Empowered Alumnae Speaker Series

Sigma Delta Tau is proud to welcome some of our distinguished alumnae to participate in our Empowered Alumnae Speaker Series.

We are currently in the process of scheduling Empowered Alumnae webinars for August through December. If you are interested in being a featured speaker or know an empowered alumna who may be interested, please complete the interest form. 


Past Webinars can be Found Here

Upcoming Webinars

Tuesday, August 21, 7 p.m. EDT

Melissa Clark, Gamma Gamma-Hofstra University

Women’s Wellness and Leadership

In today’s world, we are all Superwomen, balancing work and life. This presentation focuses on three areas:

  • Wellness as a whole – mind, body and spirit and building our own leadership and confidence within ourselves
  • How we apply these skills to our everyday work and life
  • Company culture and how we can take advantage of company benefits to improve our well-being as well as what companies can do for their employees to benefit their well-being



Melissa Clark is founder of The She Shift. Melissa offers products and services, to promote and empower women and businesswomen. Services include business consulting, speaking opportunities, empowering books and inspirational apparel.

Melissa has 15 years of marketing experience and prides herself on being authentic and professionally relatable. With these attributes, Melissa has established a strong network of connections and business relationships, in addition to a large social media following.

In 2018, Melissa published The She Shift; a book created by women for women. The She Shift acknowledges high-profile businesswomen who have paved the way for other women, presents statistics about women in the workplace as well as female entrepreneurs, and provides examples of how women are taking the reins and empowering one another. You can order your copy of The She Shift on Amazon today.  

Wednesday, September 26, 8 p.m. EDT

Wendy Lieber, Gamma Lambda-Florida State University

Valuable Entrepreneurial Lessons that Everyone Can Benefit From

During this Empowered Alumnae Speaker Series webinar Wendy Lieber will share the most valuable lessons she learned as an entrepreneur that everyone can benefit from. She will share her experiences and things that have worked for her that served her business. You’ll be able to leave the webinar with one or two takeaways you can put to work in your business or personal life.


Wendy Lieber is the entrepreneurial cofounder of ContentBacon, an inbound marketing resource that builds brands people know, like, trust, and buy from. Wendy has a passion for helping customers figure out and communicate their “why” so that it resonates with target audiences. She frequently speaks in entrepreneurial communities about the power of storytelling and how to use it to grow your business. Prior to Bacon, she served as Athena Marketing’s president for fourteen years, helping clients use marketing strategies to enhance the value of their business. Wendy is a member of Entrepreneur’s Organization and a Board of Trustee for Women in Distress. 

ContentBacon creates the content that drives your inbound marketing strategy. Creative and strategic, we help companies attract and retain a clearly defined audience while driving profitable customer action. We know content is the only sales tool that works 24/7/365 to generate awareness, qualify and convert new leads, and retain the base you already have. The best part is that we are super easy and—dare we say—fun to work with. Just like regular bacon makes everything better, ContentBacon makes your business better. 

Tuesday, October 23, 7 p.m. EDT

Dr. Sally Goldberg, Ph.D., Alpha-Cornell University

Making the Most of Limited Time…Right from the Start!

Throughout the ages, most children have grown naturally during the first five developmental years. What is different now is parent availability. Whether poor, rich or in-between, parents today have limited time to spend with their little ones, and that is the problem. As a way to ameliorate that situation, Sally will be sharing guidelines and strategies that parents can use to promote development whenever they can. 


Sally Goldberg, Ph.D. is a pioneer in the field of early childhood education.

A prolific magazine writer, Dr. Sally has been published in magazines across the country. Her regular columns have appeared in Florida Wise, Florida Baby, Today’s Parent, and Viewpointe. Her unique, logical, and down-to-earth advice has been quoted in numerous magazines and newspapers including Parent’s Magazine and American BabyConsumer Reports featured her concepts in two major editions of Best Baby Products.

Dr. Sally worked for many years as an instructor of early childhood education on the adjunct faculties of Nova Southeastern University, Barry University, and the University of Phoenix. Well-known for her tools and strategies for self-esteem development, Dr. Sally is a national conference presenter and a frequent guest on TV and radio.

Dr. Sally has a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Cornell University and a Ph.D. from the University of Miami. She lives in Fountain Hills, AZ and is a proud mother and grandmother. Check out Amazon’s complete selection of Sally Goldberg books and visit her website, Early Childhood News.

New Book: “Fun Baby Learning Games,” published June 1, 2018 by Gryphon House.

Recipient of the “Baby and Maternity Magazine 2018 Preferred Choice Award” Baby and Toddler Developmental Books Category.