ATLANTA, GA, – Turknett Leadership Group (TLG), a nationally recognized leadership development firm specializing in highly customizable leadership development solutions, is proud to announce certification as an official partner of the Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative (WEI), empowered by Invest Atlanta. The WEI Certification is the gold standard for organizations in support of women-owned startups within the city of Atlanta.
“TLG is proud to have a long-standing relationship with WEI. Our missions align as both organizations are committed to helping people, in this case women entrepreneurs, unleash their full potential.” says Tino Mantella, President & CEO of TLG.
Certification standards by the Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative are rigorous, including an in-depth review of the effectiveness of the programming, resources, and mentorship we offer to the WEI entrepreneurs. The certification process is designed to confirm that our organization has provided the proper tools in order to prepare a business to scale sustainably.
The WEI program is further evidence of how Invest Atlanta is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in economic development. The initiative helps develop entrepreneurial women into business leaders for a strong, balanced, and sustainable economy. To date, WEI has created over 1000 jobs for the city of Atlanta and garnered over $7.3 million in capital investment for women-led startups.
About Turknett Leadership Group
Turknett Leadership Group (TLG) is a leadership development firm located in Atlanta, Georgia. Founded by Bob and Lyn Turknett in 1987, TLG has been providing timely leadership development services for 35 years. The Turknett Leadership Character Model creates the foundation for all TLG service offerings. TLG has worked with thousands of individuals, teams, and companies to help them unleash their full potential. To learn more about Turknett Leadership Group and how we can help, please visit www.turknett.com.
The Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative strives to elevate, engage, and empower entrepreneurship through women. WEI is the only municipally funded incubator program of its kind offering entrepreneurs access to 15 weeks of practical business education, mentorship engagement, financial literacy assistance and business support services, as well as 15 months of co-working space in downtown Atlanta at the historic Flatiron Building. Visit https://www.weiatlanta.com/ for more information.