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Screen Shot 2016-03-14 at 4.41.36 PMIn the words of the great Béyonce, “Okay ladies, now let’s get in formation.”

Here are 5 events to celebrate Women’s History Month in the Metro Detroit area:


Career Mastered  

unnamedMarch 14, 2016 | 3PM – 8PM (Awards and Dinner starts at 5PM)

Today’s Women are game-changers, taking charge of their careers. Celebrate and recognize iconic, powerful, leading women in Southeast Michigan by attending the 2016 Women’s History Month Awards.

Hosted by Dr. Lisa Wicker, Author, Executive & Career Strategist

Business Roundtable Moderator: Dr. Sabrina Jackson

Dinner and Gala Mistress of Ceremonies: Karen Dumas

Location: Crowne Plaza Downtown Detroit Riverfront

Tickets $65 – Award Ceremony | $100 (Full Day)


Screen Shot 2016-03-14 at 4.09.54 PMWomen’s History Month Tribute

March 25, 2016 | 7PM

The Wright’s annual tribute is dedicated to honoring women who have blazed trails and inspired others to forge their own is a fitting way to close out Women’s History Month. Join in spirit and song to be uplifted by the stories of women past, present, and future. This year’s honorees are Natalie Cole, Albertina Walker, Daisy Elliott, and Charity Hicks.

Special Performances By:

Collective Peace

Ideeyah Johnson

Tawana Petty

Johnyce Jackson

Anita Newby

Hosted By: LaShaun Phoenix Kotaran

FREE and open to the public. For more information call (313) 494-5800.

Location: Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

315 East Warren Avenue

Detroit, Michigan 48201



Screen Shot 2016-03-14 at 4.10.30 PM21st Women’s History Month

March 19, 2016 | 11AM – 2PM

This luncheon highlights some of the most influential African American Women in Metropolitan Detroit. “BLACK WOMEN RISING” which is based on Maya Angelou’s poem, “And Still I Rise,” includes special keynote speaker Carla Walker-Miller, President and CEO of Walker-Miller Energy Services and Mistress of Ceremony Donna P. Stallings, Councilwoman of City of Lathrup Village.

Location: Doubletree Suites- Fort Shelby

525 W. Lafayette Blvd.| Detroit| MI 48226

Tickets are $55 and a Table is $550 and can be purchased by calling 313-268-3523



March into successSisters Connect Empowerment

March 26, 2016 | 1PM – 4PM

Have brunch with a special panel discussion, hosted by Brittany Clark. The Keynote Speaker for the day is Culture Creator, Amanda Sweet. Other panelists include, Stephanie A. Watson of DZS Events, Chala Hunnon of Girl, Gylio and Brandi Taylor of Xquisite.

Location: The Town Pump Tavern

100 W. Montcalm St. | Detroit | MI 48201

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at friendswhobrunch.com or sistersconnect.eventbrite.com.



Don’t want to stop the celebration in March? Here a two events to keep the party going:


Screen Shot 2016-03-14 at 4.15.13 PM2nd Annual Power Moves Networking Brunch

April 2, 2016

The 2nd Annual Power Moves Networking Brunch has been designed to connect women in entrepreneurship and serve as a morning of motivation, inspiration, and professional guidance. This event is open to ALL women looking to move forward in their career path!

Come enjoy brunch, a wonderful Q&A session with our Power Panel ladies, a powerful message from our Keynote Speaker Crystal Cole, CEO of Model Momz, awesome raffle gifts, vendors, and more!

Location: Garden Theater

3929 Woodward Ave. | Detroit| MI 48201

Grab your early bird tickets for $30 at PMNB2016.Eventbrite.com


Screen Shot 2016-03-14 at 4.22.04 PMWomen’s Power Breakfast

Thursday April 21, 2016 | 7AM- 9AM

Join more than 600 powerful women (and men) for Gleaners’ 23rd annual Women’s Power Breakfast at Detroit’s historic Eastern Market for a light breakfast and inspiring program to help raise one million meals for hungry children this spring. Tickets have sold out early for the past several years, so reserve your seat today!


Eastern Market Corporation

2934 Russell St. | Detroit | MI 48201

For more information, please visit WomensPowerBreakfast.org.

Take a look at the first event to raise one million meals, the Women’s Power Happy Hour: https://www.facebook.com/events/1085777031485146/

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