Woodhull Institute for Ethical Leadership
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At Woodhull we understand that all issues are “women’s” issues from social justice to education, from the constitution to the economy, from science and politics to mathematics. To that end, Woodhull has reached out to women experts in all fields. Woodhull Fellows do not share a single partisan or political position; they stand across the political spectrum. What they do share is the commitment to raise issues in a conscientious way, to encourage open debate, to challenge and to enlighten public discussion in America. Woodhull Fellows are selected by a committee, they are experts in their fields and they have committed to to lead with honesty, respect, courage and compassion; to strive for the common ground in decision-making; and to share in community service.

Woodhull Fellows are available for speaking engagements. Please forward all quesitons and booking requests to: Wende Jager-Hyman, Executive Director at wjagerhyman@woodhull.org.

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Jacquette Timmons

Jacquette M. Timmons, the author of “Financial Intimacy,” is known for leading thought-provoking conversations about money, choices, relationships, and life. An investment expert and financial coach, she is the founder of Sterling Investment Management, an investment education and financial coaching firm. She has worked in the investment industry for twenty-three years, dedicating more than a decade to teaching intelligent people how to be smarter with their money. Ms. Timmons holds an MBA in finance from Fordham University’s Graduate School of Business and a BS in marketing from the Fashion Institute of Technology.

Melissa Bradley

Melissa is Founder and President of New Capitalist™ – providing business development, strategy, and capitalization assistance to emerging and social entrepreneurs. Its mission is to leverage human, financial and social capital to create economically profitable and sustainable individuals, businesses and communities. She is also the Managing Director of Positive Impact™ – a collaborative initiative to promote diverse voices and visions within independent media. Launched at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival, Positive Impact™ is an initiative that seeks to aggregate, document and promote opportunities and achievements of people of color within media. PI’s objectives are to promote ethnic and cultural diversity within independent media through communication, capacity building and capital.