Location: Convention Center
900 Convention Center Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70130
- TOPICS DISCUSSED
- Family Feud Hosted by Steve Harvey - Click here for more info.
- I Beat: Health, Journeys & Transformations - Click here for more info.
- The Real Truth on Reality TV - Click here for more info.
- Sexy at Any Age: Embrace Your Inner Naughty Girls - Click here for more info.
- A Moment with a Breakthrough Specialist - Click here for more info.
- Putting Ourselves First - Click here for more info.
- Sex & Love: On His Mind - Click here for more info.
Andrea "Drea" Kelly is the proud mother of three. Creator of the I AM DREA KELLY brand, founder of AKDT (Andre Kelly Dance Theater) and Le Pink Kitty Cabaret (dance companies), Kelly is also a dancer/choreographer, fashion designer and actress.
Chanté Moore’s career has included several hits that topped Billboard R&B and Pop charts such as "Love's Taken Over," "It's Alright," and "I'm What You Need." Revered in the industry for her four-octave vocal range, the award-winning singer has worked with Boys II Men, Kenny G and
Roblé Ali has become one of the most recognizable chefs as the star of Bravo's Chef Roblé & Co. He’s worked for Abigail Kirsch, alongside Chef Chris Santos on the opening of Stanton Social and Beauty & Essex, and also served as the Executive Chef at Avenue
Denise Warren of Body By Denise (BBD) may have not intended to win the 2010 Hoodie Award for Best Community Leader, but it is her goal to erase obesity in her community by helping individuals to live a healthier lifestyle.
Sophistication meets crunk! That best describes DJ Bambam Belongé, New Orleans native and veteran of its radio and entertainment scene.
Dr. Aletha Maybank is a highly respected physician whose mission is to blend health and personal empowerment in cutting-edge ways. Her main expertise includes preventive medicine, public health, and health inequities.
As a practicing family doctor and sexologist, Dr. Rachael Ross has reached critical acclaim for her honest discussions regarding sex, health, love, and life issues.
Valerie Montgomery-Rice, M.D., renowned infertility specialist and researcher, is the Dean and Executive Vice President for Morehouse School of Medicine.
Kenya Moore, star of Real Housewives of Atlanta, has beauty, brains, and talent. Recognized for being crowned Miss USA sustained her in the entertainment business.
Born and raised in Washington, DC, Laz Alonso always knew he wanted to be an actor.
Mayte Garcia, star of VH1’s "Hollywood Exes" (formally married to Prince), is a talented entertainer and triple threat who can act, sing and dance.
ESSENCE Editor-at-Large and author Mikki Taylor has devoted a lifetime to helping women manage their inner and outer beauty and inspiring them to own their lives to the fullest.
After signing with Heavy D, Monifah’s first solo album, Moods...Moments, gave her immediate success with the radio hit "I Miss You (Come Back Home)." She followed with double-platinum CD Mo'Hogany featuring "Touch It," which peaked at #1 for four consecutive weeks on the Bi
Nathan Owens hails from the Bay Area of San Francisco. On camera, Nathan played the love interest to Rihanna in "California King Bed," and Nicki Minaj in "Va Va Voom." He has also been featured in many commercial and print campaigns for GAP, Ralph Lauren Polo, IZOD, and Sperry.
Nicole Murphy started modeling at age 13 in commercials, print and on the runway for top design houses Valentino, Yves St. Laurent, Chanel, Ungaro and many more. Nicole has since launched a jewelry line, FLP by Nicole Murphy, which is currently available online and in Los Angeles boutiques.
Niecy Nash is an Emmy Award-winning producer, actress and book author. Her credits include Reno 911, Clean House and The Insider.
Redaric Williams joined the cast of "The Young and the Restless" in November 2012 as Tyler Michaelson. Originally from Detroit, Michigan, Williams attended the University of North Texas as a student athlete playing football. Williams has worked internationally as both an actor and model.
Journalism veteran Robin D. Stone founded HealthJones (www.healthjones.com) nutrition counseling practice to help clients improve their lives through diet and lifestyle changes.
One of the world's most well known basketball wives, executive producer Shaunie O'Neal is a force to be reckoned with.
Named "America's Best Interior Designer" by CNN and Time magazine, Sheila Bridges has designed residences and offices for prominent clients including the Harlem offices for former President Bill Clinton and his staff. She is the author of two books.
A native Chicagoan, Shirley Strawberry is one of the most recognizable names and voices in radio today.
Steve Harvey began doing stand-up comedy in the mid-1980s.
Victoria Rowell starred in eight seasons of Diagnosis Murder and 14 years of her unforgettable Emmy-nominated portrayal of the iconic Drucilla Winters on The Young and the Restless.