ATLANTA, Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Four women business leaders are being recognized for their career-long commitment to women's advancement at this month's Little PINK Book events in Atlanta and New York. The awards will be handed out at Little PINK Book's 7th Annual Fall Empowerment Series in Atlanta tomorrow, November 10 and in NYC on November 17.
Event sponsors include The Coca-Cola Company, Chartis, FedEx and more. Technology sponsor Accenture will offer complimentary live video streaming of the sold-out NYC event featuring a panel of top women influencers who will share their career success secrets.
Little PINK Book has tracked the contributions of award recipients over the last several years. "Each of these women have gone above and beyond to actively promote women within her organization and externally," says Little PINK Book founder and CEO Cynthia Good.
Award Recipients are:
- Dr. Beverly Tatum – President, Spelman College: Since she became the college's 9th president nearly a decade ago, applications have increase 40 percent, making Spelman one of the leading women's colleges in the U.S.
- Billie Williamson – Partner, Ernst & Young: Williamson was an early champion for gender equity and a member of the firm's first task force to enhance women's development.
- Susan Sobott – President, American Express OPEN: Sobott helps women entrepreneurs through a program called Make Mine a Million $ Business, which provides mentors, money and marketing to promising woman-owned startups.
- Roz Lewis – Executive Director, Greater Women's Business Council: Her goal is to ensure corporations embrace women-owned companies as strategic partners with a competitive edge and value in the marketplace.
Details on panelists and livestream access are available at LittlePINKBook.com
About Little PINK Book: As the #1 digital platform for America's career women, Little PINK Book is the only global online community, free daily e-note (delivered right to your inbox, with over one million e-notes going out each month) and national event series exclusively for professional women.
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