Maria Dowd energizes and equips women with strategies to take bolder stands for the quality of their lives; and be powerfully prepared for life’s unexpected twists and turns. As a motivational speaker, catalyst for gender equity, and founder of African American Women on Tour, a high-impact empowerment conference that toured for 13 years and attracted thousands of women worldwide, Maria shares her personal wake-up calls to inspire women to be more courageous, and enterprising.
Jewel Diamond Taylor is the National Bestselling Author of Success Gems: Your Personal Motivational Success Guide. She is an international Keynote Speaker, Author, Life Coach, Founder of Women on the Grow, and Inspirational Faith Leader. Jewel’s resiliency story and years of experience coaching clients or empowering audiences helps them to grown beyond feeling stuck, unworthy, their fear, doubt, and stress from life changes. Jewel (aka The Self-esteem Dr.) teaches impactful insights and actionable steps to empower you to experience; confidence, clarity, progress, emotional wellness, success, spiritual strength, connection, and a life of purpose.
Ashá S. Jones is currently the Special Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs at San Diego State University. Asha’ has more 15 years of progressively responsible experience in government and higher education. She most recently served as the project director for the TRIO-Student Support Services program director in the Student Ability Success Center. Prior to her role at SDSU, she was the director of Student Support Services at Virginia Commonwealth University, director of the Upward Bound program at Langston University, coordinator of the Student 2 Student program at Weber, State University and coordinator of African-American Success at the University of Utah.
The Founder and Chief Catalyst of My Amazing LYFE, a woman's empowerment lifestyle brand
Best Selling Author,
Special Assistant to the
Vice President for Student Affairs
at San Diego State University.