Nataly Kogan

Nataly Kogan Nataly is a former VC and the founder of Happier, a global technology and learning platform helping individuals and organizations to realize full potential by adopting scientifically-proven practices that improve their well-being. From her teenage years as a Russian refugee learning English in the projects outside of Detroit, to becoming a leading venture…

Kathy Marcove

Kathy Marcove Kathy is deeply committed to creating respectful workplaces with engaged employees everywhere. Her specialty is training professionals in organizational behavior, managing diversity, train the trainer, and strategic planning through her company Marcove Executive Training. Kathy is considered a Master Trainer and Organizational Success Coach consulting for a wide variety of private and public…

Jean Steel

Jean Steel Born the eldest of five children, Jean Steel spent her formative years in Africa and Asia. That decade on unfamiliar, foreign soil helped her to cultivate the confidence, strength, and resilience many of us work a lifetime to achieve. A born communicator, Jean’s many interests developed into her career path. She earned her Master’s Degree in…

Erica Flores

Erica Flores Erica is a native to the Santa Ynez Valley. After her education and career took her around the country and even the globe, she has returned to the Central Coast to raise her daughter Jacqueline. Her career has included working as a Director of Development for Chico State, leading Diversity and Inclusion initiatives…

Bobbie McMorrow

Bobbie McMorrow “The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving” ~ Oliver W. Holmes Personal struggle is an experience familiar to us all. We endure hardship; in many ways, it defines us. We have an incredible ability to resist life’s continual onslaught, shouldering…

Dr. Michelle Bligh

Dr. Michelle Bligh Michelle C. Bligh is Dean of the School of Social Science, Policy and Evalation at Claremont Graduate University. Her research interests focus on organizational culture and the role of leaders in influencing and changing corporate cultures. In addition, her research interests include charismatic leadership, interpersonal trust, and gender and leadership. She received…