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Stiletto Woman Media Announces The 2013 SWIBA Awards Winners

Stiletto Woman In Business Awards (SWIBA) is a Nationally Recognized Comprehensive Awards Program That Exclusively Honors Women in The Micro Business Sector.
    COLUMBUS, OH, April 03, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Stiletto Woman In Business Awards (SWIBA) is a nationally recognized comprehensive awards program that exclusively honors women in the micro business sector. Known for its influential reach, this initiative commemorates prolific leaders across United States and Canada.

The SWIBA Awards has been dubbed a game-changing business conference for diverse women in business. For the 2013 award season, the organization received hundreds of nominations from various companies across the nation; representing nearly every business industry.

"Our awards conference provides a memorable experience like none other," says Wallace, founder and CEO. "We bring diverse women together to not only recognize their efforts, but to equip them with the tools needed to play a bigger game."

The speaker lineup comprised thought-leaders such as Tina Sloan, author and legendary actress from "Guiding Light," "Law & Order," "Third Watch," and others; Dee Marshall, life coach and national TV personality known for her work on TV One's "Makeover Manor;" Jen Groover, inventor of The Butler Bag and host of the PBS special "Empowered: Keys to Unlocking Your Unlimited Potential;" Stacey Ferguson, attorney and renowned conference producer known for the spectacular Blogalicious Weekend conference, and several other powerful entrepreneurs.

This year's primary partners and sponsors included Phisco Marketing, Females with a Mission, Enchanted Events of Atlanta, Audacrease Entertainment Group, Enraptured Events, Images by Winston, Amusing Treats, Seeing Angels Two by Two, The Go To Ladies, KTL Shoes, and Meet Yo Tweet to name a few.

Along with powerful authors Cheryl Wood, Laurie Davis, Katrina Harrell, Brandi Mitchell and Jennifer Nelson; exhibitors like BrightFire Women's Business Network, Time 2 Profit, 5 Star Business Management, My Loveable Legs, and Who Bags International took part as well.

To learn more about the awards conference and the Stiletto Woman brand, visit

Introducing the 2013 SWIBA Awards Honorees:

Startup Business Of The Year
Dr. Malaika Simone Thomas,

The Trailblazer In Business Award
Liza Huber,

Inspirational Entrepreneur Of The Year
Jessica Grace White,
Sandra Dubose-Gibson,

Artistic Entrepreneur Of The Year
Jessica Durrant,

Entrepreneur Of The Year (Creative Arts & Media)
Bessie Akuba,

Innovative Entrepreneur Of The Year
Marcy McKenna,

Young Entrepreneur Of The Year
Tori Molnar,
Gabrielle J. Williams,

Business/Life Coach Of The Year
Shanesia Winston,

Mom Entrepreneur Of The Year
Adjua Ferguson,

Blogger Of The Year
Victoria McGinley,
Tami Reed,

Social Media Influencer Of The Year
Aniesia Williams,

Website Of The Year
Girls on the Run International,
Marcy Twete,

Adult/Youth Mentor Of The Year
Lorene Collier Purcy,

Author Of The Year
Daree Allen,

Girl Advocate Of The Year
Walethia Aquil,
Dana Kerford,

Fashion Business Of The Year
Alesya Opelt,

Style Business Of The Year
Katie C,

Photography Business Of The Year
Heather Rice,
Tracey Brown,

Service-Based Business Of The Year
Carol Sankar,

Entrepreneur Of The Year (Consulting & Business Services)
Aradia Knight,

Web/Graphics Business Of The Year
Jennifer Talbot,

Entrepreneur Of The Year (Education & Teaching)
Doreen Foxwell,

Product-Based Business Of The Year
Lori Reynolds-Louis,

Entrepreneur Of The Year (Beauty & Wellness)
Gail Gibson,
Stephanie Green Bass,

Women's Organization Of The Year
Kristi L. Jackson,

Entrepreneur Of The Year (Marketing & Communications)
Camille Allen,

Entrepreneur Of The Year (Cuisine & Desserts)
Elaina Vazquez,

Entrepreneur Of The Year (Health & Healing)
Melisa Alaba,

Entrepreneur Of The Year (Weddings & Events)
Jade Ladson,
Ashley Baber,

Entrepreneur Of The Year (Social & Non-Profit)
Qaadirah Abdur-Rahim,

Entrepreneur Of The Year (Youth Services & Products)
Monique Terrell, Psy D,

Business On The Rise Award
Katrina Harrell,
Lori Manns,
Kyna Baker,

The Small Business Success Award
Ginger Whitley,

Best Overall Business Of The Year
Nellie Akalp,

Stiletto Woman Media ( is a Forbes-ranked leadership-centric lifestyle improvement company designed to empower women in business. The company has become the ideal resource for women transitioning into entrepreneurship, aiming for work-life balance, and desiring to sustain new and existing businesses. Stiletto Woman Media is well-known for its businesswomen's publication, Stiletto Woman Magazine; a source of inspiration and real talk for women entrepreneurs.

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