Category: elevatedwomen

The Elevated Woman: Kara Dykert

We’re so excited to introduce Kara Dykert as one of our speakers for the Elevate Women’s Event! Kara is a bonafide foodie, so it’s no surprise that her talk will relate hunger and longing, and all the beauty and messiness that happens in times of growth. We can’t wait to hear her speak in September!…
Read more


May 17, 2017 0

The Elevated Woman: Jennifer Wadella

What’s your day job? Software Engineer and Founder of Kansas City Women in Technology Why’d you choose to get involved in the Elevate Women’s Event? When I’m not writing code I spend my time helping other women achieve what they thought they couldn’t, and I love to share my experience, and more importantly – my…
Read more


May 11, 2017 0

The Elevated Woman: Crystal Davis-Mujahid

What’s your day job? Brand ambassador for Organicblood Why’d you choose to get involved in the Elevate Women’s Event? My very first online customer service job led me to picking up Sarah Hatter’s book The Customer Support Handbook. After I read it I knew that I needed to meet her. Our visions were so similar.…
Read more


May 11, 2017 0

The Elevated Woman: Heather Shellen

One of the most exciting additions to our speaker lineup at Elevate Women is Heather Shellen, a woman who’s on a mission to raise forward-thinking children in a seriously backwards-thinking world. Heather recently took up arms as an amateur activist, and will be sharing her amazing story of spontaneous involvement in the Women’s March on…
Read more


April 26, 2017 0

The Elevated Woman: Megan Bigelow

We’re so thrilled to have Megan Bigelow on our advisory board! Not only is Megan a past Elevate Summit speaker, she’s also the President of Portland Women in Tech. Megan has brought amazing insight and encouragement to the table while we’ve planned this event and we’re so humbled to have her on board! What’s your day…
Read more


April 18, 2017 0

The Elevated Woman: AJ Arms

Meet Amanda Joy Arms – 👑. Is there more we need to say? She’s a fearless supporter of women and an advocate for those affected by homelessness, and lives by the mantra “I shine best when helping build people up.” We’re so blessed to have Amanda as a supporter and contributor for Elevate Women! What’s your day job?…
Read more


April 17, 2017 0

The Elevated Woman: Celina Zamora-Torres

What can we say about Celina Zamora-Torres other than WOW GIRL. Celina is a constant reminder that your story and experience are what define you – from the weird jobs to the bad situations, it’s all a valuable part of growth and essential to gaining wisdom. We’re so honored for her to tell her story…
Read more


April 17, 2017 0

The Elevated Woman: Heidi Craun

Meet another one of our favorite inspiring, passionate, tenacious women: Heidi Craun. Heidi not only leads an amazing team doing really cool work, she’s also the co-founder and producer of Intermitten, a conference exploring creative and innovative entrepreneurship in Ann Arbor, MI. Plus she is one heck of a dancer (trust us, we have video!).…
Read more


April 11, 2017 0

The Elevated Woman: Mercer Smith-Looper

Mercer has been a part of the Elevate community for years now, and has been a huge inspiration as we’ve designed and produced our women’s event. She’s a force of women’s empowerment throughout her entire life, whether it’s encouraging women to love their bodies and find strength through yoga practice, writing and speaking on self-care, and…
Read more


April 11, 2017 0

The Elevated Woman: Sarah Hatter

Hey all! Meet our producer and main idea-maker, Sarah Hatter! She’s an author, public speaker, conference producer, and entrepreneur. Sarah’s well known in the tech industry for her work focusing on the importance of customer experience and brand strategy and for her efforts to bring professional development to the world of customer support. Sarah lives in Orange…
Read more


April 11, 2017 0