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  • Walker’s Legacy to Launch in Detroit, Providing Support for Enterprising Women of Color

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    April 7, 2016 (Detroit, MI) –Walker’s Legacy, a growing global women in business collective representing a network of more than 14,000 women throughout the nation, is expanding to Detroit, MI.  The organization is named in honor of Madam C. J. Walker the first self-made millionaire in US history and currently operates in more than twenty cities throughout the nation including international locations launching in Summer 2016.

    The launch program will include featured remarks from Walker’s Legacy founder Natalie Madeira Cofield, an award winning and frequent public speaker on topics of entrepreneurship and innovation in diverse communities; A’Lelia Bundles the Great-Great Granddaughter of Madam C. J. Walker, and a distinguished journalist and author; and local leading Detroit businesswomen.

    The organization’s Detroit efforts will be chaired by Anistia Phiaria, Principal, Phiaria Insurance Group.

    What:
    Walker’s Legacy to Launch in Detroit
    Who:
    Natalie Madeira Cofield, Founder, Walker’s Legacy
    A’Lelia Bundles, Great-great Granddaughter of Madam C.J. Walker
    Anistia Phiaria Thomas, Principal, Phiaria Insurance Group
    When:
    Friday,  May 6, 2016
    Where:
    Federal Reserve Bank of Detroit
    Why:
    To celebrate the achievements of and provide supports and resources for entrepreneurial and professional women of color

    For more information, visit www.walkerslegacy.com or contact Jamila Taylor, Programs at jamila@walkerslegacy.com.

    Walker's Legacy

    Walker's Legacy

    Walker’s Legacy is a digital platform for the professional and entrepreneurial multicultural woman and exists to inspire, equip, and engage through thought-provoking content, educational programming, and a global community.

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