This year’s sold-out Women of Color Empowerment Conference took place from Sept. 7 through Sept. 9 at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort and Spa. The popular conference included world-renowned psychologist Gay Hendricks, PhD, award winning journalist and former editor-in-chief of Essence Magazine Vanessa De Luca, April Ryan, National White House correspondent and CNN contributor; Carla Hall, Host of “The Chew” as well as Karen Hunter of Sirius XM Radio, Lamman Rucker, star of the Oprah Winfrey Network’s “Greenleaf,” “Black Panther” actress Sope Aluko and comedian/author Kim Coles. The weekend culminated with the “Spirit of Sisterhood” breakfast, which included a live performance by songwriter, Rochelle Lightfoot, and an inspirational message delivered by Reverend Lori Morton.