Ready to Change Careers or Return to Work?
Connect•Work•Thrive is a team of career and industry experts who empower YOU with critical skills and an amazing network to find your next wonderful opportunity.
What We Do
Through our conferences, courses, and group and individual coaching, we have helped hundreds of mid-career professionals change careers or return to the workforce after a career sabbatical.
ConnectU is the home of our continuously growing library of curriculum-based online courses and workshop videos.
More courses coming soon!
"I have attended many conferences and events. Your presenters were of the caliber of Tony Robbins' presenters at Business Mastery, which cost about $15,000."
- Roberta Moore, Employer, Alain Pinel Realtors
“I’ve spoken at a lot of events and I was blown away by the high quality of the participants as well as the speakers.
- Jo Ilfeld, CEO, Success Reboot
“I just received a call from the Tesla recruiter, and they offered me a position. That’s very exciting. Almost certainly due to your workshops and paying attention to the various things the presenters mentioned.”
- Michael Cheponis, Santa Clara, CA
Johanna curates and hosts highly successful conferences including Return-to-Work and Career Transition Conferences and Summits, The Workforce Diversity Summit™ at Microsoft, and local and national celebrations of 40 Years of Women at Yale.
After a career sabbatical to raise two children, Johanna founded two companies in addition to Connect•Work•Thrive™ LLC: Keep Me Tax Free™ LLC, which secures tax-exempt status for non-profit organizations and Wise Consulting, a boutique firm which provides strategic planning, operations, marketing, and financial expertise to growing businesses.
Johanna holds an MBA from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, a BS in Applied Mathematics from Yale University, and a Certificate in Small Business Management from New York University’s Stern School of Business. Johanna was born and raised in NYC and is also a proud graduate of Hunter College High School.