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World Of Girls
August 30, 2014
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Cashman Center
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Financial Literacy Café
Sponsored by:


Christine Nolan, General Manhattan Finance

Play the game of LIFE with financial planner, Christine Nolan. She will navigate girls though 30 minutes of making the best financial decisions for their future. Nolan is the co-founder and Operations Manager of General Manhattan Financial. She acknowledges that the financial world can be difficult to navigate, particularly if it is an unfamiliar or uncharted area. Nolan says, “Financial navigation is most successful when traveled with an unbiased, resourceful, and experienced guide.”

Topic: The Game Of Life

Talissa Tillman, Nevada State Bank New Accounts Banker

Talissa is going to tackle the world of savings accounts and the importance of saving! As Nevada's oldest and largest state-chartered bank, Nevada State Bank has served the financial needs of families and businesses all across Nevada for half a century.

Topic: My First Savings Account

Gina Robison-Billups

Gina is the president of the National Women's Money Council - a program dedicated to serving women and girls to understand personal finances and support them in taking action towards their goals. Gina is also a member appointed to the National Women's Business Council, a 15 member council that advises the President, Congress, and SBA on women's economic issues.

Topic: Women And Girls Rule The Economy

Kat Bellucci - Your Money Gal

Kat Bellucci is the host of Women's Money Radio and author of the upcoming book, "Your Money Gal's Guide to Money Management".  Kat  is president and CEO of Smart Money Matters & Wealth Protection Planning Specialist of American Insurance Brokers.

Topic: How to Save $100,000 or more on College expenses



Leadership Café
Sponsored by:


Assemblywoman, Irene Bustamante Adams

Topic: Civic Engagement: Why it’s Important for Women.

Betty Mahalik, Dynamic Solutions Coaching & Training

Betty is a life and business coach, corporate trainer and facilitator, who has been teaching people how to communicate effectively, set goals, manage stress and deal with change for over two decades.  She will cover developing your public speaking skills, the power of your non-verbal messages, and what to eliminate from your communication starting now.

Topic: “It’s Not What You Say It’s How You Say It!” - Leadership Communication Skills

Helene Neville

Meet Helene Neville, a 52 year old four time cancer survivor, nurse, author and transcontinental runner. Helene has dedicated her life to inspiring and motivating people across the country. In 2010, she ran from California to Florida and in 2013 from Vancouver to Mexico. From these journeys, she has organized the 2013 National Nurses Health Institute, the upcoming National Nurses Half Marathon and 5K. She has gone places few would dare to go, and for good reasons - she wants to inspire others to rethink their own 'impossible'. Her dream is that her running makes a difference to the world.

Topic: Border to Border: An Inspirational Running Journey

Hilary Billings

Hilary Billings is the reigning Miss Nevada- United States 2013. As a burn survivor, she is dedicated to fire safety, promoting positive self-image after burn trauma, and promoting her platform of working with The Southern Nevada Burn Foundation. She was recently named Las Vegas Weekly's 'Best Blogger' for 2013. As a professional adventurer and life enthusiast, she is always looking for once-in-a-lifetime experiences and encouraging others to follow their wild dreams.

Topic: My Best Self: Promoting a Positive Image

Paula Lawrence

Paula Lawrence is the Executive Director for Dress for Success Southern Nevada. She also is the founder of Keynote Academy and is certified as an internationally recognized Master Protocol and Etiquette Consultant. She has interviewed thousands of applicants, hired hundreds of employees and collaborated with a collection of the world's most elite retailers, corporations, dignitaries, educators and celebrities.

Topic: First Impressions

Sarah Evans

A self-described “social media freak,” Sarah created and moderates #Journchat, the first-ever weekly live tweetchat for public relations professionals, journalists and bloggers. Sarah can be seen in Vanity Fair’s America’s Tweethearts, Forbes’ 14 Power Women to Follow on Twitter and Entrepreneur’s Top 10 Hot Startups of 2010.

Topic: #SocialMediaFreak