The global collective for women in business will bring its engaging programming focused on women of color in entrepreneurship to the national SXSWEdu and SXSW Annual Conferences.
Walker’s Legacy, a business professional collective for women, and its sister organization, the Walker’s Legacy Foundation, a non-profit organization missioned to engage, equip, and inspire multicultural women in business and entrepreneurship, will host a signature programming and represent the nation’s capital as a Washington, DC-based business during the SXSWEdu Festival and SXSW Annual Conference.
Walker’s Legacy Foundation will partner with SXSWEdu to host Cultivating the Next Generation of Womenpreneurs on March 6, 2017. This expert panel will discuss on the entrepreneurial promise that exist among college-age women of color. A part of the Foundation’s University Women programming, this event will explore the opportunities business ownership provides and how it promotes economic freedom and stability within underrepresented communities.
Walker’s Legacy will showcase their latest work, initiatives, and education technology tools during the SXSW Conference as a proud member of WeDC House Activation on March 11, 2016. Washington, DC continues to be a promising location for aspiring business owners and professionals alike. Walker’s Legacy’s will represent the nation’s capital with its unique positioning as a premier organization for women of color in business and entrepreneurship.
Women of color continue to earn degrees at an exponential rate, and we recognize the importance of investing in their leadership and entrepreneurial potential Natalie M. Cofield, Founder and CEO of Walker’s Legacy and the Walker’s Legacy Foundation
“We look forward to this program, and our overall presence at SXSW, making an important impact on the many who will be in attendance”
Each year SXSW events bring thousands of today’s leaders in business, education, media, film, and innovation to Austin, TX for engaging and educational programs. Walker’s Legacy equips women of color with their signature programs, educational content, and engaging initiatives.