Empower U


• Healthy Living: Food Is Medicine with Dr. Aletha Maybank
• Love & Relationships: Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man, Part II with Steve Harvey
• Career Connection: National Urban League with Marc Morial
• Real Women Entrepreneurs: Stories of Challenge & Success in the Marketplace
• Style & Beauty: Tips from ESSENCE.com's Hair Channel
• Healthy Living: Colgate Total Conversation
• Money & Power: Career Dressing 'Fab Or Drab' with Karli & Brandi Harvey
• Love & Relationships: The Silver Loving Playbook with Dr. Sherry Blake


• Supplier or Partner: Growing Beyond the Contract: Positioning your
Business as a Strategic Partner

• Style & Beauty: Tips from ESSENCE.com's Hair Channel
• Career Connection: Panel Discussion with top HR Executives
• Love & Relationships: Learning from Love Mistakes with Sarah Jakes
• Healthy Living: Colgate Total Conversation
• Healthy Living: Sophisticated Sips with Tiffanie Barriere
• Love & Relationships: Flirting 101 with Abiola Abrams
• Money & Power: Chevron PowerMoves Pitch Session


• Money & Power: From Employee to Entrepreneur with Melinda Emerson
• Education: Raising Our Kids To Succeed with Kira Orange Jones
• Career Connection: Branding You presented by National Urban League
• Healthy Living: Colgate Total Conversation
• Healthy Living: Finding Your Peace Anywhere with Dr. Denese Shervington
• Style & Beauty: Beat-the-Heat Hairstyles with Kim Kimble
• Education: Opportunities in TECH with #YESWECODE

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  1. @essencefest: Couple for a Cause: Viola Davis and husband Julius Tennon at The Rape Foundation's Annual Brunch in Beverly Hills. http://t.co/bo1ZTfbAxI
  2. @essencefest: Now Boarding: Rihanna spotted in a causal and chic look at JFK airport in New York. http://t.co/5gfEY7nmol
  3. @essencefest: Very Special Guests: The Obamas on stage at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Phoenix Awards in DC. http://t.co/015kBcVuVV
  4. @essencefest: Well suited: Tyler Perry at the premiere of "Gone Girl" during the 52nd New York Film Festival. http://t.co/UVsxB21FsB
  5. @essencefest: Star Visit: Omar Epps stopped by the SiriusXM Studios in NYC. http://t.co/jcarq6xdHS
  6. @essencefest: Mommy & Me: Christina Milian and her daughter Violet were seen leaving the doctors office in Beverly Hills. http://t.co/ySKj5H66GI
  7. @essencefest: They've Got Rhythm! Usher Raymond and Kandi Burruss at the ASCAP Rhythm And Soul 3rd Annual Atlanta Legends Dinner. http://t.co/x2mQdHOXOu
  8. @essencefest: Weekend Wrap Up: Who saw Beyonce perform with Jay-Z at the 2014 Global Citizen Festival in Central Park? http://t.co/PLZ5mUAplW

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