November 11, 2009 19:56 ET

EmpowHER Founder and Chairman Michelle King Robson to Speak at Arizona Entrepreneur Conference on November 12

Women's Health Advocate and Entrepreneur Talks About Parlaying Personal Passions or Crises Into Companies That Create Change

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - November 11, 2009) - Michelle King Robson, Founder and Chairman of EmpowHER, a health media company for women, will be speaking at the 4th Annual Arizona Entrepreneurship Conference on November 12 at the Desert Willow Conference Center in Phoenix, AZ. The conference, which attracts local entrepreneurs, will focus on the areas of growth and promise during the current economic downturn, including the digital media and health care spaces.

King Robson will discuss her personal health crisis that started her on a path to creating a company that now provides millions of women every year access to condition-specific medical information, world-class health care providers, and a community of like-minded women who share their experiences in one of the largest and fastest growing online communities exclusively dedicated to women's health and wellness --

Francine Hardaway, Executive Director of the Opportunity Through Entrepreneurship foundation, says she selected King Robson as a speaker because "she is an incredible example of a woman entrepreneur that has turned her passion into a business."

The event is being held from 7:30am to 5:30pm at the main hall of the Desert Willow Conference Center, and expects to draw 300 entrepreneurs and small business owners from across Arizona. There will be a reception immediately following the event.

The Arizona Entrepreneurship Conference benefits the Opportunity Through Entrepreneurship Foundation, which trains at-risk populations to be entrepreneurs. For more information about the Arizona Entrepreneurship Conference, please go to

About EmpowHER

EmpowHER is a health media company for women. The Company's website,, provides women with access to condition-specific health information, world-class medical resources, and a dynamic community of experts and advocates committed to their well-being. Millions of women visit every year, making it one of the largest and fastest-growing resources dedicated exclusively to women's health and wellness. For more, visit

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