FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2021
10:00am – 5:00pm EDT
Attend Virtually or In-Person
Location for in-person event:
Comfort Suites Innsbrook
4051 Innslake Dr, Glen Allen, VA 23060
DON’T MISS THIS UNIQUE VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE!
Are you a woman making an IMPACT?
Are you using your voice to INFLUENCE?
Are you ready to INNOVATE?
If you answered YES!!! then join us for Come Find Your FAB 2021, an event where you will learn from women changemakers, you will connect with supportive and inspiring women, and you will leave ready for your next big thing. As women, we want to make a difference; we know the importance of showing up in life and business. That’s why we have curated an incredible and FABulous lineup of women speakers to share their expertise with you!
FABWOMEN is all about bringing diverse women from all over the world together to learn and support each other. Our CFYF all-day signature event takes that mission to a whole new level. Get ready to LEVEL-UP with us! Check below for the speaker’s information and to register! Together we can IMPACT, INFLUENCE, and INNOVATE!!
This event is NOT just another virtual summit, or a webinar, or just another zoom call. Instead, we create an EXPERIENCE that delivers the best of the best.
When you attend Come Find Your FAB all-day event, you will:
✔ Experience a virtual event like no other
✔ Have opportunities to connect with FABulous women all over the world
✔ Leave feeling inspired to take action and make an impact!
Meet Our Speakers
by Shanna Kabatznick CVP, FOUNDER of FABWOMEN
Shanna’s vision of creating a community where women felt included, supported, and uplifted led to creating an international network of diverse women. FABWOMEN has continued to grow and evolve. Shanna believes in a bigger vision and that by continuing to embrace change, find ways to stand out, and support her members, she is creating a win-win relationship. Shanna will be starting the event with her high energy, inspiring thoughts, and fun laughter. Get ready to embrace what the FABWOMEN community has to offer.
A top producer in her field, Shanna was the rare Latina in the Million Dollar Round Table (M.D.R.T.), Women Leaders’ Symposium, and many other leadership conferences, who continuously broke records in sales and customer engagement… READ MORE
Founder and C.E.O. of FABWOMEN
A top producer in her field, Shanna was the rare Latina in the Million Dollar Round Table (M.D.R.T.), Women Leaders’ Symposium, and many other leadership conferences, who continuously broke records in sales and customer engagement. Shanna specializes in working with organizations and teams in the insurance, banking, and financial services industries. Her presentations are focused on creating authentic connections with prospects, building relationship-based teams, and embracing cross-cultural diversity.
She has been featured in CBS6 Virginia This Morning, A.B.C. 8 News (W.R.I.C.), Sonabank POWER Plug Podcasts, Take the Lead podcast, and many others. Shanna is the Founder of FABWOMEN, a diverse organization for women that focuses on connecting women from all over the world to grow both personally and professionally. Shanna is an international speaker and published author and recently released her book “Master the Art of Connecting- 30 tips to Authentic Conversations”.
Click here to connect with Shanna on LinkedIn
Queen Bee Empowering Virginia
by Heather Marie Van Cleave, Miss Virginia for America 2021
Heather Marie Van Cleave is a daughter of two Broadway actors, a single mom of 3 amazing teenagers, a domestic violence survivor, and a fashion-infused Mental Health Advocate… READ MORE
If you are local to Virginia, you have probably heard her name! Heather Marie won the title and crown as Miss Virginia for America 2021. She is gorgeous and uses her INFLUENCE to support and empower women to believe in their worth to thrive in life no matter what they have gone through. After personally living in dark moments of her own life with fears & anxiety, she learned how to overcome and survive with a passion for helping others struggling to help them overcome. Her passion is to empower her kids and everyone she meets by sharing her story and encouraging others to share theirs too.” In this presentation, you will:
- Share in her journey of surviving domestic violence.
- Learn ways to gain emotional intelligence and know your worth.
- Step into your full potential no matter what
Heather Marie Van Cleave – Miss Virginia for America 2021
Heather Marie Van Cleave is a daughter of two Broadway actors, a single mom of 3 amazing teenagers, a domestic violence survivor, and a fashion-infused Mental Health Advocate. In May 2021, she won the title and crown as Miss Virginia for America 2021 to continue her platform on a larger scale and compete for the Miss America Strong title in November 2021 in Las Vegas.
