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Power Women Magazine and Radio Show Featuring ImaginePublicity Clients

“Power Women Magazine is an online publication with a radio show about women by women for women and issues important to women worldwide. We network to stand in one voice for not only ourselves but for women who can not use their voice. We tackle all issues with the government, state and local communities as well as worldwide groups through our own means or via non profit organizations whom we have partnered with to make that stance. Our Issues range from equal rights for all women to issues of homelessness among women, and everything in between. Our Goals are to empower women no matter where they are or who they are. We must network and stand together in order to to make a change.” In September, premier true crime and mystery author, Diane Fanning was an invited guest on the Power Women Radio show talking about her experiences and research surrounding the writing of MOMMY’S LITTLE GIRL, the first book about the life and tragic death of Caylee Anthony.  In high demand after the trial …

Lisa Michels Completes Child Abuse Prevention Training

Lisa Michels, open, honest and outspoken advocate for victims of childhood sexual abuse has recently completed training in Charleston, SC  and become a Prevention Specialist and Facilitator for Darkness to Light, an organization whose mission is to train adults in every community to responsibly attack the issue of child sexual abuse. According to the Darkness 2 Light website, “The ultimate mission of D2L, to end childhood sexual abuse, can only be accomplished by sharing the solution of prevention, awareness and education with more and more people. This, in turn, builds momentum and over time, changes the way our nation and culture cares for, protects and nurtures our children.” Lisa Michels is also a Consultant for the organization and, if there is no Stewards of Children program in your community, she can assist in its development.  She is also available for workshops and events to promote the program, connect with area Prevention Specialists and Facilitators, and aid in reaching out to those who wish to provide adults with the training necessary to become actively involved in …

Lavinia Masters and Lisa Michels Take On Ben Roethlisberger

The case of Ben Roethlisberger, and his alleged sexual assault escapades, was the topic of discussion on the Lavinia Masters BlogTalk Radio show this past Sunday, May 2.  If you didn’t have the opportunity to listen live you can listen to the archive HERE. What side of the fence do you sit on regarding Ben and his alleged sexual assaults?  Although there are no criminal charges filed by the latest victim, do you feel Ben is getting away with it?  Is the NFL giving enough training and awareness for their players? And what about the victim?  How do you think she is dealing with this incident? Lavinia and Lisa are both surviving victims of sexual assault.  They both have come away from their respective assaults scarred, but just as scar tissue is made stronger, these ladies have worked through and come out the other side with power and a passion to educate, bring awareness to, and prevent others from experiencing the devastation of sexual assault. Both Lavinia and Lisa are members of the RAINN Speakers …

Lisa Michels Speaks at Polaris Project Fundraiser

Lisa Michels, member of the RAINN speakers bureau, will be featured at the Polaris Project fundraiser event sponsored by the Advocates for a Safer Tomorrow at Westwood College Satellite Campus in Annandale, VA on Thursday, April 29. Polaris Project is one of the largest anti-trafficking organizations in the United States and Japan, with programs operating at international, national and local levels through our offices in Washington, DC; Newark, NJ; and Tokyo, Japan.  Polaris Project is one of the few organizations working on all forms of trafficking and serving both citizen and foreign national victims of human trafficking. Lisa’s presentation will be on sexual abuse, repressed memories and human trafficking.  In 2001 Lisa was a participant on the “Oprah Winfrey Show” in a weeklong program with Dr. Phil called the “Get Real Challenge.” This life changing event for Lisa has helped her personally deal with and overcome her personal tragedies and has given her the strength, ability and determination to help other victims. Help put an end to sex trafficking and human slavery!  Join us for …

Lisa Michels Participates in RAINN Speaker’s Bureau

Lisa Michels Participates in RAINN Speaker’s Bureau Virginia Beach, Va., April, 2010 ….“1 in 6 women and 1 in 33 men will be a victim of sexual assault in their lifetime.” In order to being awareness and take action against sexual assault, Lisa Michels, a local Virginia Beach entrepreneur and business owner, has recently been accepted as an expert speaker for the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN).  They are the nation’s largest anti-sexual assault organization. RAINN operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1.800.656.HOPE and the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline at rainn.org, and publicizes the hotline’s free, confidential services; educates the public about sexual assault; and leads national efforts to prevent sexual assault, improve services to victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice. In 2001 Lisa was a participant on the Oprah show in a weeklong program with Dr. Phil called the “Get Real Challenge.” This life changing event for Lisa has helped her personally deal with and overcome her personal tragedies and has given her the strength, ability and …