STOCKBRIDGE, GA (April 8, 2022)—The 2nd Annual Southern Crescent’s Women In Business Awards celebrated their 2022 Women in Business Honorees on March 31st. This highly anticipated event featured celebratory acknowledgments from U. S. Senator Raphael Warnock and U.S. Congressman David Scott.  Business Mogul/Renaissance Woman Kimberly Chapman gave congratulatory words.  According to SCWIB Founder Ariel Shaw, MBA, we purposefully chose local women who have impacted the marketplace across the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors. For example, Kimberly Chapman, Founder of SHEEN Magazine, and Co-Founder of Chapman Products Company is at the helm of the Chapman Products Company umbrella that houses Nairobi Professional, Congo Professional, Pamper, Kerafena Natural Hair Smoothing SystemGrandma’s Secret PotionAffair HairAkura Wellness Skincare, the Chapman Foundation, and SHEEN Magazine.  She is one of the few African American Women who own their manufacturing plant.  Keynote Speaker was Georgia Senator Tonya Anderson. Meredith Lilly, Global Entrepreneur and State Director for the Office of Senator Warnock hosted the evening’s festivities with Entrepreneur Speaker Tanisha Bowman presenting the awards. There were several categories: the Pivot Award, LatinX Businesswoman of The Year, Leadership Award, Sales and Supplier Diversity Award, and several other categories. The honorees included Marcia Taylor of Bennett International, Danielle Phenix, Shelia Brumlow, Kiya Page, Sabina Gordon, Gabriela Torres De Medina, Owner of Boba Luba Tea, Josette Evans of Metamorphasis Powerhouse Inc, Melissa Ellis, Carolyn Daniels, Kimberly Corbin, Sharon Ponder, VP of Finance for Bennett International/Co-Owner of Xtreme Fun on Wheels, Sherita Shelby, Shanna Amoah, Charlene Sibaja, Julia Vondersmith, Jilea Hemmings of Nourish + Bloom, Shatequa Hamilton, and Apryl Beverly.   2022 Women in Business Awards sponsors were Chick-Fil-A, UPS Ellenwood, Bennett International, and Zoltan Consulting Inc.

Southern Crescent Women in Business is a conglomerate of women-owned businesses and women in business that have come together to change the economic landscape in the Southern Crescent area. Their partnerships go beyond the Southern Crescent and Georgia, with active Chapters in Henry, Fayette, Clayton, and Dekalb. The mission for SCWIB is simple: to unequivocally foster business relationships to help sustain and grow business and the local economy. Their vision is to develop critical partnerships, deepen business relationships, and provide resources to assist in increasing women-owned businesses. Find out more at

Mrs. Kimberly M. Chapman is the perfect combination of beauty, ambition, and intellect. A graduate of Southern Wesleyan University, she is one of the most innovative entrepreneurs living in the Southeast today.  Chapman lives and breathes the word visionary. She is the Founder of SHEEN Magazine and Co-founder of Chapman Products Company. With an illuminating zeal for people and a knack for organization and infrastructure, Chapman uses her potent business acumen to oversee every aspect of her company. The CPC conglomerate houses Nairobi Professional, Congo Professional, Kerefena Natural Hair Smoothing System, Akura Wellness, the Chapman Foundation, SHEEN Magazine, and the new podcast Dear Ms. Kim.

For more information on Chapman Products Company, go to  Follow at @nairobiprofessional, @congoprofessional, @kerafenahair, @affairhairpro, and @akurawellness.  For more information on SHEEN Magazine, go to  Follow SHEEN Magazine on Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat at @sheenmagazine.  Connect on Facebook at The Sheen Magazine.