Saturday Night @ 92Y

The fabulous fashionista and Afripreneur, Ngozi Odita, joined forces with Nomadic Wax’s Ben Herson to coordinate Saturday night’s panel discussion.  Ngozi has been an inspiration for a lot of sisters aspiring to run their own businesses. The panel was just part of the evening line-up that included the film Fangafrika and a concert with Meta and the Cornerstones. The talk dealt with African culture-how it is being represented and marketed and how perceptions are shifting.  Rebekah Frimpong and Larry Ossei-Mensah dropped priceless jewels throughout the discussion.  It wouldn’t be right if I didn’t plug the culture makers below.  Check them out.  Be inspired and be enlightened:
Rebekah Frimpong –
Larry Ossei-Mensah –

Joelle, Toni & Meron @ Fangafrika

The networking was so on!  I had a chance to politick with the globally-minded journalist/blogger, Joëlle Dussek and her girl Meron Degnaw, who is spearheading the Afro-Rootz Festival in Ethiopia at the end of this year.  Two women to watch in the movement toward elevating Africa to its rightful place in the world’s eye…


One response to “Saturday Night @ 92Y

  1. thx for coming thru.. 🙂

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