LOS ANGELES – (November 10, 2016) – Bel Air Investment Advisors, LLC (Bel Air), a leading wealth management advisory firm, announced today that its senior vice president, Carol Cheng-Mayer, will co-host the third annual Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED) in Los Angeles, Friday, November 18, 2016. The special occasion will bring together high profile leading businesswomen to honor successful women entrepreneurs, innovators and job creators launching startups; bringing ideas to life, driving economic growth, and expanding human welfare.

As an international mission, WED continues to help fund 100,000 microloans for women in impoverished communities to start their own businesses across the world. This year’s game-changing panel comprised of influential Los Angeles businesswomen will lead a discussion for a renowned group of attending women entrepreneurs. The event will commemorate the historic day simultaneously in over 144 countries worldwide, to celebrate, support, and empower female entrepreneurs in the region.

“Investing time in such a significant event like this is an imperative for me and the firm,” said Cheng-Mayer. “The Bel Air team encourages participation in important initiatives like these. For the third year in a row, I am delighted to help promote and help pave the way for women and their global success and creative futures.”

The event is co-hosted by Carol Cheng-Mayer, Katie Chin (WED Los Angeles Ambassador), Katy Spillers (Corporate Partner of Greenberg Glusker) and Janki Lalani Gandhi (Managing Director of Lincoln International), along with other leading company founders, CEO’s, creatives, and business leaders. Key participants include: Sandy Abrams (Entrepreneur, Author, Small Business Consultant), Paige Adams-Geller (Founder & Creative Director of PAIGE), Anastasia Soare (Founder & CEO of Anastasia Beverly Hills) and Sara Fitzmaurice (CEO & President of FITZ & CO).

About Bel Air Investment Advisors

Established in 1997, Bel Air Investment Advisors LLC is a leading wealth management advisory firm, providing financial advisory, asset and investment management services to exclusively high net worth individuals, families, trusts and foundations with $20 million or more in investable assets. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif., Bel Air services over 300 families across the United States and oversees more than $7 billion in assets, including private foundation relationships. Known for its philanthropic leadership in the community, Bel Air’s professionals serve on a variety of charitable boards. For more information, visit www.belair-llc.com.

About Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED) is the world’s largest entrepreneurial and financial empowerment initiative dedicated to celebrating, supporting and empowering women worldwide. WED encourages four billion women worldwide to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams, with the goal of bringing hope alleviating poverty. WED is also is the founder of Choose Women Wednesday (#ChooseWOMEN), a social media movement aimed at inspiring women and men globally to pledge their support to a women-owned business or cause.

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