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MogulCon 5th Year Anniversary of Black Women in Business

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MogulCon 5th Year Anniversary of Black Women in Business

MogulCon, the platform for black women in business, celebrated 5 years this past weekend. From Friday November 6th through Saturday November 7th, attendees from all over had the chance to join the conference in their first ever virtual event. Created by Master Business Strategist, Dr. Felicia Phillips, MogulCon took two days full of masterclasses, interactive experiences, a fashion showcase and more. Guest speakers included Comedian and Actress Kym Whitley, Nationally Syndicated Radio Personality Sasha the Diva, Media Personality Rashan Ali, graduates of the Black Belt Business Academy, The LinkedIN Professor Tajuana Ross, Kooking with Kelli, Dr. Karmetria Burton and many more. Special thanks to DJ Josie Rock, Chef Ebony, Delta Airlines, Black Ruby Magazine, Sister2Sister Magazine, Bombshell by Bleu Magazine, and Papa John’s. 

Celebrity photographer and disabled Vietnam veteran Jerome Dorn embodies the very definition of resilience. Born in Philadelphia, the fifth of seven children, Dorn stayed focused throughout his youth, eventually obtaining his degree in Criminal Justice. Dorn has worked with the Philadelphia Police Department, Department of Justice, World Wide Detective Agency, and several other high profile security groups. Throughout his successful career, Dorn wrestled with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, an aftereffect of his military service. Battling the pain and debilitating effect of PTSD, Dorn found comfort behind the camera. Photography proved to be not only therapeutic, but life changing as well. Dorn picked up his first camera in 1970 while serving in Vietnam and knew instantly that behind the lens was where he belonged. His shooting style and photographs were special, generating a buzz in the industry. In 1985, he began his career in photojournalism, working in a variety of genres. Dorn’s credentials include fashion, lifestyle photography, photojournalism, and celebrity/red carpet coverage. Working with MSNBC, Jet Magazine, and major publications in Philadelphia and around the country, Dorn has had the honor of capturing the images of hundreds of notable celebrities and politicians including President Barack Obama, George Bush Jr, Bill and Hillary Clinton, Maya Angelou, Jesse Jackson, Rihanna, Snoop Dog, Will Smith, and Tyler Perry. Photography has sent Dorn around the globe, inspiring his passion for civil activism. In 1995, Dorn assembled and led a group of forty-two men to the Million Man March. Together, they spent five days walking from Philadelphia to Washington DC. In his travels, Dorn observed a common theme amongst the youth of the world. Many of the children he encountered seemed lost. Understanding that opportunities for at-risk youth are minimal, Dorn was inspired to make a difference. Established by Dorn in 2011, InDaHouseMedia was built on the idea that there is room in the house for everyone. With InDaHouseMedia, Dorn’s mission is to provide the future generation with positive direction through sports, music, and photography.

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