WOMEN ON THE RISE 2020
THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Gabriele Almon is a former emergency responder turned story whisperer. She founded Brain+Bullish to spark ground-breaking, transformational partnerships between the creative industry and the public sector. Her company produces The Storyteller’s Summit, an annual conference for do-good professionals to learn how to create action-inspiring, story-based content.
Previously, Gabriele worked in humanitarian nonprofits and local government, supporting a variety of emergency response efforts around the globe. In 2016, she was appointed to FEMA’s National Advisory Council, where she served as a foresight subject matter expert.
The Women’s Empowerment Network
The Women’s Empowerment Network was founded by Cancer Survivor, Christina Brophy, so that no woman “Fights Alone”. Christina Brophy is a 31 year old multi-passionate entrepreneur with a background in marketing and event planning. She is also a cancer warrior which has sparked her passion for helping women.
She founded The Women’s Empowerment Network, a 501 c3 non-profit organization, with a mission is to inspire, motivate and empower women overcoming adversity. Her organization is dedicated to ensuring that women impacted by cancer and domestic violence become empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community. The organization offers support through free workshops, mental health services, financial services, beauty services and free classes to support physical/mental wellness.
Through partnerships with industry professionals we are able to work together to make a difference and serve women in our communities. We thank our partners Glamour Studio, Pureza Wellness, Villasenor Counseling, Babes of Wellness, Beyond Polished, Carter and Company Insurance Solutions, and now The BRA Network for helping us make a bigger impact.