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The Journey of Challenges

Series 3 of 5

The Journey of Challenges

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM) (EDT)


Hear from Buffalo native, Amanda Alford.  She will share her journey of challenges and how she has overcome, learned, grown, and found opportunity & purpose.  Discover her tenacity and passion, and understand how it helped her rise above her challenges of being a young parent, entrepreneur (financially unstable) and dealing with racism. 


 Amanda is an entrepreneur from Buffalo NY, who is living her passion with her business - Alford's Angels Dog Grooming & Beauty - Making Grooming a PAWsitive Experience . Her profession allows her to care for doggies & spread happiness to the human & doggy world. Her family is the source of her joy (husband, 2 sons & several fur babies.)  Amanda also runs a social group called Girls Only Experience - a platform to have fun girl time, bond, support each other and partake in Vlogs. Amanda is on a mission to spread love and positivity and is a proud member of the SheCAN! Steering Committee and Diversity Team. 

Social media links: @alfordsangels & @girlsonlyexperience


DON'T MISS OUR ENTIRE WOMEN WHO RISE SPEAKER SERIES, Featuring the following speakers:


August 26thLynn Julian - Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor -" The Secret to Resiliency - How to Survive and Thrive"


September 23rd - Ellen Grant Deputy Mayor, City of Buffalo - " Everyday a Step Forward"


October 21st - Amanda AlfordEntrepreneur and Women's Empowerment Advocate -" The Journey of Challenges"

November 11thElaine Cunningham-Walker - Forbes Featured Education Consultant - " A Purpose to Your Pain"


December 2ndNekia Kemp Executive Director, Buffalo Police Action League

All events are on Wednesdays, live at Noon with a replay at 7 PM.  


NO CHARGE for SheCAN! Members

GUESTS PAY $ 15.00 for each individual event in the Women Who Rise series 


$ 50 to register for all 5 events in the series ( Video replays of all events in the series will be provided with your purchase)


August 26th - Lynn Julian - Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor

September 23rd - Ellen Grant - Deputy Mayor, City of Buffalo

October 21st - Amanda Alford - Entrepreneur and Women's Empowerment Advocate

November 11th - Elaine Cunningham-Walker - Forbes Featured Education Consultant

December 2nd - Nekia Kemp - Executive Director, Buffalo Police Action League

All events are live at Noon with a replay at 7 PM.  

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