Essence Empowerment Conference

October 30, 2009 5:20:12 AM PDT
ESSENCE magazine, the preeminent lifestyle publication for African-American women, will hold its first ESSENCE Empowerment Conference at the Hyatt Regency on Friday, October 30th. Hundreds of women are expected to convene at this event, which will provide attendees with key strategies to go to new heights in their careers, finances, relationships and every other area of their lives. The Conference will also feature networking opportunities, workshops and keynote addresses from renowned speakers--including ABC 7's Cheryl Burton--sharing their secrets to success. (PRESS RELEASE)

ESSENCE MAGAZINE TO HOLD ITS FIRST ESSENCE EMPOWERMENT CONFERENCE ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30th

The conference will feature renowned speakers and business leaders such as: Mellody Hobson, Cheryle Robinson Jackson, Mikki Taylor, Dee Marshall, Angela T. Ingram, Kenetta Bailey, Michelle McKinney Hammond, and more!

WHAT: Prepare to be empowered! ESSENCE magazine, the preeminent lifestyle publication for African-American women, will hold its first ESSENCE Empowerment Conference on Friday, October 30th. Hundreds of women are expected to convene at this event, which will provide attendees with key strategies to go to new heights in their careers, finances, relationships and every other area of their lives. The Conference will also feature networking opportunities, workshops and keynote addresses from renowned speakers sharing their secrets to success. Sponsors include: L'Oréal Paris and SoftSheen-Carson Roots of Nature Remedies. For more information visit www.essence.com/empowerment .

*The scheduled list of speakers hail from the business, media, entertainment and financial sectors, and include:

  • Tanisha A. Sykes, Senior Editor, Personal Finance and Careers, ESSENCE, and Host, ESSENCE Empowerment Conference
  • Mikki Taylor, Beauty and Cover Director, ESSENCE
  • Mellody Hobson, President, Ariel Investments and Financial Contributor, ABC's Good Morning America;
  • Dee Marshall, Life Coach & TV Lifestyle Expert, Raise The Bar, LLC
  • Cheryle Robinson Jackson, U.S. Senate Candidate, Illinois
  • Angela T. Ingram, Vice President, Communications, Clear Channel Radio Chicago
  • Nicole Mangrum, President & CEO, Interweave International, Artistic Consultant/Educator, SoftSheen-Carson
  • Carol Hillsman Sagers, Director, U.S. Marketing, McDonald's USA
  • Hermene Hartman, CEO, Hartman Publishing Group
  • Kenetta Bailey, Senior Vice President, Marketing, WE tv
  • Michelle McKinney Hammond, Relationship Expert, DivaCor, LLC

  • WHEN: Friday, October 30th, from 9AM to 3:30PM

    WHERE:

    Hyatt Regency
    151 East Wacker Drive
    Chicago, IL


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