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Women of the Green Generation Conference, May 19 Highlights Sustainable Fashion Runway Show

On Saturday May 19, 2012 Women of the Green Generation will host their 3rd Annual Conference for women who are inspiring leaders, visionaries, and drivers in creating solutions to our current environmental, economic, and social challenges.

This year’s event will focus on sustainable fashion and feature a runway show highlighting green designers including Deborah Lindquist, Rebecca Mink Shoes, Sita Couture by Sita Thompson, and Vital Hemptations, along with numerous eco apparel and accessories vendors.

This year’s event will again take place at LA’s top green events space, Marrakesh House, the home of Revenge of the Electric Car director Chris Paine, which is noted for its incredible transformation from a typical mid-century modern home into a solar powered sustainable design showplace.

The all day affair will go from 10am – 6pm and attract over 400 women and 50 sustainable businesses to an event that will ignite and inspire those who feel called to actively participate in the evolutionary transformation of the individual self, society, and our environment.

Tickets are $98, or $75 with early bird registration that ends April 18, and included inspiring presentations from powerful women and access to green business workshops, the health and wellness forum, the sustainable fashion show, eco spa treatments, breakout sessions, and lots of networking opportunities, plus a catered vegan organic lunch.

In addition to the fashion focus, the 2012 conference will highlight workshops offering attendees a chance to connect with amazing women who will be sharing their expertise and insights in a variety of green business topics.

Confirmed Speakers include: Rachelle Carson Begley, actress and co-star of the popular green reality show “Living with Ed”

Rebecca Harrell Tickell, producer of the acclaimed films Fuel and The Big Fix, author of Hot, Rich & Green

Anna Getty, sustainable lifestyle consultant, yoga teacher and author of the popular Easy Green Organic cookbook

Zhena Muzyka, founder of Zhena’s Gypsy Tea Sarah Backhouse, noted Planet Green TV hostess

Tracy DiNunzio, founder Recycled Bride & Recycled Media Inc. Patty Schmucker, CEO Performance Branding Solutions and founder of Dosha Care Customized

Ayurvedic Skin Care With more inspiring women being confirmed every day!

Created by South Bay based innovator, marketer and green living entrepreneur Kris Wiley, Women of the Green Generation was formed in June of 2009 to bring together Los Angeles area women interested in starting or expanding their environmentally driven businesses. The group was an immediate success attracting dozens of women to monthly events and generating media coverage in the Los Angeles Times, CNN, and numerous blogs.

Holding an annual conference to inspire and connect women was always a goal of Wiley’s. In addition hosting the event at the Marrakesh House will please all the attendees, Kris notes, “I am thrilled to be back at such an inspiring location, its open and spacious floor plan will delight guests in all the amenities this beautiful event has to offer,” adding, “With a full day to connect and schmooze, the attendees will not only learn how to maximize their green businesses and lives, but will truly connect with one another in a deeply meaningful way.”

Advance ticket purchase is highly recommended, as space is limited. Tickets are $75 in advance or $98 at the door, if available. Tickets can be purchased at

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