“Its always an honor to acknowledge another group of phenomenal women in the name of charity. I feel like this year’s event will be the best one yet,” said DJ Jon Quick, the event’s creator.
This year’s honorees include Tamekia Flowers (event planner), Krystal Garner(actress), Dana Whitfield (attorney), Shanelle Gabriel (recording artist, activist), Shawn Outler (corporate retail executive), Richelle Carey (television journalist), Ambre Anderson (artist), Jesenia Collazo (philanthropist) and Dr. Meena Singh (dermatologist). Past honorees include actress Rochelle Aytes (ABC’s “Mistresses”), DJ Beverly Bond (founder, Black Girls Rock!), Dr. Aletha Maybank (Assistant Commisioner of Health, NYC).
A who’s who of sponsors and supporters included Remy Martin V, Black Enterprise, Uptown Magazine, NV Magazine, House of Alchemi, Doris New York Haircare, Mystique Shoes, Ocean Style Magazine and Konscious Teez.