Star Power

Actor, Stephen Bishop is best known for his role as David Paulk on BET Network’s original hit series “Being Mary Jane,” starring opposite Gabrielle Union as her long time on and off again boyfriend. Last year Stephen starred in TV One’s “Media” to rave reviews turning the film...
Dr. Faith Brown, Counseling Psychologist, Performance Strategist, Business Mentor, Author, Speaker, Radio Personality, & Expert Panelist coaches individuals and corporate entities in posturing for next level positioning. Specializing in relationships, she leverages her...
Dr. Ian Smith is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling books, SHRED: THE REVOLUTIONARY DIET , and SUPER SHRED: The Big Results Diet , and The Shred Diet Cookbook. Dr. Smith’s highly anticipated newest book BLAST THE SUGAR OUT became an instant New York Times best...
CEO, Hope Beyond Fibroids Nutritional Health Coach Co-Founder, 90-Day Hope Beyond Fibroids Elimination Program Bestselling Author & Speaker Hope Beyond Fibroids CEO & Founder, Nutritional Health Coach, Speaker and Fibroids Activist Gessie Thompson helps women eliminate...
Born in Kansas City, Missouri and raised in San Pedro, California, Misty Copeland began her ballet studies at the late age of thirteen. At fifteen, she won first place in the Music Center Spotlight Awards. She studied at the San Francisco Ballet School and American Ballet...
Carla Hall is a co-host of ABC’s Emmy award winning, popular lifestyle series “The Chew,”. Hall is best known as a competitor on Bravo’s “Top Chef” and “Top Chef: All Stars”, where she won over audiences with her fun catch phrase, “Hootie Hoo” and her philosophy to always cook...
Actress, advocate, and humanitarian, Cicely Tyson is renowned for her portrayals of strong female characters on stage, screen, and television, from her stunning initial stage appearance as Barbara Allen in Dark of the Moon to her triumphant 2013 return to Broadway. After a 30-...
Charreah K. Jackson is an international speaker, coach, and the ESSENCE Senior Editor, empowering the brand's global audience of 13 million. Her grounded and informed point-of-view has been featured on CNN, The CW, ABC News, Fortune and TIME. Charreah is the author of Boss Bride...
Miss Robbie Montgomery is the owner and resident matriarch of Sweetie Pie's and Sweetie Pie's at the Mangrove, the nationally acclaimed restaurants she founded in her hometown of St. Louis, Missouri, documented in the OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network docu-series “Welcome to Sweetie...