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Elevating Excellence: Celebrating & Empowering Black Women in the DMV

by Forbes the Culture DMV Chapter

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Saturday, March 18, 2023

06:00PM - 09:00PM

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2473 18th St NW Fl 2 • Air | Restaurant + Lounge • Washington

Summary

What better way to observe Women's History Month than a Women's forum?!

Join us for an evening of inspiration, empowerment, and excellence, at Elevating Excellence, a Women's Forum hosted by the Black Excellence Society. This event celebrates the achievements of black women in the DMV, and provides a platform for them to share their experiences, insights, and best practices.
 
The summit will feature two separate panel discussions. Following the panels, there will be an opportunity to network and engage in the nightlife at Air, where attendees can continue the conversation and make valuable connections with others in attendance.
 
Elevating Excellence is an event that celebrates black women's achievements, encouraging and inspiring them to reach new heights. Join us for an unforgettable evening of learning, networking, and celebration.

*BOTH MEN & WOMEN ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND*
 

The summit will feature two separate panel discussions. The first panel, "Empowering Black Women in Business," will take place from 6:30 pm-7:20 pm, and will feature successful Black women in finance, tech, and entrepreneurship who will share their journeys, challenges, and strategies for success.

The second panel, "Breaking Barriers in Sports, Media & Entertainment," will take place from 7:30pm-8:20pm, and will feature trailblazing women who have made significant contributions to the sports and entertainment industries, and will discuss the challenges they faced and how they overcame them.
 
Agenda
  • 6pm Doors Open 
  • 6:30 "Empowering Black Women in Business"
  • 7:30 "Breaking Barriers in Sports, Media & Entertainment"
  • 8:30 Fireside chat with founder, Rashaad Lambert
  • 9:00 Networking & Nightlife at Air 
Business Panelists Include: 
Dr. LaTanya White | Dynastic Wealth Family Retreat
Dr. Chanda Reynolds | Minds of the Culture 
Naza Shelley | CarpeDM Dating App
Jasmine Jones | Cherry Blossom Intimates
Ashley Ryles | ARRYLES 

Sports, Media & Entertainment Panelists Include: 
Sade Means | Community Relations Manager, Washington Nationals 
Monica Jones | Personal Trainer & Fitness Influencer 
Crystal Davidson | Diversity & Inclusion Manager, Monumental Sports (Washington Wizards, Washington Mystics, Capital City Go-Go, Caps)
Indy "Icy" Wright | Artiste House


*BOTH MEN & WOMEN ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND*

When & Where

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Saturday, March 18, 2023

06:00PM - 09:00PM

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2473 18th St NW Fl 2 • Air | Restaurant + Lounge • Washington

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