Motivating Women 2017: Building a Life of Leadership

Save the date! Motivating Women returns Friday, March 10, 2017!

Motivating Women:  Building a Life of Leadership

A professional development leadership seminar and luncheon.


We are excited to have three accomplished panelists for this year’s event!

Erika Laughlin, Owner, Erika Reade Ltd.

Tracy L. Garner, Vice President, Internet and Entertainment Field Services,

AT&T Technology Operations

Brenda Hill-Gilmore, Head Women’s Basketball Coach, Gainesville High School

Sponsorship opportunities are available!

Tables (8 seats): $500; Individual tickets: $50. Tables and tickets must be purchased in advance.

About our panelists

Erika Laughlin has been the sole owner of Erika Reade Ltd. for almost 30 years. The shop has always been in the same location, and she has expanded and remodeled several times thru the years. Erika Reade Ltd. has long been a “go-to” shop for designers in Atlanta and the Southeast and is a destination for many out-of-town customers and friends.

Tracy L. Garner began her career in 1983 in Jacksonville, Fla., working as an Outside Plant Engineer in the Southeast Jacksonville District. Over the last 33 years, Tracy has held positions of increasing responsibility in Outside Plant Engineering, Infrastructure Planning, Consumer Services, Strategic Relationship Development, Strategic Marketing, and Network Operations. Tracy currently serves as Vice President – Internet and Entertainment Field Services for the SE Mountain Shores region. Tracy is a member of the Women of AT&T, HACEMOS, OxyGEN, Community Network, 50 and Forward, the AT&T Veterans, the AT&T Telecom Pioneers, the Atlanta Alpha Delta Pi Alumnae Association, and is a graduate of Georgia 100 and the Turknett Leadership Group Executive Development Program. Additionally, she serves as Executive Advisor to the Atlanta Chapter and the National Chapter of the Women of AT&T. She currently serves as Capital Campaign Chair and President Elect – Alpha Delta Pi Foundation, Inc.

Brenda Hill-Gilmore was the leading scorer in Hall County high school basketball history, that is until her daughter, Tasha Humphrey, led the Lady Red Elephants to three state titles in the early 2000s. Hill-Gilmore scored 1,961 points for East Hall before graduating in 1982. Hill-Gilmore scored 1,961 points for East Hall before graduating in 1982. She played college ball at Auburn University and North Georgia College & State University before playing for five years professionally overseas. After her stint as a GHS assistant,Hill-Gilmore coached under Andy Landers for the highly successful Georgia Lady Dogs basketball team, led for four years by Humphrey. Her previous head coaching experience includes leading the Winder-Barrow girls’ basketball team to a 45-51 record over four seasons in Class AAAA. One of the stars of those teams was her daughter, Mimi Hill, who is now playing at Western Kentucky.

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Date 03/10/2017
Time11:30 am - 1:30 pm


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