Events, Membership, & Sponsorship

New Orleans Legacy Impact Workshop

  • Thursday, February 18, 2016
  • 6:00 PM (CST)
  • Friday, February 19, 2016
  • 4:00 PM (CST)
  • To be announced


Registration is closed


Legacy Impact Workshop

 Women Impacting 

the Lives of Others!

Who should attend:  Business, Government, Non-Profit, and Social Awareness Leaders who have projects and/or programs that are making a difference in the lives of others and those women who are looking to start, expand or be a part of such  projects or programs.  

Join Us

Thursday & Friday 

February 18-19, 2016

Thursday - 6pm-9pm
Powerful Relationship Building 
& Connections Reception
Friday - 9:30am-4pm 

What to Expect


Get total clarity on your path and purpose

Clarity to deepen your innate gifts 

and on your next leadership role

  • Learn about starting, expanding, building, monetizing, turning around, branding, re-branding, negotiating, collaborating, licensing, grant writing, business revenue models, marketing, and more.   
  • Bring your smallest and biggest challenges of your business or project.  
  • You will have access to one of the brightest minds in business!  
  • The success principles you will learn can be applied to any sector or project.  
  • This is a workshop where you will gain thousands of dollars worth of guidance. 
  • You'll also have the opportunity for one-on-one time with the workshop leaders.
  • Connect with movers and shakers and world changers
  • Expand your leadership to make a larger impact
  • Share ideas and information to make a difference

Featuring Carrie Nikitin

Business Strategist

& CEO of AvaTekh, Inc.


As a Business Strategist for small and large businesses that are geared to making a difference, Carrie is currently CEO of Avatekh, Inc., a Lawrence, Kansas high tech start-up developing and monetizing Intellectual property in noise suppression, mitigation and analysis with applications in military, medical devices, consumer electronics, telecommunications, power management, data over power lines, navigational, sensors and biometrics. 

Her interest in business began when starting her first company (import/export in partnerships with companies in Japan and South Korea) at the young age of 18. With over 30 years of experience in business building, development, strategies, modeling and funding in both start-ups and existing companies, she has worked at the executive level in various areas including alternative energies, medical, and the technology industry.  

Carrie has worked with companies in various stages, such as start-up mode, expansion, downsizing, turnaround, branding and re-branding phases.  Her experience includes the development, structure and negotiation of joint ventures, collaborative development and licensing agreements as well as mergers and acquisitions.   She has worked with Universities in development of prototyping; grant writing and technology transfer and industry partnerships. 

Carrie has strong skills in constructing and negotiating licensing agreements, joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions and both collaborative development and research agreements in both domestic and foreign markets in various industry, academic and government sectors.

Her experience includes building revenue growth within new and existing competitive markets. With her work with several start-up companies, she has acquired a great knowledge of business strategies, models, monetizing and managing deal-flow and leveraging both monetary and human assets to create sustainable environments within a company to capitalize in it’s given market or business sector; diversification from working in multiple industries such as telecommunications, consumer electronics, toys, cosmetics, sports science, medical, education, banking, energy (nuclear and alternative), materials and commercial real estate; and experience as a grant writer at state and local levels (economic development and training), and federal level (SBIR-NSF-NIH). 

And Valeri Bocage

The "Barrier Buster" & CEO of PWIC

Empowering Women to Change Lives to Impact Communities & Society

Valeri is the founder of Powerful Women International Connections and has been assisting people in living their dreams for over 20 years. She has inspired hundreds of people to fulfill on their own life's mission. She has a unique style of coaching that lifts you up and has you expand your vision beyond what you previously imagined possible. Valeri has coached authors, entrepreneurs, parents, families, public speakers and artists to expand their vision for what is possible in their professional and personal lives globally.  

She has been recognized by the United States Congress, Senate, Mayoral Offices and several companies and organizations from around the world.  

Valeri's International speaking engagements include events such as the Google, Women Health Conference created by Dr. Oz in Sacramento, CA; India Youth Conference with over 1,000 youth in CA; Paris, France at the PWI world conference, and Niarobi, Kenya. 

~ Creating what is possible for You ~

~ Expanding and building your communities ~





For More Information, Call:

   San Francisco Office: 415-742-5239

POWERFUL WOMEN INTERNATIONAL CONNECTIONS (PWIC) envisions women as catalysts for positive change in the world, who are women taking on greater leadership roles, and causing a peaceful, harmonious world for our children's future.  Our mission is to connect, collaborate with, and educate women leaders to use their innate gifts and talents to transform and make a bigger impact in undeserved communities causing positive changes throughout the world. Our highest values are authenticity, life balance, compassion, and courage.

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