Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit


National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., Phoenix Metropolitan Chapter (NCBWPhx) is happy to be an official Media Partner of the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit (#BEWPS) March 9th-12th, 2017 in Phoenix, AZ at the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa.


#NCBWPhx is looking forward to forging meaningful new relationships with powerful women at the Black Enterprise 2017 Women of Power Summit. Will you be there?

Join #NCBWPhx at the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit March 9-12! C-Suite to She-Suite, we’re better together!

The Women of Power Legacy Awards recognize outstanding impact, achievement, and leadership by women in business, the arts, education, government, and other influential areas. Honorees to be recognized at the 2017 Women of Power Summit Legacy Awards Dinner, hosted by PepsiCo, include the following outstanding achievers:

Phylicia Rashad, a Tony Award-winning actress, singer and stage director. She first became known for her stage work with a string of Broadway credits. Phylicia is best known for her television role of Clair Huxtable on the The Cosby Show. In 2004, she became the first African-American actress to win the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play, which she won for her role in the revival of A Raisin in the Sun.

Shirley Caesar, is an iconic Gospel artist who has traveled the world spreading the Gospel and breaking down barriers for Gospel artists. She is a multiple Grammy Award nominee and a 11 time Grammy winner who has truly exemplified Gospel music to the core. She has sung for Presidents and world leaders, yet also pastors at her thriving home church in Raleigh-Durham. She has released over 30 solo albums during her career.

Ursula Burns, is chairman and chief executive officer of Xerox Corporation. During her tenure, she has helped the company transform from a global leader in document technology to the world’s most diversified business services company serving enterprises and governments of all sizes. Burns has spearheaded the largest acquisition in Xerox history, the $6.4 billion purchase of Affiliated Computer Services.

Marcia Gillespie,worked as the managing editor at the then newly-founded African American publication Essence Magazine in 1970 and was promoted to editor-in-chief in 1971. While there, she transformed Essence Magazine into one of the fastest growing women’s publications in the United States. Gillespie joined Ms. Magazine in 1980 and served in several capacities. In 1992, she was named editor-in-chief of Ms. Magazine, making her the first African American woman to achieve that position at a mainstream publication in the United States.

Come out and hear from the power players speaking at the 2017 Women of Power Summit.

Speakers and Twitter handles
Debra Martin Chase – @DebraMChase
Jacquette Timmons – @jacqmtimmons
Michelle Fisher – @michelletfisher
Bozoma Saint John – @SaintBoz
Elaine Welteroth – @ElaineWelteroth
Tiffany Dufu – @Tdufu
Dee Marshall @DeeCMarshall
Pastor Shirley Caesar – @PastorSCaesar
Christina Norman – @XtinaNorman
Cheryl Grace – @powerfulpenny
Richelle Parham – @RichelleParham
Lauren Wesley Wilson – @Lwesleywilson of @colorcommntwk


“The Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit is a professional leadership conference designed especially for executive women of color. This event will bring together over 800 influential business women from across the country.”

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