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Positioned. Higher.


Ascend. /əˈsend/ v. to go up or higher : to rise to a higher or more powerful position.

Rising to higher positions, scaling your sphere of influence, developing your executive presence; these are not random consequences of unplanned actions. Join us as we explore the deliberate planning, communication, and execution required to ascend professionally.

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Ascend 2019 - Charlotte features the session:

Scaling Excellence: Connecting the Dots Between Merit, Success and Effective Leadership

with Attorney Karima Mariama-Arthur, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of WordSmithRapport™, a boutique consulting firm specializing in leadership development and organizational performance management. As an expert advisor, she brings more than two decades of comprehensive, blue chip experience in law, business, and academia to the field of human capital asset growth and professional development.


Don’t miss your opportunity to learn from these incredible professionals:

Annie Wickham and Lindsay Beyak, Founders of the Shift-Ed Network and hosts of the Shift-Ed Podcast. A global platform of stories and education to cultivate connections and resources for successful transitions. This duo will present, “Shift-Ed Well: Navigating transitions in our professional and personal lives.”

John Sporing, CEO of JohnSporing.com, LLC a boutique firm specializing in leadership development, mentoring, and honing your networking skills. John Is also CEO of A Life Well Drunk, a bespoke wine experience company which creates luxury wine experiences around the globe and hosts exclusive tasting and pouring events for corporate and private clients. John will present, "Engaging Men as Mentors and Moving Toward Sponsorship."

Charryse Johnson, speaker, life coach, and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who inspires people to “live well” in mind, body, and spirit. For more than a decade, she has provided counsel, leadership, and training to individuals, families and teams throughout the U.S., France, Ecuador, and China. Charryse will present, "Ascension: The Power of Mindfulness & Wellness in Climbing the Corporate Ladder."

Adria Jervay, third-generation publisher of North Carolina’s oldest and largest twice-weekly black-owned newspaper and CEO and founder the Jervay Agency.

Latricia Clarissa Davis, CEO of EMERGE, a national event management and production company. Latricia is an author and sought-after personal development coach known as a Trainer of Champions. Her motto is “Leave No Dream Unfulfilled” and she will present the topic, “I’m Just Saying: Communicating with Clarity While Standing in Your Full Power.”

Chef Barbara 'Mama' Giglio, celebrity private baker and designer/producer of Cylk Cozart's Chocolate Chip Bourbon and Maple Pecan Bourbon Cookies. Chef Mama Giglio is not only exquisite in her art, her ability to share the unique transitions that gave rise to her "shipping cookies to Oprah and Stedman" will inspire and motivate you. Chef will present, "From 0 to 350 Degrees: Proofing the Sweet Life of a Celebrity Private Baker."


In addition to these customized learning and training sessions - Unbounded Images will capture and provide a professional headshot for each attendee. VIPs will receive two (2) poses for their use on social and print media.

VIP Tickets also include a private sommelier designed wine and bourbon pairing experience and a 30-minute scheduled professional coaching session.

Continental breakfast and lunch provided.

Free Parking.

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