THE WOMAN WHO OUT-STARED SADDAM AND THE PSYCHOLOGIST BEHIND “THE RESILIENT WOMAN”

June 6, 2013
Hosted by Deanne DeMarco, MT, MA, RCC

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A female army colonel who once stared down Saddam Hussein and the psychologist behind the Resilient Woman are next weeks guests. Retired Colonel Jill Morgenthaler, Bronze Star and Legion of Merit recipient, is a woman of many firsts. The first women to enter ROTC and train equal with men. The first woman battalion commander in the 88th Regional Support Command. The first woman brigade commander in the 84th Division, and the first woman Homeland Security Advisor for Illinois. She handled disaster recovery during the San Francisco earthquake, was a peacekeeper in Bosnia, and helped Kosovar refugees Dr. O’Gorman was one of the first researchers in children of alcoholics in the 1970’s and created the Department of Prevention and Education for the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence. She went on to direct the Division of Prevention for the National Institute for Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. She is a co-founder of the National Association for Children of Alcoholics.

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Deanne DeMarco, MT, MA, RCC

Deanne DeMarco, MT, MA, RCC

Deanne is diverse in careers from scientist, college instructor, management trainer, Fortune 500 Manager, author to entrepreneur. She is a much sought after speaker and business coach who blends the spirit of change, life-long learning, and adaptability.

For more than 20 years Deanne has worked with managers and individuals to help break through personal and career roadblocks with her innovative strategies. She offers her abilities as a leader, certified business coach, and educator to corporations and organizations globally. Deanne demonstrates the adaptive thinking necessary for change in our present-day world.

Deanne is an example of her own advice, adaptability, and self-leadership. She knows first-hand what it takes to climb the corporate ladder and the challenges women face in career advancement.

She teaches workshops in leadership, management, communication, public speaking, the changing workforce, and conflict intervention.

Deanne is the author of four books, and her business articles have been published in over 300 trade magazines and professional journals. She has won numerous public speaking awards and Deanne's management coaching program won national recognition from Training Magazine's Top 100. Additionally she was on the three-member team that first discovered the cancer link to second hand smoke.

Deanne is known for her high energy speaking style and use of personal stories coupled with strategies that work.

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