Twenty years ago, AKHIA was founded by our fearless and dedicated leader, Jan Guisich, during a time when the business world was really dominated by men. Jan defied the gender bias every step of her journey, ultimately growing her two-person firm into an agency of more than 60 employees (talk about girl power!). Driven by her own experiences, some of which consisted of her being the only female in a room, she is passionate about sharing her story to empower other women. Jan was recently invited to be a panelist in Rising Medias Woman of Power Conference held in Cleveland, and we couldnt be more proud. We were lucky enough to represent the AKHIA team and attend to conference, soaking in the powerful stories from Jan and a number of other strong and successful community leaders. Here are the top 6 things we learned at the Woman of Power Conference: Realize that theres always a plan. MaryAnn Correnti, CFO for Heinens, kicked off the conference with a bold, engaging and unforgettable speech.