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      November 8, 2019

      Friday   8:00 AM

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      Strong Women, Strong Coffee - Leading with a Legacy

      Coffee in one hand, confidence in the other.Join us as we seek out ways to support and empower one another while learning from women in leadership roles who are offering to get personal. Hosted quarterly, Strong Women, Strong Coffee welcomes women, wherever you’re at, and helps build character and strength so you can present the best versions of yourselves. Strong Women, Strong Coffee is programming offered in the Fargo community, brought to you by the North Dakota Women’s Business Center. Breakfast included. Beverages provided. *Discounts available for NDWBC Women's Leadership Program Alumni and North Dakota Certified Women-Owned Businesses. Schedule 8:00 AM - 8:25 AM.......Registration | Breakfast | Networking 8:25 AM - 8:30 AM........Welcome 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM........Program Begins Meet the Panelists Nancy Johnson Jordheim Nancy is the daughter of Roy and Louise Johnson.  She was born in Fargo, ND, began school in Carrington, ND and graduated from West Fargo High, as did her brothers, Roy and Chuck.   Nancy attended North Dakota State University, majoring in English and Speech. After marrying Neil Jordheim, they moved to Mesa, Arizona, where she taught 8thgrade and completed her Masters in Reading Education at Arizona State University. They returned to Fargo where she taught at West Fargo High, Concordia College, and Fargo South High School while completing a second masters in Counseling as well as obtaining a ND administrative licensure. Having served as a teacher, Assistant Principal, Principal and Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources with the Fargo Public Schools, Nancy retired from education in 2014. Nancy chose education as her vocation because it provided abundant opportunities to serve the communities’ youth. A belief in the positive nature of all people, when treated with dignity and respect resulted in part as being identified as the ND Student Council Advisor of the Year, the YWCA Woman of the Year in education, and Fargo Kiwanis’ first Advocate of the Child award recipient. Her service orientation has gone beyond regional education as she has served on local and national boards for teacher accreditation, nursing education, and public health organizations. Nancy was the first female President of the NDSU Alumni Association and received the Heritage Award for service from her alma mater. She has energetically served numerous community non-profit organizations including HERO, United Blood Services, Meritcare Health Care System, City of Fargo Civil Service, and the FargoDome Authority to name a few. In retirement, her commitment to mental health and youth has been paramount. She is a founding member and past president of Imagine Thriving. Reading, travel, and supporting the continuous development of their children and grandchildren keep Nancy and Neil busy and joyful. Julie Peterson Klein As EVP/chief culture officer at Bell Bank, Julie Peterson Klein leads the company’s unique “bottom line” mission of “Happy Employees! Happy Customers!” Julie inspires passion in Bell team members to live the company’s values of promoting a family atmosphere, providing unequaled personal service, and paying it forward by giving back to the community.  Julie has 25+ years of banking and leadership experience, the past 20 with Bell, where she evangelizes the company culture and leads human resources for the company’s 1,300 team members. Julie was instrumental in implementing Bell’s Pay It Forward program, which has empowered employees to give more than $13 million to those in need. Her role includes encouraging employee mentorship and leadership, inspiring employees to lead in community service, and ensuring team members are recognized for employment anniversaries, personal milestones and outstanding service. Julie created the bank’s How Bell of You program to recognize acts of exceptional kindness; the top nominees each year are honored with Bell Value Awards. Julie’s drive to bring her best every day inspires everyone around her.   Julie is a certified senior professional in human resources and a member of the FM Human Resources Association. She is Bell’s United Way coordinator and a Key Club member. Julie currently serves on the boards of TEDxFargo, Fargo Theatre, Unseen, Face-It-Together, InSports Foundation and the National Pay It Forward Foundation. She also works seasonally for the Toronto Film Festival and the Academy Awards. Julie is a dedicated career woman, wife and mother of three children: Ava, Lola, and Cruz. Moderated By Danielle Teigen Danielle Teigen is the deputy editor at The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead. She graduated from NDSU with degrees in journalism and management communication as well as a master's degree in mass communication. She is an alum of the United Way's 35 Under 35 Women's Leadership Program and the author of "Hidden History of Fargo." She serves as president of the North Dakota Professional Communicators as well as president of the Hope Blooms board of directors. She lives in Fargo with her husband and two kids.

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