The Women’s Exchange

October 20, 2016

Keynote Speaker: Vivian Howard

Vivian Howard Headshot_Gold couch (credit Stacey Van Berkel)Sanford BPW is proud to welcome Vivian Howard, co-owner of Chef & The Farmer in Kinston, and star of the award-winning PBS series A Chef’s Life, as Keynote Speaker at the 2016 Women’s Exchange.  Her cookbook, Deep Run Roots – Stories and Recipes from my Corner of the South, will be released in October 2016

Howard was named a James Beard Foundation Award semifinalist for Best Chef Southeast five consecutive times and for Outstanding Personality/Host, which she won in 2016.  Chef & the Farmer has been given a AAA Four Diamond Award three times.  A Chef’s Life is 2015 Daytime Emmy winner for Best Directing of a Lifestyle/Travel/Culinary program.

About The Women’s Exchange: The Women’s Exchange is a half-day women’s conference designed to help women succeed personally and professionally. The program includes a kickoff speaker, a professional development session, a moderated panel discussion, networking, and a luncheon with a Keynote address. (View the agenda.) This year will include additional vendor tables and a Women’s Expo open to the public from 1 to 4pm.

Our attendees are educated, successful and influential in the community. Learn more about them here.  Sound like  your target audience? If so, take advantage of our available Sponsorship Opportunities. Read more about previous events here and here.

Thank you to our 2016 sponsors:

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