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Julie Shifman

2013 Speaker

Julie Shifman is an inspirational, award-winning speaker, author and business owner.  Shifman believes in every woman’s ability to challenge herself and to grow. She started her career as a professional ballet dancer and then became a highly successful lawyer in New York City and Cincinnati before founding her company, Act Three, in 2008. She has received the prestigious Athena award from Cincy magazine, was named a “Woman to Watch” by the Cincinnati Enquirer and was named as a “2013 Woman of Distinction” by the Girl Scouts.   Through the story of her own personal transformations—from ballerina, to law partner, to stay-at-home mom of four boys, to business owner—and through the stories of the remarkable women she has interviewed, Shifman energizes women to live their best lives.    Shifman is the author of “Act Three: Create the Life you Want after your First Career and Fulltime Motherhood.” @ActThree