Hilton Celebrates 8 Amazing Women At EBONY Power 100 Gala

Hilton Celebrates 8 Amazing Women At EBONY POWER 100 GALA

Star of HBO’s Insecure Issa Rae, and Hilton Director of Multicultural and Diversity Marketing, Andrea Richardson

Entering a second-year partnership with EBONY, Hilton was the proud sponsor of the EBONY Power 100 Women Up category, one of many categories featured during the 2016 EBONY Power 100 gala, held at the iconic Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles on Thursday, December 1. Celebrating #blackgirlmagic, the category paid tribute to illustrious African-American women, who excel at breaking down barriers, challenging and changing public perceptions of what it means to be strong, successful women. This year’s honorees included among others, HBO’s Insecure star, Issa Rae, and tennis legend, Serena Williams. Sponsorship of the category rounded-out Hilton’s partnership with EBONY for the 2016 EBONY Women Up event series, which were held in New York and Chicago, respectively. Check out the photos!

Hilton Director of Multicultural and Diversity Marketing, Andrea Richardson, introduced the Women Up honorees during the 2106 EBONY Power 100 gala. Hilton’s sponsorship of the category is part of the brand’s 2016 multicultural marketing initiative, Celebrating Our Stories, which is geared towards the African-American consumer.

Andrea Richardson, introduced the Women Up honorees during the 2106 EBONY Power 100 gala. Hilton’s sponsorship of the category is part of the brand’s 2016 multicultural marketing initiative, Celebrating Our Stories, which is geared towards the African-American consumer.

 

Andrea Richardson, Hilton Director of Multicultural and Diversity Marketing, and Linda Johnson Rice, EBONY Chairwoman Emeritus, at the 2016 Ebony Power 100 gala, which was held at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. Hilton sponsored the Women Up category as a celebration of women in the media, community action, beauty, and fashion industries.

Andrea Richardson with Linda Johnson Rice, EBONY Chairwoman Emeritus. Hilton sponsored the Women Up category as a celebration of women in the media, community action, beauty, and fashion industries.

 

Andrea Richardson, Hilton Director of Multicultural and Diversity Marketing, and Cheryl Mayberry McKissack, EBONY CEO, at the 2016 Ebony Power 100 gala, which was held at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. Hilton sponsored the Women Up category as a celebration of women in the media, community action, beauty, and fashion industries.

Andrea Richardson with Cheryl Mayberry McKissack, EBONY CEO.

Photo Credit: Maya Darasaw

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Authored by: Kellie Williams