2015 Empower U Line-Up Revealed: Featuring Kandi Burruss, Shaun T, Kelly Price and More
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Our 2015 ESSENCE Empower U workshops promise to be unforgettable! ESSENCE Empower U offers dozens of curated content from ESSENCE’s editorial team, extending conversations that have moved from the page to the screen to the stage in an intimate setting on the 2nd floor of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center for FREE! 


Empower U Worskhops will be held on 2nd Floor of Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

During #EmpowerU coaching sessions, ESSENCE editors and experts will give workshops on topics that attendees want to know more about, including: personal finance, careers, healthy living, beauty, style, love and much more. Scheduled Empower U presenters include: Kandi Burruss, Kelly Price, Sarah Jakes & Touré Roberts, Tonya Lewis Lee, Fawn Weaver, Lynnette Khalfani-Cox and more. 

The 2015 ESSENCE FESTIVAL™ is executive produced by Essence Festivals LLC, a division of Essence Communications Inc. (ECI) and produced by the Solomon Group.  GeChar is the executive producer of the 2015 ESSENCE Empower U workshops.

Who are you most excited to see at this year’s #EmpowerU? Let us know at, @EssenceFest.

Don’t miss your favorite speakers! Sign Up for Empower U workshops now! Click here for a full line-up of this year’s daytime speakers and artists.