News & Upcoming Events


Madison, Wisconsin in October!!!!

Jane will be speaking to pre-schoolers, students and community leaders throughout the week of October 16, 2018.

October 17  Rotary Chapter – Madison, Wisconsin  608-255-9164 for more information.

-Park Hotel, 11:45 AM – Lunch begins.  Jane’s presentation, “Discover the Lessons of Forgotten Business Empress, Martha Matilda Harper,” follows.

October 17 , University of Wisconsin, School of Human Ecology, Room 2235, 4-6 PM

  • 4 W Leadership Talk by Jane Plitt – “Using Business for Social Change.”

Bayshore.jpg Inspiring Kids

Jane is wowing children as they discover  the magic of Martha’s life at several elementary schools .  Sign her up at your school for this school year.


Related Articles:

Style Mag:Jane

HT Style 7:2:17 Martha’s Remarkable LIfeHT Style 7:2:17 Martha’s Remarkable LIfe
Martha Matilda Harper, the Greatest Businesswoman You’ve Ever Heard Of by Jaimie Seaton
What I Know 10 Years In As a Woman Entrepreneur by Kristen Wood
Watch this video about Harper and the collection at the Rochester Museum and Science Center

Buy the Book:

In Rochester, books are available at the Life Bridge Bookstore, the Rochester Museum and Science Center, the Rochester Public Library bookstore,  Simply New York and the Susan B. Anthony House,
In Sarasota, books  are available at Bookstore 1 , the Ringling School of the Arts’ Madeby Gallery, and the Reserves .
Get inscribed books from
Or  order directly on Amazon


Previous Speaking Events

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Click here to listen to powerful Manatee and Sarasota women reading Martha’s Magical Hair at the Women’s Resource Center in Bradenton, Florida. This event was held at the Women’s Resource Center of Manatee County on May 16, 2017.