Gwendolyn Alley aka Wine Predator Selected For Women’s Conference

Last spring I enrolled in a 14 week Women’s Economic Ventures Self-Employment Training class and wrote a business plan for “The Write Alley Coaching and Writing Strategies.” As a writing coach, I work with small businesses owned by women, artists, and wineries on writing and using social media tools; I am available to provide content as well.

The day I signed up, my husband broke his C2. With help from my family and friends, I graduated with honors, served as class speaker AND I nursed my husband to a full recovery. I was ready to get in the swing of business and blogging when I was offered two summer school classes which started the same week as the Wine Blogger’s Conference–the equivalent of working time and a half. How could I say no to a paycheck like that after being on unemployment while my husband was on disability for four months? As the term neared the close, my mother, one of my coaches, and someone I was going to be coaching on developing a blog and publishing a series of books, died suddenly and unexpectedly.

Because of the challenges I faced this past year, WEV nominated me to the Women’s Conference to speak and get a makeover.

And yesterday I was selected for this amazing opportunity. Learn more below.

Gwendolyn Alley Selected= I don’t think of myself as the auditioning for a reality show type of person. Yet that’s what I found myself doing nearly three weeks ago when I was nominated by Tea Silvestre of Women’s Economic Ventures for a makeover by the Style Network show “How Do I Look?” hosted by Jeannie Mai. The big “reveal” is slated to be held on the Main Stage of the Women’s Conference as part of the Day of Transformation and Healing with Maria Shriver interviewing t … Read More

via The Write Alley

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