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The 6th Annual 
I Am Queen Awards



This years I am Queen awards will feature women across the tristate who are living a life of purpose. The I Am Queen awards will not only honor women making a difference but will highlight the talents and art of women who use their skills to bring influence change. 

During the show you can look forward to Queen Cypher, a scholarship giveaway and motivation from this year Keynote speaker, Jan Michelle Kearny Vice Mayor of the City of Cincinnati. 


With the purchase of a ticket, your support allows the I Am Queen awards to continue to provide programs,  events, mentorship and motivation through Facebook live and social media initiatives.   



Thank you for helping us keep track of our expected guests. This is a free event that will stream live on I AM QUEEN AWARDS Facebook page and take place in person at the Artsville in Madisonville. You will not need to show a ticket for entrance into the event. Like our page and share with your friends so they can be inspired as well. With ticket purchase, you agree to receive communications from Ebony J Media LLC and I Am Queen Awards LLC.

Can't attend the event, but want to provide a contribution toward our programming? We appreciate your support, your monetary donations allow us to continue our work. Make your donation below on the ticket page.



Recognized as a community leader and
advocate for all things equality, Ms. Powell has paved the way for others through her deep connections throughout the Midwest and passion to offer support.

After suffering a horrible car accident, Brittny had to see a massage therapist (thru a chiropractor) and noticed how important massage therapy is to the body, mind & soul and decided to create an environment that gives people the same relief from pain & anxiety that she felt.

Ashley has a passion for Health Equity.  She
fell in love with mental health during her clinical rotation for nursing school and feels it is her
mission to advocate, educate, and remove barriers for Black women.

DeAsa owns her own
Homecare agency Nurturing Caregivers of Cincinnati. What she loves to do and considers fun is networking, supporting local business owners and building long and meaningful relationships.

Deje'a Jasmeen AKA Cutie has been able to increase local restaurants foot traffic and sales by at least 30% by simply posting about her experience and how she likes the food and beverages she tastes.

Domonique is a former accountant turned social impact, mental health advocate, vision coach,
and life strategist. Her mission is to fuel, empower, and build every woman she meets using her story.

Dr. Price is a Women’s Empowerment Influencer who inspires women to reach their goals and to persevere through the struggles of life. She also encourages people through sharing her personal faith-walk after experiencing various life hardships and how she was able to find restoration.

To date, Jana has written over 30 novels including the best selling Bella & Braxton series. Fast forward Jana is now adapting her books to film and is now using her craft to teach others how to tell there stories through her “Writing Workshops.”

An author, and the owner of Victory Lane Boutique. In her space, she boosts the confidence of women, pouring into women in some of their darkest times and she uses her platform to also educate women .

513 Heat was created to highlight the local upcoming talent in the city of Cincinnati. Becoming a prominent figure in the music and entertainment industry within the city she created her own podcast in 2015 titled 411Uncut

Sandra is currently working on several initiatives, the
Nursing Home Ambassadors to assistance those residents living in the nursing homes, by
providing extra support to the families and staff. An Intergenerational Program to teach the young community services and have some fun securing their future.

Founding Skin By Brownlee & Co., with the purpose of teaching others how to love and care for their skin. Her skincare brand offers luxe corrective skincare treatments at her Cincinnati skin bar, and a line of skincare products to support every step in the skincare regimen.



Voting is now closed.



Red Carpet Ceremony / Doors Open

Welcome | Founder and Director Ms. Ebony J 

Performance | Dear Black Girl By Whitney Barkley 

Queen of Heart Award

Queen of Diamond Award

Word from Vice Mayor Jan Michele Kearny

Performance |  Sacred Thirty3  

Queen of Club Award

Queen of Spade Award

Living Legend Award Presented by Rosho Graphic Awards to Mrs. Mallory Williams 

Queen Cypher Produced by C-Weez & NaQuia The Create Her

Queen of Queens Award

Queen of the Year Award 

Performance | Duwap

People’s Choice Award

2023 Scholarship Award Recipient 

Performance | Siri Imani 

Remarks from Our Queen

Recite the I Am Queen Oath


Key Note Speaker

Appointed to Cincinnati City Council on March 18, 2020, in the middle of a pandemic, Jan-Michele got to work for her fellow citizens. She has prioritized community input at City Hall, increasing homeownership, advocating for affordable housing, small businesses, and our arts communities during this crisis, and eradicating food deserts in our neighborhoods.

Come and listen to motivational words at the event. Also follow her on social media:

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Award Recipient

Kamren ranks in the top 20% of her graduating class and has taken rigorous and challenging courses throughout high school. As a result of her demanding curriculum, she has prepared for the next chapter in her life. She has demonstrated an exceptional capacity to achieve academically and to overcome the anticipated challenges she will face. Although Kamren has a challenging and assiduous schedule, she has exhibited excellent time - management skills as a member of the varsity cheerleading squad and active participation in class activities.


Additionally, she has an unselfish demeanor along with compassion for others. According to her teachers, she is always willing to support her classmates and make herself available for academic and emotional encouragement. 

Kamren has indicated that she wants to attend college and major in education. She has revealed a desire to become a teacher, and with her embracing personality and her purpose to impact the lives of others, she will be an effective educator.


The future is bright, and her dreams are within reach. She has the academic ability to be successful but must continue to stay focused and work hard to achieve those goals she has for herself. Additionally, her insight and self - reflection will allow her to continue to grow personally and professionally,

Kamren Curry-Hocker

Performances by

Award winning author, spoken word artist, and recording artist DuWaup, is a pioneer who has mastered the page, the mic and the stage, and she is showing no signs of slowing down. With an award-winning book of poetry, a journal, five recording projects, a successful poetry slam, DuWaup's Cincinnati Poetry Slam,  she is certainly a woman who owns her own brand.


Sacred Thirty 3

"SacredThirty3 are four sisters from Cincinnati, OH on a mission to spread peace, love, and
knowledge through the power of the arts. "We Speak Life, We Shine Light, & We Send PEACE" - Sacred


Whiney Barkley
Whitney authored the self-help book, The Skinny Black Girl’s Guide to Freedom to discuss how she conquered colorism, sexual assault, toxic relationships, abortion, and depression to live a life filled with confidence and abundance.

Queen Cyphers


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