Women of Power Summit in Pictures

Day one of the Summit: From power networking to Legacy Awards dinner

On day one of the Fifth Annual Women of Power Summit, hundreds of women converged on La Quinta Resort in Southern California to network, shop, and honor five amazing women at the Legacy Awards dinner. In between, they reconnected with friends, took the steps to establish new relationships, and enjoyed the warming and energizing rays of the sun. To keep up with all the latest news from the Summit, fan us on Facebook at www.blackenterprise.com/bewps.

The Women of Power Legacy Award winners (l-r) (Source: Lonnie C. Major)

Women of Power Legacy Award recipients (l-r): Alexis Herman, Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson, Audrey Smaltz, B. Smith, and Aulana Peters. (Source: Lonnie C. Major)

Debra Langford, vice president inclusion and diversity at NBC Universal, offers up some advice during the Power Networking Workshop, hosted by Microsoft. (Source: Lonnie C. Major)

Women of Power at the opening reception. (Source: Lonnie C. Major)

 

Summit attendees at the opening cocktail reception. (Source: Lonnie C. Major)

At a reception for State Farm, Earl G. Graves Jr., president and CEO of Black Enterprise, chats with State Farm's Pamela K. El, marketing vice president. (Source: Lonnie C. Major)

Legacy Award winners Audrey Smaltz and B. Smith share a laugh before receiving their awards. (Source: Lonnie C. Major)

The awards await their presentation. (Source: Lonnie C. Major)

Summit attendees sipped Champagne and enjoyed makeovers during the Macy's-sponsored shopping event. (Source: Lonnie C. Major)

Summit attendees sipped Champagne and enjoyed makeovers at the Ready...Set...Shop! event sponsored by Macy's. (Source: Lonnie C. Major)

Caroline Clarke, Black Enterprise executive editor and host of 'The Black Enterprise Business Report,'  reminded the audience that black women are survivors during her address. (Source: Lonnie C. Major)

Caroline Clarke, Black Enterprise executive editor and host of 'The Black Enterprise Business Report,' reminded the audience at the dinner that black women are survivors during her address. (Source: Lonnie C. Major)

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