In the public eye, she’s a motivational speaker and spokeswoman on many platforms, including Heather Marie Speaks & RVA Fashion Week, sharing encouragement on the air to thousands of listeners weekly as well as in corporate settings both virtually and in person.
She also gives exclusive mental health consultations to help people on a personal level with multi-layered lifestyles, whether it’s in the dark secrets of fame or from the stress and anxiety that can find its way into the lives of many successful people.
She is an entrepreneur who has thrived in the business management and operations fields most of her life as well as a Jane of all trades, recently purchasing and rebranding an English Tea room in downtown Richmond VA called Queen Bee & Co., where she offers her guests a destination experience of English High Tea as well as encouraging her guests to enjoy a relaxing environment and moment of pause in their life for their mental health and self-care. She released a single with the well-known DJ & producer Andrew Hypes on Valentine’s Day 2021 called “Fairytale,” encouraging both men and women to make sure to love themselves first before they try to love anyone else. The single can be found on all streaming platforms, with more music collaborations coming soon!
After personally living in dark moments of her own life with fears & anxiety, she learned how to overcome and survive with a passion for helping others struggling. Her passion is to empower her kids and everyone she meets by sharing her story and encouraging others to share theirs too.”
Click here to connect with Heather Marie on Facebook
HOW TO WORK A ROOM® Embrace Serendipity for YOUR Success
by Susan RoAne
You can meet, converse and connect with “strangers” at any event once you’ve heard Susan RoAne’s presentations or read (or listened to) her landmark bestseller: How To Work a Room®…. READ MORE
The abilities to meet, mingle and make meaningful connections are not only preferable, but after a year of remote work and isolation, they are ESSENTIAL. As we begin to return to meetings, events, and gatherings, those who engage others— as they interact face-to-face —will enjoy the additional benefits of developing rapport and trust that are the foundation of long-term relationships and referrals.
Research on shyness has yielded an interesting fact: Over 90% of American adults self-identify as SHY. That includes founders, venture capital funders, vendors, colleagues, potential clients, and partners.
FORBES recognized Susan RoAne as one of the nation’s Top 25 networking experts. The Economist is the best-selling author of the new Silver Anniversary edition of How To Work a Room® and communication strategist who gets her audiences up on their feet practicing their in-person socializing skills that build relationships.
As a result of this presentation, attendees will have tools, strategies, and practical application to:
- Create A FIVE Point Preparation Plan
- Draft, deliver and practice a memorable Self-Introduction
- Approach “Strangers” and “Break the ice” at meetings, conventions, and social functions
- Engage comfortably in Small Talk and Turn it into BIG TALK
- Converse confidently Face-To-Face using the OAR™ method building rapport, referrals, and relationships
- Navigate the cues and etiquette of our new, post remote reality
- Embrace the Three Ways to Exit from conversations GRACIOUSLY
- Connect and stay engaged with others in the workplace and personal space
- Follow-up and stay connected both digitally and using OLD SCHOOL Personal
- Have FUN in the process!!!
If you have ever walked into a room full of strangers and felt uncomfortable…you are not alone! You can meet, converse and connect with “strangers” at any event once you’ve heard Susan RoAne’s presentations or read (or listened to) the Silver Anniversary edition of Susan RoAne’s landmark bestseller: How To Work a Room®
Susan RoAne leads a double life as a global professional keynote speaker and international best-selling author.
Susan provides customized keynote presentations, business networking workshops, and webinars, How To Work a Room® coaching and continues to serve clients from Fortune 20-500 companies, associations and universities. Her presentations include various aspects of business networking, communication, building a base of business referrals through social media, and savvy socializing…face to face in this digital world.
Some of Susan’s clients include UnitedHealth Group, Kraft Foods, Intel, Office Depot, US Navy, Coca-Cola, Oracle Users Group, Boeing, Deloitte Touche, US Air Force, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Lockheed, Yale University, Wharton, Stanford University, and Hershey Foods.
