2022 Sponsors

PRESENTING SPONSOR   GOLD SPONSORS SILVER SPONSORS BRONZE SPONSORS Virtual Table SPONSORS WENDELYN MICHELL   GREEN SPONSORS   ELIZABETH BOH SHANNON BRICE   VENDOR MARKETPLACE MOXLOX   Interested in becoming a sponsor for the Women’s Leadership Summit? Please click here to view and purchase sponsorships for the 2022 Summit. EMAIL WLS@JLNO.ORG FOR SPONSORSHIP INQUIRIES. To view… Read More

2022 Speakers

The 2022 Women’s Leadership Summit The Women’s Leadership Summit, features a diverse line-up of speakers and sessions including an inspirational keynote speaker, an opening plenary, and nine breakout sessions. Breakout session topics had three focus areas — professional development, personal growth, and community engagement — with all sessions reflective of JLNO’s commitment to diversity, equity, and… Read More

Kemberley Washington

Kemberley “Kemcents” Washington, CPA is the co-founder of Washington CPA Services, LLC and the B.A.D.G.E.® plan.  She is an author, educator and personal finance news contributor.  She has authored The Ten Commandments to a Financial Healing, Are you wearing the B.A.D.G.E.? Financial Planner, 21 Days of Powerful Breakthroughs and a host of other books.  Excerpts… Read More

Lacy McManus

Lacy McManus is Program Manager for Employer Lead at Amazon Web Services. Previously, she served as the Vice President of Strategic Initiatives for Greater New Orleans, Inc.—the economic development alliance for the ten parish Greater New Orleans region—Lacy is responsible for relationships and coordination between business environment and business development activities, positioning the organization’s workforce,… Read More

Amy Boyle Collins

Amy Boyle Collins is an accomplished communications expert with deep roots in the Gulf South region. Amy leads a multi-talented team at Gambel Communications to provide best practice integrated marketing  and public relations services to clients across a myriad of industries.  Amy graduated from Loyola University New Orleans with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication … Read More

April Scott

April Scott is the Organizational Health and Diversity Manager at Entergy, headquartered in New Orleans, LA.  In that capacity, April manages an annual employee engagement survey that measures organizational health and culture of Entergy. She also works with company leaders to improve and deploy Entergy’s diversity strategy.  During her 12-year tenure at Entergy, April also… Read More

Meg Adams

Meg is the Director of Environmental Stewardship for New Orleans City Park. She has been at the Park since 2007, when she joined the efforts to rebuild the Park in the aftermath of catastrophic Katrina flooding. While rebuilding the damaged areas, and managing the construction of new facilities, she started the Green Team and has… Read More

Shellond Chester

Shellond Chester, with over 27 years of experience in higher education administration,  currently serves as the Assistant Provost and Chief Operating Officer of Academic Affairs at Xavier University of Louisiana.   At Xavier, she is responsible for the operations and budgets of all units within Academic Affairs. Prior to joining Xavier, Shellond held the position… Read More

Meaghan McCormack

Meaghan McCormack is St. Bernard Economic Development Foundation’s Executive Director. McCormack has nearly 10 years of experience working for and with community and economic development organizations to create a positive impact. Prior to joining EDF, McCormack was vice president of program management and strategic partnerships at the World Trade Center New Orleans (WTCNO). She functioned… Read More

Tania Tetlow, J.D.

Tania Tetlow, J.D., is the 17th university president of Loyola University New Orleans. She is  the first woman and the first layperson to lead  Loyola since the Society of Jesus founded the university in 1912. President Tetlow is also the  fourth woman president, as well as the youngest woman president, to lead one of the… Read More