Chenoa Maxwell & Mona Scott-Young

Chenoa Maxwell & Mona Scott-Young

*The term “ladies night” has been redefined, thanks to a new group of high-powered female influencers who gathered this week for an exclusive evening of conversation, ideation and fun.

The Stakeholders™ Conversation with Female Influencer series held its first meeting at an elegant penthouse in SoHo where nearly 100 women of substance gathered for the exciting launch.

Hosted by Joi Brown, senior vice president of marketing/brand partnerships for Atlantic Records, event sponsors included Atlantic Records, Strength of Nature Global, Rosa Regale® sparkling wine and Girls with Gifts.

Among the luminaries in attendance were:  Charlene Dance, global marketing director for Strength of Nature, makers of Elasta QP® and other leading ethnic hair care brands, Sandra Krut, brand director, Banfi Vintners and Cassaundra Cumbess, founder of Girls with Gifts.

Joining them were:  Mona Scott-Young (Monami Entertainment); Shani Parrish (BET); Chenoa Maxwell (actress-photographer); Brandice Henderson (Harlem’s Fashion Row); Keitha Pansy (BlackRock); Ericka Pittman (Combs Wine & Spirits); Whitney Benta (Revolt TV); Wendy Washington (Sony Red), Devon Welstead and Rachelle Dupere (Diane von Furstenburg); Nubia Murray (JP Morgan Chase); Sekema Byrd (Google); Nina Webb (Atlantic Records); and, Mara Washington (Pernod Ricard USA).

Joi Brown & Charlene Dance

Joi Brown & Charlene Dance

Mara Washington, center, and Friends

Mara Washington, center, and Friends

Randee Barham, Nina Webb

Randee Barham, Nina Webb

Sandra Krut, Joi Brown, Cassaundra Cumbuss and Charlene Dance

Sandra Krut, Joi Brown, Cassaundra Cumbuss and Charlene Dance