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March 2-5, 2015, hundreds of professional women from various walks of life gathered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida for Black Enterprise’s 10th Annual Women of Power Summit. With sessions featuring dynamic speakers like Lisa Nichols, Carla Harris, Don Thompson, Judy Smith and many more, attendees left motivated and inspired to channel their inner power in not only their careers but their personal life as well.


On day two of the event, Black Enterprise’s Courtney Connley caught up with attendees at the Legacy Awards Cocktail Reception sponsored by AARP to get insights on their favorite moments from this year’s summit. Check their responses in the videos below.

Edna Kane-Williams, Vice President of Multicultural Marketing at AARP, talks her favorite session from the summit and advice to the younger female attendees:

Audrey Smaltz, former Legacy Award recipient and CEO/founder of The GroundCrew Worldwide, dishes on her experience at this year’s summit:

Business growth specialist Thomasina Skipper talks why she keeps coming back to the Women of Power Summit:

Jackie Glenn Interview

Kimberly Blackwell, founder/CEO PMM, talks feeling empowered at this year’s summit:

Jodi Brockington, who led early morning cardio at the summit, shares why the event gets stronger year after year:

Co-Founder of American Black Film Festival, Jeff Friday, talks why Black Enterprise’s Women of Power Summit is different from other female conferences:

Women of Power show host Caroline Clarke talks the 10 year legacy of the Women of Power Summit:

Zulie Turner

Black Enterprise’s SVP/Chief Content Officer Alfred Edmond Jr. shares his favorite session from this year’s event:


Legacy Award recipient and legendary actress Pam Grier talks longevity in Hollywood:

Comedian Hadiyah Robinson Interview

Legacy Award recipient and award-winning journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault talks career highlights and advice to younger journalists: