Creating the Vision, Finding the Path
In January, hundreds of thousands of women marched in Washington, D.C. and in sister marches around the globe, demonstrating for women’s diversity, safety, health and human rights. It was the start to a powerful new chapter of our history, setting the tone for March’s Women’s History Month. We’ve learned we’ve come so far, but there’s still so much left to achieve.
Young women need to know they can aim for - and attain - their dreams. That’s why we’re bringing together trailblazing leaders in business for an empowering Women’s Month panel discussion. This March, join us as we celebrate the strength, power and creativity of the female mind with “Creating the Vision, Finding the Path”. Felita Harris will moderate the event featuring keynote speakers Angelica Alam, Angelique Miles, Ashley S. Blackwood and Tola L. for inspiring talks on our future.
Prepare to... Participate in a live panel discussion to mastermind a new vision for success. Discover that the path to achieve our goals has been inside of us all along. Be inspired by big ideas on altruism, business, health, creativity and social change.
“I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become - as a woman thinks, so she is.”
About the Moderator:
Felita Harris, a senior fashion executive in luxury ready-to-wear and soft accessories, was named as one of Luxury Daily's Women to Watch.
A global strategist, and visionary, Ms. Harris has worked with some of the most notable designer brands and luxury retailers including Donna Karan, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Armani, St. John Knits and more! Her expertise in wholesale, retail and knowledge of the international market, has given her a dynamic acuity in managing luxury businesses worldwide.
Meet the Keynote Speakers:
Angelica Alam, Vice President within Citigroup’s Treasury and Trade Services, supports an expansive portfolio of the bank’s largest corporate clients. Her diverse career path has encompassed roles in strategy, business development, operations and digital sales at Viacom, Inc. as well as marketing coordination for VH1 Classic Record Labels and MTV Networks. Alam is an advocate for youth education and women’s equality. She is an active Junior Achievement volunteer and has served as a business plan coach and national competition judge for the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship. She has also attended forums with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the United Nations Office of Partnerships to discuss ways the private sector can invest in the empowerment of women and girls around the world.
Angelique Miles is a wellness influencer empowering women (specifically women over 40), to live their best lives through health and fitness. She discovered the power of fitness during her long time career as a music publishing executive. Signing platinum and Grammy nominated artists including Timbaland and Missy Elliott, fitness gave her energy and sharpened her mind. Fast forward to after a paradigm shift in the music industry, Angelique turned her passion for wellness into a business. She helps women transform their lives via healthy eating, fitness, and lifestyle.
Ashley S. Blackwood is a branding, business development, PR and strategic communications guru specializing in Sports and Entertainment. Her career has included PR management for the New York Knicks, launching her own firm and offering PR consultation to various professional sports teams and athletes. A first generation college student, Blackwood is passionate about teaching youth about the business of sport, the importance of social media and how they can manage and develop their personal brands. She teaches others how community investment and positive branding impact their bottom lines and uses sports to affect social change.
Tola L. is Assistant Director of College Success at a Brooklyn area high school. She passionately challenges the youth to become the best versions of themselves and gives inner city students tools for success. A serial entrepreneur focused on diversity and inclusion, Tola also heads the Gyrl Wonder Foundation for minority girls and hosts the Reservation For 10 dinner series for college students interested in media careers.
Who Should Attend: This is event is for women ready for change - whether that’s uplifting members of their communities, moving ahead in their careers or embarking on entrepreneurial paths. As well as men in support of women’s issues are also invited to attend.
We’re bringing together five businesswomen focused on social change for a special women’s empowerment panel discussion, “Creating the Vision, Finding the Path”.