Atlanta Women in the C-Suite Join Together to Help Embolden the Next Wave of Business Leaders

Atlanta, GA – The Atlanta Business Chronicle announced that Tonia Morris, founder of Simply HR and Transition-Enterprises, has been named a 2020 Mentor for the Bizwomen Mentoring Monday. The unique, two-hour event connects and empowers businesswomen to realize their full potential.

An international speaker and Generational Connector, Tonia is a recipient of the 2019 Stevie Award for Maverick of the Year and author of the recently released book, Before You Say “I Do” to Entrepreneurship. Her brand culture disrupter and generational connector, Simply HR, has served hundreds of organizations in industries such as government, education, retail, healthcare, manufacturing, information technology and non-profits.

Tonia joins a group of 50 female business leaders who will provide one-on-one speed coaching to women seeking career and business insights. The effort is part of a national campaign in partnership with 43 other City Business Journals to encourage mentoring in the business community. “I am honored to join other dynamic women in Atlanta’s C-Suite to help empower and cultivate the next generation of women leaders,” said Tonia. “Providing practical guidance, lessons learned, and business insight, women can go further faster in today’s workforce and business world.”

Tonia is also hosting the upcoming event Transition Now 2020 Summit: Women Owning Their Destiny through Entrepreneurship, a half day program designed for serious-minded women who want to learn the strategies necessary to transition from employee to entrepreneurship. Per Tonia, “The number of women entrepreneurs is growing exponentially and the percentage of women in C-Suite positions is also on the rise. It is time for women to own their destiny through entrepreneurship.” The summit is set for March 21, 2020, as a celebration of a new decade and Women’s History Month. Tickets are available on Eventbrite as well as Tonia’s site,

Bizwomen Mentoring Monday will be held on February 24, 2020, from 7:30 am until 9:30 am at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center (2800 Cobb Galleria Pkwy). Representatives from Hartfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, American Red Cross, Goizueta Business School, Atlanta Hawks, The Weather Channel and other groups will also participate. Registration is $70.00 for a single ticket. Sponsors include Girl Scouts, American Business Women’s Association, National Association of Women Business Owners, Goizueta Business School at Emory, and Christian City.

About Tonia Morris

Tonia is a Registered Corporate Coach, a contributing writer with the Forbes Council, a professional speaker with the National Association of Speakers, and author. Through her consultancy, Transition-Enterprises, Tonia guides professionals through the specific stages of entrepreneurship: Discovery, Design and Transition. Her energetic, transparent and interactive style, combined with well over 25 years of experience within Human Resources, has helped hundreds transition from employee to successful entrepreneur. Her new book, Before You Say “I Do” to Entrepreneurship, is a must-have for understanding what it takes to enter into entrepreneurship.

As the founder of Simply HR, a training and consultant firm, she has served hundreds of organizations on how to build a Generational Inclusive Workplace.

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