Person of the Week: 7/4
Bonnie Ross-Parker, a.k.a. “America’s Connection Diva”, is a multi-dimensional businesswoman/entrepreneur with a background in education, franchise development, publishing, mentorship, network marketing, and community development. She combines vision with a unique set of skills. Formerly the Associate Publisher of The Gazette Newspaper/Atlanta, she focuses her energies on supporting women.
Bonnie is a graduate of George Washington University, & earned a Certification in Network Marketing at the University of Illinois. Several of her articles on owning one’s own business and entrepreneurship have appeared in publications including: Wealth Building, Home Business Magazine, Business to Business and Entrepreneur’s Business Start-Ups.
Bonnie Ross-Parker, Founder / CEO of The Joy of Connecting
Passionate about enriching the lives of businesswomen, Bonnie licensed her innovative marketing program for women called The Joy of Connecting® in 2002. There are locations nationwide for professional women, entrepreneurs and business owners to share resources, establish and strengthen relationships and to grow their businesses by networking with one another. That same year, Bonnie received The Athena Award ~ an honor acknowledging women of leadership in cities throughout the United States.
In September, 2005 she was honored by the Women’s Leadership Exchange, a New York based organization, as an Influential Woman of Georgia and currently serves on their Atlanta Advisory Board. Bonnie is also a featured speaker with the Direct Selling Women’s Alliance.
The International Toastmaster’s Organization of Georgia also honored Bonnie with their annual Communication & Leadership Award in May 2006.
Bonnie is the author of “Walk In My Boots ~ The Joy of Connecting”, and “Y.O.U. Set A High Standard for Being Human.”
People You Need to Know is proud to salute Bonnie Ross-Parker as our Person of the Week. Look for Bonnie in our next issue of People You Need to Know Magazine – 2011 Business Superstars Edition!