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21st Annual Madam C.J. Walker Awards Luncheon & Empowerment Forum

Our 21st Annual Madam C.J. Walker Luncheon & Empowerment Forum will take place on Friday, April 19, 2019 at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis Hotel, in San Francisco, California.

This year’s theme is: “Cultivating Our Legacy: Intentionally Building Our Future”

Esteemed journalist, White House Correspondent and author, April Ryan, will serve as the event’s keynote speaker.


Our goal is to provide an impactful and empowering experience that will transform all that attend.

Tickets are now available via Eventbrite:

Event Schedule

8:30am: Empowerment Forum Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00am: Empowerment Forum

10:30am: Silent Auction and Book Signings

11:30am: The Business and Community Recognition Awards Luncheon

2:00pm: VIP Post-Luncheon Reception


2019 MCJW Honorees

MCJW Advocacy Award


Tomiquia Moss – CEO of Hamilton Families

MCJW Entrepreneur Award 

Dorian Webb – Designer and Artist

MCJW Corporate Award

Valerie Lewis – Assistant VP & Asst Secretary at Safeway Inc.

MCJW Pioneer Award

Morgan DeBaun – CEO, Founder of Blavity