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WPN Holiday Luncheon Tea-Lipstick & Leadership: 10 Ways You Can Change the World

Forbes Small Biz Braintrust Contributor Olalah Njenga Featured Speaker at WPN Holiday Event

Known for breaking a few fire codes, sharing pearls of workplace wisdom with the loyal viewers of the My Carolina Today morning show or NPR, Olalah Njenga, a 5′ 3″ champion of small business, is all about connecting and sharing.

Women’s Power Networking, a Raleigh-based woman’s organization dedicated to enabling professional women to achieve their highest potential, invites women entrepreneurs, business owners and C-level execs to the Fourth Annual Holiday Luncheon and Tea Friday, Dec. 6 from 3pm to 5pm at the landmark eatery Nofo at the Pig. Nofo is located at Five Points off Glenwood at 2014 Fairview Rd, Raleigh, NC 27608. Multi-award winning CEO and thought leader Olalah Njenga will serve as the event's keynote speaker presenting"Lipstick & Leadership: 10 Ways You Can Change the World." Register for $25 online


“I am deeply honored to be speaking to this group of remarkable women in business. As a professional speaker, it’s my job to ensure that each person in the room feels like I’m speaking directly to her. No one is just a face in the crowd to me. I’m speaking to people – and people are personal,” said Olalah.

“We are excited to have Olalah join us this year as our featured speaker. Her speaking style is vibrant, humorous, energetic, and personal; a perfect fit for our fun and informal educational event,” said Marilyn Shannon, co-founder of WPN.

WPN co-founder Jean Hedges went on to say, “Olalah is a recognized leader and advocate of small business. She engages audiences across the United States with her insight and understanding regarding the power and potential of women business owners.”

Women’s Power Networking Official Page

Women’s Power Networking Event Registration Link

Olalah Njenga Official Page

About Olalah Njenga, CEO of YellowWood Group:
Olalah is an award-winning CEO and a gifted marketing strategist who shares her powerful, content-packed message for small business success to appreciative audiences across the United States.  A true champion for small business owners, Olalah is a Braintrust Contributor® at and theSmall Business Advocate, as well as, a featured expert for the Washington Post.  She has been interviewed by numerous media outlets including the BBC, NPR, Marketplace and Fox News offering her unique perspective on trending small business issues. As a columnist for Carolina Business Connection, Olalah’s witty, on-point articles have been noted as reader favorites.

A 10-year entrepreneur who admits that she started her company with no clue, no plan and no team, Olalah says she’s no super woman, but she is surrounded by super people on a daily basis.  Tapped as a Triangle Business Journal Women in Business winner, named an International Stevie Awardfinalist, as well as, a Business Leader Woman Extraordinaire, Olalah has been awarded a Top 50 Catalyst Entrepreneur distinction twice, and has been a featured expert in The Woman’s Advantagecalendar for four consecutive years.

Olalah has made entrepreneurship a way of making a difference, not merely making a living.  Committed to living by excellence and on fire about self-discovery, Olalah is passionate about helping othersrealize and reach their goals and having some fun along the journey. Visit

Founded originally as Coffee and Contacts in 2007, Women’s Power Networking “Alliances for Business - Alliances for Life” is a national organization with 30+ chapters in North Carolina, Missouri, and Pennsylvania. WPN is the umbrella for Cocktails and Contacts, the WPN Speakers Bureau, Power Lunches, and Executive Roundtables. Their weekly Coffee and Contacts chapter meetings offer women a positive environment to grow personally and professionally. Visit

Women’s Power Networking (WPN) - dedicated to enabling professional women.


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  • A former member
    A former member

    Great topic, especially this time of year

    December 6, 2013

  • Eileen Batson: Social C.

    attend the luncheon and be entered to win
    One Year WPN Membership or renewal!

    November 20, 2013

  • Eileen Batson: Social C.

    Join us for the Event of the Season!
    *** Featured Guest Speaker - Olalah Njenga***
    Discover how you can ignite your personal potential, impact lives in meaningful ways everyday and inspire the best in others and let them inspire you.

    Celebrate Joy, Connection & Friendship

    Delicious Luncheon Buffet and a Signature Cocktail Members, Guests and the Public are invited!

    November 20, 2013

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