Star of "The Wendy Williams Show", Media Mogul, Entrepreneur, Performer, New York Times Bestselling Author and Inspiration to Women Delivers the Keynote Address on Saturday at 1:00
Mother, wife, media mogul, entrepreneur, performer and best-selling author, Wendy is best-known for her long-running number one rated talk show, "The Wendy Williams Show" and was named one of the 35 Most Powerful People in Media by The Hollywood Reporter in both 2012 and 2013. Williams' nationally-syndicated weekday program was hailed a "breakthrough in daytime" by The New York Times when it launched in 2009 and the show now airs in 52 countries and has been renewed through the 2017 television season.
Wendy has since expanded her entrepreneurial footprint by launching her own non-fiction production company, Wendy Williams Productions, and creating her own wig line, Wendy Williams Hair World Collection. She is also the author of The New York Times best-seller, "The Wendy Williams Experience" as well as several novels including "Ritz Harper Goes to Hollywood" and is a regular contributor to Life & Style Weekly's celebrity hot topics column.
Wendy's television credits include appearances on NBC's "30 Rock", "One Life to Live", and Lifetime's "Drop Dead Diva." She competed on Season 12 of ABC's "Dancing With The Stars" and hosted the Game Show Network's original series, "Love Triangle." Wendy made her motion picture debut in Steve Harvey's "Think Like A Man" and recently made her Broadway debut, taking center stage as Mama Morton in the Tony-winning revival of the musical, "CHICAGO. "
Don't miss your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to become inspired by Wendy Williams as she delivers the Keynote Address on Saturday at 1:00!
Star of Bravo's "The Millionaire Matchmaker", Bestselling Author, Entrepreneur and inspiration to Women Delivers the Women's Expo Keynote Address on Sunday at 1 PM
Patti Stanger, star and executive producer of Bravo's hit docu-series "The Millionaire Matchmaker" has gained record-breaking ratings and worldwide following. Patti Stanger is known for navigating her business dealings with intense passion, and for those that turn to her for help in the love department, she gives them nothing less than her soul in the quest to find them their perfect match.
Her bluntness continues to garner her infamy, but no one can deny that Stanger has one of the biggest hearts in the matchmaking field and is often sought out for advice by other matchmaking professionals.
Stanger founded her company, the Millionaires Club, in January 2000 and currently has more than 40,000 women available for its members, catering to men and women all around the globe. Their contemporary approach sets it apart from those of traditional matchmakers and it is the original matchmaking/consultation service that allows most women to join for free, while charging most men $45,000 to $150,000 per year. Her format has been copied by many other organizations, but none have equaled Patti's extraordinary success.
Stanger's business and acting ventures also continue to flourish. She is producing several new shows and gives guidance to people seeking to become successful entrepreneurs, and to those launching their own reality shows. She has also successfully branched out into television and film acting with such appearances as "Drop Dead Diva" and "Days of Our Lives," "I Love You, Man," "Love and Other Drugs" and "Safe Haven."
Named by Forbes as one of the Top 10 women followed on Twitter, Patti recently launched her own website, pattiknows.com in which she features the latest advice on love, dating and relationships. The site includes a special "celebrity guest columnist" section for fans to follow and get a sneak peak into the world of love.
Stanger's New York Times bestselling books, "Become Your Own Matchmaker," "Find Your Match," "Seal the Deal" and "Raise your Desirability Factor" and the DVD "Married in a Year," have a loyal, devoted following, and continue to brand Patti as the ultimate "matchmaking expert." She also has her own columns on People.com and in Star Magazine, and has appeared in the pages of Glamour, Allure, US Weekly, Life & Style and OK! Magazine.
Patti's passion for helping women discover love will provide an inspirational backdrop for her Keynote Address on Sunday at 1PM. Immediately following her Keynote Address you'll also have an opportunity to meet Patti as she signs copies of "Become Your Own Matchmaker: 8 Easy Steps For Attracting Your Perfect Mate" at the Barnes & Noble Books Pavilion at the Houston Ultimate Women's Expo.
