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eLearners.com’s Project Working Mom 2010 offers nearly $5 million in scholarships for moms to return to school and is hosting a six-city tour of "Women Who Rule the World," Networking and Empowerment Dinner Series. The tour hits Atlanta this week on May 14th offering free coaching, full-tuition scholarship info, and networking with local business leaders. Get more info about upcoming tour dates and Project Working Mom here…

 

eLearners.com’s
“Women Who Rule the World”

Networking & Empowerment Dinner
Series

Arrives in Atlanta on May 14

as Part of
Project Working Mom 2010

Sponsored by Walden University


Six-City Tour
Features Discussions with Prominent Local Leaders, Nearly $5 Million in
Full-Tuition College Scholarships,
Free Career Coaching, Dinner and More


Hoboken, NJ, April 8, 2010
eLearners.com
(
www.eLearners.com), a web resource of
EducationDynamics, which connects prospective students with
online classes, will bring its
networking and empowerment dinner
series, “Women Who
Rule the World
” to Atlanta, Georgia
on Friday, May
14, 2010
to Hilton Atlanta
Airport
(1031 Virginia Ave.
Atlanta, GA, 30354) from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.  The “Women Who
Rule the World” series is part of eLearners.com’s
Project
Working Mom
2010 program, which is
offering close to $5 million in full-t
uition
scholarships to help parents
return to school to improve their
lives and the lives of their families.
  Walden
University is the sponsor
of the
Atlanta event.

 

“Since women represent more than 75 percent of our student
population,
Walden University is especially proud to play an
important role in the
upcoming ‘Women Who Rule the World’ event in
Atlanta.  Walden’s participation in the Project Working
Mom scholarship program is an excellent example of our commitment to
support working professionals so they can achieve their
academic goals and make a greater impact in their professions and their
communities,” said
Emily Demarco, Executive Director of Communications at Walden University.


The “Women Who Rule the World” networking and
empowerment dinners are
a series of
events
designed to
empower and motivate women to become enhanced in their careers, education and personal
lives
.  The events are co-hosted by national charitable partners,
Dress for Success Worldwide and Project Single Moms
with support by
national community partners including the National Coalition of 100
Black Women and the National Latina Business Women Association
.  Women, who
pre-register to attend at
www.projectworkingmom.com, will enjoy an
evening of free career coaching, full-tuition college scholarship
opportunities, dinner and a networking power hour with prominent
business, political and community leaders.

 

“This is a unique
opportunity for women to come together to hear stories of trial and

success, to
refresh their outlook on their career and education and to walk away
feeling powerful about their future,” said
Stephanie
Clark
, National Director of Project Single Moms, spokesperson
for Project Working Mom 2010
and producer of the “Women
Who Rule the World”
networking and empowerment dinner series as part of the Project
Working Mom 2010 campaign.

          

The “Women Who Rule the World”
networking and empowerment dinner series makes its third
stop in
Atlanta, Georgia on Friday, May 14 with a panel discussion
about the balancing act
of family, career and education.  Confirmed panelists include:  Councilwoman
Keisha Bottoms, District 11;
Arlene Cash, Vice President
for Enrollment Management, Spelman College;
Karna Crawford,
EVP Media & Communications, Engauge Communications; 
Dr. Sherry
Gaither, Pastor, Stronghold Christian Center;
Joi Gordon, CEO, Dress for Success
Worldwide;
Rubina Malik, Director, Executive Mentorship Program,
Morehouse College;
Maria More, On-Air Personality, HOT 107.9FM;
Talvia Peterson, MBA, President National Coalition of 100 Black Women
Stone Mountain/Lithonia Chapter; Rona Roberts, Ph.D., Owner &
Choreographer,
Rhapsodys Revue and Elisha
Silvera, Executive Director, The Steve Harvey Foundation.

 

In addition to the panel discussions, the “Women Who
Rule the World”
event will include: 

·       Free, individual career coaching
offered by Michael Cushman and Ayn Fox. Cushman is the immediate-past
president of the Denver Coach Federation and Fox is a certified Master
Coach by the International Coach Federation.

 

·        The opportunity to apply for a
full-tuition scholarship through Project Working Mom 2010.
  The program is
awarding close to $5 million in full-tuition scholarships to
participating accredited online colleges and universities.
  About 285 moms
and dads will receive a scholarship in 2010 to attend one of the
following schools tuition-free:
Ashford University, Everest
University
, Virginia College, Walden
University, CapellaUniversity, Saint
Leo
University, Allied Schools
and
Ashworth College.
 

·        “Making Connections” exhibit area
where attendees can learn about organizations that work to empower women
year-round.
  The exhibit area will include information from:  Walden
University, Project Working Mom, Project Single Moms, Dress for Success Worldwide, National Coalition of 100 Black
Women,
and the National Latina Women Business
Association.

 

Other cities on the “Women Who Rule
the World”
empowerment series tour includes:

·       
Los Angeles, CA – Friday, February
19, 2010

·       
Houston, TX–Friday, March 5,
2010

·       
Atlanta, GA – Friday, May 14,
2010

·       
Newark, NJ – Friday, June 18,
2010

·       
Chicago, IL – Friday, August 13,
2010

·       
Washington, DC – Friday, September
17, 2010

 

 

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