Inaugural Central Kentucky Girlz Rock Event honoring 10 Black Women

Lexington, Ky.— Professional Life Coach, Inc. and Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. have organized a one-day program intended to increase self-esteem and self-worth in Black young ladies by introducing them to and sharing the stories of women who look like them who have succeeded in a wide variety of career fields.

The inaugural Central Kentucky Girlz Rock Event includes an award show and Resource Fair to connect the youth, parents and attendees to available programs that focus on youth empowerment.

Key Newsjournal Editor and Host of Key Conversations Radio Patrice K. Muhammad is among the Black women receiving awards Saturday.

Patrice K. Muhammad and Andrea James in a Key Conversations Radio promotional photo. (Credit: Obie Taylor, 2013)

Ms. Muhammad will join a panel discussion where honorees will share wisdom and words of encouragement.

Lexington’s first Black city councilwoman and former Key Conversations Radio co-host Andrea James will be honored in the category of philanthropy.

The public is invited to this free event recognizing the following honorees:

Media – Patrice K. Muhammad

Philanthropy – Andrea James

Law – Honorable Kimberly Baird

Youth Programming/ Empowerment – Briana Persley

Education – Brionna Ashley

Medicine – Dr. Uneeda Bryant

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) – Cagney Coomer

Public/Civic Service – Tanya Fogle

Entrepreneurship – Dana Branham


Arts – Jessie Laine Powell

Aspiring Young Community Leader – Alexis Moody



Central Kentucky Girlz Rock

Saturday, March 17, 2018 12 noon – 2pm

Lyric Theatre 300 E. Main Street

Free – All Welcome

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