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Highlights from Women SEEN: Making an Impact 2019

Published May 10, 2019 by

Check out photos from the 2019 Women SEEN: Making an Impact conference on May 10.

Photography by Sylvia Jarrus

SEEN Magazine hosted its second annual Women SEEN: Making an Impact conference on May 10, 2019 in downtown Detroit. The event featured a breakfast with Drifter Coffee and mimosas, networking opportunities, a keynote by WTRMLN WTR co-founder Jody Levy and panel discussion featuring Mother Honestly founder Blessing Adesiyan, Naturalicious CEO Gwen Jimmere, Genusee co-founder Ali Rose VanOberbeke and Shinola President Shannon Washburn. Attendees brought personal care items that Attack Hunger’s Medical Division will donate to Alternatives For Girls.

Sponsors included Star Plastic Surgery, Rivage Day Spa, Bingham Farms Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Boyd Beauty, Catalyst Media Factory, Altior Law, Bedrock, Event Theory and Maison Farola.

See photos below.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Women network during the Women SEEN: Making an Impact event in downtown Detroit.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

My Dream Big Club founder Omonye Phillips, Cream Blends founder Yolanda Williams and Rachel Pedraza of Royal Oak.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Women network during the Women SEEN: Making an Impact event in downtown Detroit.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Suzanne Sadek of Birmingham, Jessica Lundberg and Lisa Franks of Clawson during the Women SEEN: Making an Impact event in downtown Detroit.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Dozens of women in Metro Detroit area came out for the Women SEEN: Making an Impact event in downtown Detroit.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Dozens of women in Metro Detroit area came out for the Women SEEN: Making an Impact event in downtown Detroit.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

SEEN Publisher Kevin Browett and Alison Emerick of Birmingham.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Women SEEN attendees.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Women SEEN attendees.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Drifter Coffee serves coffee to attendees.

 

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

The second annual Women SEEN: Making an Impact event featured a breakfast, panel discussion with leading businesswomen and networking opportunities in Downtown Detroit.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Attendees sign in during the Women SEEN: Making an Impact event in downtown Detroit.

 

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Denise and Annette Kizy of Birmingham.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Kelli Coleman, co-founder of The Ten Nail Bar, and Blessing Adesyian, founder of Mother Honestly.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Women network during the Women SEEN: Making an Impact event in downtown Detroit.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Dozens of Metro Detroit area women came out for the Women SEEN: Making an Impact event in Downtown Detroit.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Attendees brought personal care items that Attack Hunger’s Medical Division will donate to Alternatives For Girls.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Christine Vaughan, Mary Poisson of Dearborn Heights and Janice Northville.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Nancy Levy and Taryn Cannarsa of Birmingham.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Jamie Baker of Birmingham and SEEN Fashion Director Rachel Schostak.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Melissa Price of Detroit and Sara Faircloth of Royal Oak.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Attendees had the opportunity to network with fellow women during the Women SEEN: Making an Impact event in downtown Detroit.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Nancy Levy of Birmingham.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Attendees network during the Women SEEN: Making an Impact event in downtown Detroit.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Sarah Oyetubo of Detroit.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Attendees network during the Women SEEN: Making an Impact event in downtown Detroit.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Juna Kotori, founder of Speak Your Kind, Ali VanOverbeke, co-founder of Genusee, and Adela Zhgaba, founder of Spread Your Light.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Women network during the Women SEEN: Making an Impact event in downtown Detroit.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Kiaira May and Sarah Oyetubo of Detroit.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Amber Vizzaccaro and Rianna Goetting Capelj of Rochester.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Janet Jones and Alyson Turner of Source Booksellers sell copies of “What the Eyes Don’t See” by Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Shinola president Shannon Washburn and Mother Honestly founder Blessing Adesiyan.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

SEEN COO Amy Gill presents during the Women SEEN: Making an Impact event in Downtown detroit.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Jody Levy, CEO and co-founder of WTRMLN WTR, gives the keynote address.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Women listen to panelists during the Women SEEN: Making an Impact event in downtown Detroit.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Gwen Jimmere, CEO and founder of Naturalicious hair products, speaks to the audience.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Panelists speak during the Women SEEN: Making an Impact event in downtown Detroit.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Panelists speak during the Women SEEN: Making an Impact event in downtown Detroit.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Panelists speak during the Women SEEN: Making an Impact event in downtown Detroit.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

SEEN Managing Editor Stephanie Steinberg, Shinola president Shannon Washburn, Genusee co-founder Ali Rose VanOverbeke, Naturalicious CEO and founder Gwen Jimmere, WTRMLN WTR CEO and co-founder Jody Levy and Mother Honestly founder Blessing Adesiyan.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Two attendees take a selfie during the Women SEEN: Making an Impact event in downtown Detroit.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Attendees at the Women SEEN: Making an Impact event in downtown Detroit.

Women SEEN Making an Impact 2019

Attendees grab a rose from Maison Farola after the Women SEEN: Making an Impact event in Downtown Detroit.

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