-month meeting like most consultants, she communicates 20 days a month with her clients. To say she is available is an understatement and explains her ability to partner with her clients to attain their goals. She has a humorous BLOG, podcasts and an international business newsletter. Catherine has over 45 scientifically sound trainings to offer organizations that increase their production numbers and retain their talent. Ms. Barton does what she says she will do. 

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    Rowan Tree

    Venue for W.H.E.

     

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    Rajika Mahan Life Coaching

    SPECIAL OFFER:   A complimentary vision breakthrough session (value $250)

    WEBSITE:  https://rajikamahan.com 

    PHONE NUMBER:  703-585-5491

    E-MAIL:  rajikamahan1@gmail.com

    W.H.E. Pillar:  Self-Care

    BIO:

    Rajika Mahan is a certified Transformational life coach and a certified Reiki practitioner. She is a published co-author of the bestselling book “Short Sweet and Sacred.”  She has studied and is mentored by internationally acclaimed speaker and coach Mary Morrissey....... (hover to read more)

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    For over 5 years, Rajika has been studying and implementing transformational success principles in her personal life. Her vision is for everyone to live to their fullest potential and to thrive in all areas of one’s life.  Rajika helps you to create a life that you love living as you are living it. She specializes in helping individuals build their dreams, accelerate their results, and create richer, more fulfilling lives. She is a sought-out speaker, trainer, and mentor and has had the privilege to speak in international conferences, local groups, and wellness studios.  Rajika’s coaching programs help individual’s breakthrough limitations and old patterns to achieve greater results in all areas of their lives. If you are looking to gain confidence, tap into your fullest potential and achieve your next level of success while enjoying the highest levels of fulfillment in life, Rajika can help you get there.  Rajika is currently enrolled in Neuro coaching certification program to deepen her knowledge of the brain connections to our behavior.

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    Wise Oils Wellness, LLC

    SPECIAL OFFER:   A complimentary 45-minute Wellness or Strengths Consult, by appointment, for participants, including a custom oil roll-on, to help you think and feel your best naturally! No purchase necessary.  

    W.H.E. Pillar:  Self-Care

    WEBSITE:  www.mydoterra.com/wiseoils

    E-MAIL:  mywiseoils@gmail.com

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    Athena Scalise Waitt, stroke & cancer-thriver of almost 15 years, former international civil servant (NATO in Rome), has always advocating for wellness and self-improvement due to her own challenges........ (hover to read more)

     

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    She has many years of autodidactic and professional certifications and trainings, as follows: doTERRA Wellness Advocate since 2011, certified Holistic Health Coach, certified Emotions Mentor, Essential Oils Specialist, certified in AromaTouch Technique, and newly-minted certified Science of Stretching Yoga flexibility Teacher.  Athena has always naturally gravitated towards personal and professional development, with the emphasis on Servant Leadership. She has never shied away from leadership roles (including being a Girl Scout Leader for 15 years), and thoroughly enjoys developing those skills in others as well, as follows: entrepreneur & professional network marketer since early 2000s, motivational speaker and podcast guest, success mentor, and recently certified Coach in Strengths-based Empowerment. (Her top 5 Gallup CliftonStrengths: Restorative • Activator • Communication • Strategic • Input) Athena believes that all women are innate healers and seek a deeper understanding of their unique truth. She often works with women who feel frustrated because they sense there is more to life, but they hesitate out of fear or are unsure of the way forward

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    Core Foundation & Move Your Mission

    SPECIAL OFFER:  Opportunity to apply to be a CORE Cause, Corporate volunteer opportunities

    WEBSITE:  www.corefoundation.org

    PHONE NUMBER:  703-424-8188

    E-MAIL:  Tkohler@corefoundation.org

    W.H.E. Pillar:  Servant Leadership

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    Having served charities since childhood, Taralyn Tharp Kohler is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, athlete and non-profit leader. Her intense passion for social good led her to launch "Move Your Mission," a boutique consulting firm where she empowers organizations to reach new heights through thought leadership. ......... (hover to read more)

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    Her concepts have been published in Grant Watch, Virginia Women’s Magazine, The Connection Newspapers, Around Reston, the Loudoun Women’s Magazine, and Running Magazine. Taralyn currently serves as the Executive Director of CORE Foundation, a Reston based 501(c)3 non-profit, which enables social entrepreneurs to #BeTheChange in the community by providing igniting and supporting charitable projects which address societal needs, build community, and enable positive change. CORE’s charitable projects, called CORE Causes, focus on areas such as homelessness, hunger, veterans support, stem, youth empowerment, and more. CORE also supports the charitable projects of businesses as part of their corporate responsibility. Taralyn is also a member of the National Charity League and the Young Men’s Service League, where she volunteers with her teenage children leaving a legacy of giving back and fostering leadership in our youth. She was awarded the Presidential Volunteer Service Award in 2016 - 2018 for achieving more than 500 hours of community service annually. As a graduate of the Capital Speakers Club of Washington, Taralyn was elected President of her class. For fun, Taralyn represents causes that she is passionate about through triathlon having completed (7) 70.3 Ironman distance triathlons and is currently training for her first full Ironman

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    Three T Institute

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    WEBSITE:  http://www.threetinstitute.com/ https://www.flipcause.com/secure/cause_pdetails/MTE3NDM5

    EMAIL: mahjooba@threetinstitute.com

    W.H.E. Pillar:  Servant Leadership

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    Mahjooba aka MJ Bianchi is the CEO and President of Three T Institute a IT and Project Management vocational school certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia that focuses on providing coaching and training to help professionals obtain employment and upskill in their respective fields. ......... (hover to read more)

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    Since 2019 Three T Institute has provided education to over three thousands students and we are continuing to make an impact in the world of training and education. MJ is passionate about making an impact and filling the IT skills gap for corporations in Northern Virginia 

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    Mary Kay

    SPECIAL OFFER:   Free multi-mask packet 

    WEBSITE:  www.marykay.com/sarahhickner

    PHONE NUMBER:  703-682-8349

    W.H.E. Pillar:  BadAss Business & Self-Care

    BIO:

    Sarah is a storyteller and an adventurer who is passionate about helping other women. She grew up with two older brothers and felt most comfortable in the world of boys. Shortly after getting married, Sarah started a Mary Kay business simply to add to her skillset and found herself diving headfirst into the strange world of women....... (hover to read more) 

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    She has now spent fourteen years learning about, helping, and encouraging women, and knows this is exactly what God created her to do.

