Workshop Speakers + Panelists: Round two
Find all the workshop descriptions here.
Summit guests can choose from Lunch Group 1 (early lunch, late workshops) or Group 2 (late lunch, early workshops)
Lunch Group 2
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.
Co-host, The TJ Show
CBS Radio - Boston
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.
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.
Lunch Group 1
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.
Author, Weird in a World That's Not: A Career Guide for Misfits, F*ckups, and Failures
Jennifer Romolini is the author of "Weird In a World That's Not: A Career Guide for Misfits, F*ckups, and Failures." She is the former editor in chief and vice president of content at HelloGiggles, a site for millennial women founded by actress Zooey Deschanel. Romolini was previously the editor in chief of Yahoo Shine, the deputy editor of Lucky Magazine, and held editorial positions at Time Out New York and Talk Magazine. She lives in Los Angeles.