The 5th Annual Females are FABULOUS Empowerment Conference was held Friday, May 31, 2019 through Sunday, June 2, 2019 at the Embassy Suites Houston-Energy Corridor, 11730 Katy Freeway, Houston, Texas 77079. Conference tickets was NONREFUNDABLE. Costs are $250 for adults and $150 for children under the age of nineteen. Single event tickets, conference only and private hotel stays were available for special guests also. In an effort to expose girls of all ages to women in different industries, under the leadership of Dr. JoAnn Ajayi-Scott, Founder/CEO of Essence of a Lady and the Females are FABULOUS Empowerment Conference (FAFEC) Planning Committee coordinated 7 events in 3 days.
With the theme “30 Years of FABULOUSNESS for Philanthropists!” Essence of a Lady, Inc spotlighted how it had impacted women and girls over the past 30 years! Friday night's VIP Reception provided appetizers, motivation, networking and music for the philanthropists of E'Ladies Network, Special Guests, Sponsors, Speakers, Donors, and Business Owners, Educators, School Owners, Youths and Mentors. Then, the girls, parents, and other guests and attendees celebrated girls and recognized the women who supported them at the Scholarship and Awards GALA. Our special award, the FABULOUS Female LEGENDARY Award went to Beatrice Mayes, Founder of Beatrice Mayes Institute with schools for over 50 years.
Day 2 and 3 featured 5 events spotlighting women in business, politics, nonprofits, fashion and beauty; additionally, the conference spotlight included women (and men) in health and wellness. Saturday afternoon was dedicated to fun for YELL!Girls and the E’Ladies Network while exploring the city. Sunday morning brought FABULOUSNESS in spiritual celebration for all. There were 3 Guest Speakers, Honorable Grant Coleman, Darnell Joseph, 100 Black Men Emeritus, and Pastor Samuel Lazarus, and Dr. Juliana King, Founder of Juliana King University!! Entertainment was so powerful, it brought the majority of us to tears when mother and daughter, Julenne and Chaniya Brown a praise dance routine. Then, Krystal Predaa, daughter of Pastor Reginald DeVaughn, Silverlake Church of Pearland, Texas filled our heart!! For sponsorship, vendor, or speaker sponsorship registration, or donation opportunities, please complete interest form at ELadies Network.
Join the FABULOUS Female Phenomenon...
Females are FABULOUS...Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Lives!!
As a woman who has been on a journey to help women find their passions, purposes, and life dreams, I salute these #FABULOUS Females! These women are mothers, sisters, spouses, church leaders, entrepreneurs, besties, community leaders, and some are even grandmothers. As we wear these many hats, we find our passion and ultimately discover our essence. These are ORDINARY women living EXTRAORDINARY lives! Click on their picture to discover what makes them #FABULOUS! As they share their stories and accomplishments, feel free to comment and share with your audience. Our mission is to EDUCATE, MENTOR, and EMPOWER women and girls to reach their fullest potential. Their stories may inspire you! In the mist of all that they do, these #FABULOUS Females have supported Essence of a Lady, Inc though its two signature programs, E'Ladies Network and Young Essence Ladies...Learning (YELL!) as #philanthropists. They contribute to the mission and the vision in various ways. They volunteer at workshops, field trips, schools, and community centers. They participate in virtual summits, monthly events to support women and girls, and our annual Females are #FABULOUS Empowerment Conference. The conference is our culminating project with five events which helps raise money for #YELL! programming and scholarships. Please read their stories to learn more about them. This is why they are being featured here as #FABULOUS Females! In addition, they have the opportunity to participate in the #FemalesareFABULOUS Phenomenon...
One year complimentary membership in the E'Ladies Network (a network of philanthropic women who gives time, talent, and treasure).
Become one of 30 AUTHORS in the #FABULOUS Female Anthology: Ordinary Women Doing Extraordinary Things!
Featured on The Females are FABULOUS Television Show!
Receive awards and recognition as a "FABULOUS Female!" at the Females are FABULOUS Empowerment Conference
Receive awards for volunteering through our partnership with Cabot Creameries!!
But first, you must become a member of the E'Ladies Network, the network of philanthropist and ultimately become a #FABULOUSFemale. To register, click www.eladies.org/eladies-network