This week, the 4th Annual WEEN Awards (Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network), a celebration of the outstanding accomplishments of women in various areas of business and philanthropy, took place at NYC’s Helen Mills.
Sponsored by Carol’s Daughter, over 300 influencers gathered to honor seven powerful women: Carol’s Daughter founder/CEO Lisa Price, hip-hop legend MC Lyte, financial expert Lynn Richardson, radio personality Angela Yee, recording artist Sevyn Streeter, fitness mogul Jeanette Jenkins and filmmaker/artist Vashtie Kola. Hosted by WEEN co-founder Valeisha Butterfield-Jones and “ARISE Entertainment 360” co-host Shannon Lanier, the WEEN Awards featured VIP presenters Cheryl “Salt” James, Gary Dourdan, Sharon Carpenter, Karen Civil, Yandy Smith, Lil’ Mama, and Aeshia Branch.
Additional guests included Monami Entertainment CEO Mona Scott-Young, REVOLT CEO Keith Clinkscales, celebrity stylist Ty Hunter, recording artist Justine Skye, singer/songwriter Bridget Kelly, NBA baller Dahntay Jones, former reality star Africa Miranda, former reality star Rashidah Ali and JUICY Magazine editor Paula Renfroe.
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