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Southern Crescent Women in Business Held It’s 2022 Women in Business Awards Honoring Women In The Marketplace

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STOCKBRIDGE, GA- April 8th, 2022– Southern Crescent Women In Business held its Annual 2022 Women in Business Awards at Eagles Landing Country Club to culminate the end of Women’s History Month on March 31, 2022. According to Founder, Ariel Shaw, MBA, these are local women who have made impact in the marketplace across the for-profit and not for profit sectors.  The highly anticipated event featured congratulatory words from the U. S. Senator Raphael Warnock, U.S. Congressman David Scott, and Business Mogul Kimberly Chapman of Sheen Magazine and Nairobi Products. Several current & past elected officials were present, to include former Fulton Commissioner John Eaves, Stockbridge Mayor Anthony Ford & Georgia Senator Tonya Anderson who served as Keynote Speaker. Serving as host for the evening was Meredith Lily, Global Entrepreneur and State Director for the Office of U.S. Senator Warnock. The Awards were presented by Entrepreneur and Speaker Tanisha Bowman. Southern Crescent Women and Business received a Proclamation for their outstanding work in the community by The City of Stockbridge and Mayor Anthony S. Ford.

The categories of the awards included the Pivot Award, LatinX Businesswoman of The Year, Leadership Award, Sales and Supplier Diversity Award, amongst several other categories. Amongst the honorees, they included Marcia Taylor of Bennett International, whose granddaughter Katlyn accepted on her behalf, Danielle Phenix, Shelia Brumlow, Kiya Page, Sabina Gordon, Gabriela Torres De Medina, Owner of Boba Luba Tea, Josette Evans of Metamorphasis Powerhouse Inc,  Melissa Ellis, Carolyn Daniels , Kimberly Corbin, Sharon Ponder, VP of Finance for Bennett International and Co-Owner of Xtreme Fun on Wheels, Sherita Shelby, Shanna Amoah, Julia Vondersmith, Shatequa Hamilton, and Apryl Beverly of BAAB Marketing and Services. According to the attendees, “The energy in the room was electrifying and uplifting.” The guests were greeted by the melodic sounds of Harpist Erin Lewis. 

This is the second year of this opportunity to honor women in business who make inroads in the marketplace. Founder Ariel Shaw, MBA previously stated that “This award is important because women are working more, are owning more businesses while still balancing home, and it’s important that we acknowledge and celebrate the progress that they make every day outside of the home. These are local women right here from the Southern Crescent making big impact.”  

Sponsorships for the 2022 Women in Business Awards included Chick-Fil-A, UPS Ellenwood, Bennett International, and Zoltan Consulting Inc. as well as Georgia Power.

Southern Crescent Women in Business is a conglomerate of women owned businesses and women in business that have come together to change the economic landscape in the Southern Crescent area. With active Chapters in Henry, Fayette, and Clayton and Dekalb. Our partnerships go beyond the Southern Crescent and Georgia. The mission for Southern Crescent Women in Business is simple. It is to unequivocally foster business relationships to help sustain and grow our business and local economy. Our vision is to develop key partnerships, deepen business relationships and to provide resources to assist in the growth of women owned business. Find out more at
SCWIB receives Proclamation from the City of Stockbridge and Mayor Anthony FordPhoto by Brunson Lightford

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