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CNN 'New Day' Co-Host Leads Women's Business Council Fireside Chat In Greenwich

Alisyn Camerota
Alisyn Camerota Photo Credit: Contributed/ Mike Cohen

CNN anchor and bestselling author Alisyn Camerota of Westport has agreed to lead a fireside chat at the Women's Business Development Council's Annual Gala.

Alisyn Camerota, CNN “New Day” co-host will serve as a moderator during the Friday, Oct. 12 Women Rising 2018 Gala in Greenwich.

The Women’s Business Development Council, a not-for-profit organization providing the training, education and borrowing power for women to launch and grow their own businesses, will hold its annual gala luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich, 1800 East Putnam Ave. in Old Greenwich.

The event will gather together hundreds of entrepreneurs, business and community leaders, legislators and other stakeholders.

Sponsored by Deloitte, the event will begin at 11 a.m. with networking followed by lunch and an awards program at noon.

Camerota, author of "Amanda Wakes Up," will lead a conversation on women’s economic empowerment with 2018 Woman with Impact Award winners Robin Imbrogno, president, CEO and founder of the Human Resource Consulting Group, LLC; Stacy Janiak, Chief Client Officer at Deloitte; and Hope Knight, president and CEO of Greater Jamaica Development Corp.

“We’re looking forward to gathering women, and those who support women’s economic equity, from around the state to acknowledge the accomplishments of entrepreneurial women and their economic impact on the world,” said Fran Pastore, CEO of the Women’s Business Development Council.

Other sponsors for the event include: Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Connecticut, BNY Mellon, The Boston Consulting Group, Bourgeon Capital Management, LLC, Connecticut Innovations, Fairfield County Business Journal, Gen Re, Gilda Bonanno LLC, Hearst Media Services, M&T Bank, Moffly Media, Pitney Bowes, Purdue Pharma, Southwest Airlines, State Street Global Advisors, Thomson Reuters and Yale New Haven Health System.

To buy tickets or learn about sponsorship opportunities click here www.ctwbdc.org or email Alicia Kalish at akalish@ctwbdc.org.

Headquartered in Stamford with offices in New London and Derby, CT, the Women’s Business Development Council has served nearly 19,000 clients. It has assisted in the creation of nearly 1,800 businesses and supported the sustainability and expansion of 3,800 established businesses, creating more than 4,900 jobs.

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