On Saturday, March 29, 2014, rolling out presented its spring Female Success Factor seminar. This year’s theme, Social and Digital Mastermind Series, highlighted the journeys of the panelists whose careers span from cable TV sales and PR to journalism and Hollywood. This season’s panelists included Michele Thornton, VP of Ad Sales for Centric TV; Saptosa Foster, managing partner of 135th Street Agency, an experiential marketing and strategic communications with offices in New York and Atlanta; Stacii Jae Johnson, a political and entertainment leader, entrepreneur and the newest recruit to Atlanta’s V-103 FM’s lineup of radio personalities; and Aniesia Williams, brand executive and CEO of GOTO Ladies, a marketing, strategic brand management and event activation agency.
As part of National Women’s History Month, this event was designed to connect women of varying backgrounds and provide a platform for women to engage, innovate, be inspired, cultivate ideas, brainstorm and a build a community of influence with other professional women.
One attendee, Ja’Lisa Cheatham, shared her experience with her Instagram followers:
Want to say a big THANK YOU!! To these phenomenal woman I had the privilege of meeting & speaking with you today! @rollingout THANK YOU for putting together these panelist!! The event was a true SUCCESS!! I love networking & connecting with like minded woman!! #FSF2014 #womanwhowin#womanwhowin #businesswoman #blackgirlsrock #empowerment#networking #motivation #millionairemindset #wealth #leadership#personaldevelopment #focus #positivethinking #dreambig #inspired#coaching
Naya Powell, wholistic life strategist and owner of the Utopian Brand, shared with her followers:
On the heels of the women! #Michelle Thor[n]ton is the #Truth, dynamic powerhouse! Great seeing Tina Hart, fellow Wellness Coach! Another fabulous and inspiring event! #FemaleSuccessFactor by #RollingOut awesome seeds of wisdom! #FSF2014 #Iamrollingout #powerwomen #girlfriends #sisterfriends
Attendee Bergan says of her experience:
You have to be visionary in connections and in your career!!” …just one of the amazing jewels given today attending the ‘Female Success Factor: The Social & Digital Mastermind Seminar’ wow! I learned so much and enjoyed myself!#RollingOut #FSF2014 #FemaleSuccessFactor #NewYearNewThings
The panel was moderated by Christina Steed, SVP at Flowers Communications Group, who pointed out that while women often perceive climbing the ladder of success as something seamless, it actually can be more like trekking through a jungle until you reach your purpose.
Attendees visited the vendor marketplace which featured PZI Jeans and Country Financial offering fashion and financial advice, respectively. PZI Jeans’ Katrina Highsmith took measurements and invited women to visit their Denim Suite in Tucker, Ga. Country Financial representatives, Alexis Holt and Christopher Seabrook, spoke to women about their financial offerings and wealth building.
The event was held at the Atlanta History Center.