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Our Team

Women Wednesdays is a community of women who work to help each other succeed and advance opportunities for otHERs. Join with us!

Seeking more engagement with Women Wednesdays and our powHERful community of Women?

Apply to become a volunteer coordinator or team member of our WW Programs or Campaigns. Showcase yourself and your work while enhancing opportunities for the women in our region. Learn more and get involved by contacting us at hello@womenwednesdays.com.

Barbara Wescott | WW  Founder & Program Development

Barbara Wescott, Founder & CEO, Women Wednesdays

Barbara Wescott is a woman on a mission. As  Founder of  Women Wednesdays, Barbara is living the Lean In philosophy to create, and foster additional creativity, for programming and community campaigns that improve economic opportunity for women and minorities. Through Women Wednesdays, Barbara hopes to “Increase opportunity for Women in Spaces and Places” through collaboration, knowledge and increased visibility.  Become a member / individual sponsor, or supercharge your involvement and visibility by accepting a role as a team leader or team member – because when women unite in an effort to see each otHER succeed, there isn’t anything we can’t do! Please join us today as best suits you, because we know we are stronger togetHER!

Robin Yeatman | Membership Coordinator at Women Wednesdays

As the Associate Publisher at Home & Yard and Ad/Max and Membership Coordinator at Women Wednesdays, Robin’s  objective is to help others. Whether it’s internal or external customers, new or existing members, she likes to make a difference, and all with a smile. One of her greatest satisfactions is to have a customer or member feel that she’s made the process enjoyable and of benefit. She’s an achiever – and if given a goal or mountain to climb, she’ll do everything in her power to get to the top. And she’ll do that for you, too.  Connect with Robin! You’ll be glad you did.  850-544-1413, robin@joycepublishing.com

Chrissy Souders | Media Director

Chrissy brings her wealth of experience as an award-winning news anchor, reporter and producer to our weekly Facebook LIVES to direct and help share the stories of our speakers and guests. She is also the founder of Kitschy Wearable Art where she accessorizes custom art and images into jewelry using a resin technology she perfected. Her talents caught the eye of Divvy Up / That’s My Buddy, where through a strategic partnership they together feature your favorite faces and photographs in a variety of jewelry pieces.

Women Wednesdays Program Coordinators

Tamara Smith | Speakers Series Program Coordinator

Tamara G. Smith is our Speakers Series Program Coordinator at Women Wednesdays. Tam is a multimedia host, educator, non-profit professional and creator of @Lifetothe9s, a platform sharing “Everyday ways to thrive through Self-care & Style.” She currently serves as the Regional Director of Partnerships for the Panhandle region of One More Child, where the mission is to serve vulnerable children and struggling families through foster care, single moms support, child hunger, anti-trafficking efforts locally and globally. Although you’ll often find her on-camera leading conversations, she also works behind the screen consulting on brand strategy, digital content creation and events for various organizations and companies such as LOUD (loveofurbandesign.com). Even after serving as Ms. Black Florida USA 2019, her platform of “Empowering Women to Make Self-Care a Priority” continues to drive her passionate work to bring awareness to women’s reproductive health issues such as endometriosis and PCOS. You can find out more at onemorechild.org and tamgsmith.com.  Whether I can support you through our WW Speakers Series, One More Child or through my consulting, please reach out at speakers@womenwednesdays.com or tamgsmith@gmail.com.

Gina Hogan Edwards | Women’s Words Program Coordinator

Gina Hogan Edwards supports women in claiming the power of their voices – on the page, from a stage, in the workplace, and in their everyday lives. She provides safe spaces that empower women to share their truth and create a legacy of positive change in the world. After more than two decades as an editor, Gina founded the Facebook community Women Writing for CHANGE. She is also a Licensed WomanSpeak Circle Leader, writing retreat host, co-facilitator of the On Purpose Woman-Tallahassee Chapter, and co-host of the podcast Around the Writer’s Table. With Women’s Words, Gina seeks to highlight and expand local women’s voices in the written form. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or experienced writer, Gina encourages you to submit your written work for approval and publication to our website blog, and the Women’s Wednesday’s community. We don’t require perfection, just your best effort. For further information,  contact Gina at: words@womenwednesdays.com.

