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Women’s Philanthropy Board Winter Workshop to feature Alabama entrepreneur

AUBURN – The woman who has successfully expanded her alterations business into six locations throughout the Southeast and will make the wedding gown for Auburn University’s first “War Eagle Wedding” will be the featured speaker for the Women’s Philanthropy Board 2012 Winter Workshop, Expo and Luncheon Tuesday, Jan. 31, at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center.

Sieu Tang Wood was born in Vietnam, moved to Laos as a child and came to America with her sister, two suitcases, $300 and a dream. With one sewing machine, the sisters established a small alterations business at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage, Alaska. The business achieved such success the family was able to move to the continental United States.

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