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Kadeem Dunwell is the founder and chief executive officer of The Young Entrepreneurs of Atlanta Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit organization that supports, educates and encourages young people under the age of 24 to improve their chances of success by promoting youth entrepreneurship as a viable solution to unemployment. Through their programs, they provide young entrepreneurs with tools,…

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Seven years ago, Nancy Lewis and Rhonda Hight created Transforming Women Entrepreneurs, a forum designed to give entrepreneurs and those who aspire to travel the entrepreneurial journey an opportunity to network and gain business strategies in an upscale environment. They are having their seven-year anniversary event on March 12, 2015, and its theme is Women Igniting, Influencing &…

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Xernona Clayton is founder, president and CEO of the Trumpet Awards Foundation Inc., and creator and executive producer of the organization’s Trumpet Awards. The Trumpet Awards is a prestigious event highlighting African American accomplishments and contributions. Clayton began her television career in 1967 and became the South’s first black person to have her own television show.…

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Marian Y. Woods, known as Lady Propel, is founder and CEO of My Girlfriends Inc., a nonprofit providing development opportunities for women finding themselves in a proverbial holding pattern, unable to advance. She is also founder and host of Propel Women’s Empowerment Symposium and Expo, an annual personal, professional and leadership development event. Woods has more than 24 years…

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In celebrating the life and legacy of Civil Rights icon Mrs. Evelyn Gibson Lowery, the Lowery family has confirmed the following schedule of events: Monday, September 30, 2013 Public Viewing Cascade United Methodist Church 3144 Cascade Rd Atlanta, GA 30311 11:00a.m. – 9:00p.m. Tuesday, October 1, 2013 Ivy Beyond the Wall Ceremony conducted by the…

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Women in business from across the city of Atlanta attended Candid Conversations II: With Female Entrepreneurs sponsored by Qream. The night featured networking and an intimate panel discussion on what truly happens in the  business world. Hosted by Eboni Elektra L!ve at the beautiful Aurum Lounge, guests were privy to complimentary Qream cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and…

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Al Vivian, CEO and president of BASIC Diversity Inc., spoke with rolling out about several issues that serve as indicators that truthful discussions on inclusion must continue across our nation. Considering the current social climate in the country, what recent events most serve as teachable moments? First, the immigration issue. The backlash against immigrant workers…

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Research recently publishes shows that blacks and women and other minority ethnic groups have collectively lost ground in their level of representation in America’s corporate boardrooms over the past few years. The study, titled Missing Pieces: Women and Minorities on Fortune 500 Boards, found that six years after a similar census, white men still overwhelmingly…

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Founder of Sparkles of Life, Inc., Rhonda Lewis-Nwosu will launch the inaugural Mother’s Heart Brunch fundraiser on May 7, 2011. This uplifting and life-changing event seeks to bring families together to celebrate mothers.  This event will raise awareness about the issues of families facing difficulties in conception and delivery during their road to parenthood and…

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