April 2021
10:00 am
Public Event


Sponsored By
General Assembly

Join five inspiring female leaders from the tech and business world as they share their learnings, challenges and secrets to success.

This event is an opportunity to learn from the best - serious wisdom, from seriously cool women, all designed to supercharge you and your organization’s success. Come along if you want to learn, be inspired, connect with great people and have some fun while you’re doing it.

This event is of course open to all genders — anyone who supports the careers of women in business and tech is welcome to attend.

Stay afterwards for small group networking sessions!

About the Speakers

Brande Martin Director of Digital Publishing ,
American Medical Association

Brande Martin is an experienced content strategy and digital/web marketing professional. She has spent more than 15 years building and leading digital content teams through site redesigns and providing strategies for digital content creation and editorial management. Martin is a great connector of people as well as a negotiator and facilitator when handling complex digital projects and teams. She has worked at organizations such as the American Dental Association and Medscape/WebMD.

Christina Fontenelle, MAAT, CCTP. CEO,
Fontenelle Art, LLC

Christina E. Fontenelle is a tri-lingual Afro-Latina Artist that focuses in psychotherapy and works from an Expressive Arts multi-modal approach specializing in Art & Dance/Movement Therapy. She is also the author of 𝘈𝘭𝘪𝘨𝘯𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘠𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘐𝘯𝘯𝘦𝘳 𝘚𝘦𝘭𝘧 𝘔𝘦𝘥𝘪𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘑𝘰𝘶𝘳𝘯𝘢𝘭. ⁣⁣
She attained her Masters of Arts in Art Therapy from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) known as one of the most influential programs in North America and internationally. Christina also graduated from 92Y Harkness Dance Center’s Alternate Route Dance/Movement Therapy program in New York. ⁣⁣

Madelyn Rutter Sr. Collaboration Manager,



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