INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 13th Annual Women’s Empowerment Series, a daylong celebration of entertainment and empowerment, is moving up to big league status. This year’s annual event held in Indianapolis, features more headliners, panels and talent than the last three years combined. Wendy Williams, syndicated television talk show host, headlines the “upsized,” exciting, enriching 2014 Women’s Empowerment Series event. It will take place on Saturday, April 26th and will also serve as a grand opening event of the newly renovated Indiana State Fairgrounds Coliseum and Youth Arena (which recently has undergone $63 million in improvements).
The 2014 Women's Empowerment Series on April 26th, will feature Keynote Speaker Wendy Williams, TV One’s award-winning journalist and anchor Roland Martin, plus national recording artists El DeBarge, Erica Campbell, James Fortune, Earnest Pugh, Lamar Campbell, Chrisette Michele, Chanté Moore, Leela James, Lil’ Mo, Michel’le, Claudette Ortiz, Trevor Jackson, Tiara Thomas and actors Malik Yoba and DB Woodside, and more. In addition, there will be seminars on self-help, finance, business, and education.
The 2014 Women’s Empowerment Series is an all-day event with empowerment-themed seminars, speakers, and entertainment. It was created to enrich the lives of women of color by focusing on issues that impact their daily lives such as wellness, education, career and relationships. Previous years’ events have featured Susan L. Taylor, Iyanla Vanzant, Jennifer Hudson, Robin Thicke, Eric Benet, and Kem.
The Women’s Empowerment Series is presented by the stations of Radio One/Indianapolis, 106.7 WTLC, AM1310 The Light and Hot 96.3 and McDonald's.
Chuck Williams, VP/GM of Radio One/Indianapolis notes, “Radio One of Indianapolis is proud to give the women of Indianapolis this new and improved empowering day of health, self and wealth. We’ve arranged for one ticket entry to cover access to everything from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM.”
Karen Vaughn, Program Director for 106.7 WTLC and AM1310 The Light states, "The Women's Empowerment Series is a staple event for women of color in Indianapolis. It's exciting to see the event’s growth into a mega day of empowerment, entertainment and sisterhood."
Tickets are on sale now at the Indiana State Fairgrounds Box Office and Ticketmaster outlets, by phone at 800-745-3000 and online at Ticketmaster.com.
Radio One (Nasdaq: ROIAK and ROIA), together with its subsidiaries (http://www.radio-one.com/), is a diversified media company that primarily targets African-American and urban consumers. The Company is one of the nation's largest radio broadcasting companies, currently owning and/or operating 54 broadcast stations located in 16 urban markets in the United States. Radio One holds a majority interest in Reach Media, Inc. (http://www.blackamericaweb.com/), which operates the syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show, Russ Parr Morning Show, Yolanda Adams Morning Show, Rickey Smiley Morning Show, Bishop T.D. Jakes' "Empowering Moments," D.L. Hughley Show, and Reverend Al Sharpton Show. Radio One’s subsidiary Interactive One (http://www.interactiveone.com/), an online platform serving the African-American community through social content, news, information, and entertainment, operates a number of branded sites, including News One, The Urban Daily, and Hello Beautiful, and social networking websites, including BlackPlanet, MiGente, and Asian Avenue. Radio One also holds a controlling interest in TV One, LLC (http://www.tvoneonline.com/), a cable/satellite network with programming primarily targeted to African Americans.