Bonnie Ross-Parker

http://www.bonnierossparker.com/

Bonnie Ross-Parker, a.k.a., "America’s Connection Diva", is an award-winning, multi-dimensional entrepreneur, author and professional speaker with a background in education, franchise development, entrepreneurship, community development, network marketing and publishing. Passionate about supporting women in business, in August 2002 Bonnie created a unique marketing program called The Joy of Connecting, which has expanded nationwide.

Bonnie combines vision with a unique set of skills. Formerly the Associate Publisher of The Gazette Newspaper/Atlanta, she focuses her energies on supporting women. Bonnie is a graduate of George Washington University, & earned a Certification in Network Marketing at the University of Illinois. Several of her articles on owning one's own business and entrepreneurship have appeared in publications including: Wealth Building, Home Business Magazine, Business to Business and Entrepreneur's Business Start-Ups.

In 2002 Bonnie received The Athena Award ~ an honor designed to acknowledge women of leadership in cities throughout the United States.

In September, 2005 she was honored by the Women's Leadership Exchange, a New York based organization, as an Influential Woman of Georgia and currently serves on their Atlanta Advisory Board. Bonnie is a featured speaker with the Direct Selling Women's Alliance.

Bonnie was honored by The International Toastmaster's Organization of Georgia with their annual Communication & Leadership Award in May, 2006. She's the author of "Walk In My Boots" ~ The Joy of Connecting, Y.O.U. Set A High Standard for Being Human and "42 Rules for Effective Connections (2nd Edition)".

Books by Bonnie Ross-Parker