Susan also serves her clients as a Mistress of Ceremonies, Panel Moderator, and Facilitator.
She has fully revised and updated the Silver Anniversary edition of her classic HOW TO WORK A ROOM®; for Harper Morrow is available a trade paperback, an ebook for iPad, Kindle, Nooks, etc., and an unabridged audiobook by MacMillan Audio. Available at local bookstores and online.
Specialties: Named one of the 25 Networking Experts on Forbes.com, Named a Favorite Speaker of meeting planners in M & C magazine, Susan RoAne speaks on: How to Work A Room® (her protectable trademark), Face to Face: How To Reclaim the Personal Touch in a Digital World, The Secrets of Savvy Networking & What Do I Say Next?.
Click here to connect with Susan on LinkedIn
Connecting on Clubhouse Lead with Heart & Inspire
by Dyanne Joyner
Dyanne Joyner is all about Heart-Centered Leadership and helping women entrepreneurs around the world get their message out in a way that feels good and connects to the hearts of their clients… READ MORE
In the world of marketing, social audio is rapidly growing in popularity. Clubhouse has proven to be a platform that allows you to make quality connections quickly without having to worry about your hair, make-up, or lighting! Graphics simply aren’t enough anymore, and for some, video has been a bridge too far. Clubhouse is an easier way to super-charge your visibility. It allows you to instantly connect with people from all over the world on the topics that matter most to you. You get to share your expertise, learn directly from experts you may not have ever had the chance to meet, collaborate with amazing leaders and grow your community in a way that outpaces other platforms. If you’re not on Clubhouse yet, what are you waiting for? During this interactive session you’ll learn:
- The basics of clubhouse
- How to optimize your profile
- Key to finding and creating the best Clubhouse rooms to grow your brand
- Understand how to use CH to grow your business authentically
Dyanne Joyner is all about Heart-Centered Leadership and helping women entrepreneurs around the world get their message out in a way that feels good and connects to the hearts of their clients. Dyanne is the creator of the Fear & Doubt Detox and a highly sought-after expert in the areas of branding and women’s empowerment. She’s passionate about teaching women to get out of their own way and embody the power of their unique brand story. Her clients refer to her as a master at making things feel easy. As a curious student of life, when she is not teaching or creating, you’ll find Dyanne immersed in personal development, watching the back yard birds, and spending time with her family.
Click here to connect with Dyanne on LinkedIn
CLOSING PANEL DISCUSSION
How Women Influencers use LinkedIn to Share their Voice and Make an IMPACT
Panelists: V. Lakshmi (Rachel Beck), Kenyatta Turner and Raquel Borras
The beauty of a virtual event is the power we have on bringing a diverse panel of FABulous women together to share their voice and thoughts on using social media to share their stories and make and an IMPACT. We know that the number of followers on social media is not the only thing that matters. Still, when together Rachel, Raquel, and Kenyatta have over 250,000 followers on LinkedIn, it means that their voice has a further reach and stronger impact. Each of our panelists uses LinkedIn to connect their audience, support them and inspire them. Raquel Borras uses LinkedIn to share her message most genuinely and authentically by being vulnerable. Because of that, she has been given incredible opportunities like starting her YouTube channel Raq The Boat and becoming the Founder of the youth 17 and under social network XXO.
To understand the power of positivity, you must get to know Rachel Beck! Her philosophy on using LinkedIn is to have a way to pay it forward and make a difference. Rachel believes that being an influencer on social media is a responsibility and wants her voice to make an impact. Knowing Kenyatta is knowing a powerful network on LinkedIn. Kenyatta has used her influence to share her knowledge and expertise and shed light on people’s “superpowers” Together, these 3 FABulous women will provide you with a panel that will leave you excited, motivated, and ready to build your following. Like Rachel says, “You start with one and never dismiss someone at the beginning of their journey.”
