Celebrating Women’s History Month and the power of female entrepreneurship, the Greater Miami Convention (GMCVB) & Visitors Bureau and hosted in conjunction with the 11th Annual “Jazz in the Garden” Music Festival their “Be Fierce & Unstoppable,” the 6th Annual Women’s Impact Conference & Luncheon.  The motivational forum of female centered discussion panels were hosted by inspirational speaker Dee Thomas and included a slew of celebrity panelists including Ray Crittenden (Former Wide Receiver for the New England Patriots), Fashion commentator Angie Nicolas, Bernadette Stains of the TV Show “Good Times” and Bravo Reality stars Dr. Heavenly Kimes, Lisa Nicole Cloud and Cynthia Bailey.  

The opening luncheon allowed female business owners the opportunity to showcase their services and products to all the attendees of the conference and included an exclusive sneak peak of the Lisa Nicole Collection designed by Lisa Nicole Cloud and the Cynthia Bailey Eyewear line that debuted this season on the Real Housewives of Atlanta.  Dr. Heavenly Kimes and Bernadette Stains did autograph and book signings for fans while the packed venue of ladies got empowered through invigorating panel discussions and the testimony of other successful women who were looking to improve all areas of their personal and professional life.

 The “Be Fierce & Unstoppable,” the 6th Annual Women’s Impact Conference & Luncheon made way for an open forum that women of color could participate in and sound off on the issues directly concerning minority communities. The day was filled with laughs and at times serious dialogue that sparked meaningful conversation about the future of the African American community as a whole.


To attend next year’s conference be sure to visit the Jazz in the Garden website at http://2017.jazzinthegardens.com/

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