Power Women: Yandy Smith's Hosts Empowerment Event in NYC
Black Enterprise Magazine January-March 2019 Issue

On July 26, Everything Girls Love, a lifestyle brand co-founded by entertainment manager and reality TV star Yandy Smith, hosted its “Girls Love Girl Talk” event in New York to empower women professionals.

The event had a talk-show format, with interactive questions via social media, and featured industry leaders in business, law and entertainment including Mona Scott Young, publisher, television producer and TV host; Janell Hazelwood, career and global editor for BlackEnterprise.com and Black Enterprise magazine; Tamika D. Mallory, a nationally recognized civil rights activist, Precious Avorkliyah, psychotherapist and director of EGL PUD, a mentorship program for young girls, Latoya T. Bond, Owner/CEO of Everything Girls Love L.L.C. and owner of Bond Brand Management (BBM); Ayanna Stephens, vice president and chief of staff in human resources at a Wall Street investment bank and CFO of Girls Love Events; Tashera Simmons, author and motivational speaker; Kehinde Smith, Owner/CEO of  MyExtensionz; and Delisha Grant attorney and small business expert.

Check out highlights from the event below:

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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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