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February 17, 2015

Wayne Betts, Jr., & Trudy Suggs To Speak At Power Of Me Retreat 2015

Two leading Deaf entrepreneurs to speak at deaf professional networking event on May 1st, 2015 at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C.

DOYLESTOWN, PA -- Global Deaf Women is proud to announce the addition of Wayne Betts, Jr., co-founder of Convo Relay, one of the largest video relay service companies in the nation, to their speaker roster at the 6th Annual Power of Me Retreat, and Trudy Suggs, of T.S. Writing Services, will be headlining the event as the keynote speaker.

The public affair “Sip, Shop, and Social Night,” is a hotly anticipated networking event for deaf professionals on the first night of the Power Of Me Retreat, which is open to the public on May 1st, 2015 from 7pm to 11pm. Wayne Betts, Jr. kicks off the affair with his speech, “Finding Your Heart,” about understanding your true entrepreneurial passions. At the Power of Me Retreat, Trudy Suggs will be giving two workshops, “Awaken Your Business,” and “Say It Right: Five Tips For Successful Business Communications.”

Wayne Betts, Jr., and Trudy Suggs are amazing entrepreneurs! Wayne is a true business visionary, and he has successfully branded Convo Relay to appeal to a mass market deaf audience, and I cannot be more excited for him to share his entrepreneurial knowledge with the deaf professional community at Sip, Shop, and Social Night!” said Sofia Seitchik, founder of Global Deaf Women, and host of Power of Me Retreat 2015. “Trudy Suggs, with her amazing knowledge of business practices and business communications, will be sure to thrill our attendees with her business tips and best business practices.”

The 6th Annual Power Of Me Retreat features the following workshops from an amazing array of speakers:

  • Sofia Seitchik, founder of Global Deaf Women

“Awaken Your Inner Gifts to Gain Confidence, Clarity, And Attract Clients”

“7 Steps to Design Your Own Marketing System to Convert Paid Clients”

  • Trudy Suggs, T.S. Writing Services

“Awaken Your Business”

“Say It Right: Five Tips For Successful Business Communications”

  • Nikki Reinick, Your Desk’s Assistant

“5 Simple Steps To Doubling Your Income With Outsourcing”

  • Mellini Taylor, Deaf Future Works

“What Every Woman Business Owner Needs To Know About Social Security Benefits & Self Employment”

For more details about the 2015 Power Of Me Retreat including agenda details, ticket prices, vendor booths, and lodging can be found on the website at

Media inquiries can be directed to Irina Normatov at, and any questions about attending the retreat can be sent to Sofia Seitchik at

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 5th Annual Global Deaf Women's Power of Me Retreat:

Be Visible, Expand Your Business, and Prosper As An Entrepreneur! This year, the hottest topics in the Deaf community among entrepreneurs is about visibility and accountability!

If you're wondering how to make your business stand out from the rest, or how to expand your business and prosper with sales, marketing, and much more, you'll find answers at our POM 2014 Retreat in beautiful Chevy Chase, Maryland, on May 2-4, 2014! Are you ready to take on the POM experience?

Come learn how to expand or launch your business with powerful coaching tips from Sofia Seitchik, the founder of Global Deaf Women, and other leading Deaf entrepreneurs! Here's what you will experience at Power of Me 2014:

* Five Exciting Workshops
* An Amazing Business Panel Led By Missy Keast, DeafNation blogger and owner of ASL Inside about how Deaf entrepreneurs should be treated that is open To ALL Deaf Entrepreneurs!
* Business Break-Through Activities
* Dessert Evening Party
* Business Networking
* Morning Yoga
* Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
* Two Nights of Lodging

Get your registration ticket right now at these exclusive prices!
Registration is limited to 50 women only.

Any questions, please email Sofia Seitchik at

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