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Events

Atlanta Fashion Week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sept. 24-29, 2019

Atlanta International Fashion Week will celebrate its 12th year of runway shows this year.

Past Atlanta Fashion Week events have been attended by celebrity guests like Kim Kardashian, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, Dwight Howard, Floyd Mayweather, "America's Next Top Model" contestants and "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" cast members.

The program has hosted 80 shows by 430 designers in its 12 years of runways. Featured designers have included Balmain, Kenzo, Balenciaga and Calvin Klein.

Designers and models hoping to participate can apply on the Atlanta Fashion Week website.

 

Homeless to Hopeful

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sept. 28, 2019

Homeless to Hopeful: The Power of I Am will be a workshop and spa day to empower homeless women hosted by LyriQ Lashay Love Foundation and Afro LyriQ in partnership with EMEmpowerment4Success.

 

The workshop will include lessons on self-love and mind, body and soul transformation. It will be hosted at the Salvation Army Red Shield Transitional Homeless Shelter at 400 Luckie St NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30312.

 

Those interested in volunteering can email LyriQ Lashay.

The event hosts have also created a sponsorship and donation care package Amazon wish list.

Numbers 2 Big 2 Ignore

Oct. 10, 2019

The Atlanta Women's Foundation will be hosting a luncheon called Numbers 2 Big 2 Ignore from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. EST on Oct. 10, 2019, at the Georgia World Congress Center. The main event will be a conversation on being a woman of influence with featured speaker Gayle King, co-host of CBS This Morning and editor at large of O, The Oprah Magazine.
Individual tickets and tickets for a table of 10 are available for purchase on the Atlanta Women's Foundation's website.

She Podcasts Live

Oct. 11-13, 2019

She Podcasts Live is a conference for current or prospective female podcasters hosted by the voices of instructional podcast "She Podcasts," Jessica Kupferman and Elsie Escobar. The three-day event will consist of expert panels led by successful podcasters, networking events and social activities. The expert panels will cover topics ranging from starting a podcast to monetizing and marketing it.

The event will take place at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. Tickets are available online.

 

MogulCon 2019

Oct. 24-26, 2019

The fourth annual MogulCon, a conference for women in business, will be hosted at the Marriott Perimeter Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The three day event will include panels hosted by expert business moguls, networking events and a "pink carpet" awards dinner.

The event's expert moguls include celebrities and self-made millionaires, including Pinky Cole of Slutty Vegan, Emmy Award Winning Producer Rushion McDonald and Cyrene Tankard of Bravo's "Thicker than Water."

According to The 2018 State of Women-Owned Business Report commissioned by American Express, the number of women-owned businesses in the United States grew by 58 percent from 2007 to 2018. On top of that, the number of firms owned by black women grew by a stunning 164 percent. There are 2.4 million African American women-owned businesses in 2018, most owned by women ages 35 to 54. Black women are the only racial or ethnic group with more business ownership than their male peers, according to the Federal Reserve.

MogulCon's goal is to provide their attendees with the knowledge and resources to grow their businesses quickly and sustainably.

For more information, visit their website.