Join host Boris Kodjoe and special guest Nicole Ari Parker as we celebrate Brooklyn, women's empowerment, and community! Walk the pink carpet with HOT 97.1 radio host TT Torrez and check out hot performances by the award-winning 90s sensation En Vogue, Kierra Sheard, Brooklyn United Drumline, Xinos Step Team, and dancing sensation Amanda LaCount. This star-studded event will include special appearances by NFL legend Carl Banks, Miss USA 2013 Erin Brady, WNBA star Kym Hampton, MLB legend Mo Vaughn, Full Figured Fashion Week Founder Gwen Devoe, Music Executive Vivian Scott Chew and many more!
All net ticket proceeds are being donated to Dress for Success. Marc Morial, President of the National Urban League, will be making special opening remarks. And if that wasn’t enough, we are proud to announce that Spiritual Life Coach Iyanla Vanzant will join us as we award $20,000 in scholarships to deserving Medgar Evers and North Carolina A&T students. We are also working closely with Rutgers University on initiatives in and around Newark for their students. Needless to say, we expect to have a lot of school pride in the audience that night! Let’s celebrate the journey of our Finding Ashley Stewart finalists and student scholars together!