Women of Power Day Two: Professionals Start Day with Fitness and Empowerment
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

Day two is well under way for the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit, sponsored by State Farm. After an amazing night of honoring exemplary leaders Cicely Tyson, Valerie Daniels-Carter, Myrlie Evers Williams, Julieanna Richardson, and Marian Wright Edelman, attendees started their day early with “Rise & Shine” activities, participating in African dance with live drummers (hosted by PepsiCo) and networking via a power walk (hosted by State Farm.)

After enriching fitness activities, attendees networked further over breakfast and awaited the start of a special one-on-one session with Myrlie Evers Williams, where she will inspire women with her story of triumph, activism and advocacy for civil and women’s rights. Her legacy of surviving tragedy, staking her claim on Corporate America and etching a path for women today to carry the torch sheds light on the greatness and power of women all over the world.

CELEBRATING 10 YEARS! Join us for the landmark 10th Annual Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit hosted by State Farm, March 2—4, 2015, at Fort Lauderdale Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, Fort Lauderdale, FL. This exciting, one-of-a-kind executive leadership summit is designed to train, equip and encourage women to become industry leaders, learn career strategies, and discover proven work—life balance techniques. Register Now! http://www.blackenterprise.com/wps

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Janell Hazelwood

Janell Hazelwood is associate managing editor at Black Enterprise, managing content across core areas of Money, Career, Small Business and Technology. She is also a featured blogger with My Two Cents, providing insights on branding, millennial career development, employment trends and leadership. She was previously a content producer and copy editor for Black Enterprise magazine, working across several editorial sections. The Hampton University graduate got her start in the newspaper industry, having worked for companies including The New York Times and Scripps Howard News Service. Her works and insights have appeared on The Huffington Post, MadameNoire, E!Online, Brazen Careerist, CBS News, and Arise TV.

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