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Empowering Women: Atlanta’s Spectacular Social Celebrates 300+ Trailblazers, Featuring Tameka Foster, Princess Banton-Lofters, Brii Renee, and Jazzy McBee!


Empowering Women: Atlanta’s Spectacular Social Celebrates 300+ Trailblazers, Featuring Tameka Foster, Princess Banton-Lofters, Brii Renee, and Jazzy McBee!

In a massive celebration of Women’s History Month, Atlanta City Hall and Council Member Andrea Boone, played host to a inspirational occasion, the Women Making History Weekend in partnership with Girl Boss Suites and Media Girls Network! The event, held March 29th, served as a tribute to the undeniable spirit and contributions of women across the globe. With a blend of empowerment, education, and entertainment, the weekend festivities resonated deeply with attendees, leaving an unforgettable mark on Atlanta’s cultural landscape.

The weekend commenced with a series of thought-provoking panel discussions featuring influential women from various fields, including politics, business, academia, and the arts. These discussions explored themes ranging from women’s leadership and empowerment to the challenges and triumphs encountered on the journey towards gender equality. Panels delved into issues such as wage disparity, representation in leadership roles, and the importance of intersectionality in the feminist movement.

Keynote addresses from distinguished speakers such as Jasmine Young, Danielle Jackson, Belinda Ndu, Dr. Angelina, Delphine Bryant, and Camillia Harris, these women shared from their own experiences navigating male-dominated industries and breaking barriers. Their words of wisdom inspired and motivated attendees to pursue their dreams fearlessly and advocate for positive change in their communities.

A highlight of the weekend was the recognition of trailblazing women; such as Tameka Foster, Princess Banton- Lofters, Stormi Steele, Brii Renee, Jazzy Mcbee, and many more who have made significant contributions to Atlanta’s rich tapestry of history and culture. Through a series of honors, these women were celebrated for their resilience, vision, and dedication to advancing the rights and opportunities of women everywhere. Their stories served as a testament to the power of perseverance and the transformative impact of female leadership.

Furthermore, the weekend festivities provided a platform for meaningful dialogue and networking, fostering connections among attendees committed to effecting positive change in their respective spheres of influence. From seasoned professionals to aspiring changemakers, women from all walks of life came together to share their stories, exchange ideas, and forge alliances in pursuit of gender equity and social justice. Guests also left with VIP gift bags that were provided by Olive Oil! The ORS samples given to all of the attendees to try out the new ORS “curls show” curl creator which defines curly or coily hair.

As Women’s History Month drew to a close, the Women Making History Weekend left a lasting impression on all who participated, serving as a reminder of the resilience, strength, and unwavering resolve of women throughout history. By honoring the past, celebrating the present, and inspiring future generations, the event reaffirmed Atlanta’s commitment to advancing the cause of women’s rights and creating a more inclusive and equitable society for all. 

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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