WOMEN ELEVATING WOMEN SYMPOSIUM
MARCH 6-7, 2019
W.E.W. is a symposium providing a platform where multi-cultural women business owners & executives come together to openly share and discuss what they did and what you must do in order to sustain momentum to reach new heights. The topics will range from discussions and training on business cultures, unconscious biases, gender equality, need for diversity and other social economic factors that affect women economic empowerment as entrepreneurs and executives. It is an occasion where multi-cultural women will “soar high on wings like eagles” as they share their common experiences. It is a symposium and a membership for Corporations, Entrepreneurs, and Business Executives to become champions for these women, as W.E.W. becomes a movement for change. These are must attend symposiums to learn more about women who elevate women, and men who elevate women and why.
NOTE: 10% off all Registration receipts donated to local non profit.
SYMPOSIUM AND LIMITED VIP RECEPTION: March 6th - VIP Reception (Host: Nina Vaca, Chairman & CEO Pinnacle Group with the Founder, Speakers, Panel Experts & Sponsors) + March 7th - Symposium (includes Breakfast/ Lunch & Workshops), Swag Bag, and Networking Reception
SYMPOSIUM ONLY: General Registration: March 7th (includes Breakfast/ Lunch & Workshops), Swag Bag, and Networking Reception
ABOUT THE EVENT
We have a luncheon speaker & panel with men on "Men Who Elevate Women" and why. In addition, our Cultivate Pillar will showcase young adults /entrepreneurs and business professionals on what kind of support they need to help them elevate in their careers.
TIME & LOCATION
Greater Dallas Area
DATES & TIMES:
March 6th - 7-9pm • March 7th - 8-7pm
Nina Vaca, Chairman & CEO Pinnacle Group, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year/Hall of Fame Inductee, to host VIP Reception.
Chairman & CEO Pinnacle Group
Entrepreneur | Philanthropist | Global Leader
In 2017, Vaca was named a Woman of Distinction by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council ( WBENC).
• Goldman Sachs, Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs • NBC Innovator • Ernst & Young, Entrepreneur of the Year/Hall of Fame Inductee • Latino Leaders, 101 Most Influential Latinos • Women President’s Organization Fastest-Growing Women-Owned in America
• Chairman, USHCC Foundation • Founding Board Member, Startup America • German Marshall Fellow • British American Project Fellow
• Comerica Bank • Kohl’s Corporation • Cinemark Holdings
TO BE ANNOUNCED
PATRICIA RUSSELL-MCCLOUD, J.D.
Our featured keynote for Dallas, DC/MD/VA, and Atlanta is best selling author, acclaimed orator for over 30 years Pat Russell-McCloud, JD. As a member of the Council on Legal Education Opportunity ( CLEO), she studied at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. She earned Juris Doctorate degree at Howard University, School of Law, Washington D.C. Prior to embarking upon her speaking career, Russell-McCloud was an attorney with the Federal Communications Commission, Chief, Complaints Branch, Broadcast Bureau , Washington, D.C. for ten years. Then she decided to follow her true passion which was to be a business entrepreneur and global professional orator.
Patricia Russell-McCloud has served as the 11th National President of The Links, Inc., and the National Parliamentarian to the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She has been named one of the top five business motivators in the country by Black Enterprise Magazine and identified as one of the top 10 speakers in America featured in Essence and Ebony magazines. She has over 145 mentees and her only requirement of them is to 'pay it forward'.
Luncheon Topic: Men Who Elevate Women
Men Entrepreneurs & Business Executive in the community will be invited.
MARVIN DICKERSON, President & CEO of Dickerson Technologies LLC l Global Speaker : Security Tech Forum in Taipei, Taiwan; VAR Security Seminars in Seoul, Korea, Sidney, Australia, Beijing, China and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil l International Board Member of 100 Black Men of America (2009-2017) l Has served on Advisory Boards of NBC 4, PEPCO, and Adventist Health Care Community l Life Member Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
THE FIVE PILLARS
Women Elevating Women developed five pillars of success to help women with drive to survive and thrive. Click to find out more about our core values.
Have courage and protect your family and business. Experts in this field will present ways to maintain your health while elevating your career/ and or business to new heights. Learn some of the best tips on protecting your legacy while protecting your health and finances.
