Leeds Women’s Summit aims to empower women in business

January 21, 2011
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On Friday, Feb. 11, it’s all about girl — errr, woman — power. The Birmingham Business Journal will host its inaugural Women’s Summit from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Shops of Grand River in Leeds, Alabama.

The meat and potatoes of the event are the keynote speakers and workshops that will get you energized and ready to rise to the top of your business or organization.

Entrepreneur Amy Head will give tips on how to make your business dream a reality in “Harnessing Your Courage to Build a Business.” Head is founder and CEO of Amy Head Studio, featuring Amy Head Cosmetics and Bonnie Holmes Skin Care, located in Homewood and throughout Mississippi.

A must-have for career-juggling women-on-the-go, “Real Women Have Chipped Nailsis a fun approach to integrating personal and professional goals. Allison Blankenship specializes in accelerating results and can transform any group into persuasive communicators, task-driven competitors and strength-based topic experts.

Malena Cunningham will share her hints on articulating your goals, business plan and relating to vendors in “Speak Up, Speak Well.” She is president and CEO of Strategic Media Relations Inc., a media relations/public relations consulting firm she founded in September 2004. Malena brings 23 years of experience and award-winning excellence in broadcast news, training and business.

The event also will feature roundtable discussions with local experts on developing new skill sets, including managing change at home and work, investing, the power of the purse, networking, self-discipline, motivation and creating a successful image. Also included is a networking lunch, a runway show of the latest in business fashion and shopping coupons for The Shops of Grant River.

For more information or to register for this event, check out the website here.

This post is brought to you by the good folks at Dale Carnegie Training of Birmingham, Alabama. We would love to connect with you on Facebook and Twitter @dalecarnegieala.

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