WELCOME TO THE SOCIALLY SMART & SAVVY TALENT PAGEANT

WELCOME TO THE SOCIALLY SMART & SAVVY TALENT PAGEANT

MISS SOCIALLY SMART AND SAVVY TALENT PAGEANT: THE DETAILS 

We are thrilled to announce the dates and details for the Miss Socially Smart and Savvy Talent Pageant. Take advantage of the chance to get inspired by some truly talented individuals. Book your ticket today to make sure your spot is reserved!

OUR SCHEDULE
Save The Dates 
2 pm
REGISTER NOW
(THIS EVENT WILL SELL OUT)

Register today to reserve your place in Atlanta's premiere talent pageant

2 pm
REGISTER NOW
(THIS EVENT WILL SELL OUT)

Register today to reserve your place in Atlanta's premiere talent pageant

2 pm
NETWORKING HOUR

Arrive early for photo opportunities, meet and greet the judges, and comfortably take your seat for the start of the event. 

3 pm, promptly
MISS SOCIALLY SMART AND SAVVY
TALENT PAGEANT

All contestants are REQUIRED to arrive 1 hour  before the start of the pageant for backstage preparation. Tardiness will effect scoring.

OUR SPEAKERS
Movers & Shakers
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Chris Fit

Kenneth Johnson

Master of Ceremony

We’re thrilled to Kenneth Johnson, better know by his stage name "The Big Kenney". A multi talented artist of stand up comedy, on air radio personality, and television credited writer, we are thrilled to have him serve as our Master of Ceremony.

Iron Mike

Weight Lifting with Iron

10:00 am

January 14, 2017

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Jasmine Aziz

Orvalle Williams

Special Guest Judge

With acting credits such as FX's Emmy award winning episode of "Atlanta", Orvalle Williams is a fresh face and fierce talent in Hollywood. He knows personally what it takes to stand out of a crowd and he's bringing keen eye for super star talent.

Iron Mike

Weight Lifting with Iron

10:00 am

January 14, 2017

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Maurice Sims

Special Guest Judge

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Iron Mike

Weight Lifting with Iron

10:00 am

January 14, 2017

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BECOME A SPONSOR
Working Together

Karen Kennedy is host of SSS Youtube blog, the Founder and Executive Director of Lady Blossoms Finishing School for Girls  and Dining Etiquette for Professionals. Karen is a fresh face and progressive thinking, powerful voice in social media and communities around the country. Her experience and background span industries in non profit, and corporate, to acting, modeling, and as a best selling author and stand up comedian. 

 

Karen began working with girls in non profit, writing and facilitating workshops for teen in domestic violent relationships. She founded Lady Blossoms Finishing School for Girls in 2011. She has worked with girls from ages 8-18, college students, and keynote speaker at women's conferences and events. Her workshops have reached girls in juvenile justice systems, girls athletic clubs, citywide recreation summer recreation daycamps, and universities. 

 

She has been seen and featured on The CW's Black Renaisance, KGO Start the Conversation international a campaign. She has performed in theater and modeled for print and product advertisements. 

Her book titles are the best seller Succeeding In Spite of Everything and Socially Smart and Savvy. She jokingly says she'll be done writing her next book "How Divorced Parents Can Send Their Daughter to Ivy League" "any May now. 

Karen continued her passion for performance and entertainment in her blossoming career as a stand up comedian. She's played at comedy clubs all over the country like The Comedy Zone, Uptown, The Comedy Store, The Comedy Catch, The Comedy Club of Jacksonville, and other shows and public events.

Having been a young wife and mother, Karen has always mentored young ladies along the way. She sat as Vice Chair for the oldest and largest non profit in San Francisco's largest African populated neighborhood Hunter's Point/Bayview community. Rafiki Coalition on Health and Wellness 

She has won award in speaking, essay writing, was on the National Forenics Speech and Debate Team. 

She has 3 daughters attending school at MIT, NAU and high school. 

Karen wants to use her voice and growing platform to teach, inspire and be representation for girls everywhere. 

has been a pageant judge for the Miss Oakland/San Jose Pageant for multiple pageants. She was one of the judges that crowned India Williams, who went on to become Miss California 2017.