Subject Matter Experts:
CFP, CRPC, RICP
MD; PhD, FACC
Dr. Marlene Mahipat
New York Life
MARGUERITA ( Rita) CHENG, CFP, CRPC, RICP, CDFA - CEO Blue Ocean Global Wealth l CNBC Contributor l 2017 Named No. 3 Most Influential Financial Advisor in the Investopedia Top 100 Women to Watch by Investment News l Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise by the Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council.
BARBARA HUTCHINSON, MD, PhD, FACC, - Owner /Managing Partner at Chesapeake Cardiac Care PA. l Immediate Past President, Association of Black Cardiologists l 2014 Named Enterprising Women of the Year.
ANGELA WRIGHT MARSHALL. MD., FACP - Founder, Comprehensive Women’s Health, Inc. l Named in 2018 Washingtonian Top Doctors l Has a Bachelor’s Degree as an Electrical Engineer working for the Central Intelligence Agency l 2015 Named Enterprising Women of the Year.
MARLENE MAHIPAT, DC-Founder & President Mediquest, LLC l Specializes in Spinal Decompression & Dry Needling l Recipient of 2018 CEO Report-Mid Atlantic Women’s Leadership Award l 2018 The CEO Report Velocity Growth Award l 2016 Gold Stevie Award Lifetime Achievement for Nonprofit Winner l 2015 Enterprising Women of the Year Award l 2015 Maryland Top 100 Women /Circle of Excellence
CIEMONE A. SHEPPARD - Licensed Agent New York Life Insurance Company l Co-Founder Sheppard Benefits Group, Inc. –Fully Licensed Insurance Brokerage Firm l She has insured over 30,000 lives with Life Insurance l Member of the Executive Council l Top Life Producer l Chairman’s Council l Life Leader l E-Life Champion l Group Employee Benefits Leader l Life Super-Star l 4th year member of the Million Dollar Round Table
How do you effectively collaborate with corporations, entrepreneurs, business executives and learn how to expand your relationships and circle of excellence
Subject Matter Experts:
Staci L. Redmon
Monica T. McCoy
GINA MERRITT, Principal Northern Real Estate Urban Venture ( NREUV) NREUV has underwritten $3.5 Billion in real estate transactions l Real Estate Advisor & Consultant to Emory Beacon of Light, PIHRL and McCormack Baron Salazar l Trademarked Project Community Capital , an economic inclusion program l Award Winner recognized by DC NOMA for North Capitol Commons , the Nannie Helen at 4800, and Developer of the Year l 2018 Washington Business Journal Minority Business Leader Award
STACI L. REDMON, PMP, MBA, - President & CEO of Strategy and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS) l United States Army Veteran l 2018, 2017, 2016 Washington Technology’s Fast 50 l 2018, 2017 Inc. Magazine’s 500/5000 List l 2018 Woman Vetrepreneur of the Year by the National Veteran-Owned Business Association l 2016 U. S. Small Business Administration ( SBA) Person of the Year/Northern Virginia l 2016 Enterprising Women of the Year Award
MONICA T. MCCOY is a highly-sought after global speaker, business strategist, executive coach and consultant. She is founder of Monica Motivates, LLC. l A former Acting Global Director of Strategy and Innovation for the McDonald’s Division for The Coca-Cola Company l In 2017 and 2018 featured in the Who’s Who In Black Atlanta Directory l Spotlighted in business profiles on CBS- Channel 46 News, Today’s Purpose Woman Magazine & Supplierty News l In 2018 released her second book, “Treating Your Brand like a Fortune 100 Company.” Her first book, “The Best life Lessons Learned From Real People.
How do you develop your brand? Learn how to put together a brand and brand strategy. Gain a better understanding of the value of different social media platforms. Learn new creative ways to highlight your business with new services. Learn innovate ways to communicate your appreciation as ways to elevate your business as multi-cultural women.
Subject Matter Experts:
Founder & CEO
Founder & CEO
CAROLYN HOWELL, Founder & CEO - Events USA l 2018 Women in Business Champion of the Year l 2017 Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise l 2016 Sterling Women of the Year l 2015 Loudon County Chamber Chairman’s Award l Board of Directors –Wolf Trap Association , The Fibroid Foundation , DC Chamber of Commerce ( Secretary) l Member Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber l Over 2,000 successful corporate events.
