JULY 21-23, 2021

Where Mobilizing Meets Sisterhood

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THE ROOTED RETREAT

The Rooted Retreat brings women of Black, Indigenous, and Women of Color in the social sector from around the world together like no other event can!

 

Take a 3-day journey of learning, inspiration, and release as we bring together experts on topics like fundraising, management + leadership, wellness, storytelling and wealth-building to share how to make our personal and professional lives happier, healthier, and better - all from the comforts of your own home!

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SCHEDULE

DAY 1
JULY 21,2021

Panels, masterclasses, and comedy, oh my! We’re kicking things off into high gear for our first day with some of the industry’s best and brightest sowing and sharing how to elevate our careers, brands, and lives to the next level!

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DAY 2
JULY 22,2021

The pruning continues on day two as we welcome our keynote speakers, move our bodies to musical vibes provided by our resident DJ, and wind down the day (and night!) with new friends! 

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DAY 3
JULY 23,2021

Day Three is a full day of cultivating as we explore the idea of becoming evergreen women in all areas of our lives. We’ll also announce the winners of our Who's Up Next - Speaker Pitch Competition! 

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ENTIRE WEEKEND SCHEDULE COMING SOON
 
HOSTED BY
KISHSHANA PALMER

Speaker. Educator. Strategist. Disruptor. Mama. The Real Deal.

Kishshana is a force with a 20-year background in fundraising, marketing, and talent management. She’s the founder of The Rooted Retreat/Collaborative, CEO of Kishshana & Co., the host of the Let's Take This Offline podcast, a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE), a BoardSource Certified Governance Trainer (CGT), a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach, and an AFP Master Trainer.  

 

She’s also the epitome of your classic 90's Queens homegirl and quintessential corner office executive - think your daily dose of Claire Huxtable with a side of Blanche Devereaux.

DRE BROWN

Driven to infuse each creative encounter with joy-inducing laughter, beauty professional and speaker Dre Brown seeks to offer both something for the eye and for the soul. Self-taught, Dre has honed her skills as a makeup artist over the past 15 years -- freelancing for television, film, fashion, beauty, and entertainment clientele including ESSENCE, Black Enterprise, Proctor & Gamble, Tyson Beckford, MC Lyte, and more. 

In addition to promoting healthy self-esteem since 2014 on behalf of Dove, Dre has expanded her role with the brand, its partners, and beyond as an inspirational voice in the beauty industry — sharing her unique insights and talents via an editorial highlight in national publications, guest spots on several popular women’s empowerment podcasts, and host/facilitator roles across the U.S.
 

WORKSHOPS/TRACKS

More details coming soon.

WHY DOES THE ROOTED RETREAT SELL OUT EVERY YEAR?

See for yourself!

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NEXT IN LINE CONTESTANTS

  The “Who’s Got Next?” New Speaker Pitch Competition is coming to this year’s Rooted Retreat!

Could This Be You?

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This Could Be You

Do you have a story to tell and are ready to take the stage? Are you ready to share your message with the world? Then THIS is the speaker pitch competition for you!

This Could Be You
This Could Be You

Do you have a story to tell and are ready to take the stage? Are you ready to share your message with the world? Then THIS is the speaker pitch competition for you!

This Could Be You
This Could Be You

Do you have a story to tell and are ready to take the stage? Are you ready to share your message with the world? Then THIS is the speaker pitch competition for you!

This Could Be You
This Could Be You

Do you have a story to tell and are ready to take the stage? Are you ready to share your message with the world? Then THIS is the speaker pitch competition for you!

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