By Tammy Severino
| Leading With Heart: Global Women’s Summit held its inaugural New York event on Friday, August 2, 2019 at Civic Hall, New York’s nonprofit collaborative community. The all-day conference featured an impressive line-up of speakers, including corporate executives, entrepreneurs and leaders in the community, along with celebrities, best-selling authors, Academy Award and Emmy-winning screenwriters and journalists, professors, TEDx speakers, experts in the field of medicine and wellness, and executives in the music industry. The purpose of the conference was to inspire, empower, and support women of New York and all of the surrounding communities.
The seating was filled to capacity all day as attendees came to hear speakers. “I am so impressed with each and every speaker I have hear so far.” stated Chris S. She went on to say, “I have learned a lot today. I’ve gotten practical tools, learned how to set goals and been shown new perspectives on so many things I can incorporate into my life personally and professionally”. For those unable to attend, the event was live streamed via Civic Hall’s YouTube channel.
Sponsors for the event include Microsoft, Google, Craig Newmark Foundation, Luminate and SevBerg Global LLC. Proceeds from the event will benefit Civic Hall, a nonprofit collaborative community center that advances the use of technology for the public good.
Attendees were treated to talks and conversations with Sarah Hurwitz, Chief Speechwriter for Michelle Obama; Chelsea Parsons, Center for American Progress; Emmy Award-winning screenwriter Stephanie Liss; Nadine Niyitegka, Global Ambassador for the Akilah Institute in Rwanda; Christina Fulton, Founder of Stop the Bully and Immortal Beauty, Inc.; Pamela Workman, Man Made Music; Celebrity Civil Rights Attorney Michele Young; International bestselling authors Celine Santini and Maryann Candito; Wellness icons Dr. Stacy Berman and Melissa Botten; Mikah Fashion's Miriam Grunhaus; TEDx Speakers Galit Ventura Rozen, Cornell Thomas, Tina Powell, and Elizabeth Barry; Inc Magazine darling Dr. Hagit Glickman; Entrepreneur Magazine's "Best of the Best" Lisa Mercurio; journalists Judi Zirin-Hyman and Christina Hoag; entertainment industry executives; elected officials; nonprofit and corporate CEOS; medical experts and academics. The Leading With Heart: Global Women’s Summit was produced by SevBerg Global LLC. SevBerg Global is a boutique creative production agency founded by Tammy Severino, a local Long Island resident, and Mimi Bergman. SevBerg Global brings expertise and concierge level service to its roster of clients for their needs in brand management, business development, public relations, event production, booking, and content/copy. For more information on SevBerg Global visit www.sevberg.com or contact SevBergInfo@usa.com or (917) 300-9012.