Womenetics and Porsche Cars North America
Present the 2012
Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta
hear national keynote speaker Inez Moore Tenenbaum
|Inez Moore Tenenbaum|
Chairman, Consumer Product Safety Commission
Inez Moore Tenenbaum was nominated by President Barack Obama in 2009 to serve as the ninth Chairman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. After being confirmed by the Senate, Ms. Tenenbaum was sworn into office in June 2009 to a term that expires in October 2013.
Ms. Tenenbaum was elected South Carolina's State Superintendent of Education in 1998 and completed her second term in 2007. Throughout her career, Ms. Tenenbaum has been an energetic and determined advocate for children and families and has extensive experience in administrative and regulatory matters.
During her tenure as South Carolina's State Superintendent of Education, student achievement in South Carolina improved at the fastest rate in the nation, with scores increasing on every state, national, and international tests administered. At the end of Ms. Tenenbaum's tenure, the prestigious journal Education Week ranked South Carolina number one in the country for the quality of its academic standards, assessment, and accountability systems.
She previously practiced health, environmental, and public interest law with the firm Sinkler & Boyd, P.A. She has also served as the director of research for the Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee of the South Carolina House of Representatives and served as special counsel to the McNair Law Firm in the area of public school finance.
Ms. Tenenbaum received her Bachelor of Science and Master of Education degrees from the University of Georgia and her law degree from the University of South Carolina. She is the recipient of numerous honorary degrees and has been recognized by several state and community organizations for her civic work on behalf of children and families.
About Womenetics 2012 POW! Awards
For today’s successful women, it’s not just “business as usual” anymore. As the number of women in the U.S. workforce continues to increase, women who actively forge new paths while inspiring others are at the forefront of this paradigm shift. This woman leverages her position of influence to challenge those around her to burst through barriers and find creative ways of dealing with obstacles. She brings together key stakeholders, inspiring passion, conviction and confidence in others. This self-motivated trailblazer sees through the clutter and embraces a constantly evolving terrain, paving the way for others. She’s known for her abilities to lead, innovate, collaborate and advance.
She is shifting the organization, and with it, business as we know it.
At this third annual awards event on April 17, 2012 from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm, at the Georgia Aquarium, Womenetics will recognize and celebrate women in Georgia who have stirred the status quo and advanced their organizations, celebrating their excellence in leadership as a fresh standard for business and the community.
- Georgia Aquarium - Website
- 225 Baker St. NW
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