Friday, August 27, 2010

The BOSS Network "Inspired by Influencers Tour" Begins!!!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: “Inspired by Influencers” Tour
An Evening of Inspiring and Networking
A Six City Tour highlighting ten amazing women in each city as an “Influencer” for the work that she has done in and outside of her community while spreading the message to educate women on HIV/AIDS.

Chicago, IL – BOSS (Bringing Out Successful Sisters), the women’s empowerment alliance, dedicated to highlighting, connecting and empowering women globally, is hitting the road with their “Inspired by Influencers” Tour.

The “Influencers” tour will visit six cities across the US, with the purpose of highlighting and bridging ten women in the fields of business, entertainment, health & wellness, arts, sports, fashion, education and more in each city who have branded themselves as a successful influencer among peers and associates, alike. BOSS wants to take the time out to recognize each of these women for their magnanimous steps towards their individual successes and honor them for their determination and accomplishment in their respective fields.

First stop – Washington, DC. The “Influencers” experience begins on Tuesday, September 7 (11a-1p EST), with the “BOSS Business Brunch” held at the luxurious and rejuvenating, 5-Star – Madly Living Bed & Breakfast and Day Spa (11961 Autumnwood Lane, Ft. Washington, MD). The brunch will be hosted by Candice Williams – Founder of Madly Living Bed & Breakfast, discussing healthy living options for women and featuring guest speaker (BOSS member), Tisa Silver – Author of “The Time Value Life”.

The main affair – The “Influencers” event will be held on Wednesday, September 8 (6p-10p EST) at the ultra exclusive L2 Lounge (3315 Cady’s Ally NW, Washington, DC), featuring Key Note Speaker Valeisha Butterfield – Co-founder of WEEN (Women in Entertainment and Empowerment); and one of Essence Magazine’s "Top 40 under 40" and hosted by Michelle Hargrove - Founder of VC Legacy and Restoration Weekend; Please join the BOSS Network as they pay homage to these phenomenal women and set the bar for “growth through networking beyond events.”

BOSS "Influencers" Honorees:

Amanda Littlejohn - Founder, Mop Water PR, Claudia Gordon - Senior Policy Advisor Officer, Civil Rights and the Department of Homeland Security, Zina Pierre - President & CEO, Washington Linkage Group, INC, Irene B. Schwoeffermann -Coalitions Director, Congressional Black Caucus, Candice Camille and Mariby Corpening -Founders, Madly Living Bed and Breakfast, Kendell Renee Kelly - Life Style Law (TM) Attorney, Erica Williams - Deputy Director, Center For American Progress, Jules McGuire - Manager and Marketing Director, Park 14, Jamilah Creekmur - Author and Entrepreneur, Dawn Jackson - President, Nudawn Marketing.

For more information on the “Inspired by Influencers” tour, its honorees or The BOSS Network, please visit, or to purchase tickets register at A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Divas, MPH and The S.O.S. Summit (, a resource dedicated to educating, empowering, and mobilizing to “Save Our Sisters” from HIV/AIDS.

Other cities on the BOSS “Inspired by Influencers” tour include:

• Washington, DC - Wednesday, September 8, 2010
• Atlanta, GA - Wednesday, September 29, 2010
• New York, NY - Wednesday, October 20, 2010
• Los Angeles, CA - November 10, 2010
• Chicago, IL - December 1, 2010
• Miami, FL - December 8, 2010

On the BOSS Network:

The BOSS Network was founded by Cameka D. Smith and is a women’s empowerment alliance dedicated to highlighting women and creating opportunities for growth through networking beyond events. BOSS was named among the top 100 websites and one of the top 10 career sites for women in 2010 by

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