Olivia Alford

Women’s Words Team Member

Kara Holbert | CoWorking Program Coordinator

Kara Holbert is our CoWorking Coordinator, Founder of The Pink Pinafore, and Executive Administrative Asst. of Domi Station.

Lanisha Thornton | Going Places Program Coordinator

Lanisha Thornton is our Going Places Coordinator, Founder of Runnin’ Buzz Bartending.

L. Michelle Salvant | Tech Squad Program Coordinator

L.Michelle Salvant is Founder of LMichelleMedia. Whether helping churches improve their Media/overall Digital presence, Web design and Social Media Management, to consulting on finding your place in the Metaverse,  being creative and culturally conscious is a part of L.Michelle’s DNA.  You’ll know when she’s in a room, because the energy will be electric and new ideas will start flowing.  L.Michelle leads WW Tech Squad, where free support for common tech tools is just a click away. If you’re tech savvy with skills to share, volunteer for and be highlighted as part of the Tech Squad team where you’ll not only help fellow women, but also connect to new potential customers / lead generation.

Your Name Here

Tech Squad Team Member

This Role is Available | CoWALKing Program Coordinator

Volunteer Position is available for CoWALKing Coordinator.

To apply email hello@womenwednesdays.com.

This Role is Available | IntHERnship Program Coordinator

Volunteer Position is available for IntHERnship Program Coordinator.

To apply email hello@womenwednesdays.com.

Women Wednesdays Campaign Coordinators

 Felcia Dilbert | Google Drive ForwHERd Campaign Co-Coordinator

Felcia Dilbert is our Google Drive ForwHERd Campaign Coordinator.

Lee “Felicia” Dilbert, best-selling Author and Empowerment Coach, is the founder of Beautiful Healing – www.beautifulhealing.lifeFelicia has a heart for loving on and serving women. Beautiful Healing is a series of seven powerful love letters that express what it means to understand how to navigate our chaotic world, our feelings and emotions, and different things that come up when trauma or drastic change occurs in life. Felicia brings that same passion to Google Drive ForwHERd, Google Drive ForwHERd, a Women Wednesdays and community partner campaign to increase opportunity for the women of TLH, Leon County and our region by vastly expanding the awareness of, proficiency and collaborative use of Gmail and Google Drive tools, to include Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms and more.   

Justine Spells | Google Drive ForwHERd Campaign Co-Coordinator

Justine is our Google Drive ForwHERd Campaign Coordinator.

More info soon!

Kerwyn Jones Wilson | TradeswHERk Campaign Coordinator

Kerwyn Jones Wilson is the TradeswHERk Campaign Coordinator.

Kerwyn Jones Wilson is the owner and CEO of Jones Construction and Design, LLC located in Quincy, Florida. Kerwyn is passionate about the construction industry and is also an active Realtor with EXP Realty. When she isn’t on the job site, in her pink steel-toed boots, she serves as President of the National Association of Women in Construction Tallahassee Chapter, the Charter Founder of the Gadsden Chapter of the Future Builders of America, and Treasurer for the Community Economic and Development Corporation, just to list a few. In her role as Campaign Coordinator for TradeswHERk, she is excited to expand encouragement, training and job opportunities for women, minorities and youth in construction and the skilled trades.

Jackie Karr Brown | Her Business is Blooming Campaign Coordinator

Hi. I’m Jackie Karr Brown, Founder of I.N.I.T.I.A.L. Social Media. I have always loved helping entrepreneurs and business owners retain focus on whatever they love while we spread the good word about their business and services. With Initial Social Media, I strive to provide a great source of marketing for any business. Each account is tailored to their social media needs and I wouldn’t have it any other way. Promoting comes naturally to me and I welcome taking some time to share with you how Initial Social Media can increase your online community. In leading WW “Her Business is Blooming” I work to be a champion for Women-Owned and Women-Run businesses across Tallahassee, Leon County and the region.