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4/27/2021 Cobb Executive Women
Founder of the "Paint Your Lips Red" Movement to Speak at Cobb Executive Women's May Luncheon

Join the Cobb Chamber’s Cobb Executive Women (CEW) program on Friday, May 14 for CEW’s Hybrid Luncheon. This month, guest speaker Dr. Karmetria Burton, corporate executive and founder of the “Paint Your Lips Red” movement, will speak on “leadershift” – shifting your leadership to drive for success. Dr. Burton’s presentation will help attendees to gain the ability and willingness to make leadership changes that will positively enhance organizational and personal growth.

As a transformational leader, Dr. Burton has worked in various strategic management-level positions with national and international responsibility involving diversity and inclusion for such companies as Xerox, AT&T and IHG (Intercontinental Hotels Group) where she served as manager of supplier diversity.

Dr. Burton's business acumen and empowerment techniques have harvested respect amongst her peers as she is a noted contributor on business, corporate, diversity, faith, self improvement, leadership and empowerment.  Additionally, Dr. Burton has worked in academia instructing students on business, diversity, marketing and leadership courses.

Registration is now open to attend the Cobb Executive Women May Luncheon at the Cobb Chamber or via Zoom. The program begins at 11:15 a.m. and is sponsored by Yearlong Presenting Sponsor Northside Hospital and Program Sponsor, Sharkie’s Swim and Scuba Academy and The Keitt Institute. In-person attendance is $15 for CEW members and $20 for CEW guests. Registration is free for virtual attendees. Registration is open to members and non-members at For virtual attendees, a Zoom link will be sent in a registration confirmation email.

For more information about Cobb Executive Women, contact Rebecca Chadwick at