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Atlanta Women Entrepreneurs Chat About Being Your Own Boss at "Create Your Career" Panel Discussion at WAX Studio

WHAT:

ELSA AND ME Hosts "Create Your Career" Discussion Panel at WAX Studio

ELSA AND ME in collaboration with Ladypreneur League, the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce – Georgia and WAX Studio, will host a "Create Your Career" panel discussion Thursday, April 24, 2014, from 7:00-9:00PM at WAX Studio in Old Fourth Ward. The alternative career-focused evening of networking, cocktails and creativity will feature special guests TheUrbanRealist's Danasia Fantastic, who will moderate, along with panelists Myka Harris Barbato of WAX Studio, Scoutmob founding member and brand creator Liza Dunning, Community Farmers Markets Executive Director Katie Cash Hayes, ELSA AND ME's Maja Svensson and founder of Ladypreneur League and Girl Wander, LLC, Porsha Thomas. The women entrepreneurs will discuss the ins and outs of business ownership in today's climate and offer advice to event-goers looking to make the leap into entrepreneurship.

Guests will have the opportunity to network with other women professionals, sharpen their business acumen, partake in ELSA dress fittings and for those who arrive early, have a chance to take away swag-bags filled with treats from panel members.

WHERE:

WAX Studio

659 Auburn Avenue #253 at Studioplex

Atlanta, GA 30312

WHEN:

Thursday, April 24, 2014

7-9 PM

COST:

Early Bird: $10

After April 14th: $15 online or $20 at the door

To purchase tickets in advance visit: http://bit.ly/CYC_ATL. For more information, visit or call 214-927-5960. Join the event on Facebook here: http://bit.ly/CYC_ATL_FB

WEBSITE:

http://www.elsaandme.com

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Facebook: facebook.com/elsaandme

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ABOUT ELSA AND ME

ELSA AND ME’s elegant but casual garments are fashioned after the personal styles of founder Maja Svensson’s Grandma Elsa and Grandma Ruth. The Brooklyn-based fashion brand makes customizable women’s work and formal attire from certified organic cotton sateen. The collection is made of up of the original 3/4 sleeve ELSA dress, the sleeveless ELSA dress, the RUTH dress and is available in four staple colors. The ELSA AND ME collection is sold exclusively through designated sales ambassadors, fitting events and online.

ABOUT LADYPRENEUR LEAGUE

Ladypreneur League is an Atlanta-based social networking group, lifestyle platform and community for women entrepreneurs. Founded by Porsha Thomas in November 2013, the organization seeks to create a thriving community of women entrepreneurs invested in supporting each other’s successes and interested in collaborating to create new endeavors in Atlanta and beyond.

ABOUT THE SWEDISH AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE - GEORGIA

The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in Georgia, also known as SACC-Georgia, is a non-profit membership based organization. The primary objective of SACC-Georgia is to encourage and promote an exchange of business, trade, investment, technology and culture between Sweden and the state of Georgia. SACC-Georgia is one of 19 regional chambers across the United States, cooperating under the umbrella of SACC-USA based in Washington, D.C. The chambers form a nationwide Swedish-American business network with over 2500 members. Together the chambers have served as a forum for Swedish and American business people since the organization was founded in 1906. SACC-Georgia offers its members business services, events, develops and cultivates business opportunities and relationships through a unique international business community.

ABOUT WAX STUDIO

Opened by entrepreneur Myka Harris Barbato in 2009, WAX is Atlanta's premier waxing studio specializing in hair removal for women and men. Barbatos, an advocate of green-living and committed to keeping a healthy clientele, only uses and retails products that are free of harsh materials and safe for the environment. Barbato's love for the environment trickles down into the WAX studio space where low VOC paint, vintage and salvaged materials as well as low voltage, energy efficient lighting is used. Housed inside of WAX is BUFF nail bar, a mod nail bar focused on natural nail care.