AMBCC Women's League Presentation

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The AMBCC Women's League is comprised of a diverse group of female entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and organizational leaders in various fields of business, community, and government who serve as change agents within their prospective fields.

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AMBCC Women's League Presentation

  1. 1. Atlanta Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s League
  2. 2. Women-owned businesses continue to have enormous economic impact. It isestimated that, in 2008, there are 7.2 million majority-owned, privately-held women-owned businesses in the United States. These firms employ 7.3 million people andgenerate $1.1 trillion in sales. Furthermore, women-owned firms are becomingincreasingly diverse—in terms of race, industry and size. Women of color now ownone in five women-owned firms and women of all colors are expanding into non-traditional industries, such as construction, manufacturing, agriculture, andtransportation. Source National Women’s Business Council
  3. 3. AMBCC Women’s League AMBCC Women’s League The AMBCC Women’s League is comprised of a diverse group of female entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and organizational leaders in various fields of business, community, and government. The AWL works to represent, educate, and promote its members and ensure them economic opportunities and market presence. .
  4. 4. AMBCC Women’s League (AWL) Key Stakeholders  The AWL Stakeholders have a vested Black Mocha Moms Georgia interest in the issues, projects, and/or Sororities AKA, Delta’s. Jack and Jill Georgia policies tasked by the committee. Rho’s Chapters Zeta’s ES  The AWL advisory board consists primarily of women representing the100 Black LINKS public and private sector. Georgia Women AMBCC Chapters Women League  The AWL has developed an influential Advisors network of decision makers and women business owners that are focused on SCLC Women WEDA establishing key business, community and governmental relationships. Georgia Association of Black Women Ms. CEO  AWL programs specifically address Attorneys critical issues impacting women and minority communities.
  5. 5. African America Female Firms Stats
  6. 6. WORK LIFE BALANCEPrograms and activities targeted to address major issues affecting Black Women and the communities in which they live. The AMBCC Women’s League will frequently host a series of roundtables, workshops, and conferences designed to expose overlooked challenges and triumphs that women of African decent face in the areas of health, education and relationships. Health Issues: Due to the lack of knowledge, trust of the health care system, and access to life-saving treatments, African American women are 85 percent more likely to develop diabetes and 30 percent more likely to die from breast cancer and heart disease than white women. Career Issues: Two-thirds of black undergraduate students are women. At historically black colleges, the ratio of women to men is over 10 to 1. African American women have surpassed black men in college enrollment and business ownership. Exploration of the sacrifice and success of women will be conducted. Relationship Issues: The percentage of African-American women between 25-54-years- old who have never been married has doubled from 20 percent to 40 percent compared to 16 percent of white women have never been married. Examination of the implications of these statistics and how they are redefining black families and their social structure will be an ongoing area of focus.
  7. 7. 90 Day Planner-Activities JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC Day 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter/Theme Women’s League Mothers In Business 9:30am Business Conference Luncheon IKEA Mixer Power TEA Breakfast Panel (May) AM Women’s League Business Conference Women’s Health 11:30am Program Activity Lunch Panel Women’s League Women’s League 1:30am Business Conference Power Luncheon Activity Activity Breakout Session (June) PM Women of Influence Network Mixers 6:30am (Thursday)
  8. 8. Come join the team
  9. 9. Contact Information Chairperson Atlanta Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce Women’s League (770) 374-6226 womenowners@ambcc.org Visit us on Facebook

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