Power   Over 900 women from across the country convened in Arizona last week for the 2017 Women of Power Summit. Each year, the annual convention provides professional women of color with tools, resources, and information to help them succeed in their finances, careers, and business. This year was no different. The summit theme was “Leveraging the Power of Sisterhood,” and it included informative seminars, giveaways, networking mixers, workout classes, and a star-studded gala. Here’s a roundup of some of the content and recaps we published at BlackEnterprise.com in wake of the summit.

The 12th Annual Legacy Awards Gala

  This year, the Legacy Awards Gala honored Phylicia Rashad, Pastor Shirley Caesar, and Ursula Burns. Marcia Ann Gillespie was honored with the Barbara Graves Legacy Award. Watch snippets of their reception speeches.      

6 Ways The Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit Changed My Life

 

I was lucky enough to attend the 2017 Women of Power Summit in Phoenix, now my mind, heart, and spirit feel ready. Here’s why.

  Women [Keisha Stephen-Gittens (far left) along with the women from the Ad Club of New York i’mPART Fellowship Program]   Surrounded by approximately 900 black businesswomen in various fields, we were not minorities. And oh, there was nothing “minor” about these glorious women! Click here to read more.  
   

10 Negotiating Tips to Get Paid What You’re Worth

 

During the 2017 Women of Power Summit, a panel of experts shared advice on the best practices that women should apply when negotiating their salary

  negotiating (Image: iStock.com/FangXiaNuo)   During the Women of Power Summit, a panel of experts led a master class in the art of negotiation. Here are some of the tips that they shared. Click here to read more.  
   

The 2017 Women of Power Summit: Day Three Recap

 

Packed with empowering panels, a fashion show, a gospel concert, and a tea party, the third day of the 2017 Women of Power Summit did not disappoint 

  In addition to empowering panels, day-three of the 2017 Women of Power Summit included a fashion show, a gospel concert, and a tea party. Here’s the recap.  

From Race to Office Politics, What Really Happens in the Corner Office

 

Here’s what you need to know about corporate America

  [Gale King Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Nationwide and Cynt Marshall Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer of Human Resources, AT&T]   A panel of experts at the 2017 Women of Power Summit offered attendees an insider’s view of how corporate America operates at the highest level. Click here to read more.  

Creating A Social Media Brand That Works For You

   

A panel of media and branding experts offers valuable advice for creating, enhancing and protecting your personal and professional brand on social media

Creating a social media brand is no longer an optional exercise, but a career management requirement. Take the advice of a panel of branding experts. Click here to read more.  

Women: Why You Need to Learn to Stop Trying to Do It All

 

Author Tiffany Dufu tells women why they need to drop the ball

  time management tips (Image: iStock.com/RoBeDeRo) In a one-on-conversation at the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit, author Tiffany Dufu tells women why they need to stop trying to do it all. Click here to read more.