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The Forum of Executive Women ~ Making Mental Health a Priority

May 16, 2022

This is a joint series between The Forum and Philadelphia Business Journal MAY IS MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH Please join the Philadelphia Business Journal and The Forum for a discussion on how the pandemic has impacted the mental health of employees and why organizations should be focused on mental health. Our panelists will share ways organizations and leaders can advocate for positive change in mental health in the workplace to attract and retain talent in the organization. Registration is open to Forum members and guests ($25 for guests). Forum members should register with code “Forum2022” for complimentary registration.

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Inspiration Loves Company Podcast, Episode 20 ~ Debbie Epstein Henry Interview on Building Your Brand with best-selling author, motivational speaker, media trainer, and professional public speaking coach, Harriette Cole

April 20, 2022

Click here to listen to the Harriette Cole Episode Harriette Cole Radio Show & Podcast Host, DREAMLEAPERS Author, Speaker, Media Trainer & Public Speaking Coach Sponsored by:  

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Inspiration Loves Company Podcast, Episode 19 ~ Debbie Epstein Henry Interview on Cultivating Empathy with MIT Professor and New York Times Best-Selling Author, Sherry Turkle

April 18, 2022

Click here to listen to the Sherry Turkle Episode Sherry Turkle MIT Professor New York Times Best-Selling Author Sponsored by:  

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DEH Speaker Series Event ~ Women & Comedy with Susie Essman

January 20, 2022

Wednesday, March 30, 2022 12:30 – 1:30 pm EDT Co-Host: King & Spalding LLP By Live & Recorded Webcast   Register for this event View the invite TOPIC: Women & Comedy DISTINGUISHED GUEST: Susie Essman Actress | Comedian | Author Star | HBO, Curb Your Enthusiasm TOPIC: Women & Comedy TOPIC DESCRIPTION:  Susie Essman has singlehandedly revolutionized the role of women in comedy.  What better time to explore how she’s done it than during Women’s History Month?  During this fireside chat interview, Susie will regale us with stories of growing up doing stand-up in New York and what she learned as a result.  She’ll delve into the instincts she’s developed through improv for reading a room and knowing what boundaries to push and how far and she’ll link it up to how her learnings can be lessons for us.  With probing questions posed by author and workplace expert Debbie Epstein Henry, Susie will uncover the power of humor, words, timing, body language, and tone and how understanding their interplay can make us all better communicators.  She’ll also show us how comedy can help us manage in difficult times and, of course, she’ll leave us laughing!

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DEH Speaker Series ~ Debbie Epstein Henry Interview of Harriette Cole

November 19, 2021

Wednesday, January 26, 2021 12:30 – 1:30 pm EST Co-Host: Sidley Austin LLP By Live & Recorded Webcast     Register for this event View the invite TOPIC DESCRIPTION:  Harriette Cole’s mission is to help people identify, stand in, and articulate their greatness.  During this fireside chat interview, Harriette will relay the wisdom she has developed as a best-selling author, motivational speaker and public speaking coach on how to present your professional brand effectively – both in person and remotely.  She’ll put a Covid lens to her advice to enable these strategies to work in what, at times, feels like an invisible workplace.  She’ll also delve into the subtleties of how burnishing your brand is different for women and people of color.  With probing questions posed by author and workplace expert, Debbie Epstein Henry, Harriette will reveal her magical tips on developing a presence and an impact, whether you’re onsite or video and whether you’re just starting out or you’re reestablishing your connections and the ability to be seen and heard.  A veteran in the field of communications, Harriette will share lessons of her life’s work in helping people unlock their excellence, ensure their relevance and leap into their dreams. DISTINGUISHED GUEST:  Harriette Cole is a veteran in the field of communications.  She hosts live-streaming content for AARP and she also hosts a weekly radio show where she interviews dynamic guests who have manifested their dreams and come to share their journey.  Harriette hosts a weekly podcast, DREAMLEAPERS Inspiration, where she explores tenets to inspire your best life.  She is a best-selling author, motivational speaker, media trainer, and professional public speaking coach.  She is a senior fellow at encore.org and the new director of programming for Kahilla, an online bootcamp for women.  Harriette began her career at Essence Magazine where she ran the lifestyle and fashion departments.  She was the editor-in-chief and creative director of Ebony Magazine and she is the author of seven books.  Harriette was also the founding editorial director of Uptown Magazine and the founding creative director of Savoy Magazine.  She was a longtime contributor to the Today Show and a regular guest on Inside Edition and BET.  Harriette serves on the board of The PRASAD Project, an international charitable organization.

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