Essence Young Women’s Leadership Conference

Essence is having an event to help and inspire young women to pursue their dreams.
The Essence Young Women’s Leadership Conference is for college students and recent grads and will feature a number of speakers, celebrity panelists, and Essence editors including:

Amy DuBois Barnett
Author of Get Yours!

Shanti Das
Executive Vice President,
Urban Marketing and Artist Development for Universal Motown Records

Saptosa Foster
Founding Partner,
135th Street Agency

Melissa Johnson
CEO and president of Velvet Suite Marketing Consulting Group, Inc.

Lauren Lake
TV Host and Legal Commentator

Jasmine Lawrence
President and CEO of EDEN BodyWorks, LLC

Dee Marshall
President & CEO,
Raise the Bar, LLC

Rhonda Joy McLean
Associate General Counsel,
Time Inc.

Ionnie McNeill
Speak 2 Share, Inc.

Tia Mowry
Actress in The Game on the CW

Conference dates and locations:
Atlanta GA on Saturday, November 1, 2008, and
Washington, DC on Saturday, November 8, 2008. Both events will take place from 9 am – 6 pm.

To find out more and to register, visit the website:


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About the Author

Julene, editor of Dreamer ENT, is a young dreamer, entrepreneur, artist, writer and speaker who loves to create to inspire others. She founded her own creative media company, Envibrance Studios as a teen, and runs an inspirational apparel & product line. Visit her website online at

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