is an intern at The Root and senior journalism major at Howard University.

Successful Women

The panelists who joined us on April 22 at the Washington Post building included (from left) radio personality Anji Corley, The Root publisher Donna Byrd, human rights advocate Malika Saada Saar, policy expert Erica Williams, writer Helena Andrews and congressional lawyer Angela Rye.

Full House

The evening of discussion and networking at the Washington Post building was packed with more than 125 women and men.


From left: Panelists Erica Williams, Helena Andrews and Angela Rye discuss what it takes to be 'Young, Fabulous and Female.'

Healthy Discussion

An audience member asks a question of the panel.

Networking and Nice Words

An attendee writes on an inspiration board during the cocktail reception. The words of inspiration will be displayed on The Root.

Sending Good Vibes

Another audience member writes words of inspiration to black women everywhere.