Fair Media Council’s Women’s Empowerment Summit is a half-day event designed for women in all phases of their careers: From recent college graduates and upper management to those transitioning between careers or reentering the workforce.
7:30 a.m.: Registration, networking & continental breakfast
Sponsored by Hofstra University
8:00 a.m.: Program & A-List Raffle Begins
Sponsored by: Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty, Hofstra University
Exhibitor Sponsor: Bethpage Federal Credit Union
Exhibitors: North Shore-LIJ Health System, Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty, Hofstra University, Bethpage Federal Credit Union & Milieu
8:45 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Session I Workshop:
Style in the Workplace: Making the Right Impression When You Enter a Room
Cathy Berger, Founder, Fashion Societé - Cathy Berger is the host of the monthly Image of Success Networking Series and producer of large fashion shows for charity fundraisers. As a frequent presenter of topics such as “The Power of Fashion to Professional Success”, Cathy is sought after as an image and wardrobe guru. She earned a B.A. from SUNY Albany and an M.B.A. in Finance from LI University/CW Post.
Nicole B. Brewer, Executive Editor & Publisher, Hamptons.com, Web & Sales Development, Hamptons Online, Executive Vice President, Press Club of Long Island- Nicole B. Brewer is the Executive Vice President for PCLI and co-creator of the award-winning website Hamptons.com. She works with freelance and contributing writers and manages all social media, marketing, web design, and branding for the site. Nicole is an award winning editor, journalist, and photographer.
Karin Caro, CEO, BluChip Marketing- Karin Caro’s dedication to corporate business development has been integral to her companies’ growth, as the finesse she displayed throughout the expansion process for several of her businesses were recognized by Inc. 500 as three of the fastest growing companies nationwide.In addition, she dedicates much of her time and creativity to the community, with her involvement in various organizations and charities.
Moderator: Stacey Sweet, Executive Producer, Life Is Sweet TV-Stacey Sweet is a nationally recognized, award-winning on air television host, correspondent and producer. Life is Sweet TV, is a unique online news and entertainment content site that was recently honored for feature coverage with a prestigious Folio Award. Sweet is the former Weekend Co-Host and Senior Correspondent for TV’s news magazine, Inside Edition, and was a NY based Correspondent for TV Guide Network. Sweet is also an alumnus of News 12 Long Island.
Marieelena Vulpis, M.S.W., Director of Career Services, Briarcliffe College- Marieelena Vulpis has been the Director of Career Services for Briarcliffe College since November 2011, overseeing the three campuses. Her focus has been on empowering the student by providing them the tools on how to conduct an effective self-directed job search. Prior to that, Ms. Vulpis has worked as a consultant to school districts with students who have mild disabilities on college planning, employment, internships, and daily living skills. She has a Master’s in Social Work from Adelphi University.