Brown Girl Jane's second annual #BrownGirlSwap Black Beauty and Wellness Summit, taking place October 13-16, 2021, will feature Grammy award winning artist, author and mental health advocate, Michelle Williams, as the celebrity headliner. Registration is now open here.
Other panelists and moderators include Mikki Taylor, Selita Ebanks, Melanie Fiona, Kimberly Blackwell, Mila Jam, The Cast of BET’s Twenties, Dr. Cindy M. Duke, Simone I. Smith, and editors Julee Wilson and Asia Mila Ware.
The event will announce this year’s $150,000 #BrownGirlSwap Brown Girl Jane and SheaMoisture Grant Competition winners and feature a wide range of session topics surrounding investments, maternal health and wellness, plant-based beauty, building generational wealth, and more.
Partners of this year’s summit include returning sponsors SheaMoisture and BET, along with Ulta Beauty, McDonald’s Black & Positively Golden, Curaleaf, GNC, AT&T Humanity of Connection, Cantu Skin Therapy, Maybelline and Spelman College.
“I feel so empowered through my wellness journey and healing,” says Williams. “I'm honored to share my story and encourage other Black and Brown women on their wellness journey. Brown Girl Jane's Black Beauty and Wellness Summit is a necessary community and event that supports and celebrates all of who we are, as entrepreneurs, creatives, founders and enthusiasts.”
"We are so proud to announce the return of the Black Beauty and Wellness Summit and continue our goal to help advance more women of color as the next future leaders in the beauty and wellness space,” says Malaika Jones, CEO of Brown Girl Jane.
Tai Beauchamp, co-founder and chief brand officer of the brand, adds, “We’re on a mission to make wellness reflective, inclusive, and beautiful and are excited for attendees to experience the wealth of knowledge our amazing line up of headliners, panelists and moderators will offer at the Summit.”