Ladies Who Lunch with Latisha Daring Talks Unlimited Possibilities…
Upon entering the room filled with such positive electricity, you can’t help but acknowledge the anticipation of hope, encouragement and empowerment during the ‘Ladies Who Lunch’ event hosted by Latisha Daring. Latisha Daring, the highly successful New York-based fashion designer behind Ashtyn, announced the launch of her newest project, Ladies Who Lunch with Latisha Daring (www.theladieswholunch.org) as an empowerment lunch series geared towards women entrepreneurs who aspire to impact their communities and the world at-large through their business ventures and strategic partnerships. The luncheon series kicked off on March 17th at the famed Tribeca Grill Loft in NYC. The reaffirming theme of “Just Do It” , Trust in yourself” and discover “Unlimited possibilities” repeated itself throughout a series of career stories shared by the illustrious panelists during Sunday’s luncheon.
Tai Beauchamp kicked off the brunch in grand style sharing inspiring words of entrepreneurship and feminine hustle. In addition to being a style ambassador and established journalist and editor she appears regularly as a style expert on “The Today Show”, “Good Day New York” and has appeared countless times on BET, CNN, TV One and more.
dream hampton Skyped into the ‘Ladies Who Lunch’ event sharing her story of “accidentally becoming a journalist” and standing up for women, as a woman in a man’s world. A native Detroiter, dream hampton has written about music, culture and politics for 20 years. Her articles and essays have appeared in The Village Voice, The Detroit News, Harper’s Bazaar, Essence and a dozen plus anthologies.
Julee Wilson drew in the room with her candid stories of growing up as a middle child and chasing her dream in New York City. As the Style & Beauty Editor at The Huffington Post BlackVoices, Julee shared her risky rise to the top. As a risk taker and having positive role models in the industry Julee kept the room laughing with her quick wit and funny anecdotes’.
The panel also included wise words from:
- Laurie Angela Cumbo, city council candidate and founder of MOCADA Museum
- Tanasha Pettigrew, luxury real estate expert
- Nanci Neffi Walker, expert in sustainable eco-living
- Carline Balan, co-owner of Balan Inc, a luxury lifestyle agency
Throughout the afternoon of networking and encouragement, women enjoyed an assortment of fabulous menu items including Brioche French Toast, Parfait and delectable red velvet cupcakes. In the end, the sweet sound of laughter, excitement and hope followed each attendee out of the luncheon and into the city with a charge to make a difference and explore a world of unlimited possibilities.
Ladies who Lunch with Latisha Daring will be heading to Atlanta, Chicago, and Washington DC. For more information about the luncheon series or to purchase tickets, visit www.theladieswholunch.org.