I am ecstatic to announce that I am the official blogger for the Dare 2 Aspire Fall Conference in Atlanta Georgia Saturday, November 10, 2012. This is a wonderful conference for entrepreneurs or people interested in entrepreneurship. We have a dynamic panel of speakers including:
Tosi Ufodike – Host of Dare 2 Aspire 2012
Tosi Ufodike is a wife, dedicated mother, philanthropist, and entrepreneur. She is the CEO & founder of My Good Nanny. She hosts the ever popular MGN Radio show. MGN Radio features great family information and entertainment. Tosi
Ufodike is the author of the children’s book, Princess Amara & The Magic Fruit. She believes all children are a gift from God. She is the force behind the Dare 2 Aspire annual entrepreneur conference, where she provides Moms and Dads with the tools needed to start and grow a small business.
Nadine Thompson – Dare 2 Aspire Keynote Speaker
Nadine’s success as the Co-Founder and former President and CEO of Warm Spirit, propelled her into the National spotlight. Taking her vision and empowerment acumen to another level, Thompson moved on from Warm Spirit to establish Nadine Thompson Enterprises, including her new retail venture, Soul Purpose Lifestyle Company. Soul Purpose is a natural beauty and personal care products company that markets its products through a network of independent consultants. Launched in January 2008, Soul Purpose redefines the meaning of beauty and empowerment with a multicultural aesthetic and recycles wealth and profits directly back into its participating households and communities. Soul Purpose nationwide network of more than 3,000 independent consultants has become recognized as one of the best nature-based brands in the world. Soul Purpose embodies Thompson’s vision of serving as a social entrepreneur. By combining her training as a social worker, family therapist and educator with her expertise in building successful businesses, she is able to fulfill her two passions: empowering women and supporting socially responsible business practices. Born in Trinidad, and raised in Toronto, Canada, she is the wife to Rev. Robert H. Thompson and the mother to Camilla and Isaiah.
Ralph Quintero – Dare 2 Aspire Speaker
Ralph Quintero is the founder of The Great Business Project, a specialized media and consulting company that helps entrepreneurs build great businesses and achieve the financial success and freedom they deserve. As a serial entrepreneur and best-selling author, in-demand speaker, trainer and coach, Ralph has helped thousands of entrepreneurs around the world get off the “hamster wheel”, make more money, spend less time working “in” their businesses and more time focusing on what they are passionate about. Ralph recently launched The Great Business Project Magazine, a magazine by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs that is already featured among Apple’s Top 10 business and investing magazines for the iPad. Ralph is one of the most sought after experts on the topics of entrepreneurship and business development. Meet Ralph and experience The Great Business Project at http://www.TheGreatBusinessProject.com.
Brandi Starr – Dare 2 Aspire Speaker
Brandi Starr is the President and Marketing Maven of Cassius Blue Consulting. With over 10 years marketing experience Brandi energizes business owners to reach a higher level through transformational marketing that turns “chrysalis companies’ with potential into beautiful business butterflies.
Kia Morgan Smith – Dare 2 Aspire Speaker
Kia Morgan Smith is Atlanta Diaper Relief’s Founder and Executive Director. Kia is a former education Reporter and worked as a foot soldier on the front lines of critical education issues for 15 years before deciding to become an educator in 2001. Kia loves children and has five of her own. She is married to Rudolph Smith, an Engineer for the City of Atlanta. Kia is also author of the whimsical children’s book, Goony Goo-Goo and Ga-Ga Too (Authorhouse).
Ebony Porter-Ike – Dare 2 Aspire Speaker
Ebony is a career mom with over 15 years of Corporate America experience. She balances family, work , the ever pressing demands of owning G.L.A.M. G.L.A.M. (The Good Life and More), an Atlanta-based lifestyle firm, is more than just make-up and fashion. G.L.A.M. focuses on highlighting one’s true beauty through image consulting, specialty makeovers and personal styling. No matter the client, G.L.A.M.’s objective is to make their clients look and feel good. With their unique technique on trend styles, G.L.A.M. has a solid reputation throughout the business and entertainment worlds.
Chi Chi Okezie- Dare 2 Aspire Speaker
Chi Chi Okezie is owner/producer of SIMPLENetworking, LLC, a consulting firm in Metro-Atlanta, GA. Chi Chi is the Author of, “SIMPLEnetworking: Creating Opportunities … The new form of success!”. Her firm specializes in seminars and presentations on professionalism, cultural awareness and developing trust in relationships. SIMPLEnetworking featured in interviews, panel discussions and national conferences.
And then there’s ME: THE BLOGGER
Dea Winfrey is the owner and founder of Pretty Girl Rock Dresses. An organization that inspires women and girls to tap into their Feminine Power by embracing Prettiness from the inside out through the highway of social media. An Atlanta native, inspired by the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950′s and 1960′s; throughout her childhood she dreamed about pursing activism and social reform. As a student at Clark Atlanta University she participated in activities that help feed her deep desire to help people. After graduation she constantly pursued outlets to express her interest in people, politics, and social reform. Her motto is “There’s POWER in the dress, purse, and stiletto!”.
As you can see this Dare 2 Aspire is going to be amazing! I am so happy to be apart of such a wonderful conference. It you are in or around Atlanta please consider checking us out. If you are out-of-town no worries I will be blogging live the day of the event. Pretty Girls GET READY! Get your ticket today!
“There’s POWER in the Dress, Purse, and Stiletto.” ~PGRDresses ®.