Raleigh, NC, September 27, 2006 --(PR.com
)-- Erika Mangrum, president of Iatria Day Spa, has been named co-chair for the Speaking of Women’s Health conference which will be held on Dec. 9 at the North Raleigh Hilton from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. In this position, Mangrum will collaborate with other event leaders and sponsors, as well as Speaking of Women’s Health Foundation representatives. She will oversee sponsorship, ticket sales, programming, keynote speaker bookings, audio/visual logistics, promotion and publicity, gift bags, volunteer roundup, décor, honoree selection, community investments and a kick-off event.
“I am excited to participate with other executive committee members,” said Mangrum. “The Speaking of Women’s Health conference is an opportunity for Triangle women to learn effective techniques to maintain healthy lives.”
About Erika Mangrum:
Erika Mangrum is President of Iatria Spa and Health Center. As a recognized expert in her industry, Mangrum is a highly sought-after speaker and mentor. In 2003, Mangrum was named one of the 25 most influential Women In Business by the Triangle Business Journal and in 2004, she was named the Woman Business Owner of the Year by the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO). She is a founding member of the Triangle Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO) and serves on the 2005-06 Board of Directors and the 2005-2006 Executive Committee for the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. Mangrum has been inducted into the Women’s Forum of North Carolina Inc and received the 2004 Business Leader Women Extraordinaire. She is also on the faculty of the University of California-Irvine University where she has developed the curriculum for the institution’s Spa and Hospitality Management degree.
About Speaking of Women’s Health:
The National Speaking of Women’s Health Foundation is a 501 (c) (3), non-profit organization headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, whose mission is “to educate women to make informed decisions about their health, well-being and personal safety.” Founded in 1996, Speaking of Women’s Health ® (SWH) hosts more than 40 conferences and events across the country, educating and empowering women in a pampering environment. The national foundation works with community hospitals and organizations at a grassroots level, and reinvests into local women’s health through Community Investment Grants. SWH includes two Minority Health Programs – Universal Sisters and Hablando de la Salud de la Mujer; community events and education centers with free health brochures in Wal-Mart stores nationwide; and a weekly television show, Lifetime’s Speaking of Women’s Health. Please visit http://www.swhRaleigh.com or call 1-866-SWH-INFO for more information.
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