Motivational Speaker & Founder of DeLores Pressley Worldwide & Born Successful Institute, DeLores Pressley to Speak at 2015 Economic Summit for Women

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Internationally known Motivational Speaker and Confidence Coach DeLores Pressley will speak at the 2015 Economic Summit for Women, in partnership with the Vision 2020 National Congress. Presley’s session will begin at 10:15 A.M. on Monday, October 26th at the Nashville Airport Marriot.  She is the CEO of DeLores Pressley Worldwide and founder of the UP Woman™ Nation; a network and movement to empower and elevate women. She is also the founder of the She Elevates™ Project; where women connect with women to become engaged, transformed and uplifted.

“The Council is pleased to welcome such a confident voice as Pressley’s to this year’s Summit to encourage our local and future leaders, community members, and entrepreneurs,” said TECW Chair Dena Wise.

As a former elementary school teacher and a pioneer of the plus size fashion and modeling industry, Pressley has inspired and helped motivate thousands to launch their dreams and be their absolute best. Her client list ranges from Fortune 500 companies to associations, including Midwest Energy Association, Bakersfield Women’s Conference, Mars Chocolate, Procter and Gamble (P&G), Union Pacific Railroad and Roche Pharmaceutical. DeLores’ story has been in Glamour, Washington Post, Black Enterprise, Success, Essence, New York Daily News, Smart Business, SPEAKER and Ebony Magazine.  She is a frequent media guest and has been interviewed on every major network: (ABC, NBC, CBS and FOX) including America’s top rated shows; OPRAH and Entertainment Tonight. She is also the author of Oh, Yes You Can!; Clean Out the Closets of Your Life; Believe in the Power of You; and EMPOWER.  Presley is an active contributing columnist for Smart Business Magazine as well.

“There are only a handful of people I’ve run across in my career whose energy was infectious, and DeLores Pressley is one of them” said Dustin Klien, Executive Editor of Smart Business Magazine.

The 12th Annual Economic Summit for Women in partnership with the Vision 2020 National Congress will be held Sunday & Monday, October 25 & 26 at the Nashville Airport Marriott. For registration and other information, please visit

You may also contact the Tennessee Economic Council on Women at (615) 253-4266,, or


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