Hip Hop Sisters Foundation founder Lana “MC Lyte” Moorer and president Lynn Richardson welcome attendees to the W.E.A.L.T.H. Experience alongside Centric senior vice president and Stratechic author Michele Thornton.
MC Lyte interviews Nicci Gilbert, creator of the new Centric show From the Bottom Up, and cast member Chrystale Wilson.
Nicci Gilbert, Ledisi, Kelly Price, Faith Evans, Cheryl “Salt” James and more attend the weekend as speakers and ambassadors.
The sisterhood that prays together stay together as the event begins each morning with a prayer circle.
Girlfriend’s Pray founder Dee Marshall prays over attendees.
“What are you hungry for?” Dr. Robin Smith asks Kelly Price, Faith Evans, Nicci Gilbert, MC Lyte and Cheryl “Salt” James on the I Am Not Every Woman panel. There answers ranged from freedom for Price to a yummy hubby for Lyte.
“We cannot heal what we can’t reveal,” Smith says to the crowd. “We have to name our sorrow. My mess is my holy ground.”
MC Lyte welcomes Ledisi.
ESSENCE Network alumnae Teneshia Jackson Warner presents The Dream Giver, tips to turn your dream into a reality.
Ledisi shares her journey and stories from her book Better Than Alright.
Style expert and host Tai Beauchamp moderates the old school and new school Girl Talk conversation.
Cheryl “Salt” James shares the importance of managing your money as an artist.
W.E.A.L.T.H Experience sponsor Prudential hosts the Great Girlfriends podcast and many activations throughout the weekend.
Great Girlfriends creators Brandice Daniel (center right) and Sybil Amuti Clark (right) welcome Teneshia Jackson Warner (left) and Boss Network founder Cameka Smith to a conversation on the importance of not shrinking.
Hip Hop Sisters president Lynn Richardson receives an honorary doctorate degree.
ESSENCE Lifestyle and Relationships Editor Charreah Jackson (right) hosts the Busy Women Need Love Too panel with Tai Beauchamp, Faith Evans, Nicci Gilbert and Prudential executive Dorinda Walker.
Erica Campbell shares her female empowerment initiative More Than Pretty which explores Christianity, sexuality, friendships and relationships centered in God.
Kelly Price opens up on her journey as an artist, mother and divorcee with journalist Janelle Snowden.
The W.E.A.L.T.H Experience is not a conference – and ends with an epic party.
She was my best friend . . . Kelly Price grabs the mic and the crowd sings along to one of her hit songs.
Yes, Salt still gets the party started.
Erica Campbell loves God and gets the ladies moving with her nontraditional praise.
Lil Mama shares a song as she celebrates a new chapter and her new music.
W.E.A.L.T.H Experience organizers Yvonne McNair and LaToyia Dennis are all smiles with Dorinda Walker and Cameka Smith (left to right).
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