Conference Information

Friday, November 10, 2023

Coca-Cola Headquarters
1 Coca Cola Plz, Atlanta, GA 30313

This event is sold out.

The 13th annual Professional Women’s Conference is Friday, November 10, 2023, at the Coca-Cola Headquarters in Atlanta. Offering a day of networking and learning through keynote speakers, panel discussions and sessions with industry leaders, executives and mentors, the conference has a distinct focus on personal and professional development, leadership and career growth.

Throughout the years, the proceeds from the Professional Women’s Conference established the Mary Virginia Terry Student Support Fund. To date, $52,500 has been awarded to 21 students. Students use these awards to assist with undergraduate and graduate tuition and expenses, study abroad, travel to professional conferences, equipment and more.

For questions, please email Margaret Ellis at


8:00 a.m.Arrival, Registration & Networking
9:00 a.m.Conference Opening
Emcee — Lori Wilson
Welcome from Terry College & Coca-Cola
Mary Virginia Terry Scholarship Presentation
9:15 a.m.Culture Keepers: Putting Servant Leadership at the Heart of an Organization
Allison Ausband — EVP & Chief Customer Experience Officer, Delta Airlines
10:15 a.m.Explore Your Strengths to Build Community and Generate Momentum in Your Career and Life
Kishshana Palmer — Strength Finder Assessment, Kishshana & Co, International Speaker, Trainer & Coach
11:45 a.m.Networking Lunch
1:00 p.m.Entrepreneurship Panel
Vanessa Sachs — Founder of SWAKE
Kristen Dunning — Founder of Gently Soap
Moderated by Lori Wilson — WSB
2:00 p.m.The Great American Comeback
Stephanie Stuckey — CEO, Stuckey’s Corporation
3:00 p.m.Conference Closing


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