Featured Industry Experts

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Sponsorship Showcase

Each year we accept applications for speakers of innovative and exceptional women in the lowcountry. We select our speakers based off of a continuous theme of entrepreneurship, innovation, and motivation! We have had a large variety of speakers talk on subjects including entrepreneurship, local politics, innovation, women's health, and passion.

Past Speakers

Our past speakers have excelled in their careers and businesses. They have learned and executed innovative strategies to keep moving forward! We are honored to have worked with such incredible strong women.

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Innovation & Entrepreneurship 

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Sierra Pollard

CEO of Winnovation Agency

Sierra is the first person to study Innovation at the undergraduate and graduate levels. She decided that she wanted to connect women in innovation and help female 

entrepreneurs start their businesses!

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Melissa Epstein

Energy Leadership Index Master

Melissa holds a BA in business and a minor in psychology from the University of Elon and is a Certified Professional Coach and Energy Leadership Index – Master Practitioner. Melissa lives in Bluffton, SC with her husband, three children, and fur baby. 

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Entrepreneur, Author, Digital Leader

Jen Wolfe 

Entrepreneur, Author, Digital Leader & Global IP Strategist, CEO & Founder of Whisper Creek Spa

Jen has served as the CEO of Dot Brand 360, a digital agency and registrar, and managing partner of intellectual-property law firm—Wolfe, Sadler, Breen, Morasch and Colby—ranked in the top seventy-five patent-law firms in the country by IP Today. Her research, thought leadership and books have been endorsed by senior executives from Microsoft, Procter & Gamble, Richemont, Scripps Networks Interactive, Uber, General Electric and the Motion Picture Association of America. She is a proud step-mother and mother to four children. 

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Jen Kopke

Jen's Personal Training

Jen Kopke has been an AFAA Certified Personal Trainer for 16 years. She has trained clients ranging from high school athletes to senior citizens. Her engaging and personalized approach is centered around the clients’ goals and success. Jen maintains a high level of physical fitness and has competed in a number of adventure races and triathlons. She is a Marine Corps Wife and Mother of three!

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Physical Wellness

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Wellness Coach

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Susannah Winters

Wellness Coach & Entrepreneur

Susannah is a Wellness Coach and owner of Hilton Head Island Coffee Company. I’m inspired by real-life connections, nature, women in business, delicious coffee, and books. I live on Hilton Head Island with my husband, two kids, and our big dogs.

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Kim Williams

GuGo Movement

Kim is a full time nurse who has started a movement to help families balance their screen time with green time, thus improving their mental and physical health and relationships with each other. 

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Innovation & Entrepreneurship 

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Sierra Pollard

CEO of Winnovation Agency

Sierra is the first person to graduate with an undergrad and graduate degree in innovation. She owns the Winnovation Agency and is a Professor of Innovation at the University of Florida. She decided that she wanted to connect women in innovation and help female entrepreneurs start their businesses!

Lisa Sulka

Mayor of Bluffton

Mayor Lisa Sulka has called the Bluffton- Hilton Head area home for 37 years. Born and raised in Prosperity, SC, a small southern town just outside of Columbia, she finished her higher education at Clemson University. After college, Lisa moved to Hilton Head Island and started her own business, which she owned for 15 years. This business venture led to her relationship with Hampton Hall, where she was part of the original sales team. Lisa currently works for Carson Realty, a full service real estate firm in Bluffton, SC.

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Mayor of Bluffton

Melissa Epstein

Energy Leadership Index Master

Melissa holds a BA in business and a minor in psychology from the University of Elon and is a Certified Professional Coach and Energy Leadership Index – Master Practitioner. Melissa lives in Bluffton, SC with her husband, three children, and fur baby. 

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Entrepreneur

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Elizabeth Millen

Owner of Pink Magazine

Holding a Bachelor of Science degree from the distinguished Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina, Elizabeth found the perfect way to marry her business acuity, creativity and compassion-filled heart in the creation of Pink and its mission to empower, inform, encourage and evoke thought. In addition to Pink, Elizabeth’s company also creates and publishes Paisley Magazine each month in South Coastal Georgia. Each market hosts the fabulous “Partini,” which is the largest ladies’ night out in both regions. 

Laurie Brown

Founder/Owner Aunt Laurie's

Laurie Brown is the founder/owner of Aunt Laurie’s, a company that connects people in meaningful ways through unique handwoven gift baskets. 

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Women's Summit of the Lowcountry
When
Jan 13, 2023, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Where
Location is TBD
 
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