7th Annual International Women's Empowerment Conference

Two Days of Powerful Connections & Education

Amazing Speakers + Connections
+ Crypto & Trading Live Training

January 27-28, 2023

10:00AM – 2:00PM

In-Person $197 | Online $97 

Friday Summit Tickets: FREE

Sistas From the Block Tickets Coming Soon!

So What is the Address?

The State of the Woman Address is an annual gathering of women (and men brave enough to participate) who seek & share knowledge to enhance the health, wealth, and spiritual growth of experienced professionals as well as those aspiring to lead.

Join us to experience YOUR aha! moment! 

New in 2023: #SFTBcon!

Sistas From the Block is an exclusive learning experience so you can see and feel exactly what it’s like to invest in cryptocurrency and make trading decisions. Joining us live in Atlanta? Don’t forget your laptop!

Crypto 101

Learn the basics of cryptocurrency, the language of crypto, and how to avoid common
– and costly – mistakes.

Trends & Policy

Get familiar with the crypto industry. Learn how municipalities are shifting forward as they accept crypto for taxes and fees.


Join speed-networking rooms or reach out for in-depth, 1:1 conversations with attendees, speakers, & sponsors.


Make new biz besties part of your 2022 goals! Reach new markets, gather quality leads, and pursue business opportunities – together.


Elijah John Bowdre

Miami Dade County Crypto Task Force

Meet the leader responsible for recommending all policy for Crypto Financial Services and blockchain technology applications for the 34 cities and over 4 million residents of Miami Dade County.


Dr. Jewel Tankard


Dr. Jewel Tankard is a powerhouse in business and entertainment committed to helping women create wealth. Dr. Tankard is our 2022 Marvelous Light Woman of Influence & Impact!

#SOTWA2022 Heavy Hitter Spotlight

We’re bringing you amazing info, insight, and ideas for building wealth from across the country at the 2022 State of the Woman Address! 

2022 Agenda Highlights

Learn from internationally-recognized leaders in cryptocurrency education and investing. Don’t miss our inspiring keynote from Elijah John Bowdre, the dynamic chairman of the Miami Dade Crypto Task Force.


Check In: 9:30 AM
Opening Session

Why Creating Your Own Cryptocurrency Banking System is Important


Digital Currency: The New Wave for Municipalities


Live attendees enjoy a catered lunch at the hotel


Reconvene: 12:15 PM
2022 Marvelous Light Woman of Influence
& Impact

Dr. Jewel Tankard 

Crypto for the Soul

Frank discussion from a panel of crypto investors

Learning Session

Crypto 101: Fun Facts & Security

What Our Attendees Say

Check out testimonials & images from past years of SOTWA.

Got Swag?

Order early and share your excitement for the 2023 conference!
There will be exclusive drawings for exclusive gifts for live and online attendees spotted in #SFTBCon and #SOTWA2023 swag!

2022 Sponsors

Our Partners make the State of the Woman Address a success year after year.

Bitcoin Sponsor

Ethereum Sponsors

Litecoin Sponsors

XRP Sponsors

The State of the Woman Address is presented by
Kathy Hood Empowers & Brave Girls Trade

About Kathy Hood

Your future is not ahead of you but trapped inside of you.

Kathy Hood is Executive Director of Marvelous Light Empowerment Association and founder of the award-winning program Woman University. Kathy empowers, encourages, and equips women to prosper as an international trainer and motivational speaker, and host of The Kathy Hood Show podcast.

On the show, Kathy has conversations with individuals who have beat the odds, discovered their gifts, pursued their dreams & visions, and now operate in their power and authority.

About Brave Girls Trade

Brave Girls Trade is a movement that encourages and equips women to be to be financially sound, free and wealthy through economic empowerment and financial education.

Attend #SOTWA2022
Live at the Hilton


Join us for education, networking, and essential information about the future of money
plus catered lunch at the hotel.

Attend #SOTWA2022


Join us for education, networking, and essential information about the future of money from the comfort of your home or office.

#SOTWA2023 Virtual Summit

Friday Digital Access Pass


Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, Friday’s digital access is completely FREE. Registration is still required, so reserve your seat today!

Powered by MLEA

Marvelous Light Empowerment Association, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with a mission to empower, encourage, and equip women to who are rebuilding their lives. 

MLEA offers programs, direct outreach, and events to empower women every day. It’s the parent organization of Brave Girls Trade & Woman University.