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Lisa Harris McLean
Stacey De Forest is an EXPERT AT TIME MANAGEMENT.
Stacey balances her roles as a dedicated mother to four amazing boys, loving wife, home school teacher and an advocate for Special Needs children, as well a professional photographer.
She is the co-founder of Calhoun County Parents of Autistic Children
Support Group (P.A.C.) and Autism Safety Awareness for First Responders.
Stacey’s entrepreneurial spirit emerged when her mother gave her a
camera when she was fourteen years old. She was hooked from the moment
she grasped that Pentax ME-1. Stacey knew she was going to be a
photographer and entrepreneur one day but her plans were paused as she
fell in love, got married and started a family with her husband Peter.
Soon after she received her degree in photography she was given the news
that her son had Autism. That was the moment that she became an
advocate for children with autism. Devoting much of her time learning
everything she could about Autism, she graciously put her dreams of
starting her own photography business on hold. Stacey banded together
with another Mom to start an Autism Support group to help families
advocate and support their child/children with Autism, as well as each
In 2009 Stacey and her husband adopted a baby boy. He was
diagnosed at the age of two Autism. Now being a mother to two children
with Autism, she knew she had to make a change in order to be able to
MANAGE HER TIME to do EVERYTHING SHE WAS PASSIONATE ABOUT which included
having the TIME to home school her children, be an advocate for their
needs, and still have the time to spend with her entire family and her
"I always tell people to take the TIME to be present with other people. I love to photograph lifestyle moments ...to stand back and observe.. to capture the raw emotion.. the facial expressions..the essence of the moment. Life is short, TIME IS A PRECIOUS commodity ...pictures are all we have left when TIME runs out." - Stacey DeForest
Join us at the 2017 Women N.O.W. Conference to hear more of Stacey’s
story. Stacey is very passionate about helping women build confidence
in pursuing their dreams while juggling daily life.
Shamonika Lyons will tell you how to work through your fears and MOVE FORWARD!
This beautiful lady served in the military for 7 years, is a former police
officer, and most recently served others in the insurance industry.
Overcoming adversity is something she has done many times over. She
will be sharing her story at the conference not only inspire YOU but to
help YOU overcome the challenges that you face in your life and
"I've always had a passion to contribute and give back in ways that are meaningful to the community." - S. Lyons
Nicole Martinez is a San Antonio native
who is inspired by her grandmother to live FEARLESSLY YET HUMBLY.
Her story will INSPIRE YOU and her tips & resources will help you achieve your goals! She is the author of the following books: Intentional Business, The Logan's Tree, and Midday Meditations. With the heart of a teacher and a passion for helping others achieve their personal, professional, and spiritual goals, she focuses on straightforward strategies through her Equip- Empower- Encourage motto. Nicole believes that GIVING BACK to your community is vitally important. She gives back by teaching 9th and 10th grade Sunday School twice a month and loves to cook in her spare time.
" I want to help women create a story that will bring visibility to their business." Nicole Roshell Martinez
Adele Hamelwright is a STRONG BELIEVER in NOT LETTING YOUR PAST
DICTATE YOUR FUTURE.
She has served as Youth Pastor at her local Church
from since 1995. Her work in youth ministry for more than 30 years has
included serving as Youth Pastor in Florence, TX; Youth
Coordinator/Youth Minister of Partners In Ministry in West Texas Eastern
Convocation; Youth Coordinator of a Lay Renewal Team and Youth
Coordinator for an Experiencing God Team for the Baptist General
Convention of Texas. She has also
served on the Bishop’s Youth Commission for the Episcopal Diocese of
West Texas. Adele has volunteered and worked with many organizations in
her county and currently works for the local Independent School
Her passion for service combined with her GOD given talents has lead her to speak to women & girls. "Her mission to BUILD UP WOMEN & GIRLS is the very reason I invited Adele to be part of this conference." Lisa Harris-McLean/Host of #WNOW17
Adele's story begins in Wichita Falls,TX where she grew up and
graduated from High School in 1980. She attended Midwestern State
University. While attending school in Wichita Falls, she met her
husband. They have been married for 34 years and have 3 sons. Her
passion to help women overcome adversity comes from a very personal
story which she will share with YOU at the conference.
