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Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — Shirley Strawberry, bestselling author of The Strawberry Letter: Real Talk, Real Advice, Because Bitterness Isn’t Sexy (One World/Ballantine) and co-host of “The Steve Harvey Morning Show” empowers women in business at the third annual Stiletto Woman in Business Awards (SWIBA) in Atlanta, Georgia on March 17, 2012. The SWIBA Awards, designed to be part business conference, empowerment workshop, and networking social; is one of the first comprehensive award programs to honor everyday women in the solo and micro business sector on a national level.

Stiletto Woman Media has celebrated women business owners across United States and Canada for the past three years. They’ve honored history makers and personalities such as Olympian and acclaimed filmmaker Mary Mazzio and attorney Marshawn Evans of Donald Trump’s “The Apprentice”. Simultaneously, pioneers such as Dr. Connie Mariano, the first military woman to become the White House physician to the President of the United States graced the cover of the organization’s signature publication, Stiletto Woman Magazine.

At the 2012 SWIBA Awards, keynote Shirley Strawberry is joined by six powerful women including Danielle Knox Ross, entrepreneur and host of Lifetime Television’s “The Balancing Act”; bestselling author and Atlanta trailblazer, Robyn Spizman of A Legendary Event, and special guest Stacie Francombe, creator and host of “Get Married” on WeTV and founder of Inspire Smart Success. Additionally, entrepreneurs Antoinette Sykes (Standing Tall Revolution), Kelly Lynn Adams (Kelly Lynn Adams Int’l), and Amy Barnes (Amy Barnes Healthy Living) bring balance to the day’s events by equipping guests with practical strategies to excel in business.

“The SWIBA Awards is a celebration designed to inspire, educate, and recognize women doing brilliant work in their solo and micro businesses,” said Wallace, founder and CEO. “At our inaugural event, we aim to offer a multi-level experience that’s beneficial for honorees and every woman looking to grow in business.”

The celebration will take place on March 17, 2012 at the Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Airport Hotel. Registration begins at 8:30am. Single tickets are $129.00 and discounted at $193.50 for a party of two. Tickets include continental breakfast, plated luncheon, award ceremony, keynote presentations, strategy sessions, pitch contest, swag bags, and invaluable networking. Shirley Strawberry will be conducting a book signing at this public event; therefore be sure to purchase tickets in advance, as no sales will be accepted at the door.

Register at www.swiba2012.eventbrite.com. Keep up to date on Twitter using #SWIBA hashtag. To get more information, visit www.stilettowoman.com.


Stiletto Woman Media (www.stilettowoman.com) is a leadership-centric personal and performance improvement company designed to empower women in business through coaching, mentoring, and training. Stiletto Woman Media is well-known for its signature businesswomen’s publication, Stiletto Woman Magazine. The magazine has been called meaningful, chic, and empowering; an independent publication that’s become a fast-growing source of inspiration and real talk for women entrepreneurs.

Photo Caption: Bookcover – The Strawberry Letter: Real Talk, Real Advice, Because Bitterness Isn’t Sexy (One World/Ballantine 2011)

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