Award Winning Author & Journalist, My Sister to Keep Founder Sophia Nelson to Win Prestigious Award

Author/Journalist & Women's Advocate Sophia A. Nelson, Esquire will be honored at TEENSHOP Inc. 10th Annual Women’s History Month Awards Luncheon-Simultaneous award given to her in Washington, DC by NANBPWC for Business Achievement.
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March 16, 2012 (New York, NY) – Author/Journalist Sophia Nelson will be the keynote speaker at Teenshop, Inc. 10th Anniversary Women’s History Month Leadership Luncheon on  Saturday, March 17, 2012 in Philadelphia, PA.   In addition to being the guest speaker, Ms. Nelson will be honored for her accomplishments with empowering young women and girls across the globe.

Teenshop, Inc. is an organization that was founded in 1985.  It empowers girls with goals to become caring, courageous leaders and change agents in their communities and beyond.  Elleanor Jean Hendley, Founder & Chair of Teenshop, Inc. says, “Teenshop warmly welcomes Sophia Nelson as our guest speaker for our 10th Anniversary Women’s History Month Leadership Luncheon. We are proud of her accomplishment as a nationally recognized speaker and author, and we look forward to her message that will inspire and motivate our audience of women and teen girls”.

"We are elated that Sophia will be accepting our Board of Director's Leadership award at our 10th Anniversary Women's History Month Leadership Luncheon. Sophia exemplifies the true essence of leadership and inspires Women across the globe to be fearless in redefining their journeys to create a destiny of power and evolution. We are truly proud of Sophia's accomplishments and her personal mission to empower young Women to be great! This is an award extremely well deserved!" says Kimberly S. Reed, Teenshop, Inc. Board of Directors.

For her part Nelson said, "It is one thing to be honored by our age cohorts, or peers. But when young women see you as a role model for their time, it is deeply humbling and gratifying to your soul. It means you work is not in vain and that you are making a difference. To be honored in your lifetime by any group is humbling indeed."

Sophia A. Nelson, Esq. is the author the award winning book, “Black Woman Redefined: Dispelling Myths and Discovering Fulfillment in the Age of Michelle Obama” and is “redefining” the rules for 21st Century living and success   She writes a national lifestyle & political column for NBC's titled "Living Redefined", and she is a contributor to Essence Magazine, Heart & Soul, USATODAY and NPR. You can watch Sophia regularly as a noted political pundit & social commentator on MSNBC, CNN, TVOne's Washington Watch with Roland S. Martin & FOX during the 2012 Presidential Campaign.  Her second book "Reconnect" is due out in 2013 and it deals with the power of human "connection" and how to focus on what matters in our lives in a busy 21st Century world.  

The luncheon will be held at 12pm on Saturday, March 17, 2012  at Penns Landing Caterers, 1302 South Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA

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