7th Annual International Women's Empowerment Conference

Women, Business, & Money

Make Better Moves

January 27-28, 2023

Friday 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM | Saturday 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM (Live in Atlanta)

So What is the Address?

Now in it’s 7th year, 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(chain) is an exclusive learning experience so you can see and feel exactly what it’s like to invest in cryptocurrency and make trading decisions.

Saturday’s premium sessions are hands-on. Don’t forget your laptop!


What to Expect at State of the Woman & Sistas From the Block

Saving YOU for Retirement

Learn how pushing yourself a little now brings you healthy returns in the future.

Do Business, Better.

Did you know invoicing is an act of self-care? Too many of us harm ourselves daily in our business. Let’s fix that.

The $martbucks Cafe

Get a live intro to trading and learn the basics of making money in “the markets.”

Blockchain Executive Briefing

Learn about the future of blockchain and cryptocurrency in municipalities and small businesses.

Friday Keynote

Atty. Karen Hines

Hines and Assoc.

Attorney Karen Hines has been in private practice for over 22 years. With diverse expertise in several areas of law, Attorney Hines has turned her hand to launching the nonprofit No Weapon Generation in Atlanta

Blockchain Briefing

Elijah John Bowdre

The Bit-Point

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.

State of the Woman Weekend Spotlight

In 2023 we’re bringing you two-days of health, wealth, and financial empowerment. This year’s theme of Women, Business, & Money: Make Better Moves illustrates our commitment to the whole you.

2023 Agenda Highlights

Our speakers are preparing to bring you inspiration, motivation, and how-tos so that you can you can make informed decisions about the future of your money.

2023 Agenda Highlights

Our speakers are preparing to bring you inspiration, motivation, and how-tos so that you can you can make informed decisions about the future of your money.


Check In: 10:30 AM
Motivating Sessions

Be ready to rock your career, business, and life!


Attorney Karen Hines


Win fabulous gifts from our sponsors and partners


Check In: 8:30 AM
$martbucks Cafe

Trading Training

Blockchain Executive Briefing

The future of compensation & payments in business and government

Learning Sessions

Get on the road to financial wellness and creating wealth

2023 Sponsors

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

Presenting Sponsor

Mogul Sponsors

Maven Sponsors

Marvel Sponsors

XRP Sponsors

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!

Event Founder, 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. As a certified Gift Coach and Wealth Creation Evangelist, Kathy empowers, encourages, and equips women to prosper. Kathy also delivers her empowering message as an international trainer and motivational speaker, as well as 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.

#SOTWA2023 Weekend

Access Pass

Join us for two days of women’s financial, health, and personal empowerment from our dynamic speakers and workshop leaders. Through the generosity of our sponsors, Friday’s virtual summit is completely FREE!

Saturday’s education sessions are included in the full weekend access pass,
currently on sale for $47 ($37 online).

Powered by Marvelous Light

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.