About V. Lakshmi
An award-winning international photographer, V. Lakshmi has owned and run a photography business in the Midwestern United States for eight years and counting. Writing is her next adventure… READ MORE
Kenyatta is a Behavioral SuperPowers Coach, Speaker, Author, Radio Talk Show Host, and is an Accredited Business and Financial DNA Consultant through DNA Behavior…. READ MORE
V. Lakshmi (Rachel Beck)
An award-winning international photographer, V. Lakshmi has owned and run a photography business in the Midwestern United States for eight years and counting. Writing is her next adventure, a newfound love that she embraces as a thrilling form of art. In looking through her camera lens, she has developed a unique perspective for dealing with the myriad boulders life has thrown her way and now weaves her vision into words in Finding Your Way: When Life Changes Your Plans. V.’s compelling memoir chronicles her uncommon life, starting as an orphan in a remote village in India who was later adopted and raised by a Caucasian Jewish family in America. With vulnerability, humor, and insight, she describes the emotions surrounding all sides of adoption, her intense encounters with racism, and her twenty-year battle with endometriosis, combined with infertility and the loss of motherhood. She is still standing today, learning to find forgiveness through it all and providing inspiration as a speaker on all these issues at the core of our humanity. An eternal optimist, she holds a Bachelor of General Studies with Minors in Psychology and Gender Studies and keeps one goal in her heart: that her triumphant stories inspire and help out as many people as she can before she leaves this planet.
Kenyatta Turner, MM
Kenyatta is a Behavioral SuperPowers Coach, Speaker, Author, Radio Talk Show Host, and is an Accredited Business and Financial DNA Consultant through DNA Behavior. She’s the founder and CEO of Freedom Empire Consulting, LLC, where they Coach, Influence, and Protect their clients, helping them build and shield their own Freedom Empires. She offers behavioral coaching, mastermind programs, leadership, and communication training for families and organizations.
Kenyatta is also the Chief Behavioral SuperPowers Officer for DreamSmart Academy, LLC, serves on the National Advisory Council for DreamSmart, Inc (501c3), and is the co-founder DreamSmart Life Prep Academy charter school.
As a Business Solutions Specialist with LegalShield, her team protects families, small business owners, and employees across the nation by providing access to quality, affordable legal, and identity theft services.
She is a creative and analytical thinker with 25+ years experience in higher education leadership, who has obtained a Masters’s degree in Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems, graduating Magna Cum Laude.
Behavioral SuperPowers = Outgoing, Fast-Paced “Influencer.”
Communication SuperPowers = Lifestyle / Goal-Setting
Click here to connect with Kenyatta on LinkedIn
I am the Founder of RAQVISION, powered by XXO Connect! RAQVISION is a youth 17 and under safe social network for our future Creators, Innovators, Disruptors, Changemakers, and Educators to project their voice and protect their reality. Real Connection. Real Community. Real Conversations. Anytime. Anywhere.
I am the Chief Excitement Officer of True To You Branding. My passion is to help you bring to life a personal brand that is “true to you”! My social media and branding expertise started with LinkedIn, where I studied other social media moguls and influencers. Because of my love for people and talent for audience engagement, my social media presence continues to increase very quickly. I believe that bringing valuable content, authenticity, and vulnerability to your social media is the key to gaining a solid following and presence💡
I started my own YouTube Channel called ‘Raq the Boat,’ where I have candid conversations with kids of all ages! The goal is to empower these kids and have them walk away feeling special, worthy, seen, and most importantly………..heard!❤️
I suffered from Clinical Depression and attempted suicide as a teenager. Because of that experience, I am now a huge Mental Health Advocate and have spoken on dozens of Podcasts and Livestreams about overcoming depression and thriving!
Click here to connect with Raquel on LinkedIn
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Schedule of Events
Inspiring HR provides employee management services designed to uncomplicate HR and empower small businesses, typically those with less than 50 employees.
We believe in relationships, responsiveness, and personalized solutions and assign a single dedicated HR Consultant to each company we work with.
We don’t just tell you what to do; we help you do it.
Media Bee Connections works with small to medium-sized entrepreneurial women-owned businesses creating a social media marketing program to brand and advertise their business. As a media management company, we work with all avenues of content alignment from proofreading and editing to writing copy, newsletters, press releases, real estate advertising, and more.
