Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Your Town-Ladies Who Launch By Kathleen Giordano

The fun, cool, determined, entrepreneurial and sexy ladies of New York City descended upon the "Ladies Who Launch Live 2nd Annual Networking Event held at the Lotus Club downtown in Manhattan?s Meatpacking District this past fall.Founded by Victoria Colligan in 2005, Ladies Who Launch Live attracted the 20-40 something female entrepreneurs and functioned as a motivational and constructive platform for women to enhance every aspect of their lives both professionally and personally through a series of high profile guest speakers, panel discussions and trunk shows which featured the newest products and designs by up-and-coming artists and designers.Several high-profile speakers included: Jeanine Lobell (Founder of Stila Cosmetics), Nell Merlino (Founder of Take Your Daughter to Work Day), Georgia Lee (Writer/Director Red Doors, 2005 Tribeca Film Festival winner) and Charyl Van Winkle (Founder Pythoness Hedge Fund). Ladies Who Launch embraces female entrepreneurship, which has made us one of the country?s largest lifestyle companies for women. We support the female entrepreneur in her determination to be enterprising in her career, as well as her lifestyle. Ladies Who Launch is more than excited to speak this messaging and contagious motivation to the women of New York City, Ladies Who Launch Partner, Beth Schoenfeldt, says.Attendees received gift bags that included the newest must-have for the season, which were provided by event sponsors such as: Hollywould, Bloom by American Greeting, Commerce Bank, SkinKlinic, NuKitchen, Chick Chat Radio,, Finlandia Vodka, Barefoot Wine, Sunshine Sweet Cupcakes, Count-me-in, Crave Party, Culinary Insiders, M.A.R., and Casa Naranja.For more information on Ladies Who Launch, their entrepreneurial tools and programs, and events in different cities, please visit their website

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