Little PINK Book Features America's Top Women in Business

Oct 20, 2010, 09:15 ET from LittlePINKBook.com from ,PINK

ATLANTA, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, PINK is thrilled to announce that MetLife is Presenting Sponsor of PINK's Signature Fall Empowerment Event for women in business.

PINK's 6th annual fall conference will be held at the InterContinental Buckhead hotel in Atlanta on Monday, November 15, 2010. Networking begins at 11AM. Registration is now open – sign up here!

"MetLife is proud to sponsor the Fall Empowerment event for the second year in a row. With more than half of MetLife's workforce consisting of women, we understand the importance of providing opportunities for personal and professional development that are geared specifically toward women," says Michael J. Vietri, executive vice president, Individual Distribution. "The event also provides a great platform to highlight and discuss the unique financial concerns facing women today."  

Speakers at the lunch include some of America's most influential women in business: Group President at Newell Rubbermaid Penny McIntyre, Founder & CEO of Carol's Daughter Lisa Price, MetLife Distribution Vice President Pamela Blalock and New York Times Bestselling Author Emily Giffin. The discussion will be moderated by "Good Day Atlanta" Fox 5 anchor Suchita Vadlamani, with opening remarks from Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed.

Hundreds of career-focused women will attend to network with each other and hear success secrets from these business leaders on topics ranging from finance to leadership, as well as life balance and how to make it in business when women hold only 18 percent of top positions.

In addition to PINK's Presenting Sponsor MetLife, City Sponsors include: Southern Company, The Coca-Cola Company, Jackson Lewis, Microsoft and Oculus. Supporting sponsors include Office Max, FedEx, Ernst & Young, ING and Signup4.

PINK and those attending will also raise dollars to support Kate's Club, a nonprofit that empowers children and teens facing life after the death of a parent or a sibling. To date, PINK has raised more than $70,000 for nonprofits supporting women and girls.

For media queries, contact Danielle Jackson at info@pinkmagazine.com or 404-240-2524, or Fiona Adams at fadams@metlife.com or 212-578-8544.

For details & sign up, visit littlepinkbook.com.

About PINK:

PINK has been called "the No. 1 resource for America's more than 65 million working women." The PINK portfolio reaches more than two million women every year with the only global online community, daily e-Note (Little PINK Book), and national event series. Winner of the prestigious gold Folio award for "Best Single Article" and first place Ozzie award for "Best Site Design," PINK has been featured on Today, CNBC, CNN, FOX News, Good Morning America, and the New York Times. Little PINK Book, PINK's free daily editorial delivered right to your inbox, now reaches career women nationwide via more than 1.5 million e-Notes every month. It's free. Sign up at littlepinkbook.com.

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