World Chamber of Commerce and Veterans Inn and Resource Program on Georgia Podcast


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World Chamber of Commerce and Veterans Inn and Resource Program on Georgia Podcast Solange Warner World Chamber of Commerce Solange Warner is the World Chamber of Commerce’s Founder, the first President and Co-Chair. Additional WCC Co-Chairmen are U.S. Ambassador, Charles Shapiro and Consul General of France, Denis Barbet. She founded the organization in February of 2008. The World Chamber of Commerce (WCC) is an independent, non-profit, educational, and networking worldwide organization. Thepurpose of the WCC is to promote commercial, cultural/educational, and humanitarian relations globally, and facilitate trade and investment worldwide. The World Chamber of Commerce Mission Statement is to promote/teach international trade, and foster cultural and humanitarian exchange to develop economic opportunity worldwide. Topics to Discuss: WCC Event The World Chamber of Commerce (WCC) Is creating awareness regarding human trafficking by organizing events with the business community. The WCC Business and Humanitarian Summit will promote humanitarian initiatives , where experts will teach how to become vigilant in our cities and communities. Experts such as Jan Lennon, Director of Security for The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport will make a presentation on how to become vigilant regarding human trafficking at the airport. Officer Joanne Southerland, from Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services will discuss many cases and how to protect our children. Furthermore, Jeff Shaw, Director for Out of Darkness, an organization rescuing victims of human trafficking, will provide an overview of their commendable work. Additionally, the WCC will donate event's proceeds to Gigi's House, organization dedicated to sheltering "Human Trafficking Children Victims". In addition, the WCC is co-producing a documentary regarding human trafficking awareness, which will include scenes from this WCC Event. Furthermore, the WCC will be presenting the prestigious WCC Global Hero Award to U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, Alex Kendrick, Film Producer, Director and Actor. He and Stephen Kendrick produced "Overcomer", a new film premiering on August 23rd, 2019. Alex Kendrick said... "It is such an honor to receive this award from an organization doing so much good for our culture. The WCC is literally changing lives and strengthening our cities and communities with their efforts. I am grateful to be working alongside you in the film world as we tell stories of redemption and hope." (Trailer). Additional WCC Global Hero Honorees are: Senator Donzella James; Senator Frank Ginn; Rep. Pedro Marin; Ozzie Areu, Chairman Areu Bros. Studios. Ozzie Areu said: I am honored to accept this award and at the same time humbled to be considered by an organization such as the World Chamber of Commerce for this very special recognition. I fully support their work helping businesses grow all over the world, as well as their social initiatives to end human trafficking. And additional WCC Award recipient is Sabrina Crawford, Founder of Gigi's House, a shelter for human trafficking victims. These WCC Awards of Excellence will be bestowed upon them for their visionary work and accomplishments. The WCC Awards will be presented during the World Chamber of Commerce Business and Humanitarian Summit, on May 30th, 2019 at 2:00 p.m., at Georgia State Capitol. This will be a truly multicultural event where international/local business leaders and government representatives from many countries will join the WCC, recognizing the awardees and their exemplary work. One of the World Chamber of Commerce goals is to promote business and stimulate economic development with these events. This WCC event will provide an opportunity to generate global business awareness and networking with business and government leaders.

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