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REEL LOVE: Moderated by Essence Relationship Editor Demetria Lucas, with panel members including actor Lorenz Tate, actress Tasha Smith, actor Lance Gross and television relationship expert Dr. Michelle, this open discussion/Q&A we’ll take relationship-driven themes from various movies such as Love Jones, Why Did I Get Married 1 & 2, Brown Sugar, Something Different and Just Wright, using movie clips as a point of reference.  REEL LOVE will explore topics such as communication, infidelity, emotional cheating, blending families, parenting, inter-racial dating, emotional intimacy, the importance of sex in your relationship, when your biological clock is ticking, lowering your standards to get a guy, when your man is unemployed and making more than your mate.

WOMAN’S WORK: Are you underemployed? Do you want more from your career? Are you unhappy in your current position? Do you long to break out of corporate America? Speaker/Reality Star Omarosa, Job Consultant Audrey Le’Grand help you get the gig you’ve always wanted and keep it! For every job seeker, career changer, returning to work candidate or laid off/downsized/former employee, sound career management advice is here. Now you can take control of your career and stop allowing the economy, employees and envious family and friends from having control over your destiny. There are eight ways to have the career you’ve always wanted. Learn how to recession proof your career for good. You will learn ways: to improve your communications skills, assessing your abilities, recognizing your responsibilities, evaluating your etiquette skills, ethics and enthusiasm and re-establishing sound working relationships.   And, for those of you with a sista-preneurial spirit, Margaret A. Singleton, VP/Executive Director of The DC Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Kimberly Seals Allers, author of Mocha Manual: Turning your Passion into Profit & Grow your Side Hustle in any Economy, Candice Camille, Owner of Madly Living Bed & Breakfast and Dr. Traci Lynn, owner of Traci Lynn Jewelry to tell us how they did it and how you can too!

ARE YOU CARRYING A COUNTERFEIT PURSE?: Financial Lifestyle Expert Deborah Owens wants to know! You’ve seen her, know her, and might even be her – the woman with the Counterfeit Purse!  That’s the term for the symbolic bag carried by women who dress fashionably and drive a nice car but have nothing of real value.  It may look great right now, but it won’t hold up over the long term.  Attend this seminar where you will learn the 7 Wealthy Habits of Successful Women and how you can build real wealth.

THE SEX ROOM: For women who are uncomfortable talking to their partners about sex, uneasy about their appearance or, have issues they’ve never been able to address about sexual health….WELCOME TO THE SEX ROOM!    Hosted by Reality star Kittie (VH1’s Let’s Talk About Pep), Sexual health expert/author Dr. Hilda Hutcherson M.D. will offer a comprehensive look at men and women’s bodies, including key information about erogenous zones, different elements of sex, such as kissing, intercourse and oral stimulation. We’ll also cover topics such as sex during pregnancy and after menopause, anatomy and sex positions. By the end of this seminar, you’ll become better educated on sexual health and more comfortable with your own sexuality.

THE JUMP OFF (Fitness/Nutrition): Do you want a body that’s off the hook like Mary J. Blige, Beyonce’ or Eve? If you’re willing to work it, drill-master to the biggest names in entertainment Mark Jenkins wants to help you transform yourself into the superstar you’ve always wanted to be. Get ready, baby — it’s THE JUMP OFF! This innovative nutrition and workout program is done three or four times a week, and doesn’t require gym access. Mark’s combination of sport-specific training, flexibility, high-performance nutrition, and motivational techniques will help you achieve an unsurpassed level of physical fitness in record time. The result is improved posture, body awareness, voice quality, physical control, and endurance.  Even if you’re not a multi-platinum megastar, you can still look and feel like one!

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