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First Coast Forecast: Women Driving Growth in Jacksonville

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Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens

829 Riverside Avenue

Jacksonville, FL 32204

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Join us for a look at the economic, political and market factors that are contributing to growth in Jacksonville.

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7:30 – 8:00: Breakfast/Registration/Networking

8:00-9:00: Panel Discussion

9:00 – 9:30: Q&A

Our time is valuable and limited, so where should the women of Jacksonville be investing it? Join us for a look at the economic, political and market factors that are contributing to growth in Jacksonville and a discussion on how you can best contribute in the areas that mean the most to you.

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Teri is a Tax Partner in DHG’s Jacksonville office with 20 years of experience in the accounting industry, during which she has developed a passion for the personal growth and success of Jacksonville’s businesswomen. As a graduate of the Jacksonville Women’s Business Center’s Leadership Matters program, locally recognized as a ‘Woman of Influence’ by the Jacksonville Business Journal, host of DHG’s annual Women Forward panel, and a member of the Jacksonville Chamber’s Professional Women’s Council, Teri continuously strives to bring value and insight to women in the local business community.

Outside of DHG, Teri enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, as well as pursuing her interests in traveling, cooking and trying out new additions to Jacksonville’s dining scene.

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Lori Boyer is the Chief Executive Officer of the City of Jacksonville’s Downtown Investment Authority. She began this role in July of 2019 following a career as an attorney, business owner and City Council member.

Her passions on City Council were the transformation of our extraordinary water assets into experiences that enhance quality of life and tourism, revitalizing Downtown, improving bicycle and pedestrian safety, and addressing the impacts of flooding and sea level rise all while guarding the financial stability of the City. Now at DIA, she is focusing on the residential first strategy combined with waterfront activation, enhanced streetscapes, and two-way street conversion in order to facilitate strong restaurant and retail corridors and neighborhood centers that energize the sidewalks and build communities within Downtown.

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Sunny Gettinger currently runs communications for Google Fiber in the southeast and midwest - managing public relations in 8 cities to drive localized narratives to reach new and existing customers. She's been with Google for over twelve years in different capacities, focused on workplace culture and HR issues and both internal and external communications and government relations, and has a proven record of helping teams of all sizes have big impact. A resident of Jacksonville since 2009, Sunny is the past chair of Riverside Avondale Preservation’s board and also serves on the boards for the Early Learning Coalition of Duval and the Jewish Community Alliance. She recently completed a run for city council, losing by fewer that 250 votes (out of 10,000+).

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Dr. Diana L. Greene began her tenure as Superintendent of Duval County Public Schools (DCPS), the 20th largest school district in the nation, on July 1, 2018. She arrived in this role with extensive classroom and leadership experience, beginning with her first elementary teaching position at Mamie Agnes Jones in Baldwin, Florida. Prior to becoming a superintendent in Duval County, Dr. Greene served as Superintendent and Deputy Superintendent of Instructional Services in Manatee County. During her 33-year career as an educator, she has spent time as a teacher, assistant principal, and principal as well as in curriculum development, staff development and in senior executive leadership.

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Sabeen Perwaiz is Executive Director of Florida Nonprofit Alliance where she strengthens, promotes and advocates on behalf of Florida’s nonprofit sector. During her tenure, FNA released Florida's first nonprofit economic impact report and nonprofit compensation survey.

Since 2012, Perwaiz has led the all volunteer team for TEDxJacksonville. Perwaiz serves on the steering committee for Women's Giving Alliance and is a member of the Jacksonville Women's Network. She is a graduate of Leadership Jacksonville and Leadership Florida Connect. Perwaiz has been named an Aspen Ideas Scholar, Woman of Influence, and 40 under 40. She has also received a One Jax Humanitarian award. In 2018, Perwaiz was appointed to Florida's Commission on Community Service.

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Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens

829 Riverside Avenue

Jacksonville, FL 32204

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