Published on August 8th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor


Recap | xoNecole’s ElevateHER Crawl Celebrates the Next Generation of Black, Female Entrepreneurs Presented by Toyota Corolla


ElevateHER Panelists: Tamisha Harris (CNN/HLN); Ezinne Kwubiri (H&M); Paulenna Reid (Forbes); Necole Kane (ElevateHER & xoNecole); Christina Rice (omNoire) and
Dr. Key Hallmon (Village Market ATL)


xoNecole Celebrates the Next Generation of Black, Female Entrepreneurs at the ElevateHER Crawl presented by Toyota Corolla

Over 700 women gathered at the first annual 2019 ElevateHER Crawl hosted by xoNecole, presented by Toyota Corolla. Media change agent and founder, Necole Kane launched the lifestyle empowerment platform to highlight black, female entrepreneurs. Held at the Mason Fine Arts Gallery, the ElevateHER Crawl featured powerhouse panelists and a curated retail pop up shop of over 25 women-owned and operated businesses. The crowd received life and career gems from Ezinne Kwubiri (Head of Inclusion and Diversity at H&M); Pauleanna Reid (Senior Contributor at Forbes.com); Christina Rice (Founder of OMNoire); Tamisha Harris (Producer at CNN/HLN); Shavone Riggins (Founder, Curlkalon); Janell Stephens (Founder of Camille Rose Naturals) and Alicia Scott (Founder of Range Beauty). Attendees shopped directly with local and celebrity brand owners including Olori Swank of Swank Blue; Chioma and Uchenna Ngwudo of Cee Cee’s Closet NYC; Melissa Butler of The Lip Bar. Ladies enjoyed fun activities, henna, DIY beauty stations, light bites and specialty cocktails courtesy of Baileys and Crown Royal.

With plans to expand to new markets, the ElevateHER Crawl serves to empower, connect and deliver more opportunities for women of color entrepreneurs, the fastest growing economic force in the U.S.

For more information on xoNecole and ElevateHer, visit www.xoNecole.com and www.elevateher-atl.com/. Follow xoNecole and her journey on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @xoNecole.

2019 Presenting Sponsor:
Toyota Corolla

Partner Sponsors:
H&M and Diageo

Special Thanks To:
Black Radiance
Design Essentials
Eden Body Works
The Honey Pot Co.
*Courtesy of The Garner Circle PR*
Please send coverage to Eugenia Johnson, [email protected]

Additional Photos:
Shots By Princess – https://shotsbypriiincesss.zenfolio.com/p890582986
and Carol Rose – https://carolleerose.pixieset.com/xonecole-elevateher2019/

Nothing but huge smiles and open arms as Necole welcomes ladies to the
2019 ElevateHER Crawl!
ElevateHER Panelists (L-R) Christina Rice (omNoire); Tamisha Harris (CNN/HLN); Paulenna Reid (Forbes); Ezinne Kwubiri (H&M); with host Dana Blair sharing gems on how to pitch media and business partnerships in panel powered by H&M
ElevateHER panelists (L-R) Alicia Scott (Founder of Range Beauty); Shavone Riggins (Founder, Curlkalon); Janell Stephens (Founder of Camille Rose Naturals) and
Dana Blair (Host & Media Personality)
ElevateHER visionary, Necole Kane greeting the audience before sharing her story in one-on-one talk with Dr. Key Hallmon (Village Market ATL).
Celebrity Film Producer, Will Packer (“Night School”, “Girls Trip”) shares why investment in films, businesses and media platforms that reflects the interests of black women drives economy and shift the direction of black culture.
Friends enjoying the interactive photo experiences.
DJ Traci Steele keeping the crowd hype and party going in between panels.
Ladies are always photo ready!
xoNecole Founder & ElevateHer Visionary, Necole Kane.

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