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All Women Empowered

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We Rise by Lifting Others

All Women Empowered (AWE) is comprised of private, public, and nonprofit partners working to unify our community resources into a strategically coordinated campaign to propel women forward. The purpose of AWE is to amplify the stories of women-owned businesses, women leaders and women entrepreneurs in the region, as well as women’s successes, initiatives and programs. The goal is to provide needed resources while equipping women with the tools they need to build the future they envision for themselves.

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    Build an Ecosystem and Community for Women

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    Create a Plan to Elevate Women in the Orlando Region

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    Amplify Women’s Resources in the Region

Champion and Sponsor for All Women Empowered

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Women Initiatives

“Florida is very diverse; and PNC can make the best decisions through varied thinking, especially by including dynamic women in the conversation to identify and develop opportunities to support our local communities…”

– Chad Loar

Regional President, West & Central Florida, PNC Bank


AWE | LEADForwardSM Roundtables

AWE | LEADForwardSM Roundtables is a new All Women Empowered (AWE) program in partnership with Accendo Leadership Advisory Group. If you are a high-potential woman leader who is ready to advance to the next level, you may be the perfect candidate for this program.


Community business events for and about women and women’s initiatives that help to build a future for positive change.

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6 7 Feb

NAWBO Leadership Academy – Winter 2023

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9 Feb

Marketing Your Business – Elle Collective

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Educational and professional development resources on various topics to help propel women forward and amplify their brand.

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Stories of AWEsome – extraordinary and inspirational – women from a multitude of occupations.

Women-Owned Businesses

Showcasing women-owned busines within the Orlando Region.

Orlando Region Women-Owned Businesses

Accendo Leadership Advisory Group

Ace Staffing Unlimited Inc.

AD Tangibles

Aligned Growth Solutions

Allison Walsh Consulting

Allstar Property Services Inc.

Alluvionic Inc.

Almut Belote Jewelry

Amazon Hose & Rubber Co.

amaZulu, Inc.

American Environmental Consulting Inc.

American Fundraising Foundation (AmFund)


Anne Rue Interiors Inc.

Appleton Creative Innovating Marketing Agency

Ausome World Foundation

Bay Hill Jewelers

Beacon Bay Project Management

BeyondFour Foundation, Inc.

Bisbee and Company

Bonilla Law

Capital Communication and Consulting

Cara Cosmetics

Cat 5 Studios

Cathee Brady Catering

Chatter Buzz

CI Group

City Beautiful Flower Company

CKS Marketing Communications

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Coastal Wealth

Couture Public Relations & Image Consulting


Dahlias Flower Truck

Design Interactive Inc.

Dignitas Technologies LLC

DiVerse Media LLC

Dix.Hite + Partners Inc.

Elipsis Engineering & Consulting Inc.

Elizabeth Charles & Associates

Employers 4 Change

Empowered Worth

Fleet Zoo

Florida Investments Unlimited Inc.

Fresh Ambition, LLC

GenCare Resources

Global Network Services

Grafton Wealth Management

Graham Leak Branding

Harding Medical Institute

Home Care Connect

HR Legally Speaking, LLC

Hull & Associates

iConnect Real Estate

Inspired Social

Integrass (Across Borders Management Consulting Group)

Integrated Counseling Solutions, LLC*

J. Wright & Co.

Jarel Communications

JennaBenna & Co

JK Creative

Karen K Photo


Kolter Solutions

Law Office of Sandra L. Woodall

Lawton Connect

Licensing Solutions

Magic Communications

Magley Design

Maureen Hall Stationery & Invitations

Mizerak Coaching

MLB Creative

Morrone Interiors

Motivo Home Design & Build

Nava Pets

Next Phase Solutions

NSG Consulting, Inc.

NSM Florida Enterprises (dba NSMotif)

Nuu Rez, Inc.

Optimum Legal Services

Orange Appeal

Orange Legal Inc.

Orlando Flower Walls &Rentals

Orlando Mom Collective

Orlando Wedding & Party Rentals

Our DJ Rocks and Photobooth Rocks

Paturi Law

Pearson Catering

Pivot Business Consulting

PW Designs

Pri Cosentino Coaching

Productivity Apex

Quest Relocation Group


Raise Your Glass Enterprise, LLC

Ramski & Co.

RB Advisory LLC

Schwalb Public Relations

Seminole Office Solutions Inc.

Simetri, Inc.

SmartWatch Security & Sound LLC

Software Resources


South Street & Co.

Stax by Fattmerchant

Sublime Event Designs

Tech Sassy Girlz

The Salt Room Orlando

Theo Medical Dermatology

Top Marks Accounting

United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of Central Florida

Urban E Recycling

Validus Construction Services LLC

Vantage Point Coaching, LLC

Voight PA

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Workscapes Inc

World System Builder



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Marlana Yarrington
Senior Banking Advisor
PNC Bank

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Christi Ashby
Founder, Editor & Publisher
Orange Appeal

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Lindsay Abt
Partner, Audit
Ernst & Young

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Michelle Brady-Palmer
Corporate Manager, External Affairs
SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment

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Michelle Chandler
SchenkelShultz Architecture

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Felicia Davis
Associate Vice President
Concorde Career Colleges

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Denise Dell-Powell
Of Counsel
Dean Mead

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Cari Coats
Managing Partner
Accendo Leadership Advisory Group

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Linh Dang
Chief Development Officer
Addition Financial

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Melanie DiVirgilio
Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking Manager
Seacoast Bank

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Olive Gaye
President & CEO
GenCare Resources

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Sarah Grafton
Vice President , Senior Financial Advisor
Grafton Wealth Management

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Leslie Hartog
Grants Co-Chair
& Past Chair
100 Women Strong

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Stephanie Howell
Senior Director of Community Affairs
Valencia College

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Dr. Mimi Hull
Hull & Associates

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Bridget Keefe
Director of Community Relations
Orlando Health

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Amy Kirkland
Director, Center for Business Development
Seminole State College of Florida

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Diane Levine
Story Strategist | Writer | Optimist | Heel Junkie
Think Integrated Inc.

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Catherine Ni
Director, Advanced Rotary Wing and Ground Systems
Lockheed Martin

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Kay Rawlins
Director of Community Relations
Orlando City Soccer Club

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Lisa Schultz
Chief Services Officer
CNL Financial Group

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Diane Sears
CEO/Editor & Publisher
i4 Magazine

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Elise Smith
Business Development Manager
Heart of Florida United Way

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Mila Smith
Vice President, Human Resources
Balfour Beatty

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Sandi Vidal
Vice President of Community Strategies and Initiatives
Central Florida Foundation

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Allison Walsh
Vice President, Business Development
Advanced Recovery Systems

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Cassandra Willard
NAWBO Orlando

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Karen Willis
Chief Executive Officer
Early Learning Coalition

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Secily Wilson
TEDx Speaker, Author, Philanthropist
“Unleash the Power of the P”


All Women Empowered

If you would like more information on AWE, contact Nicole Bell.

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Nicole Bell

Associate Director, Corporate Engagement