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"Power Network: A Black History Month Conversation" Celebrates Black Excellence At Carnegie Hall


Power Network: A Black History Month Conversation

This Black History Month, the "Power Network: A Black History Month Conversation" returned to New York's historic Carnegie Hall to pay homage to Black excellence, creativity, and music, encapsulating the spirit of the month in a vibrant display of unity and empowerment.

The event, now in its second year, was built upon the success of its inaugural edition in 2023. The Power Network brings together influential figures and thought leaders who share insights and perspectives on driving real change and closing the economic divide.


Power Network: A Black History Month Conversation

CAMUS set the tone of the evening with its cocktail reception, providing specialty drinks to guests. The luxury cognac brand also gifted special guests with its newest CAMUS XO Decanter as a gesture of appreciation for their achievements.


After the cocktail reception, guests were seated and watched a panel discussion that included Billionaire Robert F. Smith, Chairman and CEO of Vista Equity Partners, and Rashad Bilal and Troy Millings, the dynamic duo behind Earn Your Leisure—a platform dedicated to financial empowerment and education.


Power Network: A Black History Month Conversation

The Power Network had a powerful audience including Governor Wes Moore, the only sitting Black governor in the United States, Sherrese Clarke Soares, founder and CEO of HarbourView Equity Partners, Ron Busby Sr., president and CEO of US Black Chambers Inc., Derek Ferguson, chairman of Vibranium Central Foundation and chief administrative officer of TIAA, Megan Holston-Alexander, leader of the Cultural Leadership Fund at Andreessen Horowitz, Kim Keenan and Cedric Nash, founder, president, and CEO of Oakland Consulting Group.


Power Network: A Black History Month Conversation

Guests also witnessed Rapper Rick Ross perform against the backdrop of a live orchestra while DJ Suss kept the vibes going throughout the evening.

Check out images from the event below.



Photo Credit: Christian ( @_pictur3that_) / Kevin (@Kvonfoto)

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