Guest speakers and panelists named for 2022
Our Mississippi Women’s Empowerment Summit
Tupelo, Mississippi – Our Mississippi Magazine publisher Wesley Wells has announced the speakers for the 2022 Our Mississippi Women’s Empowerment Summit. The summit is scheduled for Friday, June 3, 2022 at the BancorpSouth Conference Center in Tupelo.
“We’re so grateful that these extraordinary women have taken time out of their busy schedules to come speak at the summit,” Wells said. “They are instrumental in the success of their companies, and helping others achieve success, and we couldn’t be more excited to have them be a part of this event.”
The guest speakers are:
Dr. Felicia Phillips
Dr. Felicia Phillips is a Master Business Strategist and President of The U.S. Business Women’s Network. Her award-winning Agency, PPICW, is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia and is a strategic partner of the Small Business Administration and Delta Air Lines. Felicia has built her career on serving, educating and mentoring minority and women-owned small businesses.
Felicia is a 29 year serial entrepreneur, a member of The Forbes Coaches Council and has been featured in The Huffington Post, Atlanta Journal & Constitution, Rolling Out and Upscale Magazines, CBS Better Mornings, FOX, BET, TLC and many other media outlets. Felicia has had the pleasure of working with Georgia State University’s Andrew Young School of Policy, Wells Fargo, Southern Company, city of Atlanta, IKEA, The Environmental Protection Agency and many other organizations.
Dr. Phillips is a wife and mother of two adult children, Cierra Elise and Grant Alexzander, and resides in McDonough, GA.
Dr. Linda Wiley
Dr. Linda G. Wiley is a certified diversity executive and certified relationship specialist and the CEO of Turning Point Leadership Group, LLC, an innovative relationship management firm specializing in diversity and inclusion. With more than 20 years of experience, Dr. Linda trains and coaches individuals and consults with organizations for more effective relationships in this diverse and complex world. www.TurningPointLG.com Follow her on LI, FB, Twitter, and Instagram.
The summit offers a great opportunity for business women to network and gather knowledge. It will also feature panel discussions.
“These PANELISTS bring a lot to the table,” Wells said. “I’m sure they have a lot of good information they will be sharing with women to enhance their professional and personal lives. It also is a great opportunity to network with other local women and women from other areas of the state.”
Guest panelists are:
Tracey Morant Adams
Sr. Executive VP – Chief Community Development & Corporate Social Res. Officer, Renasant Bank
Maj. Dorethas Bracey-Bean
Commander, 14th Contracting Squadron, Columbus Air Force Base
Kearn Crockett Cherry
Speaker, Coach, Entrepreneur
CEO, DSC Training Academy
Author, Public Speaker, Entrepreneur
Chief Operating Officer, Mississippi Economic Council
Government Relations Specialist, Tennessee Valley Authority
Kristina Schultz Weir
Executive National VP, Arbonne International
The Summit will take place from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. and is part of the Our Mississippi Honors Gala, which will be held on that Saturday night. Tickets for the summit are just $25 and can be purchased online at www.ourmissmag.com or by calling (662) 346-4941. Ticket includes lunch and beverages.