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Marilyn Tam - Special Guest --International Women's Business Month

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Marilyn Tam, author of "How to Use What You've Got to Get What You Want", will be the guest. Ms. Tam began her life in China and, at an early age, was given away by her very traditional and poor Chinese parents who already had a daughter. Fast forward to more recent times, Ms. Tam's long, distinguished background includes executive roles at numerous of world renowned brands, including CEO of Aveda Corporation; President of Reebok, Inc.'s Apparel & Retail Group; and Vice President of the Nike Corporation. She is also a successful entrepreneur, having developed and built three companies in diverse fields: corporate consulting & training, a web portal company and a web-based supply chain software company. Ms. Tam consults and speaks globally with Fortune 500 companies, governments and non-profit organizations on Leadership, Diversity, Change Management and how to Integrate Social & Environmental concerns into Businesses profitably. Ms. Tam is the co-founder and Executive Director of the Us Foundation whose mission is to facilitate global action and dialogue on social, economic and environmental issues. Us Foundation is one of the partners for United Nations Habitat-II, and was nominated as a candidate for the “Best Practice Award” from the United Nations’ Habitat II. She served for five years on the international board of The Reebok Human Rights Awards, along with former President Jimmy Carter; renowned musicians Peter Gabriel, and Sting, Rafer Johnson, Chairman of the Special Olympics; and Kerry Kennedy Cuomo of the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Center, and Paul Fireman, Chairman of Reebok International Ltd. She was awarded The Reebok Human Rights Award for her humanitarian work. Marilyn was recognized as one of the Top 30 Female Entrepreneurs in the USA by Fempreneur magazine. Jack Canfield detailed her work in his book on the strategies for success, “The Success Principles”.