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The EDGE Charitable Foundation hosts their 3rd Annual Queen Bees IMPACT Conference in Miami to Empower Women with a Heart of Service. Join over 200 influential women in a movement where you can learn while discovering your inner power.
MIAMI, FL (January 15, 2020) – The EDGE Charitable Foundation will host their 3rd Annual Queen Bees Conference to unite women who love their communities and believe in the power of service. This year’s conference will be held on Saturday, April 18, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Renaissance Ballroom (located at 5910 S.W. 8th Street, Miami, FL. 33144).
The Queen Bees are an international women’s empowerment and wellness movement that unites women through camaraderie, networking, inspiration, education, wellness activities, and constant civic innovation. Queen Bees participate in monthly events that equip and enrich them with life and business skills. Each event amplifies their philanthropic efforts, with a percentage of the proceeds donated back to the EDGE Charitable Foundation, an organization that provides educational and humanitarian support to children who are victimized and/or disadvantaged. For every $125 raised, 5 children are directly impacted by the support they receive through The EDGE Charitable Foundation.
The theme for the upcoming Queen Bees Conference is IMPACT. The goal is to empower attendees with practical tools which will help them find their purpose, serve their communities and connect to other influential women in South Florida. During the conference, attendees will have the opportunity to hear various speakers on topics such as leadership, work/life balance, empowering women, breast health and preventative medicine. There will be two breaks during the morning portion of the event featuring a yoga and meditation session by Queen Bee Member Traci Cole. The Queen Bees Experience is meant to unite over 200 members in a movement which is currently expanding at an international level.
As stated by Juana Martinez, Executive Director of the Queen Bees, “I love leading our fabulous tribe of Queen Bees while helping them find their power and heart of service. Queen Bees empower other women and they consistently IMPACT and serve the underprivileged children of The EDGE.”
Tickets for the conference cost $49 for Queen Bee Members, $49 for Students (ages 13 & over) and $149 for General Admission. This annual conference is generously sponsored by Claudia Rios Photography and Giselle Films. To purchase tickets online, visit http://www.TheEDGEHelps.com and click on the “Events” tab. For more information or to inquire about sponsorship opportunities, contact Juana Martinez, Queen Bees Executive Director, by calling 305-970-6516 or emailing info@theEDGEhelps.com.
About the EDGE Charitable Foundation
The mission of The Early Development of Global Education (EDGE) Charitable Foundation is to empower women and youth while providing humanitarian services to victimized and disadvantaged children. The EDGE Charitable Foundation believes that there is a direct link between the empowerment and wellbeing of an individual and their involvement in positively impacting the lives of others. Established in 2007, The EDGE Charitable Foundation has served over 25,000 women, youth, and families worldwide, with a significant focus on the South Florida community. The EDGE Charitable Foundation seeks to create continual opportunities for philanthropy that strengthen community wellness. The following EDGE Charitable Foundation programs advance this effort: The Purple Bag Project, The Purple Room Project, The Purple Box Project, The Youth Ambassadors Committee (YAC) and The Queen Bees. For more information on The EDGE Charitable Foundation, visit www.TheEDGEHelps.com.
About Queen Bees
Queen Bees are an international women’s empowerment and wellness movement that unites women through camaraderie, networking, inspiration, education, wellness activities, and constant civic innovation. Queen Bees participate in monthly events that equip and enrich them with life and business skills. Each event serves as a catalyst or amplifies their philanthropic efforts, with a percentage of the proceeds donated to the EDGE Charitable Foundation; the Queen Bees’ members remain informed of the EDGE Charitable Foundations efforts and the civic innovation they have supported. These brief introductions to the work of the EDGE Charitable foundation stimulate an exchange of ideas, and ultimately, the exploration of creative solutions to common and complex social problems. For more information on the Queen Bees, visit www.TheEDGEHelps.com/join-the-queen-bees.
About Juana Martinez
Juana Martinez, Executive Director of the Queen Bees, joined the organization two years ago with the goal of uniting women while helping the underprivileged children of The EDGE Charitable Foundation. As a mother of three children, she understands the importance of giving back to the community and empowering other women. In 1999, Martinez founded The Catering Shop which has successfully been in business for 20 years. Martinez also operates a family business called The Butcher Shop which has been in business for 40 years and it’s a company she runs alongside her father in Pinecrest, Florida. Since Martinez has a passion for health and wellness, she also serves as a team leader with Isagenix, International. In the past six years, her efforts have helped over 1500 people as they take charge of their health (inside and out) and learn to create a life of freedom. Martinez currently serves as the Treasurer for Cutler Bay’s Business Association which is a position she has held for the past five years.
About Mercy Hernandez
Mercy Hernandez is a trailblazing entrepreneur in her community and a passionate humanitarian with big dreams. Born in New York and raised in Miami, Florida, she established and directed the first eco-friendly preschool in the nation (for over 26 years) called Old Cutler Academy Learning Center. In 2007, Hernandez founded The EDGE Charitable Foundation, a Florida based 501c3 is a non-for-profit organization that empowers women and youth while providing humanitarian services to victimized and disadvantaged children. As the CEO of this organization, she has expanded their impact and mission across a number of sub-organizations including its Youth Ambassador Committee (YAC), a group of students between the ages of 13 to 17 who serve as an inspiration and a voice to today’s youth, while learning social responsibility and leadership skills. Under The EDGE umbrella, Hernandez also founded Queen Bees, an international women’s empowerment and wellness movement that unites women.