Melissa Jones

Melissa Jones

Melissa Jones is an inspiring girls empowerment coach and highly effective licensed classroom teacher who helps girls learn daily positive habits so they can feel confident in who they are and connect with other girls in an empowering environment. She has been motivating and cultivating connections among hundreds of girls…

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Henry Newkirk

Henry Newkirk

Henry Newkirk originally from New Haven, IN. Henry is a graduate from Indiana University with a Bachelor’s in Science degree in psychology before attending the University of St. Francis’ physician’s assistant program. At the time, he was the second youngest attendee of the program before transitioning his career goals to…

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Danielle Nolan

Danielle Nolan

Step outside your comfort zone, do something that pushes you beyond what you think you can do…When you do something you’ve never done before it makes you think differently, studies show our brains actually learn more effectively when we are outside our comfort zones. The more you do this the…

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Josh Warren

Josh Warren

Never stop learning. You have to invest in yourself.   Indiana native Josh Warren is the President and CEO of WarrenCo Construction & Paving. WarrenCo is Indianapolis’ largest direct-to-consumer residential concrete company and one of the fastest-growing asphalt companies in the region. After many years of owning and managing strongly-branded…

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Jeb Banner

Jeb Banner

Be more confident and put yourself out there more. Don’t be afraid to look like a fool.   Jeb is the founder and CEO of Boardable, a nonprofit board management software provider. He is also the founder of two nonprofits, The Speak Easy and Musical Family Tree, as well as…

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Prahasith Veluvolu

Prahasith Veluvolu

Prahasith Veluvolu, Y Combinator alumni, Forbes “30 Under 30” inductee, and a Thiel Fellow, is CEO of Mimir. Mimir is a software company helping to grow the software engineering workforce. Through the company’s core product, Mimir Classroom, Prahasith and his team work with more than 70 universities across the nation…

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Cathy Tooley

Cathy Tooley

I am committed to the success of my business because at the end of what I do is children and they mean everything to me and always have.   Cathy S. Tooley is the president and CEO of Tools for Success. Cathy is a trainer/consultant focusing on both academic and…

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Cedric Savarese

Cedric Savarese

The one thing that that’s key to growing your business is finding your differentiating factor – what you’re doing better than your competitors, and focusing on that.   Cedric Savarese is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer at FormAssembly, a leading provider of enterprise form solutions. Cedric has been at…

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Bobby Blackburn

Bobby Blackburn

Building a business from the ground up is a difficult endeavor and obstacles are inevitable. Ultimately with the right mind set and qualifications anything is possible.   Being both business savvy and resourceful, Bobby Blackburn has climbed the ladder of success by grappling every opportunity that has come his way….

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Dr. Zeshan Hyder

Dr. Zeshan Hyder

One piece of advice I would give to my younger self is to live in the moment. When you only look to the future, you sometimes forget to enjoy the present.   Dr. Zeshan Hyder is an orthopedic surgeon in Northwest Indiana that specializes in minimally invasive spinal surgery. He…

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