Nationwide Presents Women’s Empowerment Luncheon at 2013 CIAA

Wendy Raquel Robinson from BET’s “The Game” will serve as keynote speaker

College & University Pressroom


WHAT: The CIAA Women’s Empowerment Luncheon presented by Nationwide Insurance celebrates the amazing lives of women and honors their personal and professional accomplishments. The luncheon will recognize the important work carried out by women through volunteerism in the community, development in their professional careers and commitments to their families.
Wendy Raquel Robinson and Nationwide Executive leaders will be available immediately following the luncheon for photographs and interviews. Later in the evening, Ms. Robinson will host an autograph signing at the Nationwide booth in the Charlotte Convention Center.


WHEN: Friday, March 1
TIME: 12:50 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
LOCATION: Morton’s Steakhouse
227 West Trade St.
Charlotte, N.C.

Autograph Signing

WHEN: Friday, March 1
TIME: 6:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
LOCATION: Charlotte Convention Center
Toyota Fan Experience
Nationwide Insurance Booth (#7)


  • Janine Davis - Moderator, Founder and Executive Director, Girl Talk Foundation Inc.
  • Wendy Raquel Robinson - Keynote Speaker, Actress, Co-Founder and Executive Director Amazing Grace Conservatory
  • Orysia Meyers – Regional Vice President, Mid-Atlantic Region, Nationwide Insurance
  • Ann Mitchell – Regional Vice President, Southern Region, Nationwide Insurance
  • Priscilla Webb - Manager, Distribution Center, Delhaize America

About Nationwide

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the U.S. and is rated A+ by both A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s. The company provides customers a full range of insurance and financial services, including auto insurance, motorcycle, boat, homeowners, pet, life insurance, farm, commercial insurance, annuities, mortgages, mutual funds, public and private sector retirement plans, long-term savings plans and specialty health services. For more information, visit

About CIAA

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) was founded in 1912 and is based in Hampton, Virginia. The CIAA is America’s oldest historically black college and university conference and is made up of 12 colleges and universities situated along the Eastern Seaboard. For more information about the CIAA, visit For more information about the CIAA Basketball Tournament, visit


Brandi Martin, 614-638-1080


Brandi Martin, 614-638-1080