Hello Beautiful Ladies! As you know, International Women's Day just pass on March 8, 2002, but we know we celebrate women every single day! Speaking of celebrating…there is no better way to celebrate than to feature the woman who started Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, Wendy Diamond truly an entrepreneur to her core! In fact, I was honored to have interviewed her on the Opportunity Knocks Podcast.
Wendy Diamond is a Social Entrepreneur, Impact Investor, Humanitarian, Endangered Animal and Rescue Advocate, World’s Premiere Pet Lifestyle expert, Best-Selling Author, and TV Personality. Wendy revolutionized the pet industry by creating premiere pop culture benefits to endorse animal adoption, advocacy, and fundraising. Wendy learned at a young age after experiencing a personal tragedy, that there is a positive silver lining to everything! Although one might not always realize the benefits immediately coming from a tragic situation, it will be revealed in one year, five years, or even a decade. And when it appears, it does so as a bright shining triumph, Wendy is the living proof! If you haven’t yet, check out my blog on obstacles and opportunities!
I was so lucky to have met Wendy through Katie Chin, who is also a guest on the Opportunity Knocks podcast as well as a Celebrity Chef, Caterer, Award-Winning Cookbook Author, Food Blogger, and Culinary Ambassador to the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation! Katie has a passion for Asian food, co-hosted the national PBS cooking series, and has written numerous award-winning cookbooks.
I am delighted to partner with Wendy and so many other amazing women to celebrate Women Entrepreneurs on Friday, May 20 at the United Nations our annual #WEDO SUMMIT! Will take place in New York City! We welcome YOU to join our amazing list of CEOs, Philanthropists, Family Offices, Business Leaders, Women Entrepreneurs, Changemakers, Royal Families, C Suite Executives, Impact Investors, Celebrities/Influencers, UN Dignitaries and Government Officials who are supporting our mission on this very special day in May! Our agenda will focus on the impact of Disruptive Technologies, the escalating evolution of Web 3.0, and the pivotal role women play!
In 2013, Wendy was inspired to launch Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Organization (WEDO) in 2013 after volunteering in Honduras with the Adelante Foundation, an organization that provides microcredit to locally impoverished women.
WEDO works globally to empower women and girls to become active participants in the economy by igniting a network of women leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs to initiate startups, drive economic expansion, and advance communities around the world. In order to achieve this ambitious goal, WEDO builds and catalyzes the vital networks of like-minded individuals and organizations that women business leaders need to realize their full potential and change the world.
As you know, I am an advocate for women empowerment. Which is one of the main reasons I have created the MembHership – a space for women to empower women, learn from each other, and to discover their own purpose. On November 19th, 2014, Wendy launched Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED) at the United Nations and celebrated in 144 countries. The U.S. House of Representatives annually recognizes the WEDO movement on November 19th as “A Day in Honor of Women Entrepreneurs” under the leadership of Congresswoman Grace Meng.
#WEDO2022 Highlights Include:
During the #WEDO2022 Summit we will announce funding 1000 impoverished women with microloans to start their own entrepreneurial endeavor – Providing a HAND UP not a hand out - in partnership with Opportunity International.
Joining us for our #WEDO2022 Summit at the United Nations will feature some of the most accomplished people of our time, and this year confirmed includes: H.E. Pennelope Beckles ( Executive Board Chair UN Women & United Nations Ambassador Trinidad and Tobago), Cathie Wood (CEO/Founder ARK INVEST), Jeni Britton Bauer (Founder Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams (President Biden’s Favorite!), Muffy MacMillan (Chairwoman Cargill), Aretha Jones (Co-Founder/Chief Procurement Officer Bidversity), Hester Peirce (SEC Chairwoman “Crypto Mom”), Muffy MacMillan (Chairwoman Cargill), Nadja Swarovski (Member of the Executive Board Swarovski, Chair Swarovski Water school & Chair & Founder Atelier Swarovski), (Sedale Turbovsky (Founder OpenGrants.io) Mona Scott- Young (CEO/Founder Monami Entertainment & Executive Producer Love and Hip Hop), Satya Tripathi (Asst Secretary General UNEP/United Nations Environment Program), Wonder Woman of Finance Lauren Young (Wealth Editor Reuters), Loreen Arbus (Founder Arbus Productions, Arbus Goldensohn Foundation), and many more to be announced!
We will announce our initiative to fund 100,000 WOMEN in Afghanistan to receive a week’s food in crypto to enable them to not have to rely on the new government or Banks – creating a peer to peer ecosystem – See Crypto for Afghan WOMEN in partnership with OPENGRANTS.io.
We sponsor disadvantaged student girls to attend #WEDO2022 at the United Nations! We support Restart Academy who provides educational services for 13–21 year old students in transitional settings, including juvenile justice, substance use treatment, mental/behavioral health treatment, hospitals, social services agencies, and other temporary or involuntary settings (Foster Homes and Homeless Shelters). We make their DREAMS come true giving these enthused young girls the exposure and opportunity to be inspired and network with successful women leaders and game changers – LIKE YOU!
Our summit will also be live streamed around the world through our ambassador team in 144 countries and 65 Universities! Here’s the #WEDO2022 DECK for more details on partnership, speaking and table opportunities! We are open to collaborate in any way!
JOIN ME and so many other passionate women at this amazing conference on Friday, May 20th, 2022 in New York City at the United Nations or online by signing up here! Feel free to email me email@example.com for more information or look through the Women's Entrepreneurship Day website here.
Be well. Do well.
All my best,
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I'm proud to be aligned with WEDO as a part of their team. We are so excited to celebrate Women Entrepreneurs in May at our annual WEDO SUMMIT!
Friday, May 20th, 2022
Virtual and In Person
Located at the United Nations in New York City
Learn more and buy tickets here
Purchase tickets before March 20th for $200 off an in-person ticket!
Interested in being a sponsor? We would be grateful for YOUR support of our upcoming fundraiser! Email me firstname.lastname@example.org for more information if interested.