The Global Women X Conference is focused on 6 disciplines; Health, Education, Finance, Law, Entrepreneurship, and Information Technology.

The Mission is to bring together business and professional women from all over the world to exchange and leverage their experiences in the fields of Healthcare, Finance, Legal, Business and Education, and will bring a new sense of self-awareness, self-empowerment and self-leadership that crosses political, cultural, religious, and national boundaries.

Conference Itinerary

Plenary And Breakout Sessions

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3:30 pm

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5:00 pm

Registration/Networking

Welcome Remarks & Speaker Introduction

Plenary # 1 TBD

Panel Discussion (Legal)  

Topic: Global Legal Protections for the Professional & Business Woman

Panel Description – Legal issues and concerns for Female professionals and business owners.

An examination of global legal protections and solutions

Panelists

Mrs. Roberta Torian Esq., RTD Partner, Reed Smith LLC / Philadelphia, PA

Commissioner Belinda Handy, Commissioner, Superior Court / Riverside, CA

Panel Discussion (Health)   

Topic: The Business of Health Care (How New Technologies & Innovations is impacting the practice and delivery of HealthCare)

Panel Description – Discussion of Different business and career opportunities in healthcare as a result of new Technology and innovations   Explore areas with female under-representation and which programs are available for female entrepreneurs

Moderator – Dr. Mamle Mante CEO Wynnewood Smiles

Panelists

Prof. Kwaku Ohene-Frempong, MD, President, Sickle Cell Foundation of Ghana; Director Emeritus, Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Leticia Otchere-Darko, Former President Ghana Physicians & Surgeons Foundation of North America

Dr. Ben Arthur, Founder and CEO, Decision Genetics Inc.

Dr. Vera Asante, CEO, Wellcheck Pharmacy

Panel Discussion (Business)    

Topic: Creating the right Business Plan & Social Media Branding for Success

Panel Description: Discussions on elements of a good Business Plan, creating a business to successful branding

Moderator – Angel Livas, Founder/Board Chair – The Woman Behind The Business

Panelists

Cindy Tawiah, CEO, Diva by Cindy Haircare Line

Nina Baksmaty, CEO and Head Designer, Koshie O

David D Simons, CEO Kingdom Social Media

Plenary # 2 (Working Lunch)

 Conference Philanthropic Initiative ( Sickle Cell Education and Awareness

Breakout #2

Panel Discussion (Technology) Room
Topic: Emerging Opportunities in IT

Panel Description – Exploring business and professional opportunities in IT

Moderator Lisa Adjei

Panelists

JaLisa Johnson, CEO at V-ETS
Jumoke Dada CSM, Technology Consultant

Panel Discussion (Finance)  

Topic: Positioning Your Personal & Business Finances for Growth (Proactive & Protective Strategies…..Know how to Count your Money)

Panel Description – How do you build wealth? How do you position your finances to increase your chances of accessing capital for growth? What are the best ways to protect your business and how much money are you leaving on the table. Make your efforts and resources count and don’t leave any costly blind spots unattended to.

Panelists

Florence Torson-Hart, Certified Financial Planner, Merrill Lynch
Darlene Atta, CEO, The Entrepreneurial Institute

Panel Discussion (Education)    

Topic: Education and Empowerment in the Me Too Era

Panelists

Carmita Champ, Director, Graduate Programs, LeBow College of Business (Drexel University)
Gail Lee Gardner, Best Selling Author
Christine Wheatley, Executive Director NED Africa

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Courageous Conversation – Breakthrough to Excellence (Know, Grow & Flow)

Panel Description. What does it take to achieve business and professional excellence? Panelists share their experiences and advice

Moderator Alexis Amankwarnor, Research Manager

Panelists

Commissioner Belinda Handy, Commissioner, Superior Court / Riverside, CA
Roberta Torian Esq., Partner, Reed Smith LLC / Philadelphia, PA
Prof. Kwaku Ohene-Frempong, MD, President, Sickle Cell Foundation of Ghana; Director Emeritus, Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania
Gail Lee Gardner, Best Selling Author

Closing Keynote Address –

H’E Mrs Samira Bawumia,  2nd Lady of the Republic  of Ghana