"Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much."

About us

YP Empire is an organization that empowers professional and entrepreneurial women of color to live their best lives and achieve well-rounded, holistic success.

Our Mission

We help women of color achieve well-rounded success through education, enrichment, and empowerment.

Our Vision

Helping a million women achieve success by empowering them to build the careers and lives they love.

What We Do?

YP Empire offers events, services, and resources to help women achieve professional and personal success.

Our Values

  • Collaboration

  • Education

  • Equity

  • Purpose

  • Transformation

Community Building


$ 0 ,681
marks the median income for African American women in the workforce.
0 %
of black women have attended college, 30% have an associates degree or higher and 22% have a bachelor's degree or higher.
0 .2 Trill
represents the African American buying power in the United States.
0 ,000
people are employed by African American female entrepreneurs.

Our team of visionaries

  • Shenise N. Foote-Vann
    Shenise N. Foote-Vann Founder, CEO
  • Vesy Valcheva
    Vesy Valcheva Creative Director
  • Dominique Rickett
    Dominique Rickett Creative Assistant

“When you dream, shoot for the moon.

Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars”

– Emelda Mwamanga –


At YP Empire, we promote the enlightenment and success of all of our readers. We pledge to Educate, Entertain, and Empower our readers by way of our content and events, while consistently using our platform to promote personal and professional growth.