Herman Cain to Speak At 2012 International Financial and Leadership Summit

6th Annual Summit assembles top business leaders for a cause August 22-24,2012

Houston, Texas (August 20, 2012) Influential author and business man, Herman Cain, is scheduled to speak among several other prominent business and media pioneers at the 6th Annual International Financial and Leadership Summit August 22 - August 24, 2012 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel (formerly known as the InterContinental Hotel) in Houston, Texas. The exciting three-day conference hosted by The Texas Women's Empowerment Foundation (TWEF) is themed "Economic Empowerment Through Diversity and Giving" and will benefit TWEF's scholastic scholarships and programs at the Empowerment Community Center.


High-profiled professionals such as Cain will put politics and their busy businesses aside to raise funds for youth scholarship programs and the Eagle Scholars Enrichment Program's Exposure Trip to Washington D.C. Other notable guests include CNN News correspondent Soledad O'Brien and renowned businessman and best-selling author Stedman Graham.

Participants can choose to attend the entire summit with an all access registration or choose to attend individual sessions such as the leadership breakfast roundtable featuring Cain. Additional summit activities include dynamic leadership sessions, personal and professional enrichment workshops, roundtable discussions and the opportunity to build strategic partnerships and relationships. The complete list of event opportunities and featured guests include:

*Houston Business Empowerment Tour and Luncheon

Exploring Houston's renown business locations

*TWEF's 10th Anniversary Party

Commemorating ten successful years of service to the community

*Million Dollar Leadership Roundtable Breakfast

Hosted by Herman Cain, Sylvester Turner and Wea Lee

*Women and Money Leadership Luncheon

Hosted by Stedman Graham

*Celebrity Music and Motivation Leadership Soiree

Featuring a performance by Tony and Grammy Award Winner Jennifer Holliday

*Foundation Roundtable Discussion

Hosted by nonprofit expert Aileen McCormick

*Financial and Leadership Workshops

Hosted by John Maxwell

*International Leadership Awards Gala at Houston's Wortham Center

*Black Tie Leadership Awards with CNN's Soledad O'Brien

To register for the Million Dollar Leadership Roundtable Breakfast or other 2012 IFLS Summit events, please visit IFLSconnect.com/register or contact Deavra Daughtry at (832) 434-5325.

2012 IFLS Principal Honorees include news correspondent for CNN Soledad O'Brien; renowned businessman and best-selling author Stedman Graham; Chief Executive Officer at Amerigroup Aileen McCormick; President and CEO of Accion Texas, Inc. Janie Barrera; Mayor of Kemah Texas Bob Cummins; businessman and author Herman Cain; Chairman and CEO of ChaseSource, L.P. Anthony R. Chase; and Executive VP at Booz Allen & Hamilton and member of President Obama's National Committee on the Arts and Humanities Reginald Van Lee.

2012 IFLS Honorary Chairs include banking mogul and Founder of the International Trade Center Houston Wea Lee; Texas State Representative Sylvester Turner; President of M.H. Cavazos & Associates M. Helen Cavazos; international business mogul Farouk Shami; Founder and President of Minority Print Media, L.L.C. Francis Page Jr.; President and CEO of Wealth Development Strategies, L.P. Cheryl Creuzot; Public Affairs and Human Resources Executive at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Houston Branch, Donald Bowers, Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig LLP Roland Garcia, Jr.; and Senior Vice President at Wells Fargo Cary Yates.

WHAT: 2012 International Financial & Leadership Summit

WHEN: August 22 - August 24, 2012

WHERE: The Royal Sonesta Hotel, 2222 West Loop South, Houston Texas

COST: Million Dollar Leadership Roundtable Breakfast with Herman Cain: $150

All Access Pass $597

Other individual event prices, VIP upgrades and hotel and event packages are available at IFLSconnect.com.

The International Financial and Leadership Summit is TWEF's premier event. Over the past ten years, TWEF has provided valuable resources and inspiration to more than 300,000 individuals through its annual Empowerment Conferences like the IFLS. The summit brings together high profiled professionals, business leaders, and budding entrepreneurs for networking opportunities. Over the years, the summit has received overwhelming support from the business community and the impact and partnerships established are priceless. Signature events during the summit will be recorded and televised internationally in over 200 countries. The 2012 Summit will be nothing short of amazing. Be prepared to be inspired, stimulated, entertained and educated with today's business leaders.

TWEF is a non-profit organization geared towards mentoring families from all walks of life; helping them to reach their fullest potential in the areas of personal development, business, education, finances and socio-economic development. TWEF is a strong pillar in the community. TWEF mentors young girls and boys, and provides scholarships and empowerment programs for families.

2012 IFLS Supporting Sponsors include Amerigroup, Barnes & Turner Law, Comerica Bank, Excel E Care Home Health, General Motors, The Greensheet, Houston Style Magazine, Majic 102.1 FM, News 92.1 FM Houston, Rolling Out.com, The Southern Chinese Daily News, State Farm Insurance, The University of Houston, Wells Fargo Bank and The Word Network.

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