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President of Women's Business Development Council to Speak at International Women's Day


 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 

March 15th, 2012

 

Contact: Debra O’Keefe
dokeefe@ctwbdc.org

 

 

President of Women's Business Development Council to Speak at International Women's Day

 

(Stamford,CT) On Saturday March 17th, Fran Pastore, President and CEO of the Women's Business Development Council (WBDC) will have the honor of speaking at International Women's Day. The event will be held by the Hispanic Ladies Committee of Fairfield County. The Hispanic Ladies Committee is a non-profit institution working to contribute to the progress of the Hispanic community and overall growth of women in the United States. From 8:30 am until 12:30 pm there will be an open forum discussing the prevalent issue of the development of Latina women in politics, economics and health.

 

Fran Pastore will be speak in the morning to offer her expertise on Women in Business. For 15 years Fran has been dedicated to the economic empowerment for women and their families and as of 2011 was appointed to the National Women's Business Council in order to further spread advocacy for women on a local and national level. The WBDC and Hispanic Ladies Community both strongly believe in the importance of the Latina community in Fairfield County and beyond. International Women's Day will be a wonderful opportunity to raise important issues related to the struggles and the success stories of Latina women in our community.

 

The Knights of Columbus is located in Stamford, Connecticut on 501 Shippan Avenue. Admission will be free for anyone wanting to attend the event.

 

 

Hispanic Ladies Committee of Fairfield County

263 Oaklawn Avenue

Stamford CT, 06905

 

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The Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping women become economically self-sufficient. WBDC is the leader of entrepreneurial and financial training for women in Connecticut and has been educating, empowering and promoting women through entrepreneurship, financial education and expanded career opportunities for nearly 15 years. 
 For more information please visit
www.ctwbdc.org or call 203-353-1750.

 

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