Events, Lifestyle

xoNecole Celebrates the Next Generation of Black, Female Entrepreneurs at the ElevateHER Crawl presented by Toyota Corolla

Over 700 women gathered at the first annual 2019 ElevateHER Crawl hosted by xoNecole, presented by Toyota Corolla. Media change agent and founder, Necole Kane launched the lifestyle empowerment platform to highlight black, female entrepreneurs. Held at the Mason Fine Arts Gallery, the ElevateHER Crawl featured powerhouse panelists and a curated retail pop up shop of over 25 women-owned and operated businesses.

ElevateHER was packed house with these beautiful ladies in attendance.

The crowd received life and career gems from Ezinne Kwubiri (Head of Inclusion and Diversity at H&M); Pauleanna Reid (Senior Contributor at; Christina Rice (Founder of OMNoire); Tamisha Harris (Producer at CNN/HLN); Shavone Riggins (Founder, Curlkalon); Janell Stephens (Founder of Camille Rose Naturals) and Alicia Scott (Founder of Range Beauty).

ElevateHER Panelists: Tamisha Harris (CNN/HLN); Ezinne Kwubiri (H&M); Paulenna Reid (Forbes); Necole Kane (ElevateHER & xoNecole); Christina Rice (omNoire) and Dr. Key Hallmon (Village Market ATL)

Attendees shopped directly with local and celebrity brand owners including Olori Swank of Swank Blue; Chioma and Uchenna Ngwudo of Cee Cee’s Closet NYC; Melissa Butler of The Lip Bar. Ladies enjoyed fun activities, henna, DIY beauty stations, light bites and specialty cocktails courtesy of Baileys and Crown Royal.

Friends enjoying the interactive photo experiences.
DJ Traci Steele keeping the crowd hype and party going in between panels.

With plans to expand to new markets, the ElevateHER Crawl serves to empower, connect and deliver more opportunities for women of color entrepreneurs, the fastest growing economic force in the U.S.

ElevateHER Panelists (L-R) Christina Rice (omNoire); Tamisha Harris (CNN/HLN); Paulenna Reid (Forbes); Ezinne Kwubiri (H&M); with host Dana Blair sharing gems on how to pitch media and business partnerships in panel powered by H&M.
Celebrity Film Producer, Will Packer (“Night School”, “Girls Trip”) shares why investment in films, businesses and media platforms that reflects the interests of black women drives economy and shift the direction of black culture.

For more information on xoNecole and ElevateHer, visit and Follow xoNecole and her journey on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @xoNecole.

2019 Presenting Sponsor: Toyota Corolla
Partner Sponsors: H&M and Diageo
Special Thanks To: Black Radiance Design Essentials Eden Body Works The Honey Pot Co.

You may also like

Leave a Reply