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Apr 02

High Heels in High Places | NABFEME

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Friday night I attended “High Heels in High Places” which was presented by NABFEME, the National Association of Black Female Executives in Music & Entertainment, Inc.  This FREE event was held at the Nemours Building in Wilmington and was sponsored by Sisterent.com.

Johnnie Walker, President and CEO of NABFEME kicked off the evening with a brief description and stated the the mission of NABFEME, which “was created to be a vehicle of support that would increase the awareness and raise the profile of minority women in entertainment.”  

Johnnie Walker, President and CEO of NABFEME

Demia Avery, owner of Avery Sisters Entertainment was the MC and sat on the dais with 10 empowered women representing industries and positions that included:  Sales and Hospitality; Entrepreneurship; Authors; Music and Concert Promotion; Fashion; Life Empowerment Coach; Entertainment Attorney; and Recording Artists. 

Demia Avery, MC

Panelist of High Heels in High Places

Friend and owner of Mejah Books, Emylyn DeGannes was one of the panelist, and you may remember her from a previous feature on my blog (click here).

Cynthia Tyre, Emylyn DeGannes and Patty Harris

This 3-hour interactive event was a “power surge” from ladies-in-the-know to help others grow.  The audience participation was lively with great questions and observations as well as few light hearted comments from a man in attendance. 

Don’t Try It – Just Do It” was one of the well received catch phrases, “Mentors Are Angels in Disguise”; “Live Out Your Passion and You’ll Never Work” and “Stand and Be Still – With God Nothing is Impossible” were the major themes throughout the night and struck a cord with many of the attendees.

The evening ended with networking, exchanging of cards and group photos.  It was a great event and I would like to thank Avery Sister Entertainment for bringing NABFEME to Wilmington and look forward to other empowering events in Delaware.

Group Photos

Group Photo

Stay Blessed – No Stress in 2014!

 

DDD Signature with butterflies and frame

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  1. imagesbytdashfield

    Aren’t you just the social butterfly! You go!

    1. DelBlogger

      Thank you my dear!

  2. louidam1

    This looks a great event! I’m glad you’ve enjoyed yourself. I love when ladies gets together and uplifts one another!

    1. DelBlogger

      Yes, it was great but too bad I got sick over the weekend, otherwise the post would have been written better! How was your event?

  3. Me And My Mini Me

    What an awesome event!

    1. DelBlogger

      It definitely was. Hope you are having an awesome day!

  4. Karen L. (MrsLookingGood)

    I would love to listen to these women! I’m hoping there’s some here in Sacramento. I just need to search harder. I think it’s wonderful that these women mentor and inspire other women to excel in the fields or careers that they’ve chosen.

    1. DelBlogger

      Check out their website because they have events all over the country with different speakers at each location. We can also use a mentor at one time or another. Happy Thankful Thursday!

  5. craftysorcha

    Sounds like a great event!

    1. DelBlogger

      It was fun, hope you having a Thankful Thursday!

      1. craftysorcha

        Yes I did have thankful Thursday! 🙂
        Hope you did too.

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