24 Jun It’s a Powerful Time to Be a Woman!
Charlotte, NC, June 24, 2016 (Newswire.com) – If Charlotte needed a poster child for women who have mastered a career, Dr. Lisa Lindsay Wicker would be front and center. Committed to helping women accelerate their own careers, Dr. Wicker and her company, Linwick & Associates, founded Career Mastered in 2015 after 38- years of trail-blazing as an HR executive in several Fortune 500 companies.
Career Mastered is a growing global woman-to-woman’s business collaborative, making a powerful difference in women’s leadership aspirations, while supporting future generations. Through in-person and digital programming with powerful and accomplished women, Career Mastered is designed to facilitate women supporting women to reach their career aspirations while giving back to the community. The pinnacle of the organization’s efforts is the Woman-to-Woman Brunch with the Masters, coming up on Saturday, June 25, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.at Macy’s South Park Mall store in Charlotte. “This is a morning of real talk, real fashion, and real fun,” Dr. Wicker states. “Ticket holders will hear sage advice from women business leaders who have mastered their careers.”
The Mastering Your Career Round Table will feature Diana Canty, Vice President Macy’s South Park, Dr. Tiffani Jones, MD, an OBGYN from Novant Health Providence; Jade LaFreniere, President of Muffin Mam; Jacqie McWilliams, CIAA Commissioner; Fabi Preslar, President of SPARK Publications; Sharon E. Reed, Founder of Global Girls Project; Regina Wharton, SVP HR, Fifth Third Bank; and Senator Joyce Waddell, N.C. District 40, many of them were honored during the 2016 Career Mastered Women’s History Month Leadership in Action Awards Gala.
Cortney Hicks, V101.9 FM Music Director and Radio Personality will MC. Exclusive Macy’s shopping discounts will be available along with a fashion show, door prizes, and brunch. Tickets are $25.00; a $10.00 tax-deductible proceed will benefit Excel Village Center for Learning, a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to create winning futures for youth by partnering with schools and businesses in community areas most needed. The event’s host sponsor is Macy’s, Inc. Additional sponsors and partners include Maserati of Charlotte, CTM, Johnson C. Smith University, University of North Carolina Charlotte, Beasley Media Group V101.9 FM and Worth Financial Advisors. Tickets can be purchased through www.careermastered.com, or by calling 866.601.4441.
Dr. Wicker and her husband Michael came to Charlotte from Detroit, Michigan, after they both retired from successful automotive industry careers and decided to give up on snow. Dr. Wicker is internationally recognized as a leader in human resources management with experience in organizational dynamics and change management across Fortune 500 Companies and Industries. She has been featured in JET Magazine, and recognized by The Detroit News as one of the most successful women in Detroit. Black Enterprise magazine recognized her as a leading Diversity Champion in America, and UPTOWN Professional Magazine named her one of America’s top executives. “Career Mastered is putting out the call for its leading Women’s History Month Leadership in Action Awards in Michigan on March 1, 2017 and North Carolina on March 21, 2017,” Dr. Wicker states. “It’s a powerful time to be a woman. We’re looking for twenty-five powerful business women who have mastered their careers.” Nominations will be accepted at www.careermastered.com until July 31, 2016.
Source: Linwick & Associates, LLC.