Savoy Women’s Leadership Conference in Atlanta Announces Featured Speakers Iyanla Vanzant, Lloyd Boston and Carol’s Daughter Founder Lisa Price

Share Article

Savoy Magazine ( announces the agenda and speakers for the first annual Savoy Women’s Leadership Conference in Atlanta on Thursday, June 16, 2011 at the W-Midtown Hotel featuring Dr. Iyanla Vanzant, Carol’s Daughter founder Lisa Price and style expert Lloyd Boston.

News Image

June 16, 2011 - Atlanta, GA - W-Midtown Hotel

The Savoy Women's Leadership Conference is a day designed to celebrate the power, substance and style of Black Women.

Savoy Magazine announced a content rich agenda with celebrity experts speaking at their upcoming Savoy Women’s Leadership Conference held in Atlanta, Georgia on Thursday, June16, 2011 at the W-Midtown Hotel. Sponsored by ING, The Savoy Women’s Leadership Conference is packed with national speakers and seminars impacting a range of topics relevant to African American women and diverse communities.

“The Savoy Women’s Leadership Conference is an extension of our commitment as a magazine to showcase the influencers and achievers within African American culture,” said L.P. Green, II publisher of Savoy Magazine from the Atlanta based headquarters for the publication. “The Savoy Women's Leadership Conference is a day designed to celebrate the power, substance and style of Black Women. We’re honored to have the caliber of presenters like Dr. Iyanla Vanzant, Lisa Price and Lloyd Boston joining us to share their expertise and experiences with conference attendees.”

New York Times best selling author and inspirational speaker Dr. Iyanla Vanzant will kick off the conference presenting on the topic “Mind, Body and Soul” and sharing excerpts from her latest book, Peace from Broken Pieces (Smiley Books). The keynote for the conference luncheon is beauty product mogul Lisa Price, Carol’s Daughter founder and CEO. Style expert, television personality and author of The Style Checklist: The Ultimate Wardrobe Essentials for You (Atria), Lloyd Boston will conduct the Savoy Fashion and Style review. During an interactive session Lloyd will share style perspectives and trends in fashion impacting the work place and showcase selected audience members exhibiting superior style.

“In addition to our featured speakers we have some of the most accomplished and respected thought leaders in the country contributing toward this value added day of empowerment and enrichment,” said Green.

The conference features seminars like “Shattering the Glass Ceiling” including a panel of Black Women executives from Fortune 500 companies like Aetna, Starbucks, UPS and Wells Fargo sharing their stories of ascension up the corporate ladder. The “Doing Business with Corporate America” seminar includes a panel discussion with leading brands like Macy’s, Home Depot, Delta Air Lines and Wells Fargo. The “Love & Relationships” seminar with Dr. Joyce Morley, Ed.D delivers techniques to find and build successful relationships.

Vice President of Production for Columbia Pictures and author Devon Franklin will present a seminar at the Savoy Women’s Leadership Conference based on his book Produced by Faith: Enjoying Real Success without Compromising Your True Self (Howard Books). Franklin has been behind a series of Hollywood blockbusters including; Jumping the Broom, the remake of The Karate Kid, The Pursuit of Happyness, and Hancock.

Registration for the conference is discounted at $149 during early registration through June 9th. After June 9th registration online and on-site will be $199. Visit to register today.

Sponsors for the Savoy Women’s Leadership Conference include ING, Wells Fargo, UPS, HP, Mercedes-Benz of Buckhead, Coca-Cola, Colgate Palmolive, Ernst & Young, Georgia Power, Jones Lang LaSalle, Turner Broadcasting and Atlanta CBS Radio affiliate V-103.

For a full conference agenda and speaker’s list visit:

Click here to register now.

About Savoy Magazine

Savoy Magazine is a national publication covering the power, substance and style of African American lifestyle. From entertainment to sports, business to politics, design to style, Savoy is a cultural catalyst for the African-American community that showcases and drives positive dialogue on and about Black culture. Savoy is published quarterly and distributed via subscriptions and newsstands worldwide.

For sponsorship inquiries contact:

Ro Mussadiq
SVP, Marketing and Business Development

Donna Anderson
SVP, Marketing and Business Development

For media inquiries contact:
Edward Cates
Nuance Marketing


Share article on social media or email:

View article via:

Pdf Print

Contact Author


Catrina Dawkins
Visit website