St. Louis Women Empowerment Series



Women Empowerment Series

WES is designed to provide emotional, spiritual, professional and health guidance to women who seek to prosper in business and life. We empower women to seek out and achieve their passions and divine purpose.  Women are encouraged to pursue their dreams and goals through confidence and courage.

Founder and Women’s Empowerment Expert

Hosted by author, speaker, founder of Sisters of Hope and CEO of RH Enterprises LLC, a personal and professional development Firm. Rainie is an award recipient of “The STL 30 Leaders in Their Thirties”. Since 2008, Rainie has authored books, trained and empowered thousands of women and girls through core focused areas such as mentoring, health & wellness, education, professional development and financial literacy. In addition, Rainie maintained successful partnerships with various fortune 500 corporations, non-profits and public/private schools by providing youth enrichment programs to girls throughout the United States. Learn more by clicking HERE or Like her Facebook Page Here!

“Among many qualities, Rainie is an amazing motivating individual who inspires you not only through her words but, with her beautiful artistic abilities and her faith in God as well. I’ve had the pleasure of listening to Rainie as a keynote speaker and she exemplified herself as one of great professionalism and passion. Her message left everyone mesmerized and awestruck by the wisdom and genuineness that the entire audience appeared to be able to relate too. Rainie’s words brought thoughts of endless possibilities that are available to everyone who desires to be successful through endurance, vision, faith and dedication. I definitely recommend Rainie as a Keynote speaker who has a gift that will capture an audience of any age, background and profession like never before.”-Falencia Moore, Women’s Business Center

Speakers and Sessions


“The Whole Truth” – Bridging the Gap. Why we as American women are unhealthy, what we can do about it, and why fruits and vegetables are essential to the healthy lifestyle solution. For almost two decades, Health Connection’s CEO and founder, BJ Crabtree, has worked to improve the lives of clients throughout the United States. Educating people about the importance of nutrition, exercise, and living a better life, BJ and her team provide clients with the tools they need to make significant changes in their lives. They do this through corporate and group speaking engagements, organization-wide programs, one-to-one counseling sessions, and resources that make lifestyle transitions as seamless as possible. And Health Connection solutions, if implemented correctly, are not only life-changing, but also sustainable over time. Click here to learn more.


“The Gifts To Prosper”-Walk in Your God-given Power and Purpose.” Rainie Howard, Host & Entrepreneur Expert Award Recipient of STL 30 Leaders in Their Thirties. Receive powerful content packed information that will help you take your life to another level. Rainie will share powerful strategies on living a life of purpose. “If you never attempt to do something beyond what you’ve mastered you’ll never grow! You don’t get in life what you want; you get in life what you are! We always can become more by working to develop ourselves! Actively pursuing your purpose may extend your life! When you start reaching out of your element and pursuing big goals, you’ll begin to realize you had talents you never knew you had! Life is too short to try to play it safe.”-Rainie Howard Click here to learn more.


“Failure is not an Option.” She was the founder and Owner of Sappington Farmers Market. Tessa Greenspan overcame tremendous challenges and adversity.Took over a bankrupt store after her partners left her with debt of $413,000.00.She persevered to develop one of the most successful Supermarkets in the area. Tessa received the “Star Award” in Washington DC for promoting diversity in the workplace and was selected by The St. Louis Business Journal as one of 25 “Most Influential Women in St. Louis. Tessa was named the “Woman Grocer of the Year” nationwide by the “National Grocers Association”. She is now on her “Second Act,” developing a health and wellness business, worldwide, She is a business development specialist, helping women become financially free. Click here to learn more. 


“Powerful Money Management Tips Every Woman Needs To Know.” Understanding your finances and making smart decisions for your future has become more important than ever. Experience life changing lessons on budgeting, saving, credit and money management. Become debt free and live a life of financial success! Patrick Howard is a financial expert & analyst of Billion Dollar Contracts. Patrick Howard is the founder of Esteemed Accounting LLC. Patrick has a wide range of experience servicing corporations in the accounting, banking, cable, investment, medical, commercial merchandise, and non-profit industries throughout St. Louis and Chicago.Prior to creating this firm Patrick worked in leadership roles in companies such as The Boeing Company, Charter Communications, Gateway CDI, Buckingham Asset Management and Chicago State University. Click here to learn more. 

