The Power Hour, a networking cocktail party that will feature influencers from various industries, will be held at Pure Lounge on 1326 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009. This event is for young professionals and entrepreneurs interested in celebrating success and connecting with their professional peers. Tickets can be purchased at powerhour.splashthat.com. There will be food, music, happy hour drink specials, and great conversations with professionals from across the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area. The honorees, called Power Players, include
· Tiffanie Wagner, Founder and Senior Publicist of Esinahs Media Group;
· Ebonie Johnson Cooper, Founder of Friends of Ebonie;
· James Robinson, Founder of KitchenCray;
· Matthew Talley, Founder of DMVFollowers;
· Dominque Wilkinso, Cofounder/CEO of MyStudyRewards.
About the Power Players
Tiffanie Wagner is a publicist, who strives to provide life-saving shelter and support for homeless women and children. She has also helped celebrity clients such as Doug E Fresh and Washington Redskins star wide receiver, Pierre Garcon with strategic planning. Ebonie Johnson Cooper is a thought-leader for African American millennial philanthropy, who connects with young black professionals through her for-profit organization, Friends of Ebonie, by raising social awareness, developing educational resources and facilitating events. She has been featured in The Washington Post, Huffington Post and Forbes. James Robinson is the founder of Kitchen C.R.A.Y (Creative, Revolutionary, Artistic, and Youthful) and is dedicated to supporting the DC community. He volunteers at a church in Gaithersburg, MD, where he prepares meals and trains others in catering, as well as teaches youth (ages 10-18) culinary lessons at Raising Expectations Inc. as a chef instructor. Matthew Talley is a marketing professional and founder of DMV Followers. Talley has worked with AT&T and recording artist Wale, as well as community outreach programs such as The Junior Board and Tony Lewis, Jr. & Son’s of Life. Lastly, Dominique Wilkins is an entrepreneur, who has worked with companies such as the Philadelphia 76ers, Enterprise RAC, and DLA Piper. His company, MyStudyRewards, helps people become lifetime learners.
Emmelie De La Cruz, founder of The Branding Muse, believes that millennials should turn their passions into a profitable business or career. Power Hour DC was created as a great way to bring together millennials, who have achieved success by doing just that. “We all know that your network is your net worth. Through Power Hour DC, I wanted to provide a platform where young professionals can become inspired by their peers and take a leap of faith to find or create the opportunity of their dreams.” said De La Cruz.
About The Branding Muse
The Branding Muse (thebrandingmuse.com)is a personal branding firm that specializes in the professional development and brand creation for students, working professionals, and entrepreneurs. It was founded by Emmelie De La Cruz, personal branding consultant and has been recognized by Forbes as one of the Top 100 Websites for Your Career.