Panelists – NYC 2014
Valeisha Butterfield – Jones is an award-winning political strategist, women’s activist and lifestyle expert. Butterfield-Jones is the Co-founder and Chair of the Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network (WEEN) and the Chief Executive Officer of Heirlight Productions.
Most urban/pop music fans know Renee Neufville, as the statuesque co-founder of the platinum selling duo ZHANE, which rocketed to stardom over a decade ago with a string of Top 5 pop gems (“Hey Mr. D.J., “Groove Thing,” “Sending My Love,”).
Nancy Hass writes about culture, fashion and business for two decades. Her recent subjects have ranged from the world’s first transgender professional MMA fighter and the struggle of women in Hollywood to her own anxiety about beauty and aging.
Aisha is a divine daughter of Brooklyn, with the MARK and GRACE of her Creator running through her blood, and informing her life.
Former Essence Magazine Fashion Editor Darlene Gillard Jones has nearly two decades of experience in Fashion working for such publications as ELLE, W and Womens Wear Daily. As a stylist, Gillard Jones has dressed Sean Diddy Combs, Winona Ryder, Traci Ellis Ross, Mary J. Blige and Beyonce Knowles just to name a few.
April Walker, a true pioneer in the fashion scene and savvy business woman, has inspired a streetwear fashion lifestyle category that commands billions annually. As a designer, Walker spawned the company “Walker Wear” in the early ‘90’s.