KWE Publishing brings magic to coaches, consultants, and speakers to craft their books and to demystify the writing process to maximize their credibility exposure, and expert status. As a writing coach, ghost writer, and publisher, our team empowers thought leaders to harness their incredible ideas and to share them through the creation of their published books. We make your book a reality in six steps.
Word Stylist empowers small business owners to share their personal and business stories to connect with their customers and their audience in a meaningful way. We achieve this by infusing their story elements into their content marketing such as their website, social media, email marketing, and even book writing.
Virtual Diva is your Virtual Business Operations Manager working side by side with you to heighten your profitability. Diane’s ability to take your business to the next level through her financial insight, market knowledge, and attention to detail is unsurpassed. What makes Diane unique is her talent for asking tough questions so she can make things happen that you might not know were possible.
TarshaSweets is a hidden gem in Virginia. We provide a wide variety of desserts and sweets to please even the pickest group. Our freshly baked goods are made with fresh ingredients and served with love.
Freedom Empire Consulting, founded by Kenyatta Turner, is a world-class coaching and consulting firm specializing in behavioral science. We use a Behavioral SuperPowers framework to help clients to decode their human behavior to optimize performance and enhance relationships using validated behavioral insights.
Everyone and every business deserve affordable legal and identity theft protection. Including you and yours! No matter how traumatic or trivial your situation, we are here to help. Unexpected legal and identity theft issues arise every day. With LegalShield on your side, you have the power to access legal and identity theft advice and services when you need them, all for one low monthly fee. As a FABWOMEN member, you can enjoy discounts on those monthly fees!
A weekly mastermind meeting at two different times on Tuesday so you always have access to the brilliance of the group. This is a lifeline for members. Every week you walk away pumped, confident and wiser.
- A private Facebook group of sharing, caring, and kick butt support
- One on One Coaching with Pegine (first come, first serve). Meet with Hall of Famer Keynote Speaker and award-winning businesswoman who for three decades has been a force in women’s entrepreneurship.
- For all details click the link below.
Crystal has 15 years of experience in the financial service industry. After learning from some of the top advisors in the industry, she decided to start her own company built on her core
values of knowledge, integrity, transparency, fairness, respect, and always putting the client first. In 2016, Crystal opened Crystal Clear Financial Solutions.
Crystal understands the value of protecting your assets and the people you care most about. She works with small businesses and families to find crystal clear solutions to financial success.
Hi, I am Donna Denson, The Dynamic Diabetic. I strategize with diabetics to overcome fear, confusion, and overwhelm so that they can live happily, love life, and thrive as a diabetic. On my way to this dream, I started doing videos and then discovered these amazing lashes. I wear glasses so the lashes help my eyes stand out in my videos. I love them so much that I joined the company so I can present them to others.
Robin Kaczka empowers people to achieve their vision of entrepreneurship and financial independence. She began her coaching and consulting career in Charlottesville VA offering women in transition entrepreneurial confidence and financial independence with Rodan+Fields. Now Robin also coaches business owners in transition in the retail and service industries.
I’m Alison Cougill, NMLS: 202000 Mortgage Loan Officer with Fairway Independent Mortgage. My objective is to give my clients a relationship to build on not just a transaction to close. From first-time buyers to move-up buyers, I want my clients to trust me to help them, as well as their family and friends, so I spend my time working on my referral relationships rather than just a transaction.
Barwick & Associates P.C. provides unparalleled personalized accounting services to a broad range of clients nationwide. As your certified accountants, we are here to ensure that all of your financial decisions are made carefully and with your best interests in mind. We are ready and able to serve as your financial advisor, tax planner, and guide along your path to success.
Class Act is a mother & daughter full-service wedding planning/special events, and catering business located in the Chesterfield area. We are experienced professionals who craft delectable southern dishes with a twist, as well as plan events for a vast array of corporate and special events in venues, as well as community centers located in Richmond and beyond. From bridal showers, engagement parties, and rehearsal dinners to your wedding day celebration, our experienced staff is passionate about providing the highest quality food along with personable and dependable service for your special day.