JUST ANNOUNCED: ESSENCE Fest Empower U Line Up Revealed

ESSENCE Fest is about more than the great artists, food and gifts, it's about you being your best you!  Every year, we want to make sure you leave better than you came and with our highly anticipated Empower U workshops, you are guaranteed to see things in a new way.  With hand-picked experts, ESSENCE editors to guide you along the way, you will learn about money and power, love and relationships, and health and fitness during ESSENCE Empower U.

Check out the line up for #EmpowerU!

Gia Peppers Mar, 17, 2015

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Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kandi Burruss will be sharing her tips on how to be the ultimate boss at the 2015 ESSENCE Fest.

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We are so excited to have Sarah Jakes and Toure Roberts, who will appear during ESSENCE Fest's Empower U 'Love and Relationships' workshop. 

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Melinda F. Emerson, the "SmallBizLady" herself, will give you her best tips on creating your own success.

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Fitness guru and creator of "Hip Hop Abs," Shaun T., will be on hand to kick your fitness routine into gear during the 2015 ESSENCE Empowerment Experience and Empower U.

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Fawn Weaver is slated to speak at the ESSENCE Festival 2015.

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Tana Gilmore & Kelli Fisher, the famed life coach & matchmaking duo, will be on hand at ESSENCE Fest 2015 to give you great advice on life and love.

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India.Arie is set to return to the ESSENCE Fest stage in 2015, as well as appear in the ESSENCE Empowerment Experience.

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Kelly Price is set to perform and empower the masses at the 2015 ESSENCE Festival, as well as speak at the Empower U Workshop on the topic of 'Money and Power.'

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Cynthia Bailey, model and "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star, will share her expertise at the 2015 ESSENCE Fest.

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Gessie Thompson, famed author, brand strategist and fertility coach, will offer her expertise at the 2015 ESSENCE Fest.

11 of 15 Tanika Gray Valbrun PR

Georgia native, CNN News Editor and founder of The White Dress Project, Tanika Gray Valbrun will offer inspiration at the 2015 ESSENCE Fest.

12 of 15 Lynnette Khalfani Fox Management

Lynnette Khalfani Fox is known as the MoneyCoach and in July, she will be able to help you with your own obstacles and monetary goals at the ESSENCE Fest Empower U Money workshop.

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Tonya Lewis Lee is an author, award-winning producer and Chief Creator of ToniK Productions.  She'll be at ESSENCE Fest 2015 on the Empower U stage.

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OBGYN Dr. Cheruba Parker, who specializes in fibroids, will help the women of ESSENCE Fest Empower U take control of their health along with Cynthia Bailey and more.