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Release Date: Wednesday, August 17th 2016

Downtown Raleigh Alliance Announces Inaugural Women with Vision Lunch

RALEIGH, NC (August 17, 2016)  –  The Downtown Raleigh Alliance (DRA) is proud to bring career-minded women together during the inaugural Women with Vision Lunch on Wednesday, October 12 from 11 am to 1 pm at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel located at 421 S. Salisbury Street. 

 

The event creates an environment of open dialogue among those of various ages and industries who value a strong sense of community and seek to gain professional insight from esteemed leaders in the community. 

 

The luncheon will include a brief networking session, followed by a light lunch and panel discussion led by the Executive Director of Wake County Economic Development, Adrienne Cole.

 

Our distinguished panelists include: Raleigh City Council Member, Mary-Ann Baldwin; Shaw University President, Dr. Tashni-Ann Dubroy; Bittersweet Owner, Kim Hammer; Senior Vice President of Customer Services for Duke Energy, Gayle Lanier; and Wake County Commissioner, Caroline Sullivan. Their discussion will focus on the similarities and differences of women who lead in the four key sectors of the economy (corporate, government, nonprofit, and entrepreneurial), their leadership styles, and how they support a vibrant downtown. 

 

Registration is open through Wednesday, October 5.  Admission costs $25 for DRA members, and $35 for non-members.

 

For more information, please visit our website.

 

 

Thank you to our:

Hospitality Sponsor:  Sheraton Raleigh Hotel

Patron Sponsors:  ABC 11 and NAI Carolantic Realty, North State Bank, RE/MAX Advantage

Event Partners:  e51, Ipreo, National Association of Professional Women, NAWBO Greater Raleigh, and Project She

 

 

 

 

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About Downtown Raleigh Alliance (DRA):
DRA is an award-winning nonprofit organization whose mission is to continue the revitalization of Raleigh’s downtown. The Alliance enhances the quality of life and positively impacts the economic success of downtown through six core services:  1. Safety, Hospitality & Clean Ambassadors; 2. Strategic Branding & Community Communications; 3. Events Production; 4. Retail Attraction & Merchant Promotions; 5. Strategic Partnerships & Stakeholder Engagement; and 6. Strategic Planning. For more information about DRA, please visit www.YouRHere.com.