The Women of Power Summit is an annual event hosted by Black Enterprise, which celebrates the achievements and contributions of women in business, media and entertainment.
This inspiring event will motivate attendees to share wisdom, build a sisterhood of support, and achieve their own breakthroughs. Among the star-studded roster of confirmed speakers, actress, writer, entrepreneur, and producer Issa Rae will headline the event’s Luminary Awards Luncheon, where she’ll explore this year’s theme “Our Time, Our Way, Our Power” and reveal how she’s succeeding on her own terms. With a jam-packed schedule doused in Black Girl Magic, the Summit will carry on with celebratory events and a dynamic lineup of conversations for executives and leaders to be empowered.
“This gathering of talented and ambitious women is a testament to the power of collaboration and mentorship in fostering success in the workplace, which aligns perfectly with BLACK ENTERPRISE’S mission of empowering and uplifting diverse communities,” EARL BUTCH GRAVES JR., CEO OF BLACK ENTERPRISE
The schedule for the 2023 Women of Power Summit is jam-packed with events and conversations for executives and leaders.
In celebration of trailblazing women, BLACK ENTERPRISE will kick off the weekend-long discussion with its 17th Annual Legacy Awards Gala, honoring those who’ve defied the odds and changed the world for future generations. Honorees include award-winning actress Loretta Devine; Vera Moore, President and CEO of the family-owned business Vera Moore Cosmetics; Tracey T. Travis, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Estée Lauder Companies; and business executive Lisa Wardell who currently serves as a member of the board of directors for Adtalem Global Education Inc.
The event kicks off on Tuesday, April 30 at 9:00 am EST (6:00 am PST) with an interactive conversation between Loretta Devine (Greenleaf) and moderator LaToya Graham (Empire). The two actresses will discuss their careers as well as share tips on how others can follow in their footsteps–a topic that is sure to resonate with many attendees!
The BLACK ENTERPRISE Women of Power Summit hosted by ADP will be held at The Bellagio Hotel & Casino from Thursday, March 9, through Saturday, March 11. Attendees can learn more about the Summit, receive programming updates, see a complete list of summit speakers, and purchase tickets for the event at https://www.blackenterprise.com/womenofpowersummit/.
For virtual attendees, guests can livestream select programming at https://www.blackenterprise.com/womenofpowersummit/
The Significance of Black Enterprise
Black Enterprise is a leading business magazine that serves the African-American community. Founded in 1970 by Earl G. Graves Sr., Black Enterprise has been serving its readers with stories about entrepreneurship, leadership, and financial literacy for over 50 years.