Event Details


Empower the Community Weekend is a groundbreaking 1-day event that brings together the largest East African community in the Washington DC area. Event focuses on helping people to thrive and to live a productive life by providing resources and empowering information, including but not limited to:

  • Lead a Healthy Lifestyle
  • Learn Career Advancement Strategies
  • Manage Personal Finances Efficiently in Different Life Stages
  • Create an Effective Business Strategy and Build a Personal Brand
  • Understand the Power of Community Engagement and Ways to Make a Difference
  • Learn Resources and Tools Needed Help Students Succeed (K to College)
  • Overcome Identity Challenges Faced by First Generation Diasporas
  • Learn the Latest Trends in the Beauty and Fashion Industry


  • Network with Businesses and Individuals in Your Industry/ Interest Areas
  • Attend Hands-on Workshops
  • Gain Insights Directly from the Movers and Shakers of Your Industry/ Interest Areas
  • See the Latest Collections in the Community

WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Anyone can attend this family centered event.

  • Freelancers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Young & Seasoned Professionals
  • Start-ups
  • Small Businesses
  • Established Businesses
  • Family and Kids
  • Students

  • When: Sat Aug. 18
    10:30 am - 7:00 pm

  • Address: 801 Mt Vernon Place NW
    Washington DC,US 20001

  • Web: Visit Website