Elisabeth L. Marchant, Founder and CEO
Elisabeth L. Marchant is a change agent - this is at the core of every one of her many accomplishments - that ability to identify opportunities and provide transformative leadership to realize her vision.
The Founder and CEO of Womenetics
, embodies a true visionary spirit - someone who's synthesized the challenges she's
faced as an individual professional woman with her
experiences and rewards gained domestically and internationally, to coalesce and reinvest almost two decades of thought-capital with the launch of Womenetics
Since 2009, Womenetics
has developed into a global media platform, reaching readers in more than 140 countries.
Their executive events bring global thought leaders from every aspect of business and society together for the enrichment of attendees.
Their online platform is infused with relevant and substantive content that reaches a global audience.
A product of being educated first at Ashley Hall and Converse College
in an atmosphere that fostered independent thinking women, combined with continued studies here and abroad - at the university systems of Montreal at McGill University, New York City at The Parsons School of Environmental Design
and at The Sorbonne, in Paris - Elisabeth
has achieved a level of experience that is truly inspirational.
A lifelong entrepreneur, Marchant's professional experience began in a family-owned business specializing in construction and manufacturing.
After 15 years and reaching the position of President and CEO, she
went into business for herself and entered the publishing and media industry, launching her
first endeavor with b3 Magazine, a national technology publication targeted at C-level
executives; a success which led to the production of 15 annual executive conferences throughout the United States.
With growing recognition in the industry, Marchant became publisher of Business to Business magazine at The Leader Publishing Group where she founded Atlanta Woman magazine, subsequently praised for its inspiration, standards and encouragement of women in the workplace.
Marchant was later named President and CEO and was responsible for four titles, 12 custom publications and 45 annual events.
In 2005, she joined Multicast Media Networks, an international leader specializing in broadband media.
There, she served as executive director for the corporate and nonprofit division of the company.
While Elisabeth Marchant
will tell you that her
greatest reward has been the transformative effect of Womenetics
on individual women and the visionary organizations embracing their lesson and message, it's worth noting that Marchant
has been recognized by her
peers through numerous community honors, including the YWCA's Academy of Women Achievers
, the Atlanta Business Chronicle's Top 10 Women in Business.
A member of the 2004 Class of Leadership Atlanta, she is deeply involved in her community, having served on boards for the Atlanta Community Food Bank, the Henry W. Grady Hospital Foundation and the board of governors of The Buckhead Club and the Chair's Council of the Atlanta Women's Foundation.