Grammy® Nominated R&B Group En Vogue Closes Out Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit

Highlights for Friday, February 13th
Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes
4012 Central Florida Parkway, Orlando, Florida

Please Report to the Capri Room upon Arrival to Obtain Press Credentials

ORLANDO, Fla.--()--The fourth annual BLACK ENTERPRISE Women of Power Summit will conclude on Saturday Feb. 14. The four-day conference, which attracted nearly 700 of corporate America’s most prominent minority women, C-level decision makers, mid- to senior-level managers, and aspiring professionals, offers a unique opportunity for closed-door access to America’s highest-level executives and career counselors. Since its inception in 2006, the signature event for women of color in business has examined the unique and often stifling workplace challenges faced by minority women.

8:00 a.m. -


Motivational Keynote     

Tuscany Ballroom

8:45 a.m.

Host ExxonMobil

Featured presenter: Freda Bass, Upstream Treasurer, ExxonMobil Corporation Bass’ thirty-year career with ExxonMobil has been spent predominantly in the finance and strategic planning functions of a variety of business segments including domestic and foreign oil and gas operations, frontier area oil exploration, chemicals, coal and minerals. Her current responsibilities include financing and oversight of the exploration, development, production, and gas and power marketing activities. She has also served on the board of the ExxonMobil Foundation.


Keynote: Lisa Nichols, Author, No Matter What!: 9 Steps to Living the Life You Love


9:00 a.m. -


9:30 p.m.
9:30 p.m. - En Vogue in Concert Tuscany Ballroom

11:00 p.m.

Hosted by Verizon

R&B Divas En Vogue have sold over twenty million albums and singles worldwide. The group, which has spent over 2,800 weeks on various Billboard charts, closes out the last night of the conference on a funky note.

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The 2009 Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit is presented by ExxonMobil, Frito-Lay, Pepsi, Quaker (QTC), and Verizon Wireless. Platinum sponsors include Continental Airlines, EMC2, Intel, Macy’s, and Microsoft. Corporate Partners include Abbott Vascular, Navistar, and Kodak.


Earl G. Graves Publishing Co.
Andrew Wadium, 646-739-1246


Earl G. Graves Publishing Co.
Andrew Wadium, 646-739-1246