Wealth & Power

June 26, 2021 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Wealth & Power highlights Creatives Angela Yee and D-nice as they strike a genuine conversation about “pursuing your passion” in your industry and how to level up despite adversity.  Kelley Walton – VP of Marketing, NBA, and other top Black Women in sport inspire the upcoming generation of professionals to find success in a male-dominated field.

Don’t forget to watch Week 2 of Essence Festival of Culture’s Wealth & Power,  where 10 Black Woman Mayors Pass the Mic. You won’t want to miss it!

Watch everything you missed from Essence Festival 2021.

Event lineup


Christina Flores
Managing Director Global Talent, American Airlines


Deborah Owens
Financial Expert, Author, Entrepreneur


Jemele Hill
Contributor to the Atlantic and host of the Spotif


Monique Idlett-Mosely
Co-Founder/Managing Partner, Reign Ventures


Tamika D. Mallory
Co-founder, Until Freedom and Author, State of Eme


Topeka K. Sam
Founder, The Ladies of Hope Ministries


Toya Hankins
Entertainment Manager I Mind Body Balance Speaker

Event schedule

June 26, 2021 1:09 PM

After Incarceration: A Conversation | Women who have been successful post sentence share their outlets, resources and organizations that helped along their journey.

June 26, 2021 1:41 PM

Empowerment through Employment Sponsored by American Airlines Knowing what you bring to the table.

June 26, 2021 2:04 PM

Moving the Goal Post Sponsored by Coca-Cola Women in the Business of Sports

June 26, 2021 2:15 PM

Owning Your Look Sponsored by AT&T

June 26, 2021 3:52 PM

Building Authentic Businesses: Sponsored by FOX Entertainment Taking a passion point and utilizing your platform to create items that support the community

June 26, 2021 3:02 PM

Pursuing Our Passions: A Year of Creativity with D-Nice & Angela Yee D-Nice has been a master of building a career across music, photography and entertainment. Angela has a conversation about what it means to stay true to our passions throughout our lives.

June 26, 2021 3:23 PM

Next Level Focused: Stepping Stones to Greatness Sponsored by Ford A conversation on what Success looks like to women from different industries – and at which point where the concept of achieving it changed the game

June 26, 2021 3:44 PM

Good Trouble: A 1:1 with Jemele Hill & Tamika Mallory Journalist Jemele Hill sits down with activist Tamika Mallory for a candid conversation about what it looks like on the frontlines of the fight for justice, equality and change.

June 26, 2021 4:19 PM

#BlackDadsMatter: Navigating Fatherhood In The New Normal Three Black fathers unite for a candid conversation on parenting, self-care and showing up excellent as fathers, husbands and co-parents in 2021 and beyond.

June 26, 2021 4:43 PM

Women Running the Show Tales from the ladies running the show at top film companies & production studios talk about changing the face of Hollywood