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Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief Wins International Women’s Leadership Community Leader Award

(Fort Lauderdale) August 31, 2017

Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief was the recipient of the 2017 Community Leader Award at the 6th Annual Suits, Stilettos and Lipstick (SSL) Empowerment and Leadership conference. The event was sponsored by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Lipstick Foundation.

Mayor Sharief was on hand to accept this prestigious award:

“I am honored to be recognized as a community leader on such an amazing platform that celebrates and inspires women to step into their power and pursue their dreams”.

You can read more about the award here.

Dr. Elizabeth King, Founder of Suits, Stilettos and Lipstick began the conference by giving an impassioned speech to empower women to ask “What do you really want?” and “Where do you want to go?” The event included the following speakers:

  • Dr. Elizabeth King, Founder and Chief Inspiration Officer, Suits, Stilettos and Lipstick & internationally recognized mindset and business strategist, author and speaker.
  • Kandee G, Creator of The Vision Program, Author, Speaker, Radio Personality, Magazine Editor, Equine Assisted Therapist
  • Laura Diaz, Radio and TV personality
MAYOR SHARIEF PRESENTS “BROWARD MEANS BUSINESS” PROCLAMATION TO DR. BARRY KAY, OWNER OF HOLLYWOOD EYES, HOLLYWOOD, FL

Mayor Sharief has also been handing out awards of late. Her “Broward Means Business” Initiative proclamations recognize successful small and medium-sized businesses from Fort Lauderdale to Tamarac and include Hollywood Eyes and Flashback Diner, to name two.

Often at the forefront of community engagement and advocacy, Barbara Sharief has offered inspiring leadership to many women entrepreneurs through the years as an owner of a successful business and a leading political figure in South Florida.

For more information on Barbara Sharief visit her official website at barbarasharief.com.