// by Jeremy Collard
She is Fierce! returns to the St. Augustine Treasury on the Plaza for a second season after experiencing a successful launch year in 2015, with Former WNBA president Donna Orender kicking off the popular Women’s Wednesdays inspirational series on June 1.
Attendees can expect an event filled with hors d'oeuvres, cocktails and giveaways combined with an elevating evening of networking and powerful discourse.
According to She is Fierce! founder Kelly Youngs, each speaker chosen for the five week series possess a unique set of qualities that are aimed at carrying out the foundation’s goal of inspiring women to live boldly.
“I search for speakers who have very impressive credentials and experience, but who are also very genuine people—the kind you would want to get to know as a friend or have as a mentor,” says Youngs. “They are women who have overcome challenges on the way to their success, who have a real desire to help other women in their lives, and who are easy to connect with.”
The lineup is as follows:
JUNE 1 - Donna Orender, Former WNBA President & Generation W Founder
JUNE 8 - Stephanie Nickolich, The Millionista Mentor Global Entrepreneur & Coach
JUNE 15 - Snowden McFall, Founder of Fired Up! & Inc. Magazine Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist
JUNE 22 - Brenda Jackson, NY Times & USA Today Bestselling Romance Novelist
JUNE 29 - Cindy Chaconas, Cancer Survivor & Founder of Pink Up The Pace!
More info & tickets can be reserved at womenswednesdays.com or on Eventbrite.
General admission tickets are $10 and VIP Tickets are $30 and include VIP seating, a premium cocktail and hors d' oeuvres.
*10% of all ticket sales go to that evening's featured non-profit partner