“YOU, Inc.: Managing Your Career Like a Business.” Bernie Frazier, SPHR is the President and Founder of CareerVolution, LLC, a speaking and career coaching firm based in St. Louis, MO. As a “recovering recruiting leader,” Bernie spent 25 years in Corporate America. Some of her roles included leading the recruiting function for four companies across four industries, including one that was a global in scope. As the President of CareerVolution, Bernie’s mission is to help people find freedom and fulfillment in their career. As she states,“I help burned out, bored, and frustrated professionals pursue what’s on the inside, on the outside.” She has presented multiple times for the Go! Network of St. Louis, and has also been a speaker for the Professional Organization of Women, the National Black MBA Association, and Webster University among others. Bernie has also been sought out for her expertise on K-SDK, NewsChannel 5 in St. Louis, and even hosted her own talk radio show at one time. Click here to learn more.

Event Information

Saturday, June 7th 10:00AM-4:00PM, Drury Inn & Suites St. Louis Forest Park, 2111 Sulphur Ave. Saint Louis, MO 63139

General Admission: $25 (Free for members of Women’s Empowerment Series) Includes world-class training from Empowerment Expert, Rainie Howard and her phenomenal guest speakers and trainers! Also enjoy light continental breakfast during early registration.

VIP Ticket: $35 ($25 for members of Women’s Empowerment Series) -Must Register In Advance for VIP! Everything in General Registration plus an opportunity to meet and mingle with some of our speakers and connect with other attendees at an exclusive networking session in the last session of the event. VIP registrants will also have access to a VIP Mastermind Session TeleClass (Post-Event). VIP registrants will have special SWAG Bag created for them to stand out as EMPOWERED & PROSPEROUS during the event!

Scholarship Opportunities are available to those who qualify. Apply for a complimentary ticket by clicking here!


10:00am-11:00am-Beginning Session

11:00am-12:30pm: Empowerment Part 1-Succeeding in your mental, physical and spiritual life.

12:30pm-1:30pm: Networking/Break

1:30pm-3:00pm: Empowerment Session Part 2-Succeeding in business, financial and relational life.

3:00pm-3:30pm: Door Prizes

3:30pm-4:00pm: VIP Exclusive Networking/Discussion Panel

4:00pm -Adjourn

Location & Hotel Accommodation

Drury Inn & Suites St. Louis Forest Park

2111 Sulphur Ave. Saint Louis, MO 63139

Drury Inn & Suites is more than just a hotel. All guests experience our award-winning service, indoor/outdoor pool & whirlpool, comfortable rooms, and a ton of free extras.

Free Hot QUIKSTART® Breakfast

Free 5:30 Kickback® – Hot Food & Cold Beverages

Reserve your room by calling 1-800-325-0720 and ask to reserve under the Sisters of Hope, June 7th block. 



Vendors & Sponsors

Current Registered Vendors: Click for Websites!

It Works! Global

Munroe Shoetique


K.I.S.S. Fitness Studio

Renay Kay Designs, LLC

Your Inner Journey, LLC

Now Faith Clothing

Education Consulting

Trinkets & Hoopz

Plexus Worldwide


Traci Lynn Jewelry

Indiana MENTOR

Resurrecting Nutrition

Black Liberty Productions

Mary Kay

Showoff Fashions

Dove Chocolate Discoveries



You may Register Below! We cannot issue any refunds due to the processing costs, all proceeds help to fund our Girl Enrichment After School Programs.

Thank You for your Contribution and Support!

Please register at the door, Tickets are only $25 for general admission and $35 for VIP!

Drury Inn & Suites St. Louis Forest Park- 2111 Sulphur Ave. Saint Louis, MO 63139