Nancy O'Dell, of Entertainment Tonight, will join BraveHeart Women CEO and founder Ellie Drake in a one-on-one discussion about “Living a Purpose-Driven Life” during the first day of RISE 2011 – a global women’s conference held in Los Angeles November 10-13th.
O’Dell will be featured on Thursday, November 10th of the event, which takes place at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Los Angeles.
“We are honored to have Nancy join us this year at RISE,” Drake stated, “She is a shining example of a BraveHeart Woman, having attained the top level of entertainment news with high intention, consistency, and grace; she is a loving mom, wife and daughter. She is also a woman who supports charities near to her heart, and still has the energy and time to lead an entrepreneurial business. We are inspired to learn from Nancy on how to Be more, Create more, and Collaborate more.”
An Emmy Award-winning journalist, O’Dell is one of the country’s most respected entertainment experts. She is currently the co-host of “Entertainment Tonight,” the most-watched entertainment news program in the world. Prior to that, she served as the co-anchor of “Access Hollywood” for 13 years. As an entrepreneur, she created and owns “The Hummingbird Collection,” a scrapbooking line that launched in 2010.
Other distinguished guests slated to appear during RISE are, bestselling author and business expert Michael E. Gerber, actress Nichelle Nichols (Star Trek), actor Jack Coleman (Heroes), actress/entrepreneur Suzanne Sena (The Onion News Network), Dr. Lisa Masterson (The Doctors), Broadway singer Shoshana Bean, actress/talk show host Rolonda Watts, actress Dee Wallace, Grammy-Winning songwriter/ performer Siedah Garrett, vocalist/performance artist Sussan Deyhim and actress/performer Gloria Loring.
The four-day event is hosted by the BraveHeart Women Global Community (a network of approximately 400,000 members). With a purpose of encouraging growth on personal, professional and global levels, the conference features panel discussions, one-on-one interviews with guest experts, interaction, collaboration, entertainment and the annual, star-studded BraveHeart Women Awards Gala.
The BraveHeart Women annual event, RISE takes place between November 10-13, 2011, at the Sheraton Gateway hotel in Los Angeles. Approximately 500 women from around the world will come together to collaborate and grow on Personal, Professional and Global levels. The 2011 BraveHeart Women Awards gala takes place on Saturday, November 12th of Rise. More information on the awards gala and a full list of 2011 winners may be seen here. More information about RISE can be found here.
Helmed by Founder and CEO Ellie Drake, the BraveHeart Women organization is a global community of 400,000+ active and involved members, working to empower women to succeed personally and professionally, and globally. Among a wide array of outreach, they produce 18 televised broadcasts per month to their expansive online viewership, and the RISE conference is an extension of that.