Women in Business & Entrepreneurship Panel
Tuesday, February 21, 6:30 p.m.
The Miami Valley School, 5151 Denise Dr, Dayton, OH 45429
This panel discussion, moderated by MVS Head of School Elizabeth F. Cleary, will bring together four remarkable women from the Dayton area who have made their mark in various professional fields.
- Candace Dalmagne-Rouge is the founder of Ceremony, a company on a mission to help people honor, heal and celebrate the losses, transitions, and achievements of life. They do that by creating opportunities to cultivate sacred, inspired space – either alone through ritual kits, or with others through community gatherings – to bring power, presence, and reverence into life. They are deeply passionate about bringing universal healing to humanity through the art of ceremony.
- Danielle Edwards P ’32, ’35 is the owner of Sweet P’s Handcrafted Ice Pops, a Dayton-based popsicle company. She is also the Principal Consultant of New Impact Partners, a collective of strategists and subject matter advisors who partner with clients to solve big challenges and define inclusive and equitable paths forward. Additionally, until July 2022, Danielle served as the Vice President of Talent, Communications, and Operations at Teach For America.
- Linty John-Varghese, P ’19, ’23, ’27 is the owner of Lyons Dental in Centerville, OH, which is Dayton’s first Concierge Dental practice, focusing on Cosmetics, Full Mouth Reconstruction, Laser, Sleep and Holistic Dentistry. She shares her perspective on numerous Continuing Education dental courses through her blogs on “Lintys LEGIT List,” and in 2022 she launched a new speaker program called “Insurance-Free Dentistry 101.”
- Jenell Ross ’88 is the president of Bob Ross Auto Group, which includes three franchises: Buick, GMC, and Mercedes-Benz. She has experience serving on the boards of numerous local, state, and national foundations and community service organizations, including the Board of Directors for Cars.com, Trustee of the University of Dayton, and the Minority Business Partnership through the Dayton Chamber of Commerce. She is also a former Chairwoman of the American International Automobile Dealers Association, becoming the first African-American and the second woman to hold the position in the organization’s 52-year history.
This event is free and open to the public. Children and adults are welcome to attend. Don’t forget to invite a friend! RSVP requested: https://bit.ly/WomeninBusiness2023