" If I
would have allowed what happened to me growing up to define what I would
become today, I would be a statistic. I am here today to tell you that
YOU are the NAVIGATOR of your decisions and GOD wants you to be the
ABUNDANT, AMAZING, UNIQUE, LOVING, SUCCESSFUL person you are! " -A. Hamelwright
Lisa Harris McLean otherwise known as @ TEEN COACH DIVA is
EMPOWERMENT coach for WOMEN & GIRLS, author, speaker and most
importantly an advocate for women & girls worldwide.
Her passion to EMPOWER girls inspired Lisa to create a business in 2010 that offered coaching services, events & travel opportunities for girls in her community. After working closely with the girls she noticed a strong interest from women, not only in her community but in other nearby cities that sought the same opportunities. With the feedback she adapted her business plan to include not only girls but women as well. Believing strongly that everyone possesses a unique talent, Lisa offers resources that assist women and girls to discover their special gifts.
She has been a self employed, small business owner for many years as
well as a being a wife (just celebrated her 25th wedding anniversary)
mother and community leader. She has worked with teen & tween girls
in several programs throughout the years including: Calhoun County YMCA
Youth & Teen Director, Girl Scouts /Membership Director, Boys &
Girls Club outreach programs, Texas Communities in Schools -
Entrepreneur Club on Campus Program, creator/facilitator of a community
Youth & Teen Dance for kids/teens and other projects in my own
Her experience and desire to serve more people outside her community lead her to proclaim a bigger goal to EMPOWER more people that focuses on WOMEN & GIRLS WORLDWIDE.
Lisa is currently working to REACH & TEACH 1 MILLION WOMEN & GIRLS to be a D.I.V.A.s by 2020.
What is a D.I.V.A. ???
A D.I.V.A. is a women or girl who Dreams BIG - Inspire others- Values herself and Achieves her goals.
"Girls today are the WOMEN of tomorrow.. these are the future leaders, teachers, mothers, and overall feminine energy source that will take us into the next millennium. I feel a strong sense of responsibility to pass on what I have learned on to others in order to make their journey through life a more positive, authentic experience. My work has given me the opportunity to touch the lives of many women and girls with the intention of causing a ripple effect which will continue to reach others in the same positive way." Lisa Harris-McLean
JOIN US at the WOMEN N.O.W. "NAVIGATING OUR WORTH" Conference June
24th. Not ONLY are the speakers amazing BUT the conference staff are
INCREDIBLE, INSPIRING WOMEN as well!!
Come meet Nicole Vincent at
Nichole Vincent, Psy.D. is currently a post-doctoral
psychologist at a local university in San Antonio, TX. She shares that
throughout her experiences she has formed a deep appreciation for the
broad range of students’ presenting difficulties, and greatly enjoys
working with clients who have relational difficulties, past trauma, low
self-esteem, grief and loss, and anxiety. She states “I continue to be
fascinated by the many strengths of the clients I encounter and feel
honored to serve them during this pivotal period as they transform into
the best possible version of themselves.” “I often receive feedback that
I am genuine, open, energetic, funny, creative, and sincerely
interested in meaningful interactions. I appreciate diversity, and I
enjoy collaborating with others.
My genuine interest in people allows me to be compassionate, understanding, and empower others to create desired changes in their lives.” She brings all of these qualities to her full time job as a psychologist and also to her business which she owns and operates; Beadazzle: A Unique Boutique. She is a self-taught jewelry designer for the past 11 years who loves color and creating affordable wearable art for people! She prides herself in creating one-of-a-kind pieces (with the exception of some earrings and some of bracelets) along with other crafty things (e.g., worry stones, customizable post-it note clipboard holders). With San Antonio being her recent “home” she has quickly become an active member in the ladypreneur community and even recently started an online book club through the D.I.V.A. tribe to provide an additional outlet and platform to assist fellow ladybosses in empowering themselves and further grow their businesses! You can look forward to Nichole bringing her warm and friendly presence to the WNOW conference in June as she will be assisting with brief interviews to help all attendees grow their social media presence for their respective businesses!
"I am thrilled to be a part of this awesome women's only
empowering conference on 6/24 taking place in my new home city! An entire day of networking,
learning more about growing your business and working on yourself to
break down barriers and limitations to your reach! Join me there!" -Nicole Vincent