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Magic Happens When Black Women Assemble

When Black women gather to be empowered, you better watch out! Galvanized by the theme, “A Seat at the Table” nearly 300 women gathered on Saturday, April 21 for the 3rd annual “The Power of Her” Brunch at the Hilton Oakland Airport (Oakland, CA). While the event allowed women an opportunity to slay and take perfectly angled selfies, it also served as a platform for economic empowerment which allowed nearly $10,000 to be circulated among Black-women owned businesses. Vendors at the event ranged from estheticians, African apparel, custom garments, organic beauty products, locally sourced tea, and more. 

Event curator, Jennifer Hammock, felt it was necessary to have a panel discussion inclusive of professional women representing different industries to share necessary insights about gaining seats at tables that create lasting change in communities of color. Panelists shared tips on what to do at tables of influence and the necessity to also help others get a seat as well. The Oakland …

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