Friday, July 1, 2022

Tina Knowles-Lawson, Karrueche Tran and Valerie Jarrett Join Summit21 Lineup


*Tina Knowles-Lawson, Karrueche Tran and Valerie Jarrett are part of the empowering lineup for the  2019 Summit21 in Atlanta, dubbed the “Largest Influencer Conference for Black Women in the U.S.”

The event will include Masterclasses, Fireside Chats, a Pitch Competition, Chateau 21 Free Shopping Experience, Immersive Experiences and More — get the full details below.

“When the Blavity Inc. team reached out to invite me to speak at Summit21, they mentioned that one of the key takeaways they wanted attendees to have  was the confidence to know they can level up in all aspects of their lives, ” said Tina Knowles-Lawson in a press release. “Whether it’s personal finances, overall wellness, traveling, the power of an idea or demanding your worth, this year’s attendees of Summit21 are going to leave the conference with no choice other than to level up. Morgan DeBaun and her team are going to make sure of that.”

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Via Press Release:

Blavity Inc. announced today that fashion designer, entrepreneur and the world’s most famous Boss Mom, Tina Knowles-Lawson will be dropping gems on how to live a life with intention for Summit21 attendees this year. Other featured speakers announced today include actress Karrueche Tran (TNT’s Claws) and former senior advisor to President Obama Valerie Jarrett, who will be sharing knowledge from her latest book Finding My Voice: My Journey to the West Wing and the Path Forward. Each will bring their own unique perspectives and lessons for how they owned their own narratives to achieve their dreams.

“We’re thrilled to announce that these three accomplished, powerful women are going to share what they’ve learned throughout their journey to success,” said Morgan DeBaun, Founder, CEO, Blavity Inc. “Each is a powerhouse in their own industry, and represent that there is more than one path to success.”

What you’ll experience at Summit21 this year:

* Chateau21: Shop Chateau21 for free designer beauty products and other dope swag to take home. To submit your products, please visit the Summit 21 site to apply. We’ll be accepting submissions until April 26.

* Interactive Room Experience: Gather your friends and take photos in immersive experiences throughout the conference.

* Pitch Competition: We’re looking for women who own businesses or start-ups to pitch to our panel of judges, including Morgan DeBaun, Founder, CEO, Blavity Inc., and Jewel Burks Solomon, CEO of Partpic. Visit the Summit21 site to apply for a chance to showcase your business and win prizes to grow your business, including a video promotion on 21Ninety and a platinum ticket to AfroTech.

* Two Days, Three Stages: The conference will feature three stages – Leadership, Level Up and Entrepreneurship –  which will allow attendees will spend two days immersed in sessions that build knowledge and motivation.

Summit21 will take place in the heart of Downtown Atlanta, June 7th – 8th at AmericasMart Atlanta. For more information on the conference and to purchase tickets, visit

Ny MaGee
Ny MaGee is an entertainment reporter with over 15 years of experience working in the film industry in areas including production and post-production, marketing, distribution, and acquisitions. She has worked for legendary film producer Roger Corman, Quentin Tarantino's production team at Miramax, the late Larry Flynt, MTV/ VH1, Hallmark Channel, Paramount, Jim Henson Co., Parade Magazine, and various LA-based companies representing above-the-line talent.




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