2018 Sisters Empowering Sisters Annual Conference

 AzMarie Livingston
AzMarie Livingston, Keynote
Egypt Sherrod
Egypt Sherrod, Keynote
Chariesse Mills
Chariesse Mills , Keynote
Lateasha Gbor Special Guest
Lateasha Gbor Special Guest, Keynote

The Image Initiative, Inc. celebrated our 14th year of the Sisters Empowering Sisters Annual Conference on March 23-24, 2018, featuring Egypt Sherrod, realtor, author, and host of HGTV’s “Flipping Virgins” and “Property Virgins”, AzMarie Livingston, America's Next Top Model: British Invasion fashion model, actress and singer, Charisse Mills, “pop” opera singer and songwriter and special guest Lateasha Gbor, singer, manager and owner of Celebrity Closets.

Opening remarks were provided by Syracuse City School District and Syracuse University students impacted by the Caribbean hurricanes in Puerto Rico and Dominica.
 
Workshop moderators, facilitators and panelists included: Sharangely Echevarria Rosado, Sareilys Ocasio, Farrah Nibbs, Jossette Burgos, Erin Yeager, Dana DeLeon, Jeremy Cali, Carl J. Boykin, Maria Lopez, Griselda Rodriguez-Solomon, Ph.D., Brittany Bell Surratt, Lauren Malloy, Yolanda Seegars, Jasmin N. Allen, Ph.D., Tekhara Watson, SaQuota Reaves, Geneva Moore, Candace S. Carter, Gina Iliev, Loren Cunningham, Hasan Stephens, Vincent Love, Koy Adams, Rickey Brown, JT Houston, Halston Canty, Tania Williams, Selina Prince, Natalie Venegas, Kendra Brown, Guadalupe Torres, Alyssa Whitfield and DJ Bella.
 
Over 175 girls were in attendance from the Syracuse City School District.

Selected Speakers

Jossette Burgos
Jossette Burgos
Dana DeLeon
Dana DeLeon
Carl J. Boykin
Carl J. Boykin
Maria Lopez
Maria Lopez
Dr. Griselda Rodriguez-Solomon
Dr. Griselda Rodriguez-Solomon
Brittany Bell Surratt
Brittany Bell Surratt
Lauren Malloy
Lauren Malloy
Yolanda Seegars
Yolanda Seegars
Dr. Jasmin N. Allen
Dr. Jasmin N. Allen
Tekhara Watson
Tekhara Watson
SaQuota Reaves
SaQuota Reaves
Geneva Moore
Geneva Moore

Gina Illiev
Gina Illiev
Loren Cunningham
Loren Cunningham
Hasan Stephens
Hasan Stephens
Vincent Love
Vincent Love
Rickey Brown
Rickey Brown
Tania Williams
Tania Williams
Selina Prince
Selina Prince
Natalie Venegas
Natalie Venegas
Kendra Brown
Kendra Brown
Guadalupe Torres
Guadalupe Torres
Alyssa Whitfield
Alyssa Whitfield

The Sisters Empowering Sisters Conference has changed my life; this program has given me a reason to look towards my future.
-- Sofia, 10th grade

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