Money, Purpose, and Success:

Women's Empowerment Summit

Saturday, October 14, 2017

11:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Delta State University

Jacob Conference Center Cleveland, MS


#MoneyPurposeSuccess is a unique experience designed for dynamic purpose driven women with an entrepreneurial and creative spirit.  The goal of this event is to provide women in the Mississippi Delta with the tools and resources they need to launch or take their businesses to the next level. This one day summit includes sessions related to entrepreneurship, financial empowerment, and the creative economy as well as a mixer. 

Session Topics:

Five Steps to Launch Your Business

Creative Queens: Leveraging the Creative Economy 

Access to Capital: Funding to Start and Expand Your Business

Creating Funnels For Your Business

Power Networking and Partnerships

Mind Right, Money Right: Creating Your Best Financial Life

The $25 admission fee includes all of the sessions, lunch, a gift bag, and the networking mixer at the GRAMMY Museum Mississippi plus full access to the museum exhibits. There is an option to purchase a ticket to the networking mixer separately for those that are unable to attend the summit, but still wish to connect with amazing female entrepreneurs from across the region. 

Higher Purpose Co is a nonprofit social impact agency. Proceeds from this event will be utilized to fulfill our mission of uplifting underserved entrepreneurs. 

For information or sponsorship opportunities contact or 662-483-3282 

1 Day + 10 speakers + 6 Interactive Sessions + 1 Amazing Networking Mixer

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   Keynote Speaker


National Recongized Money Expert - Tonya Rapley


In 2007, Tonya Rapley was fighting for her life in a relationship that was physically, emotionally, and economically abusive. Grounded by resilience and purpose, today Tonya is a highly sought after entrepreneur and coach. Tonya created the award-winning site My Fab Finance in 2013, catapulting her to the forefront as a nationally recognized millennial money expert. She was deemed the “New Face of Wealth Building” by Black Enterprise Magazine.

Selected by TV One as a modern day history maker, Tonya is a full-time entrepreneur, coach and influencer. Tonya has spoken at Bloomberg, Essence Fest, South by Southwest (SXSW), Millennial Week, PepsiCo, Blogging While Brown, BlogHer, Circle of Sisters and a host of colleges and universities.

Speakers Line-Up

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Networking Mixer Venue

GRAMMY Museum Mississippi

This modern interactive museum is located directly across the street from Delta State University. We will host our Networking Mixer in the beautiful 2,700 square feet lobby. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be provided plus participants will have access to view all of the exhibits.

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