WOMEN EMPOWERMENT IS FOCUS OF 2016 EXPO/CONFERENCE
04/20/2016

Empowering Through Beauty, Unique Fairfield County, CT Non Profit, Celebrates Mothers and Daughters at Their Annual Expo and Conference

Online PR News – 20-April-2016 – Fairfield, CT – Empowering through Beauty Inc. (ETBINC) founder Tanisha Akinloye proudly announces her
upcoming 2016 Empowering Through Beauty Expo & Conference "Unlocking Our God Given Gifts." This women empowerment extravaganza features a special celebration for the mothers and daughters who completed ETBINC's 6-week personal development program. The event also features an exciting line up of national and international guest speakers and will be held Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 11 am – 4 pm at the Black Rock
Congregational Church, 3685 Black Rock Turnpike in Fairfield, CT.

"I really believe this event is needed more than ever," says Tanisha Akinloye, host of the Expo and CEO of ETBINC, the non-profit she founded in 2010 to serve the community’s women and families. "Women are ready to experience something more fulfilling. At this Expo and Conference we want to pour love into women’s lives, give
birth to the gifts God has planted in each of us, and reclaim our divine beauty."

Just as ETBEXPO's 2014 conference, the first of its’ kind in Fairfield County, CT, featured high profile participants like Grammy nominated artists Jasmine Sullivan and Kitt Shapiro, daughter of the legendary entertainer Eartha Kitt, "Unlocking Our God Given Gifts," introduces its' own share of local, national and even international stars.

Keynote speaker will be Oxygen TV sensation Kimberly Jones Pothier, a highly sought-after international conference speaker, life coach, mentor and author of the best-selling book: "Beautifully Broken." She is joined by a panel of speakers and participants including Melinda Johnson, TV Host of Change Talk Wednesday; June Archer, Motivational Teacher, Author & Entrepreneur; Jeneen Terrana, Songwriter Artist; The CT Dancing Diamonds; Justin Haynes, International Fashion Designer; and Lorraine Chapman, CEO of Cuts Unlimited Beauty.

Ophelia J. Harper, recording artist and Stellar Award winner featured on Deitrick Haddon's "Change is Gonna Come," is the event’s featured vocalist. The Expo will also showcase vendors, a fashion show and a beauty bar for a fun-filled mix of glitz, glam and education. A portion of all proceeds go to support the mission of ETBINC, a 501c3 non-profit organization.

Akinloye gave up a successful career as a hairstylist to found Empowering through Beauty (ETBINC), Inc., in 2010 as a non-profit devoted solely to helping serve the community’s disadvantaged women and girls.

Outreach and serving community has been ETB’s mission ever since, with the organization providing beauty and health services, job training and education at women’s’ shelters and ongoing events throughout the state. Their annual Expo and Conferences offer motivational speakers, opportunities and resources, with the ultimate goal of lifting peoples’ spirits and giving them real hope.

And Tanisha works tirelessly to promote her organization’s mission. In 2012 she was awarded the 49th Sojouner Truth Community Service Award from the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc's Greater Bridgeport Chapter. In 2015 she gave a well-received TEDx talk in North Carolina with the aim of spreading her unique message of empowerment and hope.

"Our mission has always been to help women and families in need with our gift of beauty and love," she says.

For ticket, vendor and sponsorship information on Expo 2016 please visit www.etbexpo.com or call 860.591.9776.

For more information on ETB visit www.empoweringthroughbeauty.org