Walker’s Legacy Austin Holds Sold-Out Business Brunch to Celebrate Achievements of Women of Color in Business

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Austin program features multi-cultural professional women leaders and continues national Women’s History Month programming

Austin, TX (March 21, 2016) – On March 20, Walker’s Legacy, a growing global women in business collective named in honor of Madam C. J. Walker, celebrated Women’s History Month before a sold-out audience at Revival Public House restaurant in Austin.

The organization, founded by entrepreneur Natalie Madeira Cofield, was established to create support networks for professional and enterprising women of color hosted established and emerging leaders from Austin’s multicultural women in business community for its Local Women in Leadership Brunch. The program featured remarks from Dr. Monica Anderson; Virgina Cumberbatch, Sheri Marshall, Ariel Rolle, and was moderated by Sharcress Cater.

The event also marked the five year anniversary of The Austin Socialite, founded by Walker’s Legacy City Chair Terry Pierre.

Economic census reports released by the Minority Business Development Agency have recognized that minority business women served as the fastest growing entrepreneurial segments in the nation with the largest percentage of growth achieved by African American and Hispanic women entrepreneurs.

Walker’s Legacy Austin is one of twenty cities where Walker’s Legacy operates domestically.

The organization’s next program will be held on May 5th, 2016 during National Small Business Week.

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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.