Wednesday, March 8, 2017 (All day)

Eliza Mary Global Network invites you to our 2nd Annual Women's International Summit. "Her Story Matters" Changing the World through Social Entrepreneurship is the theme for this year's celebration. The EMGN IWD summit focuses on sharing the rich history and the contributions made by women of color. This is a time to celebrate the achievements of women and to make a pledge to support women throughout the year in business, healthcare, legal advocacy and global initiatives.

The mission of Eliza Mary Global Network is to facilitate an environment where women connect, learn, grow and share. It is the vision of Eliza Mary Global Network to support women entrepreneurs in being world class leaders and business owners who are committed to economic empowerment and service. Together we are making a significant impact in our communities and around the world.

IWD Summit

Emcee of Ceremony, Kailei Carr

Award Presenter, TaShan Parks Tywman


CEO, Melisa Alaba, Eliza Mary Global Network - Creating a marketplace for women to excel

CEO, Carnellia Ajasin, MindKatalyst – The Innovation Conversation


Media Roundtable- Moderator Kim McNair, Panelist: Dru EalonsLaTasha LaShae, Diamonde Williamson Using our Voice to bring truth to the dialogue.

Tech Roundtable- Moderator Carnelia Ajasin, Panelist; Kristen SmithAdrienne GrahamDebra Shigley Connecting the dots in the tech world for women

Millennials Roundtable - Moderator Mariesha Rucker, Panelist; Nancy LewisAriel AlabaCharity Whyte, LaKisha Brooks and Nina Ijere-Otuka Bridging the Gap and welcoming the millennials to the global conversation

With over 200 women in attendance this event is a spark for change throughout the year. Come celebrate with us and grow your network with attendees who are showing up big in business and in life. A light breakfast will be served.

2017 Honorees:  Skyy Banks of Red Pump Project, Bershan Shaw of, Kathleen Bertrand of Bronzelens Film Festival and Brenda Coleman of Atlanta Cares Mentors.

2017 Honoree Luncheon Speakers:  Ekene Onu, Motivational Speaker and BJ Word, Spoken Word Artist

Special Thank you to our Host Sponsor: Mind Katalyst

For Sponsorship opportunties contact Melisa Alaba at or (770) 235-4187 

For more information click here.