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Rolling into the 25th Year of Women’s Empowerment. Year after year the exceptional level of appearances and keynote speakers have graced Raleigh. It has grown into a fellowship of women loving, growing , and

Take a stroll down memory lane, as we capture the past and move into the future.

Women’s Empowerment 2019, are you ready?

 

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Former Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders\nat the press conference for ‘The Lance Armstrong Foundation’ and also the ‘Canyon Ranch Institute’ speaking on the issue of “National call to action on cancer prevention and survivorship.”\nWashington

2. National CARES Mentoring Movement’s 2nd Annual ‘For the Love of Our Children’ Gala

National CARES Mentoring Movement’s 2nd Annual 'For the Love of Our Children' Gala Source:WENN

Susan L. Taylor attending the National CARES Mentoring Movement’s 2nd Annual ‘For the Love of Our Children’ Gala, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. red carpet

3. Love is Heroic, Annual Spring Benefit for Unlikely Heroes

Love is Heroic, Annual Spring Benefit for Unlikely Heroes Source:WENN

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4. Condola Rashad Portrait at Sardi s

Condola Rashad Portrait at Sardi s Source:WENN

Tony Awaard nominee Condola Rashad receives her portrait at Sardi’s theatre district eatery.

5. 48th Annual Non Televised NAACP Image Awards – Arrivals

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6. 21st Annual First Ladies High Tea

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7. Mayor Jim Kenney announces Queen Latifah as the 2018 Marian Anderson Award recipient

Mayor Jim Kenney announces Queen Latifah as the 2018 Marian Anderson Award recipient Source:WENN

Mayor Jim Kenney announces Queen Latifah as the 2018 Marian Anderson Award recipient at the Sofitel Hotel in Philadelphia marian anderson award

8. ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ Premiere in Paris

'Mission: Impossible - Fallout' Premiere in Paris Source:WENN

‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ Premiere in Paris

9. Daytime Emmy Awards 2018 Arrivals

Daytime Emmy Awards 2018 Arrivals Source:WENN

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10. 2018 American Ballet Theater Spring Gala

2018 American Ballet Theater Spring Gala Source:WENN

2018 American Ballet Theater Spring Gala at The Metropolitan Opera House – Red Carpet Arrivals red carpet

11. 2018 NAB Convention in Las Vegas

2018 NAB Convention in Las Vegas Source:WENN

Robin Roberts receives the Distinguished Service Award at the 2018 NAB Convention in Las Vegas, United States.

12. Mercedes-Benz USA And African American Film Critics Association Academy Awards Viewing Party

Mercedes-Benz USA And African American Film Critics Association Academy Awards Viewing Party Source:Getty

LOS ANGELES, CA – FEBRUARY 22: Singer Natalie Cole attends Mercedes-Benz USA and African American Film Critics Association Academy Awards viewing party on February 22, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Chelsea Lauren/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz USA) vertical,celebrities,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,party – social event,usa,looking at camera,portrait,movie,headshot,california,city of los angeles,looking,american,african,critic,red carpet event,natalie cole,association,academy awards,2015,87th annual academy awards,mercedes-benz usa

13. Patti Labelle

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14. 2017 BET Awards – Roaming Show

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15. Los Angeles premiere of ‘Battle of the Sexes’ – Arrivals

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16. Steve Harvey out and about in New York City

Steve Harvey out and about in New York City Source:WENN

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17. NBC’s ‘America’s Got Talent’ Season 12 – Finale Week

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NBC’s ‘America’s Got Talent’ Season 12 – Finale Week red carpet

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Bishop T.D. Jakes promotes his new book ‘Let It Go’ at Barnes & Noble bookstore in NYC

19. ‘Tyler Perry’s Acrimony’ World Premiere – Arrivals

'Tyler Perry's Acrimony' World Premiere - Arrivals Source:WENN

‘Tyler Perry’s Acrimony’ World Premiere – Arrivals red carpet

20. Moet & Chandon At The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards – Backstage

Moet & Chandon At The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards - Backstage Source:Getty

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – JANUARY 07: Actress Viola Davis celebrates The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards with Moet & Chandon at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Moet & Chandon) vertical,photography,celebrities,arts culture and entertainment,usa,celebration,film industry,theatrical performance,television show,actress,california,fashion,the beverly hilton hotel,golden globe awards,viola davis,moët & chandon,beverly hills – california,accidents and disasters,75th golden globe awards

21. Women’s Empowerment – Taraji P. Henson

Women's Empowerment - Taraji P. Henson Source:courtesy of Glenn Parsons

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22. Women’s Empowerment — Michael Strahan

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Photo Credit: Glenn Parson .