Television's Most Respected Legal Analyst, Anchor of CNN/Headline News' "Nancy Grace", Victims' Rights Advocate and New York Times Bestselling Author Delivers the Keynote Address on Saturday at 1:30
An outspoken, tireless advocate for victims' rights and one of television's most respected legal analysts, Nancy Grace is the powerful force behind CNN Headline News' (HLN) top-rated Nancy Grace.
A former prosecutor with an unparalleled record of success, Nancy Grace has appeared on every television network, dispensing her firebrand take on the modern justice system. Nancy Grace was named one of the most impactful and powerful women in entertainment by both leading industry trade magazines, Variety and The Hollywood Reporter.
Grace's first book, Objection!, became an instant New York Times bestseller and her two subsequent novels, The Eleventh Victim and Death on the D-List, were also New York Times bestsellers, and a television movie adaptation of The Eleventh Victim premiered on Lifetime.
She is the recipient of several American Women in Radio & Television "Gracie Awards" for her Nancy Grace Investigates primetime report on Court TV and has been awarded the "Individual Achievement/Best Program Host" honor. Grace has also been widely recognized by many notable organizations for her advocacy work on behalf of victims' rights.
Grace's life changed forever in 1979 when her fiancé was shot and killed. In the aftermath of that crime, Nancy abandoned plans to become an English professor and turned her focus to criminal justice. She became a Law Review graduate and received her degree in constitutional and criminal law. Additionally, she donated her time to help staff the hotline at an Atlanta battered women's center for over 10 years.
Nancy Grace initially came to television from the Atlanta Fulton County District Attorney's Office, where she served more than a decade as a special prosecutor of felony cases involving murder, rape, child molestation and arson. Known for her authentic sensibility and
for not holding back her opinion on high-profile cases, she was tapped to co- host Court TV's Cochran and Grace and, later, the live daily trial coverage program, Closing Arguments. She also presided over the daytime hit Swift Justice with Nancy Grace, for which she received an Emmy Award nomination.
Now, everything important in Grace's life - including her unwavering crusade for true justice - comes back to family. Since her marriage and the birth of her children, Nancy says, "I feel even more passionate about fighting for victims."
Immediately following her Keynote Address, you'll have an opportunity to meet Nancy Grace as she conducts a Book Signing of her New York Times Bestselling Novel "Death on the D-List" at the Barnes & Noble Books Pavilion at the Ultimate Women's Expo!
Don't miss your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear Nancy Grace deliver an uplifting and empowering message on "Living Your Best Life" on Saturday at 1:30.
Grammy Award Winning Singer/Songwriter, Entrepreneur, Star of The Real Housewives Of Atlanta and Inspiration to Women Delivers the Keynote Address at the Houston Ultimate Women's Expo.Saturday at 2:00
Kandi Burruss is a Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter, a former member of the platinum-selling music group Xscape, Kandi earned a Grammy for her work on TLC's mega-hit "No Scrubs" and also wrote the number-one hits "Bills, Bills, Bills" and "Bug A Boo" for Destiny's Child. In 2000, Kandi became the first African-American woman ever to win the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Songwriter of the Year award. An entrepreneur at heart, in the television realm, Kandi has served as a Creator and Executive Producer of the record breaking Real Housewives Of Atlanta: Kandi's Wedding, and The Kandi Factory. In addition, the business mogul owns T.A.G.S, which features it's own exclusive line and has new boutiques opening across the country, the digital show Kandi Koated Nights, has produced a musical, A Mother's Love, and owns an award winning intimate luxury line, Bedroom Kandi, which has expanded into a in-home network.
Immediately following her Keynote Address, you'll have an opportunity to meet Kandi at The Bedroom Kandi Pavilion at the Ultimate Women's Expo!
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