New York, NY, November 22, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- An evening of celebration and connection, November 20, 2008 was the official launch of the first Wake Up Women book BE Happy, Healthy & Wealthy. Executive women, successful entrepreneurs and women of influence along with media and press from the New York City area joined the creators and authors of Wake Up Women in this casual evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and great networking.
The Corcoran Group, well known for its high-end real estate hosted the evening at one of their exclusive SOHO penthouse listings. It is fitting that a real estate brokerage firm founded by a woman and now operated by a woman, Pamela Liebman, would step forward to host the evening celebrating this new book series for women by women. Pamela Liebman has been President and Chief Executive Officer of The Corcoran Group, the country’s premier residential real estate company, since 2000. Beth Frazier one of the original Wake Up Women authors was the inspiration and visionary behind the New York City book launch and is a Corcoran Group Real Estate Agent.
Staying inside the theme of women supporting women, The evening also showcased CARE the international non-profit organization providing support and education to women and children across he globe and spotlight two new films featuring and focusing on the impact of women: A Powerful Noise, which premiered to a sold out audience at the Tribeca film festival and The VOW, an upcoming film featuring international women of inspiration and influence. The evening also featured a young female violinist, Shayna Skibinsky, from the Manhattan School of Music.
The event was sponsored by publishing partner Wake Up Live the Life You Love and includes additional co-sponsors such as Women In Technology International, CEC Global Events and Leaders Excel.
Wake Up Women is an inspired and empowering new book series for women by women featuring successful entrepreneurs, health professionals, world-renowned authors, speakers and coaches; including Loral Langemeier, Arielle Ford, Teri-Amos Britt, Debbie Allen and Nicole Brandon along with top executives such as Jet Parker, founder of CEO IQ and Jump Lab, Actress Elaine Hendrix, medical doctor Marlene Coleman, Corcoran NY Real Estate agent Beth Frazier and over 40 successful women.
However, Wake Up Women is more than a book series. It is an innovative paradigm for building powerful business structures where collaboration replaces competition, community and team replace corporate ladders and business food chains, and where the success of each individual contributes to the success of others and the community at large. The structure, organization and process for bringing this new book to market serves as a model for new ways to channel individual passion and commitment into a team approach that ensures off the chart results. This is evidenced by the companion piece, Wake Up Women BE IT! Action Package and Wake Up Women at Work – currently in development.
The November 20th NYC launch of Wake Up Women will be noted by those in attendance as one of the highlights of the season in the entrepreneurial and business community. The Corcoran Group is to be acknowledged for leading the way to many such debuts of this much-anticipated book across the county, as co-authors are hosted by similar forward thinking business and non-profit partners. Information about Wake Up Women books, packages, and being a member of the author community can be found at wakeupwomen.com.