    When Sarah isn't teaching about self-care, she can be found hanging with her two kids and husband, with a computer in her lap writing her next book or blog, or at the barn with her horse.

    Sarah believes that truly loving others starts with loving yourself.

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    Leave it to ME, LLC

    MC for W.H.E.

    SPECIAL OFFER:  $50 off any in-person,

    virtual, or hybrid event. 

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    Leave it to ME, LLC is a full-service event planning company specializing in planning and coordinating end-of-life and life milestone events....... (hover to read more)

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    The concept is simple.  Do what it takes to create stress-free unique celebrations for all involved.  Founded by events planning veteran Ladan Madresehee, Ladan began Leave it to ME to answer her calling to create memorable experiences and celebrations for others.  Not really sure what to say about my emcee skills.  Ladan is an aspiring stand-up comic.  Entertaining is part of her virtual and in-person events.

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    "A native Washingtonian, Lisa Shapiro holds a BA in Psychology and Master’s in Educational Psychology from George Mason University. She is a natural community organizer and integrator with a passion for connecting others. A self-described serial entrepreneur who started her own business at age 18, Lisa launched DCfempreneur in Jan 2019, a community that supports professional female entrepreneurs.......... (hover to read more)

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    DCfempreneur provides opportunities for women entrepreneurs to collaborate, network, share successful strategies, discuss challenges we all face, to help each other grow our businesses, and expand our network throughout the DC area. She is well-known in the community by her go-getter energy and belief that collectively, we are "Better Together" in that when women come together, we can learn more, go further and grow faster when we work together. Since October 2020, she serves as the Program Coordinator for the Innovation Commercialization Assistance Program (ICAP) for the Virginia Small Business development center helping technology startups commercialize their innovations.

    DCFempreneur

    SPECIAL OFFER:  All female business owners receive one month of free membership.

    WEBSITE:  https://dcfempreneur.com/

    E-MAIL:  lisa@DCfempreneur.com

    W.H.E. Pillar:  BadAss Business

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    Women Giving Back

    WEBSITE:  womengivingback.org 

    W.H.E. Pillar:  Servant Leadership

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    Nicole Morris joined Women Giving Back on September 6, 2016, as the Operations Manager and then was promoted to become the organization’s first Executive Director in June 2019. Nicole’s non-profit career officially started in 2009 when she left an 8-year career in residential property management to pursue community service work with Cornerstones overseeing the management and financial feasibility of the nonprofit’s affordable housing portfolio comprised of scattered site subsidized units. ......... (hover to read more)

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    During her years at Cornerstones Nicole acquired and preserved hundreds of affordable housing units which are rented to vulnerable families exiting the shelter. The supportive housing model received many awards under Nicole’s leadership and Nicole was inducted into the Virginia Housing Alliance’s Top 40 Network in 2015 for her innovative work. Nicole is long-standing champion of a client-centered approach with shared accountability to ensure the success of her clients. As a Black Caribbean immigrant who grew up in Northern Virginia, Nicole has been a strong voice in bringing to light to and addressing key issues like generational poverty, undocumented immigrant vulnerabilities, racial disparities and discrimination and segregation in affordable housing. Nicole currently serves on Loudoun County’s Housing Advisory Board as an At-Large member representing the Sterling District. She serves on Inmed Partnerships for Children’s Advisory board and is also a member of the Loudoun Human Services Network Board (recently elected to Vice Chair for 2022-2023). Nicole is a graduate of Palm Beach State College and earned her Housing Development Financial Professional designation through the National Development Council in 2016. The wife and mother of four children is also an advocate for child growth disorder awareness. This advocacy work holds a special place in her heart as her youngest daughter has a rare form of primordial dwarfism. Nicole has a passion for genealogy work in her spare time, particularly researching the African American genealogy in Loudoun and Fairfax County. Nicole often visits Northern Virginia landmarks with her children, so they understand where their ancestors came from and what their life was like in the region over 100 years ago. 

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    Jackson Sams Wealth Strategies

     

    SPECIAL OFFER:   eBook: Unlocking Women’s Money Blocks

    WEBSITE:  https://www.jacksonsams.com

    PHONE NUMBER:  703-547-8682

    W.H.E. Pillar:  Self-Care

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    For 20 years, Pamela has been helping women improve their personal and financial wealth through solid financial life planning. She focuses on helping her clients secure their financial futures so they can sleep well at night....... (hover to read more) 

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    Pamela has become a strong voice in the area of personal finance for women. Her knowledge in this area has made her a sought-after speaker. She has been quoted in articles in various financial publications.  

    She has membership in the Million Dollar Roundtable (MDRT). Membership in MDRT is a highly recognized mark of excellence for the most successful in the financial services profession. Pamela holds a Behavioral Financial Advisor designation, awarded to advisors who have undergone training to learn to help clients make financial decisions using a rational, values-based approach. She was featured in the Women in Wealth section of Fortune Magazine November 2020 issue as a top Wealth Manager in the Washington DC metro area.

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