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Julie Ciardi

“Taking the Leap: Steps for a Smooth Landing”

Julie Ciardi is a mom of three, who left a multiple six figure corporate marketing job to start not one, but 3 businesses!  She owns a brick & mortar women's clothing & accessories store called Haven Boutique, she is the podcast host of the More than Mommy podcast and is a life & business coach.  She also built a network marketing business where she is a leader at EVER skin and makeup (part of the parent company Stella & Dot).  Julie hopes to never trade her multi-passionate entrepreneur life for a J O B again!


Jacqueline Fisch

“Website Writing for Side-Hustlers”

Jacqueline Fisch is a copywriter, strategist, and writing coach for kickass entrepreneurs who want to sound human and sell more (because humans buy from humans). She helps them ditch the jargon so they can relate to and connect with their perfect clients using engaging online copy that sells. Before launching her writing and coaching business, Jacqueline spent 13 years working in corporate communications and management consulting. She's collaborated with 200+ clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies, the US government, tech startups, life and business coaches, medical professionals, therapists, sports coaches, and creative solopreneurs. Jacqueline is passionate about helping entrepreneurs drop the fussy writing and jargon and instead communicate authentically, letting their personality shine through, and always in the simplest way possible. Through her unfussy writing, editing, and coaching, as well as thought-provoking blog posts, and online writing workshops, she’s here to show you that simplicity is always a good idea, and writing can be unreasonably fun. Jacqueline lives near Chicago, Illinois, with her husband, two spirited little kids, a dog, no houseplants, and most of her sanity.


Amanda Boleyn

“Know Your Numbers”

Amanda Boleyn is the founder and CEO of She Did It Her Way. Shortly after two years in Corporate America post-undergrad, Amanda a leap, moved from West Des Moines, IA to Chicago, IL and became a full-time freelancer, traveling the globe delivering sales, marketing, leadership development and employee trainings with large organizations. Some companies include JP Morgan, att, Weight Watchers, Intel, University of Kansas Medical Center and others.

Amanda first launched She Did It Her Way podcast in January 2015 and has consistently been ranked as one of the top-resources for female entrepreneurs by, Forbes,, Huffington Post and many others. She Did It Her Way has been downloaded over 2 million times and continues to grow every day. Amanda also runs a monthly membership, Her Way Society, designed to help women take massive action on their business idea, turn their passion into profits and create freedom in their life.


Natalie Bacon

“Design Your Dream Life”

Natalie Bacon is a success coach and online entrepreneur with a focus on helping creative, ambitious women master their mindset and make money online doing what they love. Prior to this, Natalie practiced as a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ at a firm that managed over $1B in assets under management. Before her financial planning career, Natalie practiced as a business attorney. Natalie started her entrepreneurial journey with $206k of student loan debt from law school, which she turned into a six-figure blog in three and a half years. Natalie has been featured in Forbes, The Huffington Post, and CNBC. Read Natalie's full story at

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Helena Swyter

“What You Should Know About When Starting a Business”

Helena tracked the money she earned from baby-sitting in Quicken when she was in High School. She’s pretty much always been Type-A. You can learn more about Helena and her business by clicking here.

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