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Main Stage Lineup

Time Session Host Room
8:00AM The Exchange Breakfast & Speed Networking Session Host: Kim Aitch

Moderator: Lynn Page

5 Women Business Owners Speakers

10:00AM ·         Ribbon Cutting Houston’s First Daughter – Ashley Turner Main Hall Stage
10:15AM ·         Welcome

·         Prayer

·         Proclamation Presentation

Emcee Charlie Marcol

Dr. MeMe Brown

Houston’s 1st Daughter Ashley Turner

Main Hall Stage
10:30AM Hart to Heart Talk Torrei Hart , Actress, Comedienne & Dr. Leola Anifowoshe TBWE Founder – Hosted by Toni Harris Taylor Main Hall Stage
11:15AM – 12:00 Black Fashion Week Melody Boykin out of Chicago Main Hall Stage
12:15PM -12:45PM Now Is Your Time to Abandon Comfort & Start Playing ALL OUT” Cheryl Woods, Award-Winning International Speaker, Author, Coach, and Entrepreneur Main Hall Stage
1:00PM –


EMI Awards Presentation Presented by Dr. MeMe Brown Main Hall Stage
2:15PM –


Simple But Sexy Fashion Show Presented By Dr. Santee, Featuring  Dillards & Local Boutiques Main Hall Stage
3:15PM -3:50PM The New Rules of Money Dr. Chyna Bethley,

LifeStyle Coach Extraordinaire, CEO of RICH Inc.

Main Hall Stage
4:00PM Little Miss “Happy” Head Beauty Pageant Presented by I Am Queen Astoria Stubbs and Topaz Monet Main Hall Stage
6:00 PM –

6:30 PM

  Main Hall Stage
6:35 PM Vendors Voice 5 Vendors talk about their product Main Hall Stage
7:00PM Close Out Thank you,

Dr. Leola Anifowoshe, TBWE Founder

Main Hall Stage

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Dr. Leola Anifowoshe

Dr. Leola Anifowoshe

Trichologist, Founder CEO of Texas Black Women’s Expo

Workshop: Modern Woman’s Guide to Explode Your Business. In this workshop, Hair Loss Specialist, Chief Trichologist Leola Anifowoshe will share with you information on how she took her Hair Care and Wellness Product business from the Bedroom to the Boardroom. Nzuri hair care products are now distributed in over 40 Countries Worldwide and hundreds of stores including HEB all across Texas, New York, New Jersey, Atlanta, Pittsburgh, Delaware and more. Leola is also the founder of Solutions Hair Restoration and Wellness Center. A hair loss clinic in Stafford, Texas that helps her clients deal with and find solutiosn for their hair loss problems. Come learn specific techniques that will make your business stand out.

  Torrei Hart

Torrei Hart

A Hart to Heart Talk

Torrei Hart is a businesswoman, actress, and Comedienne. She’s the former wife of Comedian Kevin Hart. They share 2 beautiful children.

Cheryl Wood

Cheryl Wood

Award-Winning International Speaker, Author, Coach, and Entrepreneur

Cheryl Wood is an international motivational speaker, author, and entrepreneur who supports the personal development and economic empowerment of women globally. Wood has helped transform the lives of countless women through her principles of FEARLESS Living, empowering women to take bigger risks and play all out. She’s been featured on the Dr. Oz Show, Forbes Magazine, Ebony Magazine, Black Enterprise, Essence, The Washington Informer, Afro-American Newspaper, and Radio One. Wood’s clients have included the FBI, U.S. Department of Defense, Verizon Wireless, Blacks In Government, Federally Employed Women and Small Business Administration. Most recently, Wood received the 2017 Zeta Phi Beta Woman of the Year Award and 2016 Metropolitan Business Woman of the Year Award.

CleRenda McGrady

CleRenda McGrady

Best-Selling Author, Life Coach, and Inspirational Speaker

CleRenda McGrady is a mother of four who finds purpose in making a difference in the lives of girls and women everywhere. In her best-selling book, Push Thru! Redefine & Create Your Own Success Story, CleRenda engages readers in her personal journey from the shadows of her seven-time NBA superstar husband Tracy McGrady, to defining success and purpose for herself. Her message is simple, "We all have a unique purpose to fulfill in life. When we connect with that purpose, we are able to create our own success story."

Dr. Chyna  Bethley

Dr. Chyna Bethley

LifeStyle Coach Extraordinaire, CEO of RICH Inc.

Dr Chyna Bethley CEO of Rich University Provides a High Energy Hi Impact Performence as She Dominates The Stage and Causes Her Audience of All ages to Get Involved! This Woman of God is a Kingdom Builder Global Business Woman and Wealth Coach! This Segment William include the "New Rules of Money" Get Ready To Step in to The Biggest Wealth Transfer of Our Time!!! Jesus Wants You To Dominate!

Program Emcee

  Charlie Marcol

Charlie Marcol

Just in case you’re wondering about Charlie Marcol… There is no need to have apprehension about endorsing her. She may be 5’2 in stature her passion for success exceeds the height of a giant. Author, mother, educator and relationship coach are a few superlatives to describe her. She is a graduate of the University of Houston, with an M. Ed in Counseling from Texas Southern University. Ms. Marcol writes from her personal experience. The result of a failed marriage initiated the opportunity for Ms. Marcol to share the pain and doubt of her personal journey. Charlie decided to take negative energy and transform it into a tool to help those struggling with the same issues.

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