LOS ANGELES – (November 19, 2015) – 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 second annual International Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED) in Los Angeles, Thursday, November 19, 2015. The event will once again bring together high profile women business leaders to honor successful entrepreneurs, women innovators and job creators launching startups; bringing ideas to life, driving economic growth and expanding human welfare.

As an international action, WED continues to empower female innovators everywhere and plans to expand businesses in communities around the world. A panel comprised of influential Los Angeles women in business will lead a discussion for the distinguished group of attending women entrepreneurs. The event will commemorate the historic day simultaneously in 144 participating countries in partnership with the U.S. Department of State and Global Entrepreneurship Week. Renowned businesswoman, Hannah An from the Crustacean Restaurant Group, and will host the event at her new restaurant The District.

“I am honored to be involved again in this memorable occasion that brings Los Angeles’ most inspiring women together,” said Cheng-Mayer. “We at Bel Air believe it is important for women to feel empowered to run to their own business and be thought leaders in their respective industries.”

The event will be co-hosted by Cheng-Mayer, Katie Chin (U.S. WED Ambassador) and Katy Spillers (Partner of Greenburg Glusker), along with other leading company founders, CEO’s, Creatives, and business leaders. Key names include: Renee Dua (Co-Founder of Heal); Hannah An (Founder/CEO of The District); Jessica Iclisoy (President/Founder of California Baby); Jodi Guber Brufsky (Founder, Chairwoman and Chief Creative Officer of Beyond Yoga); Deborah Benton (Partner of Breakwater Investment Management); Veronica Smiley (Social Entrepreneur); Carlota Espinosa (Co-Founder of HauteLook.com).


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 in partnership with the U.S. Department of State, and will be the world’s largest celebration of successful entrepreneurs, women innovators, and job creators launching startups; bringing ideas to life, driving economic growth, and expanding human welfare. The inaugural launch of Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED) on Thursday, November 19th, 2015 at the United Nations will be live streamed in 144 countries during Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW).  www.womenseday.org