Elite Women Around The World Glass-Ceiling Shattering Night for Women Landerhaven March 8, 2019
Elite Women Around The World® is a global network of individuals, leaders, organizations and businesses coming together with a shared mission of enhancing the economic position of women globally. EWAW celebrated a Glass-Ceiling Shattering Night for Women on Women's International Day March 8, 2019.
A diverse group of professional women, and some men, gathered at Landerhaven for presentations, networking and dinner. In this video clip, Mistress of Ceremonies Dr. Mona Gupta welcomed the crowd.
Dr. Mona Gupta
She then introduced her program Co-Chair Dr. Rupesh Raina.
Dr. Rupesh Raina
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Meryl Johnson, Ohio State Board of Education, sang a powerful version of The Impossible Dream
The keynote address was given by Ohio Supreme Court Justice Melody J. Stewart. Justice Stewart was the first African-American woman elected to the Ohio Supreme Court.
Ohio Supreme Court Justice Melody J. Stewart
Justice Stewart was elected in November 2018 to a full term as the 161st Justice to serve on the Court. Highlights of her swearing in ceremony are shown first in this video.
Throughout the evening, many experts gave brief presentations geared to inform and inspire the audience. One of the presenters was Image Consultant Pat Gibson from The Artistry of You.
Dr. Mona Gupta introduced Pat who's speech was entitled 5 Minutes to Fabulous.
Lori Stevic-Rust, PhD, a board certified clinical health psychologist and national healthcare expert on senior services, also spoke.
Lori Stevic-Rust, PhD
Popular speaker Marvin Montgomery spoke about the Power of Attitude.
Dr. Claire Michael, a Pathology specialist affiliated with University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, spoke about making time to take care of yourself.
Dr. Claire Michael
In the midst of the presentations, Dr. Mona Gupta introduced the visionary behind EWAW, Rita Singh.
The evening continued with dinner, more presentations and networking.
Kelli Coleman, Oahn Loi-Powell, Lloree Morah and Qaisra Haider at the ClevelandWomen.com table