The Boss Network 2nd Annual “Inspired by Influencers” Tour

I was able to take part in the 1st Annual tour, so its only right that I pass along the information on the 2nd Annual Tour.


The BOSS Network Returns Home for its 2nd Annual “Inspired by Influencers” Tour

A Fundraiser and Charity Event for HIV/AIDS

April 12, 2011 (Chicago)- After ending an amazing 2010 tour with stops in New York City, Washington, DC., Atlanta, GA., and of course Chicago, IL. The BOSS Network is ready to return with an extraordinary new group of female influencers, power networking and fabulous surprises give-aways.

On Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 6pm – 10pm, The BOSS Network will kick-start its 2nd annual highly acclaimed “Inspired by Influencers Tour” at Chicago’s exclusive venue- Room 43; located in the heart of historic Bronzeville neighborhood (1039 E. 43rd street).

Honoring ten (10) of the most prominent professional women in Chicago, the 2011 honorees will include Fashion Designer and Stylist, Barbara Bates; Artist, Educator, & Consultant, Claudette Roper; Entrepreneur and Principal of WiteGold PR,Deanna Morales; Founder of Dr. Katherine and Associates CPR, Dr. Katherine Brown; Physician, Sexologist, and Media Expert, Dr. Rachael Ross; Entrepreneur and Holistic Health Expert, Karyn Calabrese; President of the Chicago Public Schools, Karen Lewis; Co-founders of The Red Pump Project, Lovette Ajayi andKaryn Watkins; Founder of A-Line Style Services, Tamika Martell. Hosting the evening will be Editor, Author and Feminista, Zondra Hughes and Chicago Broadcast Legend, Merri Dee will serve as the evenings keynote speaker.

Guest will enjoy Creative Turkey Cuisine’s complimentary treats; hor d’oeuvres, exclusive mini makeup and minx nail services provided by All That Glam for an entry fee of $40. Tickets may be purchase in advance only at

A portion of the evening’s proceeds will be donated directly to charity partner, Chicago House: the first HIV/AIDS housing provider in the Midwest and Project BOSS: a new mentoring initiative dedicated to creating future female leaders.

What: The BOSS Network “Inspired by Influencers Tour”- Chicago

When: Wednesday, April 27th 2011 6pm- 10pm

Where: Room 43 (1039 E. 43rd Chicago, IL)

Entry: $40 Advance ONLY

Media check-in: 6pm


About The BOSS Network- BOSS (Bringing Out Successful Sisters) is a women’s networking organization dedicated to highlighting, connecting, and empowering professional women and entrepreneurs while creating opportunities for growth through networking beyond events. In 2010, named BOSS amongst the Top 100 Websites and one of the 10 Best Career Sites for Women. For more details, please visit

About the Chicago House– Chicago House provides permanent, community-basedhousingsupportive services, and prevention outreach to individuals and families struggling with HIV and AIDS. Many come to us with the added burdens of poverty, homelessness, few if any job skills, substance abuse and mental illness. Through ourhousingprevention and medication adherence programs, and case managementand employment program, Chicago House enables them to return to a life of dignity and hope. For more details, please

For more information on The BOSS Network, please contact:

The BOSS Network: Cameka Smith, Founder

Phone: 312-772-6770



For all media/press inquires, please contact:

A Brand Called U! Public Relations: Rachel Green-Walker,

Phone: 708-244-0256



Watch the “Inspired By Influencers Tour” 2010 recap from all the cities:
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