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Women INVESTING in Women Institute Officially Unveiled on 10-10-13 in Manhattan; Next Stop on our Global Summit Series, Stockholm, Sweden -- 11-12-13

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PHOENIX, Oct. 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Women INVESTING in Women, a coalition and social movement of passionate individuals uniting to foster economic empowerment for women globally, announced today that their launch of Women INVESTING in Women Institute was a great success in New York City, NY. The Women INVESTING in Women Institute expands globally with the next scheduled event taking place in Stockholm, Sweden, November 12, 2013. Women INVESTING in Women Institute's educational events bring together primarily women who are senior executives in the private equity, angel investor and venture capital markets focusing on the emerging capital markets and regional markets where our Global Women INVESTING in Women Summit Series will be taking place.

Anu Bhardwaj, Women INVESTING in Women Institute's Founder stated: "I would like to thank all Sponsors, Speakers, and Partners, which include 2020 Women on Boards, Constellation Wealth Advisors, the Network for Women INVESTING in Africa, Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse, Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (EMPEA), Golden Seeds, Starvest Partners, 37 Angels, Women Innovate Mobile, ASTIA, Lucas Point Ventures, Prism Partners International, Premier Media Service, PLR Services, Claudia Chan, and the Athena Business Institute". Ms. Bhardwaj went on to state that she: "looks forward to changing the face of the global venture capital and private equity industry, one Summit and one continent at a time. We had a full day agenda with the support from our valued sponsors, luminary speakers, who brought the Women INVESTING In Women Institute to New York City, by supporting our mission of creating a cohesive platform for engaging women in varied forms of financial literacy, entrepreneurship support, and providing access to capital markets". The Inaugural Africa Women INVESTING in Women Summit was announced at our meeting that will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa, in mid-February in collaboration with the Network of Women INVESTING in Africa and Nexus Africa. Steering committees are now in place for our upcoming Africa Women INVESTING in Women Summit, The Inaugural Middle East Women INVESTING in Women Summit in the Sultanate of Oman (March 28-30), the ASEAN Women INVESTING in Women Summit which will be co-hosted by the INSEAD Global Private Equity Initiative in Singapore (August 6-7), and our 2nd Annual Manhattan Women INVESTING in Women Summit, being scheduled in late September 2014.

The one-day WIIW Agenda featured many of the brightest investors and topics that included:

Private Equity Investing By and For Women in Emerging Markets, Keynote Address Presented by Mpule Kwilagobe,
Former Miss Universe and Executive Director of Network of Women INVESTING in Africa

"Smart Women + Smart Money" Eve Ellis, Morgan Stanley, Matterhorn Group

2020 Women on Boards Campaign, Malli Gero Executive Director

Wisdom, Wealth & Access to Capital Panel, Led by Daphne Kis, Golden Seeds

New Frontiers for Women in Global Private Equity, Jeanne Sullivan, Starvest Partners
and Mina Nazemi, Credit Suisse

For more information or to Sign up today to attend 11-12-13 Women INVESTING In Women Institute Stockholm, Sweden:

http://nordicwomeninvestinginwomen.eventbrite.com or for more information http://womeninvesting.org/wiiw-nordic.htm

Women INVESTING in Women Institute

Women INVESTING in Women is a branded coalition and social movement of passionate individuals, around the globe -- UNITED, for creating broader access to capital and supporting economic empowerment for women and girls. We accomplish this through public-private partnerships, education and information sharing through social media, and collaborations to promote financial literacy. Our activities range from advocacy for global women's issues, access to capital seminars for women entrepreneurs--- to a broader dialogue towards increasing the number of women on corporate boards and in the global private equity industry. Our upcoming Women INVESTING in Women Summit Series in 2013-2014 will be taking place in New York City, Stockholm, Phoenix, Silicon Valley, Johannesburg, Muscat, Singapore, and Santiago.

About Women INVESTING in Women

Women INVESTING in Women is a branded platform of high impact educational programs and public-private partnerships emphasizing financial literacy and entrepreneurship by women for women, globally. These programs address the need for high quality online content and interactive event formats that foster broader access to capital for women and the growth of women-led businesses.

Photos from our Full-Day Event on October 10th, 2013 - Available On Request

CONTACT: Anu Bhardwaj, Founder Women INVESTING in Women Institute E: anu@womeninvesting.in M: +1 858 736 7460

Source: Women INVESTING in Women