JOY RAHAT, Founder & CEO - JOY RAHAT MEDIA l Digital Branding and Marketing Firm l Member of District of Columbia Chamber of Commerce and District of Columbia Chamber International Committee l Works with multinational clients l Mastering the Art of Visual Attention through magazine-style, branding portraits and videography.
How do you connect with likeminded women who both aspire to excel in their business career and business growth. Determine what formal or informal groups have the best platform for your business and career development.
Subject Matter Experts:
EVP, COO, WPO
CAMILLE BURNS, MODERATOR, EVP & COO Women Presidents’ Organization ( WPO) l Oversees all functions of WPO headquarters, financial directives, human resources, marketing & administration for WPO l Member of Advisory Council, Enterprising Women magazine l Steering Committee of the International Women’s Entrepreneurial Challenge ( IWEC) l Steering Committee “Go For The Greens” l Board of Directors LilySarahGrace l MBA
We will engage young adults, young entrepreneurs & business professionals from each city. We discuss how to cultivate women thought leaders and show them how to elevate their careers and businesses. Advise them on how to become stepping-stones on each of the pillars of success. Help them identify their tribe.
Subject Matter Experts:
Founder and CEO
DENISE SMITH - MBA, PMP-MODERATOR, HR Systems Service Centre Portfolio Leader at Ernst & Young ( EY) l Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications-Certificate in Global Business, Global Leadership l B.S. Chemistry-Spelman College l Executive MBA-Management of Technology( MOT) Georgia Institute of Technology l Women in Technology l United Way of Greater Atlanta-Young Professional Leaders Advisory Board Event Chair l Cole Women United Vice Chair l Most Valuable Kids ( MVK) Atlanta
TITANIA HUFF, MODERATOR, BS., MBA, Founder and CEO of L².I.F.T Professional Services, LLC l Coaching and Consulting l Business Start-up l Millionaire Mind shifting Masterclassesl Wallet-Whippin' Workshops l WOW-Worthy One-on-One Programs l Tantalizing Trainings and Limitless Living Empowerment Events l Queendompreneur
SHANNON PIGHEE - CSM, SA (SAFe), MODERATOR, Associate Director Marketing at AT&T l Mentor Minds Matter ( New York City) l Mentor Minds Matter ( Los Angeles).
VIP Evening Reception – March 6, 2019
Host, Nina Vaca, Chairman & CEO Pinnacle Group
7:00pm - Registration
7:15pm - Introduction of VIP Host l Betty Hines Founder W.E.W.
7:30pm - VIP Host Nina Vaca, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Global Leader
7:55pm - Introduction of Sponsors –Betty Hines
8:00pm - 9:15pm - Network
9:15pm - Closing Comments
W.E.W. Symposium-March 7, 2019 - AGENDA
8:15am - Registration, Breakfast, Visit Sponsor Tables l Vendors
9:15am - Welcome and Opening Remarks l Betty Hines Host & Founder W.E.W.
9:30am - Overview of Symposium and Introduction of “Title Sponsor” to present Keynote Speaker-Emcee
9:40am -10:30am Morning Keynote Speaker
10:30am -10:45am - Break and Visit Sponsor Tables l Vendors
10:45am -12noon - Breakout Groups “The Pillars”
12noon - 1:30pm - Lunch and Panel: Men Who Elevate Women -Luncheon Moderator
1:30pm - 1:45pm - Break and Visit Vendor Table l Sponsors
1:45pm - 3:00pm - Breakout Groups " The Pillars"
3:00pm - 3:15pm - Break and Visit Vendor Table l Sponsors
3:15pm - 3:35pm - Betty Hines: Why Women Elevate Women l Announce “Cultivate” Award Recipient
3:35pm - 3:45pm - Introduction of "Presenting Sponsor" to introduce the Closing Speaker
3:45pm - 4:30pm - Closing Speaker
4:30pm - 4:40pm - Emcee Recognition and Thank You - Closing Remarks
4:40pm - Group Photo Gold & Platinum Members with Closing Speaker & Sponsor
5:00pm - 7:00pm - Network Reception