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bettyblackI'm Betty, the word of mouth maven here at EveryBusyWoman.com, and I love connecting you with the best of the best. No matter if you're traveling, moving to a new area or into a new phase of life, you need to know who you can count on to help you through your transition.  I've asked in-the-know women in communities across the country to make their best recommendations to help make your life a little easier.

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Every Busy Woman is the FREE directory based on your recommendations.    

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Find out what's happening in your community with word-of-mouth recommended events, contacts and announcements.  

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Contributing Writers
The following busy women are regular contributors to EveryBusyWoman.com. Let us know if you have something to share with other busy women. 


Jennifer Buddin is the founder and president of Every Busy Woman LLC, publisher of the free, word of mouth directory for women, The Little Black Book for every busy woman. She is a proud wife, smitten mother and enthusiastic community volunteer.  In 2005, she received the Charleston Regional Business Journal’s “Forty Under 40” Award and in 2010, was named one of Stiletto Woman Magazine’s 25 Amazing Women of the Year. Jennifer performs comedy improv at Theatre 99 in Charleston, SC as part of the main stage cast as well as in the groups Mary Kay has a Posse and Hot Pants. She is a speaker, consultant and enthusiastic cheerleader for women living consciously and powerfully.


Amy Leigh Campbell, aka The HTMelle, is a passionate devotee of the Open Source Movement, and believes that the web should be a free and open platform for every individual to tell her story. Her passion for the use of Web 2.0 tools online is matched offline by her love of research and writing about constitutional law. Amy is the author of Raising The Bar, which was published in 2004 and traces the work of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the ACLU to combat gender discrimination in our nation's laws. Amy is currently serving as a Board Member and the Technology Chair for the National Association of Women Business Owners, and previously served as a Board Member of the Corporation for National and Community Service. She is a proud alumna of both Sweet Briar College and the University of Virginia.


Dr. Nicole Dahlkemper graduated with her DMD from Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio and received her fellowship from the prestigious Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI), the world's premier postgraduate teaching facility, specializing in cosmetic and neuromuscular dentistry. She is a member of the American Dental Association, the South Carolina Dental Association and American Academy of General Dentistry and volunteers her time at the East Cooper Community Outreach Dental Clinic.


Dorsey and Heather Fairbairn are the founders of the organic cleaning company with a twist, MaidPure located in Charleston, SC and Charlotte, NC.  These sisters in law feel it is their obligation to spread the word about using natural products in the home to protect your family and environment and share their best tips for easily incorporating green-clean ideas into your life with Every Busy Woman. You can find out more about MaidPure's signature home spa packages and amenities by visiting MaidPure.com.


Helen Ravenel Hammond is a native Charlestonian who enjoys playing tennis, exploring Lowcountry creeks and spending time with her husband and very active daughter. She is the co-author of "Standing Straight and Tall," a children's book on the Sullivan's Island Lighthouse. A former reporter, news editor and photographer of a local newspaper, Helen can be found working on various writing projects (oftentimes with her cat, Bella, on her lap).


Dr. Jennifer Heinemann is a Board Certified physician in the American Congress of OBGYN. She received her MD degree from Medical University of South Carolina, completed a residency at the University of Florida Health Science Center in Jacksonville, and is a partner at Lowcountry Women's Specialists in Charleston, SC.


Eliza Kate Metts is a 15-year old who attends Academic Magnet High School in North Charleston, SC and is the Every Busy Woman teen-style advisor. When she's not playing soccer, tennis, or hanging out with friends, she's blogging away for Eliza Kate's Style Base. Her biggest obsessions are Benefit, Jack Rogers, and everything Lilly Pulitzer. Eliza's love of fashion and bubbly nature are reflected in her blog, whether she's reviewing a lip gloss, showing you what she totes around in her purse, or displaying her latest outfit favorites. 



Jane Perdue is a leadership and women’s issues consultant, speaker, writer, and Principal, Braithwaite Innovation Group, a female-owned professional and organizational development company. Prior to joining Braithwaite, she was a vice president for fifteen years at Fortune 100 telecommunications companies including Comcast and AT&T Broadband. Throughout her corporate executive and entrepreneurial careers, Jane has put her MBA to good use managing $25 million budgets and tens of thousands of employees, as well as creating strategy, negotiating labor contracts and creating numerous leadership development programs, many exclusively for women.


Margaret Seidler is a nationally-recognized Organization Development consultant, master trainer and author of Power Surge: A Conduit for Enlightened Leadership. She is one of only twelve certified Polarity Management Masters in North America. Her practice focuses on creating higher performance in both organization and community systems. Central to her work is Polarity Management®, a set of principles and method to guide people in tapping the power of “both/and” thinking for better, more sustainable results. Her areas of expertise include managing complex opportunities and challenges, increasing self-awareness, team-building, resolving conflict and interpersonal communications skills.


Dede Tabak is a writer, comedian, actress and all around busy woman living, working and happily not eating meat in Manhattan. 


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