Annual Empowerment Conference
Each year, the Foundation hosts an Annual Empowerment Conference that attracts hundreds of individuals from across the state of Texas. The first Empowerment Conference was held on September 27, 2003 and attended by over 800 guests. Keynote speaker for the event was Ms. Susan L. Taylor, the Editor of Essence Magazine. Ms. Taylor inspired the audience to move forward, recognize their strengths, and take control of their personal, financial, and business lives. Attendees were also encouraged and informed by other speakers, including Dr. Jamie Terry, physician and television commentator; Ms. Carla Cargle,financial advisor and author; and Ms. Joan Higginbotham, NASA Astronaut. These phenomenal business women shared their struggles, successes, and life lessons, leaving a lasting impact on all in attendance.