U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. Announces the Esteemed 2024 Power 50 Women’s List

U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. Announces the Esteemed 2024 Power 50 Women’s List
  • PublishedFebruary 29, 2024

In a resplendent celebration of Black women’s excellence and leadership, the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. (USBC) is thrilled to unveil the 2024 Power 50 Women’s List. This prestigious compilation celebrates Women of Influence who have established themselves as trailblazers, advocates, innovators, and disruptors across various industries. The annual list highlights a select group of women whose profound contributions and achievements offer inspiration and leadership.

The honorees will be celebrated at the annual USBC Power 50 Luncheon, set to take place on Thursday, March 21st, at the Salamander Hotel DC, owned by 2023 Global Trailblazer of the Year and Power 50 alum Sheila Johnson.

This year, Arian Simone, the Co-Founder & CEO of Fearless Fund, is celebrated as the 2024 Woman of the Year, recognized for her remarkable leadership and significant contributions. Furthermore, Cathy Hughes, the visionary Founder and Chairperson of Urban One, Inc., has been awarded the 2024 Global Trailblazer of the Year for her groundbreaking work and enduring influence on the media industry.

2024 USBC Power 50 Women’s List

JuneAmbroseAward-Winning Creative Director, Costume Designer, & Entrepreneur
TarshenaArmstrongGeneral MotorsDirector, Diversity Marketing & Development
Dr. LeahAustinNational Black Child Development InstitutePresident
KeenanAustin-ReedThe Alpine GroupPartner
OmiBellBlack Girl VenturesFounder & CEO
KimBlackwellPMM AgencyChief Executive Officer
AngelaBowieAriseVice President, Public Policy
KendraBracken-FergusonBrainTrustFounder & CEO
JessicaBrownCollege HERFounder & CEO
TabithaBrownAuthor, Actress & Entrepreneur
KandiBurrussKandi Koated EnterprisesEntrepreneur, Singer, Songwriter, Producer, &TV personality
TiffanyHainesworthTCapri TequilaFounder & CEO
TashaColeDemocratic Congressional Campaign CommitteeDeputy of Executive Director
RachelleDaglisCNGLMRTFounder & CEO
PhyllisDickersonAfrican American Mayors Association (AAMA)CEO
BeatriceDixonThe Honey Pot CompanyFounder & CEO
MichelleEbanksApollo TheatrePresident
DrinalFosterWells FargoSVP, Workforce Engagement Leader
JessicaFultonThe Joint CenterVP of Policy
ErikaGibsonLiberty MutualAssistant Vice President and Director, Supplier Diversity & Responsible Sourcing
GlendaGillSave a Girl Save a WorldFounder & CEO
HopeGoinsUS House of RepresentativesSenior Congressional StafferUS House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security
RaquelGrahamRoq InnovationFounder & CEO
AnisaGreenAT&TDirector, Federal Regulatory
DiedraHenry-SpiresSmall Business AdministrationSenior Advisor to the Administrator at the U.S. Small Business Administration.
TarajiHensonActress, Producer & Entrepreneur
TeriHinesFOX SportsExecutive Vice President, Communications
CherylJacksonMinnie’s Pantry / ForbesBLK Advisory BoardFounder & CEO
TeriJohnsonHarlem Candle CompanyFounder & CEO
ArshaJonesCapital City Mambo SauceFounder & CEO
MichelleLopezCelebrity Stylist, Designer
RobinMcBrideMcBride SistersCo-Founder
AndréaMcBride-JohnMcBride SistersCo-Founder
DawnMooreState of MarylandFirst Lady of Maryland
TaraMurrayNational Urban LeagueExecutive Director of the Washington Bureau, Senior Vice President for Policy & Advocacy
SharonPageSteve & Marjorie Harvey FoundationExecutive Director
Dr. MiatheresaPateNew York City Public SchoolsChief of Schools
AbbyPhillipsCNNNews Anchor and TV Personality
VivianPickardPickard GroupFounder & CEO
Dr. CherylPolote-WilliamsonCheryl MagazineEditor-In-Chief
MichelleRiceTV One and CLEO TVPresident
Nykidra ‘Nyki’RobinsonBlack Girls VoteFounder & CEO
DiaSimmsLobos 1707 Tequila & MezcalExecutive Chairwoman
TrischSmithEdelmanGlobal Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer
CarrisaSmithFOX CorporationVice/President of External Affairs and Government Affairs
DashaSmithNational Football LeagueExecutive Vice President, Chief People Officer
JanellStephensCamille RoseFounder & CEO
Stacey D.StewartMothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)Chief Executive Officer
StephanieSykesWhite HouseSpecial Assistant to the President for the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs
CharleneTarverThe Women’s Economic Institute, Inc.Founder & CEO
AdrienneTrimbleSysco CorporationVice President, Chief Diversity & Culture Officer
Dr. KarleenaTuggle-McDanielProBlk HealthFounder & CEO
CarolineWagnaWagna Woman & Essence MagazineChief Executive Officer
MaxineWatersCalifornia’s 43rd Congressional DistrictCongresswoman
FawnWeaverUncle NearestFounder & CEO
AliciaWilsonJ.P. Morgan ChaseManaging Director and Head of North America for Regional Philanthropy at JPMorgan Chase

The USBC Power 50 Women’s Luncheon is not just an event but a testament to the unwavering spirit and remarkable achievements of Black women worldwide. As part of the Women’s History Month celebrations, this luncheon serves as a platform to honor and recognize those who are diligently working to change the world for the better.

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