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Sophia Nelson

2014 Speaker

Sophia A. Nelson is an award winning author and journalist, with an emerging global media, writing and speaking platform. Nelson’s passion is to help women ignite and redefine their lives from the inside out.  In her second highly-anticipated book, The Woman Code: 20 Powerful Keys to Unlock Your Life,” Nelson calls on women to unlock their lives by tapping into their power within.  Arianna Huffington has called The Woman Code,” “a book for our time.” Nelson has appeared in television with BBC, MSNBC, CNN, FOX, C-Span, “The Today Show,” “ABC Nightly News with Diane Sawyer and more. She shares her expertise as a political and cultural expert, thought leader and attorney, covering many topics of national and global interest Nelson is also the author of the award winning 2011 non-fiction book, “Black Women Redefined: Dispelling Myths and Discovering Fulfillment in the Age of Michelle Obama.”  She contributes regularly to USA Today, American City Business Journals, Essence Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, The New York Times and The Washington Post. @iamsophianelson