Nicole Evelina is a USA Today bestselling author telling the stories of strong women from history and today. Her books have won more than 40 awards, and one, Madame Presidentess, was previously optioned for film. Nicole was named Missouri’s Top Independent Author by Library Journal, Biblioboard’s 2018 Missouri Indie Author Project winner, and recipient of the Sarton Women’s Book Award among others. Her writing has appeared in numerous publications including The Huffington Post, Philadelphia Inquirer, and Curve Magazine. Nicole joins us to discuss the path that led her to tell these stories, developing the courage to live our own and create the ones we want to leave behind.
In Her Company is a growing platform for women to discuss how they create, build, and live. Dr. Kathleen Funk, a fourth generation healer and founder of Acufunkture, a practice combining functional and Chinese medicine to provide natural solutions to health, joins us to discuss creating something new from tradition, the courage to follow our path, and holding space for others without losing ourselves.
Christie Albrecht, a strategist specializing in building sustainable partnerships, is the co-founder of Transformunity, a consulting firm helping organizations harness opportunities to transform the world. Her knack for designing plans that turn wild ideas into real solutions, has led her to travel more than 35 countries; helped her craft and maximize partnerships for international nonprofits, including the United Nations Foundation and JCI. Christie joins In Her Company to discuss the emotion in creating a life of your own, the perception of security, and bargaining with your dream.
Ellie White Stevens birthed Dirt1X in 2009 in the midst of the recession. She and her marketing agency have won multiple awards for their work, assisting small businesses with growth strategies, full implementation, creating compelling stories that sets brands apart and contributes to their longevity. As its Creative Director, Ellie joins us today to share her marketing genius.
Lauren LaMar is the founder of Curvy Betty Wines. She has handcrafted her own Pinot Grigio (white) & Cabarnet Sauvignon (red) wine collections, a journey that began with sheer determination and a passion for quality wines. Lauren joins us to discuss her journey, overcoming learning curves, and how she created space for herself in an industry saturated with history and tradition.