See What's Happening at Leading Women Defined 2017

All of the empowerment, events and, of course, the outfits.

All smiles for the last meal!  - All smiles for the last meal!  (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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All smiles for the last meal!  - All smiles for the last meal!  (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Danielle Truitt, Lisa Nichols - Danielle Truitt, Lisa Nichols (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Danielle Truitt, Lisa Nichols - Danielle Truitt, Lisa Nichols (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Right before Maxwell's surprise appearance.  - Right before Maxwell's surprise appearance.  (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Right before Maxwell's surprise appearance.  - Right before Maxwell's surprise appearance.  (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Star Jones, Lola Ogunnaike - Star Jones, Lola Ogunnaike (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Star Jones, Lola Ogunnaike - Star Jones, Lola Ogunnaike (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Lisa Nichols  - Lisa Nichols  (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Lisa Nichols  - Lisa Nichols  (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Debra Lee - Debra Lee (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Debra Lee - Debra Lee (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Attendees pose before dinner.  - Attendees pose before dinner.  (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Attendees pose before dinner.  - Attendees pose before dinner.  (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Ladies gather for nighttime programming. - Ladies gather for nighttime programming. (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Ladies gather for nighttime programming. - Ladies gather for nighttime programming. (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Cynthia Ervio - Cynthia Ervio (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Cynthia Ervio - Cynthia Ervio (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Maxwell - Maxwell (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Maxwell - Maxwell (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Debra Lee, Maxwell - Debra Lee, Maxwell (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Debra Lee, Maxwell - Debra Lee, Maxwell (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Star Jones, Maxwell - Star Jones, Maxwell (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Star Jones, Maxwell - Star Jones, Maxwell (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Angela Rye - Angela Rye in ballet bootcamp. (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET) 

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Angela Rye - Angela Rye in ballet bootcamp. (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET) 

Michele Thornton -  Michele Thornton (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET) 

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Michele Thornton -  Michele Thornton (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET) 

The crowd listens to financial advice.  -  The crowd listens to financial advice.  (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET) 

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The crowd listens to financial advice.  -  The crowd listens to financial advice.  (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET) 

Meagan Good (center) -  Meagan Good (center) (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET) 

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Meagan Good (center) -  Meagan Good (center) (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET) 

These prints speak for themselves.  - These prints speak for themselves.  (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET) 

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These prints speak for themselves.  - These prints speak for themselves.  (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET) 

Thoughtful questions from the auidence.  - Thoughtful questions from the auidence.  (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET) 

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Thoughtful questions from the auidence.  - Thoughtful questions from the auidence.  (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET) 

Debra Lee, Meagan Good, Michele Thornton -  Debra Lee, Meagan Good, Michele Thornton (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET) 

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Debra Lee, Meagan Good, Michele Thornton -  Debra Lee, Meagan Good, Michele Thornton (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET) 

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Discussion moves inside to avoid showers in Miami.

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Session at LWD 2017

Lisa Nichols - Lisa Nichols (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET) 

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Lisa Nichols - Lisa Nichols (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET) 

The beginning of an emotional session led by Lisa Nichols -  The beginning of an emotional session led by Lisa Nichols (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET) 

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The beginning of an emotional session led by Lisa Nichols -  The beginning of an emotional session led by Lisa Nichols (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET) 

Danielle Truitt - Danielle Truitt (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Danielle Truitt - Danielle Truitt (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

In the Kitchen with Kelis  - BET's Leading Women Defined 2017 brought out some of the biggest names in women's entertainment, fashion, beauty, health and more. The ladies gathered in Miami for the three-day event where they shared their unique skill sets and encouraging words for an ultra-boost of motivation.(Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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In the Kitchen with Kelis  - BET's Leading Women Defined 2017 brought out some of the biggest names in women's entertainment, fashion, beauty, health and more. The ladies gathered in Miami for the three-day event where they shared their unique skill sets and encouraging words for an ultra-boost of motivation.(Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Chef Kelis - Kelis (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Chef Kelis - Kelis (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Maureen Carter, Kelis, Danielle Prescod, Pauline Malcom  - Maureen Carter, Kelis, Danielle Prescod, Pauline Malcom (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Maureen Carter, Kelis, Danielle Prescod, Pauline Malcom  - Maureen Carter, Kelis, Danielle Prescod, Pauline Malcom (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Erykah Badu

