"High Heels in High Places" Stories of Delaware's Female Movers and Shakers
“High Heels in High Places” represents strong, cutting-edge career women who through courage, resilience and wisdom have helped to redefine the positioning of women in the workplace and women in music and entertainment. “High Heels in High Places” is not about showcasing super stars or well-known women. Rather it is about typical career women who represent untypical career advancement circumstances. You will be inspired, shocked, amused and amazed by their stories.
The professional seminar/panel discussion will have some of Delaware’s premiere professionals in entertainment discussing strategies on career advancement and their personal stories of success. Panelists include: Johnnie Walker of NABFEME (President/Founder of NABFEME, Former Senior VP of Promotions for Island Def Jam – Former Head of Black Music for Dreamworks Records, Exec Dir of Memphis, TN Music Commission, 30 year music veteran), Demia Avery of Avery Sisters Entertainment (Talent Agent/Publicist), Cynthia Tyre of Front Stage Entertainment (Music Promoter), Emylyn Q. DeGannes of Mejah Books (Author, Entrepreneur), Keiko Myrtrice of Divine Fashion (Fashion Stylist, Entrepreneur), Patty Harris of Hilton of Delaware (Sales Manager), Tracy Shy of Tracy Shy International Ministries (Recording Artist, Vocal Coach), Trineka Tucker of Gordesi Fashion (Fashion Designer, Stylist), Tywanda Howie of Naturally Redefined (Author, Entrepreneur), Katrina Banks of Life Line Coaching and Empowerment, LLC (Life and Motivational Coach).
“We are so excited to have such a wonderful organization such as NABFEME visit our dear city of Wilmington, we deserve it!” “Although we are small, Delaware is “booming” with entertainment and it is about time we get recognized for it,” says Demia Avery of Avery Sisters Entertainment.” She also adds “we have a dynamic panel of professional women of color that are willing to openly share their stories to give encouragement, strategies and advice to aspiring career-minded men and women. We are looking forward to building a local chapter.”
What: NABFEME “High Heels in High Places”
When: Friday, March 28, 2014 Doors open 6:15pm, starting 7:00pm – 10pm
Where: Theatre N, Nemours Building, 1007 North Orange St, Wilmington, DE 19801
Host: Demia Avery/Avery Sisters Entertainment
Admission: Absolutely Free
NABFEME is the National Association of Black Female Executives in Music & Entertainment™ a non-profit professional organization dedicated to the support and empowerment of women of color in recorded music, the media and related entertainment industry fields. NABFEME is committed to the development of support programs and the creation of alliances that will assist our members in achieving their personal and professional goals. More than 6,000 women worldwide have benefited from its mission to promote the entry, development, and career advancement of black female executives in music and entertainment.