Mona Scott Young

Mona Scott-Young has proven that with integrity, hard work and dedication, anything is possible. She is a successful talent manager, television producer, publisher and TV host, as well as CEO and Founder of Monami Entertainment ( The multi-media entertainment company is home to Grammy Award-winning artist Missy Elliott, publishing imprint Monami Books and VH1’s most popular docu-franchise Love & Hip Hop.


An ESSENCE Festival first - entertainment and media mogul, Mona Scott Young, will speak to our audience about building her brand and "Mpire," staying relevant, stepping out on faith and growing a thriving business that can withstand the test of time. Plus, Mona has a few surprises that are not to be missed!