Women's Business Empowerment Conference Backed By Wells Fargo
Founded five years ago by Sheila Robinson, the Diversity Womenâ€™s Business Conference continues to grow as a professional networking force for diverse women.
Over two days, women in various industries, and including business executives, educators, entrepreneurs and innovators, came together to discuss strategies and solutions for demonstrating leadership in the modern workplace.
The event, in Washington, D.C., was supported by Wells Fargo & Company which teamed up with Diversity Woman Magazine.
Wells Fargo also supported the Mosaic Women Awards Luncheon and joined panelists during breakout sessions and workshops which addressed executive leadership and personal development.
Founded five years ago by Sheila Robinson, the Diversity Women’s Business Conference continues to grow as a professional networking force for diverse women. “We have the opportunity to develop and build lasting relationships that can and will bridge the leadership gaps,” Robinson said.
Diversity Woman Magazine recognized four women for their vision and leadership, and for their cultural and worldly influence. Among the honorees, Dr.Maya Angelou received the Legend Award for her many accomplishments as a poet, educator and writer and her perpetual commitment to inspire women across the globe.
Other winners included author and commentator Dr. Julianne Malveaux, and the renowned inspirational speaker Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch. Another honoree was Edie Fraser, managing director and Chair of the Diversity Practice at Diversified Search Ray & Berndston.
Photo credit: Mark Finkenstaedt