Award-Winning Leadership Programming

The Hot Mommas Project is launching the beta of its virtual campus in January. As our Founder, Kathy Korman Frey, registers her nationally award-winning Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership class at the George Washington University in DC, we offer an opportunity to following along, class-by-class with our Virtual Campus condensed version.

Read about the class below and use this sign up form. Registration will be capped, so it’s important to get on the sign up form.

Major Category Winner, Charles Schwab Financial Literacy (video): Whitney Johnson

Across from my Working Girl-ish type desk was a bullpen which was essentially a locker room for twenty-something guys aspiring to become masters of the universe. Because the pressure was so intense in this testosterone-filled room, they inevitably went for the hard sell in opening new accounts, saying things like “Throw down your pom-poms and get in the game.” Read More…

Major Category Winner, MDPT (video): Lynne Silver

Each day… She had stories in her head. Love stories…the kind she loved reading and checked out of the library by the dozen…The library would be hosting a local author giving a talk about becoming a romance author… and the dream to become a professional author began… Read More…

#3 Top 10 Power Plays for Women: (STRESS) CONTROL

This post, affectionately known as “Jedi Mind Control for Over Achievers” will first:1. Scare you, because it turns out stress is messing up women’s long-life advantage, then, 2. Teach you solutions that work for actual entrepreneurs.

LaTosha Johnson, a True Hot Momma, on Realizing her Dream Job

I was privileged enough to be able to attend the Hot Mommas Project “To Don’t List” event on November 18th 2009. The panelists were informative, interesting, and inspiring, and all of the women offered great tips on prioritization and achieving your goals. Many expressed the importance of doing whatever it takes to stick to your Read more about LaTosha Johnson, a True Hot Momma, on Realizing her Dream Job[…]

From Voice-over Artist to “Kindie” Rock Star: Ashley Albert’s Case

“She blurted out “Ashley Albert has a kids band” and then called me 10 minutes later, hunkered in the corner of her office, saying “Oh my gosh, I don’t even know why I said it- how soon can you put a band together?'”

Student reaction: “The reason Ms. Albert’s case is so inspiring to me is because she doesn’t sugarcoat the truth.”

From the Hot Mommas Project Learning Series: Ashley Albert’s case, “From Dream Job to Dream Job in 1000 Easy Steps

Case themes include: family, confidence, start-up, music , individuality, dreams, change, and balance.

Student contributor: Hot Mommas Project intern and GW graduate Rachel Roizen.

The Hot Mommas Project Learning Series showcases a female role model’s story selected by a student. Role models are tied to women’s success. Read, listen, and learn. More about the Hot Mommas Project here and here. Want to be a featured student? Contact us on Facebook or Twitter.

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Doctor Starts Children’s Clothing Line: Cindy Christine Parker’s Case

“We had no formal business or fashion or marketing education or experience.  We knew we had a product that we strongly believed in and with this knowledge we knew we would not fail.”

Student reaction: “One of the lessons that Parker’s case features is that a person can never be too prepared for what life is going to bring you when you least expect it.”

From the Hot Mommas Project Learning Series: Cindy Christine Parker’s “Dr. Ooh La La – Funky Clothes for Little Monsters and Girly Girls

Case themes include: family, confidence, individuality, dreams, change, and relationships.

Student contributor: GW student and Hot Mommas Project team member Kaitlyn McAuliffe

The Hot Mommas Project Learning Series showcases a female role model’s story selected by a student. Role models are tied to women’s success. Read, listen, and learn. More about the Hot Mommas Project here and here. Want to be a featured student? Contact us on Facebook or Twitter.

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Childhood Abuse Victim Overcomes Obstacles and Starts Business: Kenya McRae’s Story

Welcome to the Hot Mommas Project Learning Series where we showcase a  Hot Mommas Project case selected by a student team member or  guest.  The series is targeted toward educators and leadership groups seeking authentic role models in addition to business/career lessons.  A complementary podcast accompanies each blog post.  Episodes feature interviews with Hot Mommas Project founder Kathy Korman Frey and student contributors.

Student contributor: Madison Cooke, GW student and Hot Mommas Project intern.

Featured case: Kenya McRae’s “Proving People Wrong; Following Your Dreams.

Case themes include: family, confidence, individuality, dreams, societal pressures, and balance.

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11/18 Event: The “To DON’T” List. Prioritization Secrets of Top Entrepreneurs

Women who are more balanced believe they are more successful. Many entrepreneurs make constant lists of goals, to-dos, and plans. But what DON’T they do? This panel provides a look inside the secret lives of entrepreneurs.