No one knew what First Lady Michelle Obama would choose to wear on stage at the 2012 Democratic National Convention. That decision is generally a secret kept from the public--and designers--until she appears under the spotlights. And when she stepped out onto the stage that historic night, the First Lady wore a custom design shimmering pink and gold brocade Tracy Reese dress. "It's probably my proudest moment," said Reese, speaking from the Bahamas, where she was vacationing.
Members of the Miami-Dade Beacon Council Board and Staff attended the Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce's Holiday Gala embracing South Florida's Multicultural Business Community. The black-tie gala was held at Jungle Island's Treetop Ballroom.
The Empowerment Experiment Foundation, Author, OUR BLACK YEAR. Maggie Anderson and her family made history and dominated headlines as global media covered their year-long stand living exclusively off businesses, professionals, and products from the Black community for an entire year. This first-ever real-life case study in self-help economics was called The Empowerment Experiment (EE). Their experiment resulted in a landmark study conducted by Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Business.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Dec. 1, 2016:Two Caribbean-born women, one who has called the US home since 1992, the other, Bermuda and the Cayman Islands for the last 15 years, and their US-born friend, have come together to launch a daily blog to empower women. Gemma David, Glenda Jack and Stephanie Gates launched GemmaDaily.com, “a virtual destination for presenting all aspects of life’s issues and a platform for an ongoing social project to empower women” on Nov. 30th.