Soledad O’Brien and Brad Raymond had their PowHERful™ Enrichment Conference in Atlanta, GA on Saturday, May 13th. In partnership the Sara Blakely Foundation, the PowHERful Enrichment Conferences gave young women in and surrounding the Atlanta area opportunities that have been presented around the country.  Coming to Atlanta for the first time, the PowHERful Enrichment Conference featured local notables including Emmy-Award winning journalist Soledad O’Brien, Sara Blakely, Founder of Spanx and the Sara Blakely Foundation, Catherine Brewton, VP Writer/Public Relations at BMI and Co-Chair Hope for Harvest Foundation, and McKenzie Coan, Paralympic Gold Medalist and U.S. National Swim Team Member.

About PowHERful

The PowHERful Foundation was founded by Emmy Award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien, and Brad Raymond as a 501(c)3 in 2011. The mission of the PowHERful Foundation is to get young women to, and through, college. The organization provides financial assistance, mentorship, and wraparound support to help their scholars achieve their highest potentials. Currently, Starfish serves 25 scholars in their educational pursuits, and reaches a broader audience through its national PowHERful™ Enrichment Conferences, a free day-long conference for high school- and college-aged young women. http://powherful.org/  #powHERful Release below email with further information