Listen Up, Ladies - Listen Up, Ladies (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Listen Up, Ladies - Listen Up, Ladies (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Yvonne Orji

BET's Lead Woman, Debra Lee  - Debra Lee (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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BET's Lead Woman, Debra Lee  - Debra Lee (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

In the Zone with Chinaka Hodge - Chinaka Hodge (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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In the Zone with Chinaka Hodge - Chinaka Hodge (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Cynthia Ervio

Debra Lee, Cynthia Ervio, Susan Fales-Hill - Debra Lee, Cynthia Ervio, Susan Fales-Hill (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Debra Lee, Cynthia Ervio, Susan Fales-Hill - Debra Lee, Cynthia Ervio, Susan Fales-Hill (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Cynthia Ervio - Cynthia Ervio (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Cynthia Ervio - Cynthia Ervio (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Jeanine D. Liburd - (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Jeanine D. Liburd - (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Holly Robinson Peete - Holly Robinson Peete (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Holly Robinson Peete - Holly Robinson Peete (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Standing Tall - (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Standing Tall - (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Ladies Link Up - Vivian Pickard (left) (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Ladies Link Up - Vivian Pickard (left) (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Black Girl Magic - (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Black Girl Magic - (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Brunchin' - (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Brunchin' - (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Fancy Fashion - (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Fancy Fashion - (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Signing Off - (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Signing Off - (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Misha Green - Misha Green (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Misha Green - Misha Green (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Chinaka Hodge - Chinaka Hodge (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Chinaka Hodge - Chinaka Hodge (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Mimi Valdes - Mimi Valdes (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Mimi Valdes - Mimi Valdes (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Connie Orlando, Misha Green , Mimi Valdes - Connie Orlando, Misha Green , Mimi Valdes (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Connie Orlando, Misha Green , Mimi Valdes - Connie Orlando, Misha Green , Mimi Valdes (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Star Jones - Star Jones (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Star Jones - Star Jones (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Edna Kane Williams, Regina Belle, Holly Robinson Peete - Edna Kane Williams, Regina Belle, Holly Robinson Peete (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Edna Kane Williams, Regina Belle, Holly Robinson Peete - Edna Kane Williams, Regina Belle, Holly Robinson Peete (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Panel Discussions - (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Panel Discussions - (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Be a Voice - (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Be a Voice - (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Janell Snowden - Janell Snowden (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Janell Snowden - Janell Snowden (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Yvonne Orji, Lola Ogunnaiake, Tina Wells, and Danielle Prescod - (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Yvonne Orji, Lola Ogunnaiake, Tina Wells, and Danielle Prescod - (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Janell Snowden and Maureen Carter  - The media personality links up with BET's own VP of Design during the festivities. (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Janell Snowden and Maureen Carter  - The media personality links up with BET's own VP of Design during the festivities. (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Women 4 Women - It was a beautiful sight to see women embracing women at LWD.(Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Women 4 Women - It was a beautiful sight to see women embracing women at LWD.(Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Janell Snowden - The national television journalist rocked her best red ensemble!(Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Janell Snowden - The national television journalist rocked her best red ensemble!(Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Model Behavior - Serving face was certainly on the agenda.(Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Model Behavior - Serving face was certainly on the agenda.(Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Girls Just Want to Have Fun - The ladies indulged in libations while they networked. (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Girls Just Want to Have Fun - The ladies indulged in libations while they networked. (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Lovely Ladies - These inspirational women were all smiles.(Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Lovely Ladies - These inspirational women were all smiles.(Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Lola Ogunnaike and Yvonne Orji - The notorious entertainment journalist and Insecure star enjoyed listening to the presentations. (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Lola Ogunnaike and Yvonne Orji - The notorious entertainment journalist and Insecure star enjoyed listening to the presentations. (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Arita Edmund - Wise words were spoken by Trinidad and Tobago's most promising singing sensation. (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Arita Edmund - Wise words were spoken by Trinidad and Tobago's most promising singing sensation. (Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Debra Lee  - BET's CEO and own leading lady was in attendance among her peers.(Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Debra Lee  - BET's CEO and own leading lady was in attendance among her peers.(Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Dressed to Impress - Fashion was certainly front and center!(Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Dressed to Impress - Fashion was certainly front and center!(Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Flawless - These ladies came to slay!(Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Flawless - These ladies came to slay!(Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

Came to Slay - Another beautiful gown made a statement at the festivities.(Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)

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Came to Slay - Another beautiful gown made a statement at the festivities.(Photo: Phelan Marc/BET)