SEE HOW NFL ALL-PRO SAQUON BARKLEY IS TEAMING WITH A FAMOUS DESIGNER-FEMINIST TO SUPPORT
WOMEN BUSINESS OWNERS
UNIQUE ‘SHE’S NEXT’ EVENT CHAMPIONS WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS DURING
SUPER BOWL WEEK
While the NFL is Focused on Football in Atlanta, Feminists Like Designer Rebecca Minkoff will be Discussing Empowering Women Business Owners
Festivities surrounding the Super Bowl will focus the nation’s attention on Atlanta next week, but another event in the ATL that will get plenty interest is the She’s Next Empowered by Visa Initiative to help women entrepreneurs. The NFL’s has made a concerted effort to encourage female fans and improve the league’s image in recent years. That’s why the new SHE’S NEXT, Empowered by Visa is announcing a new global initiative in Atlanta to help women entrepreneurs. It’s hoped that having this important event in Atlanta it will draw more attention to challenges facing women entrepreneurs.
Even with this success, a new survey by Visa shows nearly three-quarters of women (73%) report it was difficult to obtain the funding they needed to start their own business. In fact, six in ten (61%) self-fund their business. That’s why the new SHE’S NEXT, Empowered by Visa program is announcing a new global initiative to help women entrepreneurs. Please call if you would like to send a crew to cover any of the events.
Script for SHE’S NEXT EMPOWERED BY VISA SUPER BOWL WEEK:
PRE-GAME FESTIVITIES SURROUNDING THE SUPER BOWL ARE GETTING PLENTY OF ATTENTION THIS WEEK IN ATLANTA–INCLUDING A GLOBAL INITIATIVE TO HELP WOMEN CALLED: SHE’S NEXT, EMPOWERED BY VISA.
ONE N-F-L STAR EVEN JOINED-IN TO SHOW SUPPORT FOR THE EFFORTS TO HELP WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS.
CLAUDIA LOMBANA HAS THE STORY.
LOCATION: Atlanta, Ga.
Designer, Founder of Female Founder Collective
Visa, Head of Global Merchant Sales & Acquiring
New York Giants Running Back
Monique Larue Wilson
Atlanta Small Business Owner
Claudia Lombana Reporting
For more information, visit: www.Visa.com/shesnext