Women in Business Collective Designed to Inspire Launches National 2014 Roll-Out

Women in Business Collective Designed to Inspire Launches National 2014 Roll-Out

Walker’s Legacy kicks-off 2014 with multi-city tour

Walker’s Legacy, a women in business collective named in honor of and with the purpose to continue the enterprising legacy of Madam C. J. Walker, the first self-made female millionaire in US history, is kicking off its 2014 multi-state organizational roll-out. [space]

The national strategy includes launches in targeted ‘Walker’s Legacy Communities’ including: Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Texas (various), New Orleans and its newest market, Atlanta, launched in November of 2013, among others. Consistent with Walker’s international reach,the organization will also be partnering with the Give1 Project to launch a women’s entrepreneurship training program in Dakar, Senegal in March. [space]

Through power summits, legacy learnings and on-line training, Walker’s Legacy’s national launch focuses on career development, entrepreneurship and inspiration for enterprising women of color. “The vision for Walker’s Legacy is to inspire, equip and connect a global network of emerging and establish businesswomen,” stated Founder Natalie Madeira Cofield. “The launch of our national program is intended to begin the process of fermenting that vision and connecting women to the resources needed to leave their own legacy.” [space]

Walker’s Legacy was founded in 2009 with the mission to enhance leadership skills, create networking and learning opportunities and bring exposure to emerging trends in business for aspiring and professional women of color. Through its interactive programming,the organization has hosted former mayors award winning journalists and authors, Forbes ranked business women and entrepreneurs from across the country. Initially established in the Washington, DC market, the organization has touched more than 1,000 women through its interactive in-person and on-line educational programs. [space]

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Walker’s Legacy is a digital platform for the professional and entrepreneurial multicultural woman and exists to inspire, equip, and engage through thought-provoking content, educational programming, and a global community.

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Walker's Legacy is a growing global women in business collective founded to establish networks of empowerment and access for women of color in business.