Emily Belden is the author of the novels Hot Mess and Husband Material (HarperCollins), and of Eightysixed: A Memoir about Unforgettable Men, Mistakes, and Meals. She lives in Chicago with her rescue dog, Mr. Jarbles.
Rebekah Epstein is the founder of fifteen media, a boutique PR firm specializing in media relations. While living in NYC, she worked at national magazines: NYLON & Vogue, as well as, fashion PR firm, People’s Revolution. Working on both sides of the industry has given Rebekah a unique perspective on what works and what doesn’t. She started fifteen media over seven years ago. Since then, She has worked with PR firms to get them more media placements for their clients (think: ghost publicist, similar to a ghostwriter) AND small businesses who need media placements to gain additional credibility and exposure. Her clients have been featured in Forbes, Health, Refinery 29, Everyday Health, Men’s Health, etc.
Elana Lyn Gross is a freelance journalist, Forbes contributor, and founder of the personal and professional development website, Elana Lyn. Elana is a master of science candidate at The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Her work has been published in Forbes, TIME, Glamour, Teen Vogue, Fortune, Allure, Women's Health, Well+Good, Fast Company, and more.
Kelly Jensen is a former librarian turned editor for Book Riot (bookriot.com). Along with maintaining her long-running YA blog Stacked (stackedbooks.org), she has edited two anthologies for young adults. Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World is available now, and (Don't) Call Me Crazy: 33 Voices Start The Conversation About Mental Health will be available in October 2018. In her free time, she teaches and practices yoga and participates in 5K walks.
Carole Ann Penney, CPC, is the Founder & CEO of Penney Leadership, LLC. She coaches new and mid-level leaders who are seeking more meaningful careers and stepping into their authentic leadership. Carole Ann has a B.A. in Education Studies from Brown University and holds certifications in nonprofit management & leadership (Tufts University) and professional coaching (Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching). She is a member of The Lady Project’s Board of Directors, and mentors emerging female leaders through Brown University's Women's Launch Pad Program. When she is not coaching, she’s developing the most important emerging leader in her life—her three year old daughter, Avery Jean.
Loren Raye Co-host, The TJ Show CBS Radio - Boston @lorenraye
A two-time Gracie Award recipient for Outstanding Morning Drive Personality, Loren is co-host of The TJ Show on 103.3 AMP Radio in Boston. A proud Penn Stater, she worked for nationally-syndicated Elvis Duran and the Morning Show for almost six years before trading the Hudson for the Charles Rivers. Loren is also a voice over artist who lives for pop culture and enjoys watching copious amounts of television on her couch. She firmly believes three things are essential to a happy life: good food, good company and a comfy pair of sweat pants.
Andrea Isabelle Lucas is the founder of Barre & Soul®, a collection of modern boutique studios teaching an edgy, bespoke, world class, science-based proprietary barre and yoga method—with locations rapidly expanding across the eastern seaboard—where rebels of all walks are gathering to not only re-engineer their body shape in a revolutionary new way, but to do so in a place where everyone’s encouraged to own it all... together.
The Lady Project Summit
March 25, 2017
Lady Project Works | 79 Plain Street, Providence, RI, 02903, United States