BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Dec. 13, 2016 – PRLog — [New York, NY] We are thrilled to announce Ogo Ekweozor-Holley has been named a Woman of Distinction and Empowerment by YWCA Brooklyn. A first-time host and award honoree at the annual YWCA Brooklyn Benefit Celebration, Ogo is a Brooklyn entrepreneur who exhibits the core values of YWCA, to “Start up, Stand out and Soar”, the benefit’s slogan this year. The Woman of Distinction and Empowerment Award is given to a woman who exemplifies YWCA’s mission, including economic independence, running a financially sound business, supporting other women in business and contributing to the advancement of her general community.
YWCA is the first and the largest organization serving women and girls in Brooklyn. Armed with a vision to eliminate racial and gender barriers and a 150 year legacy of empowering women, YWCA Brooklyn successfully provides affordable housing solutions, social justice advocacy, and community development strategies while also supporting grassroots organizations.
Ogo’s track record building and running successful businesses in various industries,
As Founder and Chief Executive Officer of OGONEWYORK Inc.—a made in NYC fashion label built on a mission to celebrate true beauty in women and transform the lives of women and children globally—Ogo has, to date, positively impacted the lives of thousands of women and girls, especially in the fight to end sex trafficking, restore hope to abused women and educate young girls.
Among other things, Ogo is also a direct sales business consultant and the founder of NYC boutique consulting firm, Sales Driven Solutions Inc. With extensive expertise in building large fundraising teams and sales forces globally, she has developed and implemented systems that have acquired over 5 million new donors, and customers for businesses and non profits worldwide.