CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Windy City Woman of Color, NFP an exclusive network for professional multicultural women in the Chicagoland area will be hosting its 2nd Annual Diamond Awards, which pays tribute to women of color who have made a positive impact on the community through their corporate and philanthropic efforts. The women honored on this evening represent all cultures and ethnicities and vary in their fields from executive directors of Colleges and Universities to Cook County State’s Attorney.

The theme of the event is “Helping with a Handbag,” and it is sponsored by Neiman Marcus, CNA Insurance and Hotel Sax. The event will benefit the women of Deborah’s Place, a transitional home for women who have moved from homelessness and are aspiring to re-enter into society as productive citizens through work and education. For information on Deborah’s Place, visit .

The evening’s Featured Guest will be Pat Pulido Sanchez, president and CEO, Pulido Sanchez Communications, LLC, and it will be hosted by Radio Personality, Bionce Foxx.

Windy City Woman of Color, NFP, is a network created for professional women of color, who are ready and eager to educate and empower themselves. Our mission is “Women Changing Women” one woman at a time. Don’t miss an opportunity to meet and network with women changing the business and social landscape of Chicago and abroad.

The event will be hosted at the Hotel Sax on Saturday, November 13, 2010, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at 333 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago, Ill. To attend the Windy City Woman Diamond Awards or for more information on how you can support or become a sponsor, contact or 888-419-4442. The donation amount for this event is $65.00.

To learn more about Windy City Woman of Color, NFP please visit: .

About Windy City Woman of Color:

The Windy City Woman of Color is a 501(c)3 social and civic based organization dedicated to educating and empowering multicultural women. WCW was formed in response to the need to provide women of color with a platform to grow, live and experience prosperous lives.

About the Founder:

Ingrid L. Johnson, founder of Windy City Woman, is passionate about empowering women through education, professional development and executive training. She can be heard speaking on the topics of women and diversity, workforce literacy and issues facing young teenage girls of color. She has 15+ years of marketing and sales experience and has received numerous accolades including the ICON Award by the Chairman of General Electric.

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