J. Melissa Cooper is a dual-certified human resources professional and the cofounder and managing partner of HirePerfect. An active member of the professional community, J. Melissa Cooper is involved with the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO) and participates in the organization’s roundtables of executive women.
Dedicated to improving business conditions for women entrepreneurs in all industries, the WPO maintains 120 chapters in over a dozen parts of the world. Each chapter consists of around 20 accomplished women presidents and entrepreneurs and functions as a sort of peer advisory group.
In addition to its chapter meetings, the WPO holds an international annual conference. The conference is designed to promote the sharing of business experiences and strategies among successful members from around the world, while also providing an opportunity for members to learn from speakers and seminars. Beyond that, the annual conference allows potential WPO members to experience firsthand the personal and professional impact that the organization has on women executives.
The WPO 19th Annual Conference is scheduled to take place from April 7, 2016, through April 9, 2016, at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront in Maryland.