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4th Annual WEEN Awards: MC Lyte, Karen Civil, Angela Yee, Sevyn Streeter, Vashtie & more

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Last night, beauty brand Carol’s Daughter was a proud sponsor of the 4th Annual WEEN Awards (Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network), a celebration of the outstanding accomplishments of women in various areas of business and philanthropy.

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Over 300 influencers gathered at New York’s Helen Mills event space to honor seven powerful women:

Carol’s Daughter founder/CEO Lisa Price, hip-hop legend MC Lyte, financial expert Lynn Richardson, radio personality Angela Yee, recording artist Sevyn Streeter, fitness mogul Jeanette Jenkins and filmmaker/artist Vashtie Kola.

Hosted by WEEN co-founder Valeisha Butterfield-Jones and “ARISE Entertainment 360” co-host Shannon Lanier, the WEEN Awards featured VIP presenters Cheryl “Salt” James, Gary Dourdan, Sharon Carpenter, Karen Civil, Yandy Smith, Lil’ Mama, and Aeshia Branch. Attendees were treated to Carol’s Daughter samples, while sharing personal testimonials about the brand at the “Carol’s Daughter Experience Wall” hosted by reporter Eeshe White.

Additional guests included Monami Entertainment CEO Mona Scott-Young, REVOLT CEO Keith Clinkscales, celebrity stylist Ty Hunter, recording artist Justine Skye, singer/songwriter Bridget Kelly, NBA baller Dahntay Jones, singer/model Africa Miranda, tv personality Rashidah Ali and JUICY Magazine editor Paula Renfroe.

Photos: Stephen Knight

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By Gabriel Williams (@Gabriel_Will1)

Named as one of NY's top socialites, Gabriel Williams has definitely made a name for himself in today's entertainment industry. Running one of the most respected blogs on the web, featured in several blogs, magazines and on television networks, have interviewed some today's hottest talent, to consulting/branding/styling/creative direction for some of the best acts and brands in the business; and also offering his specialty in music, whether it's providing background vocals or songwriting - Gabriel knows his place in the rapture of all-things-entertainment, and he plays it very well. Praised to be a "mogul in the making", Gabriel is just that "IT" candidate for "All Things Fly"! He is what "Stuff Fly People Like"!

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