Mayor Kasim Reed of Atlanta to Open the GC4W ATL Business Expo on Oct 3rd 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 1st, 2015
New York, September 1st, 2015 – On Saturday October 3rd, 2015, the Honorable Mayor of the City of Atlanta, Mayor Kasim Reed will open the GC4W Atlanta Working Mom Business Expo on Oct 3rd 2015 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Downtown Atlanta. Lilian O. Ajayi, Founder and Executive Director of the Global Connections for Women Foundation (GC4W) will host the GC4W Expo in Atlanta, Georgia.
“Despite changing times and trends, the role of women throughout history has been that of an anchor for the family, their local communities and society at large. The GC4W Atlanta Working Mom Business Expo provides a rare opportunity to not only aid and elevate working mothers and women business owners who continue to be the backbone of our society, but also make a profound statement about who they are as key contributors to the global diaspora.” — Lilian O. Ajayi, Founder and Executive Director of Global Connections for Women Foundation (GC4W)
The 2015 ATL GC4W Expo is the premiere event dedicated to honoring and uplifting working mothers and small business owners. We invite you to come and share in an entire day of motivational talks centered on the topics of leadership, business, success, health and balance as we name the winners of the “Ultimate Super Mom” contest. Connect with other powerful women, businesses and services that can help you take your life and career to the next level. This is a FREE event and open to the public – and we encourage our participants to invite their family, colleagues and friends.
Our guest speakers includes an all-stars power women list, namely Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche, Best Selling Author & America’s #1 Financial Independence Advisor; Tiffney Cambridge, Author, Business Mogul and TV Personality; Lilian O. Ajayi, Founder and Executive Director of Global Connections for Women Foundation; Carla Stephens, Star of Bravo TV’s Mother Funders, Entrepreneur and PTO Expert; Terri Britt, Former Miss USA and Award Winning Author; Mary Chatman, President and CEO of Black Bride Magazine; Janell Hazelwood, Founder and CEO of TheBossMoves, and Associate Managing Editor at Black Enterprise; Denise Mobolaji Ajayi-Williams, Author “Akiti the Hunter” and Founder & Creative Director of the Working Mom in 20s; Jamie Watkins, Founder and CEO of Iluminada Wellness; Yetunde Shorters, Author, International Branding Expert and Founder of ICY Public Relations, amongst other distinguished guest speakers.
“I am extremely honored to be a part of the upcoming GC4W Expo. My passion for working mothers and women in business runs deep because I have first hand knowledge of the many gifts they bring to the table as mothers and business women. Women are more than mothers, wives, sisters and friends. They are more than females. There is so much more to women than what others can see beyond their gender roles. Thank you GC4W for honoring working moms and showcasing their strengths in the area of business. Women by nature are nurturers and have this Innate ability to nurture people, places or things especially in an infantile state. They are in the business of nurturing and that is one of the many characteristic that makes them successful at mothering and business. They harness their ability to give what is needed to bring life and vitality to businesses and their families.” — Carla Stephens, Star of Bravo TV‘s Mother Funders
The ATL GC4W Expo is an empowerment opportunity for Working Mothers, Mom-Entrepreneurs, Women Business Owners and Young Professionals. It is designed to bring together mothers, students, professionals, leaders, local businesses, celebrities and VIPs – with the purpose of connecting, inspiring, and to further expose women who are making an incredible impact in our world today.
With a population that boasts one of the highest %s of working mothers in the US and as home to such a diverse cross-section of uniquely successful women, Atlanta serves as an ideal host city for the 2015 GC4W Working Mom Business Expo, an international event which will draw attention and intrigue from across the country and around the world.
The partners and sponsors of this event include The Office of the Mayor of the City of Atlanta Georgia, Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED), The Huffington Post, Spelman College, Macy’s, Largess Affair, Dr. Miracles, Babble Bottles, WorkingMomin20s.com, NAWBO Atlanta, Haydrick Imagining, Dr. Miracles, Black Bride Magazine, Georgia World Congress Center, Africa.com, to name a few.
The Global Connections for Women Foundation (GC4W) has quickly grown into one of the leading international non-profits of the millennium in the areas of gender equality, women empowerment and youth empowerment. The goal of the organization is to enrich the lives of 100 thousand women and youth by the end of 2015 and we remain steadfast in our commitment to making a tremendous difference in the lives of many, therefore, the GC4W Atlanta Expo represents a significant step towards achieving this goal.
This is a FREE event and Open to the public.
If you are interested in participating in the expo, rsvp for your tickets here.
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