LADIES LEADERSHIP CIRCLE Dorie Morales with Green Living Magazine and Eco-Conscious Organic Chef Jennifer Johnson
Dorie Morales is the Publisher and Editor in Chief of Green Living magazine, Arizona’s premiere eco-conscious lifestyle publication. The monthly publication educates, inspires and empowers readers to make eco-conscious choices for a healthy life and healthy planet. Our Vision is a world where we leave the earth a better place today and for future generations.
A magazine veteran, Dorie Morales has been in magazine publishing since 1997. She started at Apartment Guide magazine as a sales representative and was quickly promoted to publisher.
Dorie Morales left Apartment Guide in 2004 to embark on a new business venture: partner in the start-up print publication Apartment Showcase. Three years later, at the height of Apartment Showcase’s success, The Apartment Finder purchased the magazine, and Dorie Morales continued as publisher.
In 2010, Dorie Morales partnered in her second start-up magazine, Green Living Magazine. The magazine was met with warm reception when it debuted, as it provided a functional and fun approach to leading a sustainable life, and continues to do so today.
Dorie Morales is deeply rooted in the Phoenix “green scene.” She is involved in many organizations that focus on sustainability, including the Arizona Green Chamber of Commerce, Arizona Forward, Local First Arizona and USGBC Arizona.
Currently, she sits on the board of the USGBC Arizona chapter, planning committee of Arizona Foundation of Women 2018 Annual Luncheon featuring Ashley Judd who is receiving a Sandra Day O’Connor award, and past board member of the Arizona Green Chamber, Phoenix Final Four sustainability committee. In previous years, she served on Arizona Forward’s Environmental Excellence Awards committee, sat on the Central branch of the USGBC and was co-chair of the trade show, membership committee, associate member council, and Big Hearts for Little Hands committees of the Arizona Multi-housing Association.
Chef Jennifer Johnson became a Chef 23 years ago because her son told her he hated her cooking in a Mothers Day Card. At the time she managed 7 manufacturing facilities around the world in Corporate America and is currently a full time Eco Conscious Organic Chef with a passion to help people learn Health is Wealth and it is not limited to those who can afford it. She uses Distinct Ingredients, Organically Grown, and Cleanly Made in all aspects of her business: Full Service Catering, Meal Plans, Food Prep, and Cooking Education. Chef Jennifer’s style of cooking is French/Italian Fusion of American Food using her international training to make quick nutritious meals. Good Nutritious Food builds a Healthy Body + Mindset Enables you to Perform at Your Peak!
ABOUT LADIES LEADERSHIP CIRCLE
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ABOUT YOUR HOSTS
JoAnn Holland‘s experience in different business environments over the past 33 years both for profit and non-profit, including internationally, and in small, medium and fortune 500 companies in addition to her community engagement has given her a unique perspective on leadership-one that contradicts much of what is out there already on the subject-and is reflective of the kind of female leader we need in today’s, at times, unstable and unpredictable business environment, family life, community outreach and political arena. JoAnn is the curent President and CEO for Central Phoenix Women, Scottsdale Women, East Valley Women and North Valley Women – organizations for women who have established themselves professionally and demonstrated their commitment to the community. Members are individuals who wish to enhance their leadership by connecting with like-minded women to share information, ideas, contacts and opportunities. Members value relationships that enhance their business, social and community endeavors.
For more than 25 years, Karen Nowicki has been helping organizations and the people who lead them drive their business strategies more effectively and as a result her clients move from success to significance. In 2008, she was awarded the “Mompreneur of the Year Award” for the Southwest. Karen is a published author, accomplished speaker, and trusted adviser to business owners, senior executives and educational leaders. In 2016, Karen and her partners sold $99 Social to Wired Investors, affording her the opportunity and time to become a Studio Partner for Business RadioX – serving Arizona-based businesses by increasing their visibility and helping to accelerate the right relationships.