EBONY Magazine to Celebrate Extraordinary Women Leaders at Women UP Brunch Series

Women Up

Our goal is to bring women together in three major markets as a celebration of our journeys, trials, tribulations and triumphs to success.” – Linda Johnson Rice

EBONY, the premiere magazine for African-American cultural insights, news and perspective, and global hospitality leader HILTON, announce a partnership to salute the achievements of extraordinary women during the 2017 “Women Up” brunch series.

The highly anticipated annual brunch series will kick off in Atlanta, GA on May 27, 2017 and celebrate women in Media, Fashion and Entertainment hosted by television personality and real estate mogul Egypt Sherrod, along with panelists:

Kelechi Anyadiegwu, CEO and Founder, Zuvaa

Marilee Fiebig Holmes, General Counsel, Wilhelmina

Myleik Teele, CEO and Founder, curlbox.com and podcast “My Taught you”

Valerie Meraz, SVP of Content Acquisitions & Strategy, Turner’s Entertainment Networks

Phillana Williams, CEO and Founder, The Phillana Factor

Latraviette D. Smith-Wilson, SVP of Communications, Sundial Brands

“We are proud to partner with Hilton to kick off the second annual “Women Up” brunch series in Atlanta. said Linda Johnson Rice, Chief Executive Officer of EBONY Our goal is to bring African-American women together in three major markets as a celebration of our journeys, trials, tribulations and triumphs to success.”

EBONY Women Up Brunch commemorates the brand’s commitment to African-American women as an extension of its annual Women’s issue, featuring brilliant enterprising women who are industry leaders and waymakers, such as U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris​, journalist and activist, Soledad O’Brien​, White House Champion for Change awardee Kathryn Finney, and ESPN’s Jemele Hill….

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