CEO, Rising Media LLC
Entrepreneur, author, and possibility broker, Raquel Eatmon is CEO of the communications company Rising Media LLC and founder of the Woman of Power Leadership Conference in Cleveland, Ohio. Starting out with a promising career in television, she quickly climbed the ranks as an anchor/reporter in top markets. But over time she grew disillusioned with the broadcast news business and left her high-profile position in search of deeper purpose. That purpose became women’s empowerment. Eatmon documented her own struggle to overcome rejection and give meaning to her work in Strut Your Stuff: Principles in Purpose, Power, and Position, a resource guide for women seeking to change their lives. She continues to deliver her motivational messages in a national newspaper column, Be Inspired with Raquel, and is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post. Eatmon currently serves on the advisory board of the Ursuline College Center of Excellence in Leadership.