[WATCH] 12th Annual Legacy Awards Gala

Twelve years of trailblazers. Twelve years of powerful women. We honor that history and tonight’s exceptional additions to the Legacy sisterhood with an inspiring evening that you won’t soon forget.

Attire: Cocktail/Formal

Mistress of Ceremonies:

  • Caroline Clarke, Editorial Director, BLACK ENTERPRISE, Women of Power Summit and Host, Women of Power TV 


  • Marjorie Del La Cruz,  SVP,  Chief Counsel-Office of the General Counsel for Global Groups and Functions, PepsiCo Inc.


Legacy Recipients:

  • Ursula Burns, Chairman, Xerox Corp.
  • Shirley Caesar, Pastor & Award-winning Gospel Artist 
  • Phylicia Rashad, Award-winning Actress

Barbara Graves Legacy Award:

  • Marcia Ann Gillespie, Former Editor-in-Chief of Ms. Magazine and Essence; Gender and Race Activist