PWI New Orleans 2nd Annual International Conference "Women Leaders Igniting Change in the World"


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"Women Leaders Igniting Change in the World"

Join us at our 2nd Annual Conference in New Orleans
we will bring together women leaders to empower women worldwide.

Key Take Aways
Network with women from all over the U.S. and worldwide
Meet women who are changing the world and empowering women worldwide.
Get support for your world changing projects.
Sell your products and market your services at our Exhibitor Trade Show.
Create a roadmap for your Journey to Success.
Participate in panel discussions with women leaders of the world.

 Join Us
as we continue
 "Empowering Women to Empower the World!"
E x p l o r e what is possible in your life!
Enjoy The Best Networking In the World & Prizes

Friday, November 13

Networking Reception & Silent Auction
Sponsored by Nadine Ramsey

New Orleans Mayoral Candidate
Embassy Suites New Orleans Atrium
315 Julia Street * New Orleans, LA  70130
Refreshments & Cash Bar

Acknowleging and Honoring New Orleans Leaders

Silent Auction benefiting the PWI Global Education Leadership Project - GEL 
& Liberty House Homeless Shelter for Women in New Orleans
Liberty House is accepting Gift Cards for donations for their residents.

Contact 415-503-1184 or 832-276-4153
to donate silent auction items and receive special recognition.

Saturday, November 14

Registration, Networking, Exhibits

Raffle Fundraiser benefiting the PWI Global Education Leadership Project - GEL 
& Liberty House Homeless Shelter for Women in New Orleans
Liberty House is accepting Gift Cards for donationa for their residents.

Contact 415-503-1184 or 832-276-4153
to donate raffle items and receive special recognition.

, plus Morning Coffee, Teas and Lunch

10:00 am

10:15 am
Keynote Presentation
"Women Leadership Today"
Cynthia Willard Lewis
Councilmember - At Large, New Orleans

10:35 am
"Living Your Dreams"
Valeri Bocage, CEO, Powerful Women International

10:50 am
"Women Igniting Change in the World"
Moderator:  Pat Evans, Director of the International Project for
Non-Profit Leadership (IPNL), University of New Orleans
Panelist:  Miriam Barrios, IPNL Operations Manager
Panelist:  Aude Ghespiere, French Cultural
Attaché, French Consulate
Panelist:  Donna Santiago, Board Member, New Orleans Jazz Festival
Panelist:  Mpundu Mwanza, Project Director,
Prevention Research & Wellness Institute
Panelist:  Gail Glapion, Chairperson, African American Leadership Project
Panelist: Aletha Strong, Entrepreneur & Community Organizer, N'COBRA

12:00 pm
Lunch | Announcements | Networking

1:00 pm
Team Acknowledgements & Featured Speaker
Namonyah Soipan, Ph.D.

1:20 pm
"Transitioning from the Next Best Thing to YOUR Best Thing"
Monica Pierre, CEO, Pierre Principle Communications

1:50 pm
Dream Exercise!

2:00 pm
Nadine Ramsey, New Orleans Mayoral Candidate

2:20 pm
Raffle Drawings | Acknowledgements | Post Event Networking

Embassy Suites New Orleans -Convention Center
315 Julia Street * New Orleans, LA  70130

Book now to get special rates of $99 per night
Call 504-525-1993 & Mention PWI
For more info, call or email Glena
832-647-1553 or

Book Your Airfare and Car Rental with PWI.
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Supporters and PWI Team

Mayor's Office

New Orleans City Council

Powerful Women International Team:

Valeri Bocago-San Francisco, CA, Pam Terry-Houston, TX, Cherrie Holton-Houston, TX, Councilwomen Cynthia Willard-Lewis-New Orleans, LA, Pat Evans-New Orleans, LA, Cristal Montanez Baylor-Houston, TX/Middle East, Glena Stephenson-Houston, TX, Lydia Glapion-Days-New Orleans, LA, Silish Yigebru-Houston, TX/Ethiopia, Louise Dewey-Houston,TX, Phyllis Nabonne-Alexander-New Orleans,  LA, Sheila Moody-Houston, TX, Ayana Mack-Houston, TX, Stephanie Jupiter-Houston, TX, Jaimie Jones-San Jose, CA, Robin Tai-New Orleans, LA, Jacque Gray- Dallas,TX, Leontine Bocage Howard-LaPlace, LA, Monica Pierre-New Orleans, LA, Delia Head-Berkeley, CA, Brenda McCuistion-Hercules, CA, Dene Ballentine-Austin, TX, Marian Lopez-Los Angeles, CA, Jimena Sarachansky-San Francisco, CA/Argentina, Cheryl Fidelman-Oakland, CA, Parth Savla-Hillsborough, NJ, Jill Dubreuil-Troy, NY, Ana Conjura-San Francisco,CA, Venecia Margarita-San Francisco,CA, Allison Laytham-Vacaville, CA, George Ross-Chicago,IL, Joie Seldon- Oakland,CA, Melanie Reagan-Sacramento, CA, Doris Forte'-Houston, TX/Hawaii, Lorretta Robinson -Fontana, CA, Bernadette McBurnie-Burlingame,CA, Belvia Isabelle-New Orleans,LA, Lau Hadar-San Francisco, CA, Arva Campbell-Oakland, CA, Hilary Randall-Berkeley, CA, Ann Baffico-San Rafael, CA, Shibani Nag-Washington, DC, Annette Austin-Sacramento,CA, Theresa Gully Reed-Sacramento,CA, Ericka Erickson-Marin City, CA, Howard Redding-San Francisco, CA, Laura Padilla-Raleigh, CA, Elena Gaudet-Oakland, CA

Limited Sponsorship Opportunities Available for Special Recognition

To be a sponsor, call 415-503-1184 or 832-276-4153
or email

Download PDF of Sponsor Packet by Clicking Here.

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Name Sales End Price Fee
Friday Reception & Silent Auction - Refreshments & Cash Bar Ended Free
Saturday Program - $42 Members; $48 Non-Members   Ended $48 $2.19
Saturday - Display Table $75 Members; $80 Non-Profits; $85 Non-Members   Ended $85 $3.12
PWI Annual Membership of $99 & Discount Admission of $40 for Saturday Ended $139 $4.46
Saturday - Table of 8 $370 Ended $370 $9.95
Saturday - Table of 8 & Prime Location $440 Ended $440 $9.95
PWI Individual Annual Membership $99 Ended $99 $3.46
PWI Corporate Membership $399/year for up to 5 representatives Ended $399 $9.95

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