The Fifth Annual WEEN Awards in New York City

e2fd27724464d2aef79b7b582f4c802cThe Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network, known to most as simply WEEN has been continuing to recognize individuals with a proven commitment to the empowerment of women worldwide. The milestone celebration, coined as an evening of glamour, philanthropy and stars. The events of the evening began with a star studded red carpet followed by the awards show and reception afterwards.

 The Fifth Annual WEEN Awards highlighted the outstanding achievements of women in various areas of media, film, politics, and music. The honorees this year included award-winning actresses Regina Hall (Think Like a Man, Scary Movie), Naturi Naughton (Power, Fame), sports journalist Cari Champion (ESPN), and entertainment journalist Rocsi Diaz (HLN), Tiffany Smith Anoa’i (SVP of Diversity & Communications, CBS Entertainment) and receiving the WEEN Legend Award is Grammy Award-winning singer Faith Evans.

Some of the confirmed presenters included: Erin Hall (CIROC), Jemele Hill (ESPN), Janaye Ingram (National Exec Dir, NAN), Kevin Liles (President, KWL Enterprises), Judy Smith (CEO, Smith & Company), Charlamagne Tha God (Morning Show Host, Power 105FM), Angela Yee, and Charlemange (Morning Show Hosts, Power 105FM) and Celebrity 2 DJ, Olivia Dope which resulted in a night filled with great speeches and inspiration for the WEEn graduates along with the audience.

Even with all of the glamour from the evening, the true goal of WEEN is to empower the next generation of women business leaders. To find out more about WEEN Online and other events, visit their website.

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