Debra Lee Shares Inspiring Message of Success at Women of Power Summit

Debra Lee

Debra Lee Shares Inspiring Message of Success at Women of Power Summit

BET's Chairman and CEO encourages other women to thrive.

Published March 10, 2016

It’s not a secret that Debra Lee, Chairman and CEO of BET Networks, has helped transform the way that we consume Black entertainment and media. She has also served as a fierce role model for younger Black media makers and businesswomen who also want to make an impact in their respective fields. 

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And so to share her 20-plus years of invaluable expertise, Lee was a guest speaker at the 11th annual Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit in Miami on March 10. The executive development summit aims to engage businesswomen of color from throughout the nation.

Lee sat down with Caroline Clarke, Editorial Director of the Summit, for an exclusive power lunch to talk about the importance of women of color excelling in corporate America, and how to effectively brand oneself in this ever-changing landscape.

Lee wasn’t the only powerhouse attending the summit: She was joined by Emmy-winning actress Alfre Woodard, award-winning singer and actress Vanessa Williams, Jordan Davis’s mother, Lucia McBath, and former Ebony Editor-In-Chief Amy DuBois Barnet, to name a few. And it's these informative panels with these amazing women that continue to inspire others like them to live out their full #BlackGirlMagic potential at the workplace and beyond.

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Written by Kellee Terrell

(Photo: Lonnie C. Major/BET)

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