DETROIT, Mich. (October 19, 2022) – After more than two years of experiencing the many effects of COVID-19, including social distancing, many closed facilities and establishments, limited options for in-person meetups and more, rolling out embarked upon a new awards program in the Detroit market for its ever-growing brand as society emerges post-pandemic.
Rolling out recently held its inaugural Sisters With Superpowers awards gala in Detroit on October 13 at the beautiful Tigers Club located inside Comerica Park. The talented roster of 15 multi-industry focused Black women were recently honored for their career accomplishments and their contribution to society and culture. The Sisters With Superpowers celebrates multi-generations of women in entrepreneurship, business, fashion, the arts and entertainment and was sponsored by Chevrolet, ATT Dream in Black and the Detroit Tigers.
The following inaugural Detroit Edition class recently honored:
- Chimene Anderson, Community Relations Director, Olympia Development of Michigan (An Ilitch Company)
- Erica Campbell, Grammy-Winning Singer/Songwriter & Author
- Tamberlin Golden, Executive Director of Workforce Strategy, General Motors
- Artina Tinsley Hardman, Executive Director, Mack Alive
- Nicole Sebree Henry, Senior Director, Multicultural Marketing, Rocket Central
- Nina Hodge, Owner, Above & Beyond Learning Center
- Minou Jones, Founder & CEO, Making It Count Community Development Corporation
- Latrice Delgado Macon, Founder, Detroit Fashion Community & Mrs. Michigan Continental, Worldwide
- Christine Moore, Executive Vice President & General Auditor, Comerica Bank
- Priscilla Phifer, Artist & Collector
- Christen Rochon, Author, Brand Architect & STEAM Advocate
- Nicole Wells Stallworth, Executive Director, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan
- Joni Thrower Davis, Owner/Operator, McDonalds Corporation
- Deborah Joy Winans, Actress, singer, mompreneur & SWS Rolling Out + Chevrolet Influencer
- Shirley Woodson, President, National Conference of Artists Michigan Chapter (Retired Educator)
In addition to the awards program, gospel Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter and author Erica Campbell provided the keynote address to a sold-out audience. Sisters With Superpowers influencer, mompreneur, actress, and singer Deborah Joy Winans aired her 60-second video spot in partnership with rolling out and Chevrolet, highlighting the all new 2022 Chevy Equinox.
“It’s no secret that Detroit breeds talent, legacy and culture, so it was important to convene at this time in particular to illuminate these women from diverse industries because they deserve recognition and our audience equally deserves the inspiration that these women provide from their respective work,” said Munson Steed, president & CEO, rolling out.
Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Charles Jenkins was in attendance and helped to close out the event with a beautiful solo rendition of his famed gospel song Awesome.
Due to its success, rolling out will expand its Sisters With Superpowers awards gala to various cities across the United States (Atlanta, Houston, Chicago, Dallas, Philadelphia, Birmingham, NYC and D.C.) honoring those women from respective industries. Sisters With Superpowers occurs now until the end of 2022.
ABOUT ROLLING OUT
Rolling out is a national multi-media firm, headquartered in Atlanta, GA, currently reaching approximately 1MM urban multicultural viewers in the US monthly. Founded in 1998, RO has grown from one offering, the Rolling Out free weekly newspaper, to a multifaceted media company that offers a broad range of services, including custom content creation, conference productions, event activations, publishing and more.