Lead a Gr8 Life

Michele Freeman lives in Austin with her husband and son. She has a background in event management and a Bachelors degree from St. Edward’s in Organizational Communication. I joined Gr8 women leaders because I had been looking for a leadership and personal development opportunity for a while, and the Gr8 women leaders program was the Read More …

Lead a Gr8 Life

Janice Matthews is a native Liberian who grew up in Round Rock, Texas and is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin.  She has been in the Financial Services Industry for 18 years.   As a leader at University Federal Credit Union, she has a passion for helping members and helping employees grow, develop, and Read More …

Lead a Gr8 Life

Dara Carrillo, is a visionary, personal branding coach, facilitator, speaker, explorer, and eternal optimist. In 2013 The University of Texas McCombs School of Business awarded her the opportunity to serve graduate students as the only coach, out of 30 communications coaches, to specialize in personal branding. In 2014, Dara Carrillo left her 7-year position with Read More …

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Christina A. Ceballos is the Founder and CEO of IdealEthos, a social enterprise consulting firm focused on organizational development, leadership, social responsibility and sustainability. She spent 15 years traveling the world, racking up learning and life experiences on four continents. Since setting roots here in Austin in 2007, she still gets out of the country Read More …

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In her exciting new role as B2’s Business Development Consultant, Aurelia helps attorneys to grow the strategic direction of their practice. Her work includes business strategy, client engagement, business coaching, and professional development training. Aurelia is an active member of the Community Outreach Committee for the Austin Chapter of the International Coaching Federation. She is Read More …

Lead a Gr8 Life

Farhana Khawar takes inspiration from all things in nature. Moving from a concrete jungle of the busy city life in the U.K, to sunny California proved to be a great move for her.  After studying Business Management, and co-founding an E commerce business, she didn’t quite feel satisfied. Something was missing. Farhana’s inherent thirst for Read More …

Lead a Gr8 Life

The Lead a Gr8 Life blog series continues with a post from Ana-Cristina Gonzalez. Gr8 Women Leaders helped me find a space where it was safe to ask for help, safe to ask questions, safe to be vulnerable when I had so many questions and didn’t know where to begin looking for answers.  We sought advice Read More …

Lead a Gr8 Life

Ernestine Lammers has always been a fun-loving admirer of all things beautiful. After years of teaching and watching her children grow up to travel the world, she decided to go explore a little herself. By asking around, she started collecting ideas and curiosities from a number of helpful people located in not-so-local places. Together, they Read More …

Lead a Gr8 Life

Christie Montoya is a General Manager and Retail Market Trainer for Ulta Beauty and has 8 years of retail management experience.  She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing from St. Edward’s University.  She currently resides in Austin, TX with her husband, Shane, and four year old son, Ryan. I grew up, graduated Read More …

Lead a Gr8 Life

The Lead a Gr8 Life blog series continues with a post from Carroll Menasco. Gr8 Women Leaders gave me an opportunity to understand that being a leader takes courage, that being a leader is being able to say “no,” that a leader does not need to say “sorry,” and that there is crying in leadership……..and Read More …