Guests wait for the panel discussion to begin at The Root’s Young, Fabulous and Female event in New York City on May 25, 2016.Derrick Davis

It was an evening to remember as women of diverse professions and educational backgrounds came together to talk “bossing, branding and building” at The Root’s Young Fabulous and Female event in New York City on May 25. The event featured panelists Tricia Clarke-Stone, co-founder and CEO of Narrative; Caralene Robinson, senior vice president of VH1’s creative group and consumer marketing; actress MaameYaa Boafo, from An African City; Lauren Maillian, an entrepreneur and TV personality from Oxygen’s docuseries Quit Your Day Job; and Jovian Zayne, a professional-development coach and diversity consultant. Moderating the panel was The Root’s publisher, Donna Byrd.

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Check out video from the event below.