LA’s premiere women’s entrepreneur group gives back to the community
March 5, 2010 (Los Angeles, CA) – Ladies Who Launch, LA/OC chapter, celebrates International Women’s Day on March 8 by hosting an event with entrepreneur and author Kimberly Wilson, and asking attendees to help other local women in need.
Ladies Who Launch is asking everyone attending the event to bring a gently used business suit, which will be donated to the non-profit Dress for Success, whose mission is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women.
Dress for Success provides professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. “We are so pleased to be the recipient of a clothing drive conducted by Ladies Who Launch in coordination with the presentation by Kimberly Wilson,” said Kathy Culpepper, Director of Operations for Dress for Success Worldwide-West.
Ladies Who Launch is a community of female entrepreneurs whose mission is to make entrepreneurship accessible to any woman. “We are very excited about this collaboration,” Caren Magill, Market Director of Ladies Who Launch LA/OC, said. “Ladies Who Launch is committed to empowering women to take the next step into entrepreneurship as a means to self-sufficiency. Dress For Success is also committed to supporting women on their journey to independence. I look forward to working together toward a similar goal in honor of International Women¹s Day.”
Kimberly Wilson, author and founder of yoga studios, an eco-clothing line, and a non-profit, is the featured speaker. Wilson will share her 10-year journey as an entrepreneur, highlight lessons learned along the way and sign her new book.
The event begins at 6:30pm and concludes at 9pm. Ladies Who Launch will also be raffling off a free membership and admission to it’s famed “Incubator Intensive Workshops” to one lucky winner. To learn more about the event and to register please visit http://www.ladieswholaunch.com/losangeles.
About Ladies Who Launch: The Ladies Who Launch mission is to make entrepreneurship accessible to any woman with a project, dream or aspiration to start her own business and be successful. We have found a definitive link between launching a business and higher self-esteem and happiness; it is our hope that women will come to Ladies Who Launch and take advantage of our trusted community, tools, resources and success stories and live their dreams. Please visit us online at www.ladieswholaunch.com.