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Tara-Nicholle Nelson

SF Recap: Changemaker Chat with Tara-Nicholle Nelson

Tara is the Founder and CEO of Transformational Consumer Insights (TCI), a strategy and consumer research firm. TCI creates consumer loyalty/engagement, brand, positioning and content strategies based on research and deep, human insight. Along with her story, Tara shared insights from her recent book: “The Transformational Consumer” and taught us all how we can better tell our stories. Here are just… Read more →

NYC Recap: Changemaker Chat with Majora Carter

“Not Now” Doesn’t Mean “Not Ever” From pursuing a career in filmmaking to becoming an urban revitalization and economic development strategist, Majora Carter shared her transformative journey, taking us through how she overcame hurdles, dealt with the haters, empowered and transformed the communities in which she works, and how she grew to become a confident and fearless leader. In the… Read more →

Boston Recap: Changemaker Chat with Lisa Tanzer

Life is Good. Lisa Tanzer is Great.  “You can either focus on the negative in life, or you can focus on the positive,” said Lisa Tanzer, president of Life is Good and inaugural speaker of Changemaker Chats Boston. We choose positive. Welcome to Changemaker Chats Boston, and thank you to those who joined us on a gorgeous spring evening for… Read more →

NYC Recap: Changemaker Chat with Angela Guy

Happiness, Prosperity, and Health: The Personal Business Plan According to Angela Guy We all know about business plans, but what about a personal business plan.. for the business of YOU? Angela Guy, SVP of diversity and inclusion at L’Oreal USA, shared how she came to develop a business plan to be her best self and how she uses it to… Read more →

SF Recap: Changemaker Chat with Barb Williams Hardy

A Changemaker Chat with Barb Williams Hardy: You are beautifully and wonderfully you With a little red in her hair, Barb showed us to stay true to ourselves, proving to the world that despite being a corporate powerhouse, she is fun-loving with a spicy kick as well. Here are just a few of the many powerful lessons we learned from Barb:… Read more →

DC Recap: Changemaker Chat With Portia Wu

Don’t be afraid of failure…learn from it  Thank you to everyone who joined us at our March DC Changemaker Chat. A big thank you to  Cava, Accenture and Microsoft for sponsoring our event. Many thanks also to our wonderful volunteers. Check out the highlights of the Chat below. *** This month’s theme was growth, and here at Changemaker Chats DC, we… Read more →

Boulder Recap: Changemaker Chat with Nilka Thomas

  Nilka Thomas on communication style, diversity & inclusion, and getting your voice heard. Nilka Thomas, Boulder’s first Changemaker speaker in 2017, shared with over 70 attendees the history behind how she came to land an opportunity filled role as Director of Diversity of Google. After 3 years and 3 different international posts, Nilka admitted she jumped at the opportunity… Read more →

DC Recap: Changemaker Chat with Sonal Shah

Changemaker Chats explored all things PIVOT, the theme for January’s chats, with Sonal Shah, Executive Director & Professor of Practice at Georgetown University’s Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation in Washington DC. By delving into her major life pivots, Sonal helped women in the room appreciate the value in leaps of faith and reflection are in personal and professional life. At a time when… Read more →

NYC Recap: Changemaker Chat with Sara Weinheimer

Sara Weinheimer on how to do it all, when to make a change, and who to listen to. (Hint: you’ll find them on BroadMic.)  Sara Weinheimer is a master of the pivot. From solar energy to Wall Street to angel investing to founding BroadMic, a podcast for and about female entrepreneurs, this Changemaker is on the move. At our January Chat… Read more →

SF Recap: Changemaker Chat with Julie Hanna

If They Say No, Find A Different Path We had the privilege to host Julie Hanna, a self-described “recovering entrepreneur” at San Francisco’s first chat of 2017. Julie shared the most powerful insights and lessons she has learned in her personal and professional journeys. Take a look at some of the highlights below. Talent is Universal, Opportunity is Not: Julie’s journey to the front… Read more →