Meet Our 2023 Speakers

Jocelyn Mangan

How to get more women in the corporate boardroom

Jocelyn founded Him For Her, a social impact venture aimed at accelerating diversity on corporate boards. She has over two decades of technology experience building iconic global mobile apps and market-leading software products at some of the world’s best local, consumer, and marketplace companies, including CitySearch, Ticketmaster, OpenTable and Snagajob. Jocelyn currently serves on the boards of Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA), ChowNow, and Wag!

Lara Harvey, MD

Using anthropology to understand women's health

Lara Harvey MD, MPH obtained her medical degree and Master in Public Health from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Beth Israel Deaconess, Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA followed. She returned to Nashville to complete a fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery. 

Molly Cloud

The exciting reason women need to talk about money!

A nationally recognized and experienced financial advisor, Molly Cloud has spent her career finding solutions to her clients’ most complicated financial issues.

With her success in a business built on relationships, Molly has talked with hundreds of women at all ages and stages of life. In those conversations, she has learned that money is harder for most women to discuss than more personal topics, like family, health, religion and politics.

Nada Taha

Why you should take care of yourself like a business.

After taking a break from her 10-year radio career and starting two creative services agencies, Nada made her return to radio with Apple Music in 2020. First hosting Soundcheck Radio — A moment-based and dynamic daily show reflecting and promoting Apple Music Country. She was then tapped to host The Country Chart Show in February 2021. The self-proclaimed “Hot Mess,” Nada brings her uncompromising opinions, inside-the-industry stories straight from Nashville and tastemaker music choices to the show that features the top 20 songs on Apple Music Country. Every day, Nada connects the dots between music and pop culture for listeners in a way that’s relevant, dynamic, and raw.

Corrinne Tarver

How women's gymnastics shows the way we're actually being judged.

Corrinne Tarver is the Head Women’s Gymnastics Coach at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee. She has worked in higher education for almost 14 years prior to coming to Fisk University. In her role as Head Women’s Gymnastics Coach, Ms. Tarver is charged with all operations associated with the historical launch of the Fisk University gymnastics program, the first ever gymnastics program at an Historically Black College and University (HBCU). 

Sonia Leigh

How two truths can coexist.

Sonia is responsible for several hits, including Zac Brown’s “Goodbye In Her Eyes” and “Sweet Annie”, which both reached #1 on
Country Billboard. Her musical style cannot be put in a box. From Hip-Hop to Country to Pop and Rock and Roll, Sonia’s meticulously crafted lyrics tell stories that transcend genre and leave the listener feeling engaged and empowered. Sonia’s dedication to her fans is unprecedented and she has built a loyal fan base that keeps her on the road when she is not in the studio.

Ashley Brooke James & Elizabeth Moore

Our 2023 Emcees

Driven by their shared experiences of burnout and a desire to create a more inclusive wellness landscape, Ashley Brooke and Elizabeth joined forces in 2018 to co-found TRILUNA—a trailblazing company working to center the human experience at large-scale events.

We can't wait to see you this November! Purchase your tickets to TEDxNashville Women: In Good Company.