Women Empower Expo has a mission to empower, educate and equip female entrepreneurs with the knowledge, tools and community to create and grow successful businesses.
About Women Empower Expo

The Women Empower Expo takes place in select cities across North America gathering thousands of female entrepreneurs, business leaders, creatives, and professionals who are passionate about making a positive difference in their career, life and community.

Our one-day events feature educational tracks and unique experiences for entrepreneurs at the different stages of the business lifecycle with a focus on the following:

  • Seed and Development Stage
  • Startup Stage
  • Growth & Establishment Stage
  • Expansion & Funding Stage

At each of our events we focus on collaborating with local entrepreneurs, leaders, businesses and organizations to help create a thriving ecosystem to support female entrepreneurs year round.

As an entrepreneur, especially as a female entrepreneur, it is so important to surround yourself with people who support you and believe in your vision,

says Founder Alexa Carlin.

Join us at one of our upcoming events to learn from industry experts and female leaders, network with entrepreneurs and change-makers, discover tools and strategies to take your business to the next level, and feel empowered to create a positive change in your own life, in your community, and in the world.


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2500+ Women. 50 Speakers. 1 Empowering Day.


Alexa Carlin is a nationally renowned public speaker, Founder of the Women Empower Expo (WEX), and Creator of BeAPublicSpeaker.com. Alexa Co-Founded the Women Empower Expo in 2016 after noticing a need for a national event to connect like-minded women who are passionate about making a difference in the world. In January 2017, Alexa became the sole owner of WEX and was named one of fifteen "Top Young Professionals To Watch" by Meetings & Conventions Magazine landing the cover story after just hosting one event.

Alexa's drive to make a difference was inspired after a near-death experience that happened during her senior year at the University of Florida in 2013 leaving her with a 1% chance of living. This experience inspired Alexa to share her story vulnerably to audiences all over the world through public speaking. Her authentic message of resilience and empowerment has led her to grow an engaged following of over 50,000 people on social media.

Alexa has been featured on the Oprah Winfrey Network and in The Huffington Post, Glamour Magazine, Mashable, Gold Coast Magazine, and The Sun-Sentinel among others. Alexa's mission with the Women Empower Expo is to create events in select cities in North America (to start) to foster a community of women who collaborate versus compete and feel empowered to create a positive change in the world.

"In order to empower others, you must first empower yourself." -Alexa Carlin
You can follow her journey @AlexaRoseCarlin


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