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Singer & Actress LeToya Luckett Headlines “She Prevails” Women’s Conference in Triangle

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Actress & Singer, LeToya Luckett will be the keynote speaker for The Prevailing Woman magazine’s inaugural She Prevails Women’s Conference to be held in the Triangle on Aug. 10 and 11. It is sponsored by Coastal Federal Credit Union, PNC Bank, Square, Courvoisier, Aunt Jackie’s Coils and Curls, Urban Skin RX, Eden Body Works, Discover Durham, and PM Fragrances.

The weekend-long event will kick off with a cocktail party hosted by Courvoisier on August 9th at the 21c Museum Hotel. On August 10th the conference will feature workshop sessions; networking lunch; and “She Did That” documentary screening  on August at 21c Hotel Durham on 111 North Corcoran Street. Topics such as professional careers, personal finances, entrepreneurship, self-care and health, beauty, and women’s empowerment will be covered.

On August 11th, an inspirational and high energy brunch with keynote address by LeToya Luckett, live entertainment, as well as women-owned vendors will be the highlights of the conference finale. It will be hosted by The Prevailing Woman magazine’s founder, Sabrina Seymore.

Ticket prices start at $180 and can be purchased at prevailingwoman.com/conference.

“I’m elated to launch the 2nd annual She Prevails conference in the Triangle area,” said Seymore. “The Prevailing Woman magazine tells the stories of women who’ve accomplished great things on a national, regional and local level. To have the opportunity to bring some of these women together, along with others–whether they’ve achieved much or are navigating how to make their mark–is almost like bringing the publication to life. This will be an exciting event.”

LeToya Luckett is a two-time Grammy Award-winning American R&B singer-songwriter and entrepreneur. She is an original member of the R&B group, Destiny’s Child, and has since pursued a successful solo career, topped the U.S. Billboard 200 albums chart.

Luckett has since become an actress. She was the in star several movies and tv series such as Preacher’s Kid and Single Ladies. She currently has a recurring role in the OWN series “Greenleaf” and VH1’s series “T.I. & Tiny: Friends & Family Hustle.” You can also download her latest single “Feelings” on any music streaming outlet.

“I’m honored to keynote the inaugural She Prevails conference,” said Luckett. “Women have been shaking up the world, but especially this year we’ve made our mark and elevated our voices to empower ourselves and speak out against those trying to diminish our power. I look forward to encouraging and being encouraged by everyone who will gather at this event.”

Additional guests include: Ezinne Kwubiri, Head of Inclusion and Diversity for H&M; Kela Walker, Emmy-nominated TV Host & producer; Renae Bluitt, Filmmaker, Digital Content Creator and PR Consultant ; Jesica Averhart, Executive Director of Leadership Triangle; Dee McDougal, Sr. VP, Diversity & Inclusion at Pacific Western Bank, Angelina Darrisaw, Founder & CEO of C-Suite Coach to name a few.

Attendees can stay connected and up-to-date on the schedule of events, frequently asked questions and much more by downloading The Prevailing Woman App via the iTunes Store and Google Play. This free mobile app also offers those who cannot attend a behind-the-scenes look.

For more information, visit prevailingwoman.com/conference, email info@prevailingwoman.com, or call 919-867-0624. Photos for media use can be found here.

About The Prevailing Woman

The Prevailing Woman is a magazine that promotes the professional and personal achievements of women on both national and global platforms. Few women’s interest magazines exist that highlight both professional and personal achievements that women from various cultural backgrounds have made on international, national, regional and even local levels. As such, a niche market exists that The Prevailing Woman will reach.  Like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram and Twitter. For more information, visit prevailingwoman.com/conference.

As a New York City storyteller, filmmaker, digital content creator, and PR strategist, Renae Bluitt created "In Her Shoes" to empower and enlighten women committed to realizing their dreams.

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