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The definition of inspiration according to Webster’s dictionary is:  something that makes someone want to do something or that gives someone an idea about what to do or create: a force or influence that inspires someone.  To share stories, subscribe to blogs or discussions, see our list of links and resources below:

Facebook Group – Women in Exhibitions

Connect with your fellow female leaders of the exhibitions and events community on our exclusive Facebook group – IAEE Women in Exhibitions.

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MemberLink – Women in Exhibitions

MemberLink is IAEE’s private discussion and networking forum for IAEE members only.  To participate:

  • Log onto
  • In the right hand corner, click the Member Login button
  • Type in your email (or updated username) and password (password is your email address and password is firstnamelastname, no spaces and no capital letters unless you’ve already changed your password after initially logging in). If you need assistance with your login, please contact IAEE.
  • Once you are in your member dashboard, click on MemberLink at the top of the screen between IAEE and My Account
  • Click on Communities and choose Women in Exhibitions (you will want to join the group first)
  • Click on Discussions
  • On the right-hand side is a green button that says Post a New Message; click there
  • Follow the instructions. If you need to add a link to the text you upload, use the insert tab and then insert link.

#IAEE_WLF Twitter Tips

#IAEE_WLF Tip: It is important to maintain confidence and believe that the rocky journey is worth it, because the world needs your impact.

#IAEE_WLF Tip: Power is all about the ability to truly influence people and make an impact in their lives.

#IAEE_WLF Tip: Your most challenging relationships – be it clients, employees, friends or family – are an invitation for personal growth.

#IAEE_WLF Tip: Cultivate relationships with people you respect and admire by finding a commonality — a support network is also key to success.

#IAEE_WLF Tip: Don’t avoid confrontation and conflict. Just be strategic about how you manage it.

#IAEE_WLF Tip: Learn how to express your value and to quantify your value as a positive to the bottom line of your organization.

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Whether you are looking for parenting tips, wellness or relationship advice, check out these blogs of some of our past WLF speakers:

Anna Akbari Headshot Anna Akbari, Ph.D.
Sociologist, Entrepreneur, Innovation Consultant, and Writer
Emilie Aries Headshot Emilie Aries
Founder & CEO of Bossed Up
Cortney Baker Headshot Cortney Baker, Ed.D.
CEO, Baker Management Group, LLC
Megan Bearce, M.A., LMFT
Megan Bearce, LMFT, LLC
Anne Bonney
Speaker, Author, and Podcaster, Different Shoe Enterprises, LLC
Valorie Burton Headshot Valorie Burton
Bestselling Author, Speaker, and Life Coach
Linda Swindling Headshot Linda Byars Swindling, JD, CSP
Speaker, Author – High Impact Communication and Negotiation


Colette Carlson, CSP, CPAE
President, Speaker Your Truth, Inc.
Christine Cashen Headshot


Christine Cashen
Jess Ekstrom Jess Ekstrom
CEO/Founder of Headbands of Hope
Liz Fosslien
Head of Content, Humu
Amy E. Gallo
Thought Leader, Author, Speaker
Amy E. Gallo Consulting, Inc.
Deborah Gardner, CMP
Author, Speaker & Competitive Performance Expert
DG International
Erica Gellerman Headshot Erica Gellerman
Consultant, Strategist and Writer
Tamara Ghandour Tamara Ghandour
Innovator, Business Owner, Change Leader, LaunchStreet
Tia Graham Tia Graham
Founder, Arrive at Happy
Risha Grant Risha Grant
CEO/Founder of Risha Grant LLC
Christine Hassler Headshot


Christine Hassler
Left her successful job as a Hollywood agent at 25 to pursue a life she could be passionate about.
Emily Holthaus Emily Holthaus
Managing Director, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Nonprofit HR
Karin Hurt
Founder & CEO
Let’s Grow Leaders LLC
Alyson Van Hooser
Author, Keynote Speaker, Leadership Developer Van Hooser Associates, Inc.
Claudia St John, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Founder and President of Affinity HR Group, Inc.


Ginger Johnson
Expert Connector, Author, Coach, Ginger Johnson, LLC
Amy Jen-Su Headshot Amy Jen-Su
Co-founder of Paravis Partners
Joanna Lohman
Former Member of US Women’s National Soccer Team, Human Rights Activist & LGBTQ Adversity Speaker
Julia Landauer Headshot Julia Landauer
NASCAR Racer, Entrepreneur, and Speaker
Julia Landauer Racing, LLC
Sarita Maybin
International Speaker and Communication Expert
Cindy McGovern, Ph.D.
CEO, Orange Leaf Consulting
The 1st Lady of Sales
Jo Miller Headshot Jo Miller
Founding Editor, Be Leaderly
CEO of Women’s Leadership Coaching, Inc
Muriel Maignan Wilkins Headshot Muriel Maignan Wilkins 
Co-founder of Paravis Partners
Jennifer Mueller, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Author
Dr Romie Mushtaq, MD, ABIHM
President of Dr. Romie Wellness & Omnimedia and Chief Wellness Officer, Evolution Hospitality
Betsy Myers Headshot Betsy Myers
Speaker, Author, Public Servant, Mentor, Advocate
Jay Newton Small Headshot Jay Newton Small
Author, Journalist, Speaker
Dee O’Neill, M.S., LPC
Head of Corporate and Executive Solutions
Brain Performance Institute at the Center for BrainHealth®
Debbie Peterson
President and Keynote Speaker, Getting to Clarity, LLC
Amber Rae
Speaker & Author
Mandy Rennehan Headshot Mandy Rennehan
Blue-Collar CEO & Founder of
Freshco Retail Maintenance, Inc.
Gina Rudan Headshot Gina Rudan
Author, Thought Leader
Shelley Row, P.E. Headshot Shelley Row, P.E.
International Speaker, Professional Engineer, Leadership Expert…and Recovering Over-Thinker
Claire Shipman Headshot Claire Shipman
Regular contributor to “Good Morning America” and other national broadcasts for ABC News.
Debi Silber Headshot Debi Silber
Leadership, Health and Mindset Motivational Speaker, Author, Consultant and Coach
Yvette R. Simpson, Esq., MBA
Founder and CEO of Yvette Simpson, LLC, Executive Strategist, Consultant and Media Contributor
Sue Hershkowitz Headshot SpeakerSue
Blends her authentic, passionate, energetic style with cutting-edge content and constant field research.
Sherron Washington
Founder/CEO of P3 Solutions, Marcom Expert, Speaker, Trainer, Author
Penny Zenker
CEO, Author and Focusologist
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