On Thursday night, top tier media, honorees and guests gathered at New York City’s Tribeca Rooftop to celebrate the PowHERful Foundation’s 7th Annual New York to New Orleans Gala to benefit young woman from underserved communities. The funds raised go towards financial assistance for education, mentorship, and providing a community of support for deserving young women. Distinguished guests included Diane Guerrero, J.W. Cortes, Jaheim, Allan Houston and Tamron Hall.
The night began with cocktails and conversations among Soledad O’Brien and journalists. After the cocktail hour, guests were seated and the gala began. Several mentors and scholars were honored by Soledad O’Brien and the PowHERful Foundation. Throughout the night, guests enjoyed dinner, drinks, entertainment and mingling. The crowd was treated to a surprise performance from J.W. Cortes and a video from Pharrell Williams, a member of the board.
Soledad O’Brien & Bevy Smith
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