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Sherrilyn Ifill is a Presenter at BET's Leading Women Defined Summit on March 1-4 in Bal Harbour, Florida

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Hillary Clinton to Speak at BET's Leading Women Defined Summit 

Tonight (March 1), Clinton will address the Leading Women Defined Summit (LWD), presented by COVERGIRL. The vision of BET Networks chairman and CEO Debra Lee, the seventh annual summit will bring together the nation’s most prominent African-American women during Women’s History Month to help set a national agenda and actionable solutions surrounding prominent issues impacting the Black community. 

...Presenters include Judith Browne Dianis, Co-Director, Advancement Project; Sherrilyn Ifill, [President and Director-Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense Education Fund;] Justine Skye, Recording Artist; Jonelle Procope, President & CEO, Apollo Theater; Beverly Bond, Founder of Black Girls Rock!; Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Mayor of Baltimore; Latham Thomas, Founder, Mama Glow; Debra Martin Chase, Emmy-Nominated Producer; and many more. Past panelists include First Lady Michelle Obama, Valerie Jarrett, Diahann Carroll, Queen Latifah, Janelle Monae, Jill Scott, Soledad O’Brien, June Ambrose, Kelly Rowland, Star Jones, Gabrielle Union, MC Lyte, Sheila E, Robin Roberts and Issa Rae. 

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