EMBRACE YOUR VOICE with the Bloomberg Women’s Community and NYWICI


Understanding how to use your voice, especially as a woman, is one of the most powerful tools you can use when effectively learning how to communicate both professionally and personally. There are unique challenges women face when trying to communicate in today’s world – both on a professional and personal level.

This insightful and empowering conversation will help you:

  • Understand and engage your audience
  • Build an emotional connection through storytelling
  • Get comfortable with vulnerability
  • Calm your nerves when public speaking
  • Find your voice when the rooms you fill don’t look like you
  • Understand the importance of written and verbal communication in the workforce
  • Understand the value of relationship building & the significance of networking to grow your career
  • Understand the importance of each role (no matter how small) and obtaining transferable skills for each step of your journey

Join the Bloomberg Women’s Community and New York Women in Communications for an engaging conversation that will help you to not only find your voice, but to understand the power voice has and how it can ultimately inspire and influence those around you.



Date: June 28, 2023

Time: 11:00am – 12:30 pm EST

Location: Bloomberg Offices, 731 Lexington Ave. New York, NY 10022

Registration is now closed for this event!


Throughout her career Georgia’s been exploring content’s ability to educate, inspire and build community. As the Director of Marketing and Communications at Idealist, Georgia and her team deliver support and access to help individuals grow to reach their full social-impact potential. She uncovers authentic and compelling stories that can deliver utility, inspire action, and make us feel closer together.

During her career, Georgia’s managed marketing solution agencies within large publishers, such as Time Inc. and Meredith. She ran the strategy practice for a full-service digital agency, Rauxa (now FKA), and led new business efforts for best-in-breed content agencies such as MXM (now Accenture). Georgia has expertise launching products, scaling operations, and directing client engagements to drive sustainable growth and measurable competitive advantage.

As an experienced board director, Georgia currently serves as President for New York Women in Communications (NYWICI). She is known to be a trusted advisor on strategy, growth planning, and transformation; adept at driving change that balances business needs and humanity


Brandi Boatner is an award-winning digital communication, public relations, social media professional and prolific public speaker based in New York City. She is a member of IBM’s corporate affairs function supporting global influencer and advocacy efforts across social platforms (includes enablement and activation) both internally and externally driving market education around IBM’s brand and reputation. Boatner serves as the Chief Programming Officer for New York Women in Communications and the Chair of the Public Relations Society of America Tri-State District.

Additionally, she is on the Board of Directors for the Better Business Bureau of New York City and Hudson Valley; is a member of the Advisory Board of Poster House, the first ever museum in the US dedicated exclusively to posters based in New York City and serves as a member of the University of South Carolina’ Dean’s Leadership Council.


Chardia Christophe – Garcia, is a marketing & events professional with over 15+ years of experience working in publishing and media. She is currently the Executive Director, Audience & Community Marketing at Forbes focusing on event audience development, where she manages the strategy, marketing and delegate recruitment for approx. 80+ ForbesLIVE events (virtual, in-person & hybrid) – highlights include the Forbes Power Women’s Summit, The Forbes Under 30 Summit, The Forbes Healthcare Summit and many more. She oversees a small but mighty team and works hand in hand with the VP of Audience Development to build process and strategy across the entire event marketing division.

Prior to her role at Forbes, she worked as the Associate Director, Event Marketing at NewBay Media (now Future plc.) where she managed marketing campaigns for multiple events including NYC Television Week, The Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame, The Multicultural TV Summit, The Hispanic TV Summit, The Multichannel News Wonder Women Awards Luncheon, the Government Video Expo and more! From postcards, brochures, and email creation, to partnerships, banner ads, social media, market research and reporting, she is constantly working on something new. While in this role she also managed a small team, as well as the department’s interns. Prior to joining NewBay Media, she worked at American Express Publishing where she managed all the loyalty marketing for three affinity membership clubs (100,000+ members). This included brands like The FOOD & WINE Connoisseur Club, The SkyGuide Executive Privilege Club, and the Departures Magazine Wine Reserve Club.

Chardia received her Master’s Degree in Communication Studies from The College of New Rochelle and her Bachelor’s Degree in English and Business from the State University of New York at Albany. Born in the Bronx and raised by two Guyanese parents, she accredits her hard work ethic to her family. She believes that if you work hard, never give up, and treat people with kindness and respect, you will succeed. As it stands, she continues to enhance her skill-set through education as she strives towards excellence to achieve her goals, as well as, the goals of the company she works for


Martha Marquet is the co-chair of the Bloomberg Latinx Community, a member of the Bloomberg Women’s Community and part of the Enterprise Data Sales team. She has been at Bloomberg for 10 years, 7 of which she has spent in Sales covering our Sell-Side clients in Mexico, Central America and the US. Martha comes from Mexico and, after finding a fantastic and welcoming Latinx Community at Bloomberg, she took on the co-chair role in late 2021. Before Bloomberg, she worked at GE, in its Capital, Real Estate and Energy divisions; ING Bank and PwC.