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Empowering Black Women: A Recap of the Self-Care Weekend Initiative in Collaboration with Dawn Johnson

At Ascend Solutions, we believe in the power of community engagement and social impact. Our recent collaboration with Dawn Johnson on the Self-Care Weekend Initiative is a testament to our commitment to making a positive difference in the lives of others. This three-day experience held in Charlotte, NC, brought together 50 incredible black women for a weekend of relaxation, release, and recharging. Let's dive into the impact and significance of the event and highlight how Ascend Solutions played a crucial role in making it all happen.

The Self-Care Weekend Initiative, conceptualized by Dawn Johnson, is more than just an event—it's a transformative experience. Over the course of three days, participants engaged in activities designed to promote self-care, financial literacy, and overall well-being. The High Tea and She Shed She Give Brunch were key components of the event, providing a platform for learning, sharing, and connecting.

High Tea: Elevating Conversations

The High Tea session was a space for meaningful conversations, empowerment, and shared experiences. Black women from diverse backgrounds came together to discuss topics ranging from self-care practices to financial empowerment. Through workshops and discussions led by experts, participants gained valuable insights that will positively impact their lives beyond the weekend.

She Shed She Give Brunch: Nurturing the Mind and Body

The She Shed She Give Brunch was a celebration of sisterhood and support. Attendees enjoyed a delightful brunch while engaging in activities focused on health and well-being. From fitness demonstrations to interactive sessions on mental health, the brunch provided a holistic approach to self-care.

As a social impact and community engagement firm, Ascend Solutions played a pivotal role in bringing the Self-Care Weekend Initiative to life. Our dedicated team worked closely with Dawn Johnson to ensure that every detail of the event aligned with its mission and objectives. From logistical coordination to securing expert speakers, Ascend Solutions was committed to creating an environment where black women could thrive, learn, and connect.

Impact Highlights:

  • Facilitated the attendance of 50 black women, creating a supportive and empowering community.

  • Coordinated logistics to ensure a seamless and enjoyable experience for all participants.

  • Collaborated with experts to deliver workshops on self-care, financial literacy, and health.

  • Fostered an inclusive space for open dialogue and the exchange of ideas.

We view our work as more than just projects; we see them as opportunities to make a lasting impact on individuals and communities. The Self-Care Weekend Initiative with Dawn Johnson reflects our commitment to creating spaces where people can grow, learn, and thrive.

Looking Ahead: Self-Care Weekend 2024

Excited about the impact created in 2023? Visit for more information about the upcoming Self-Care Weekend in 2024. Be a part of the next chapter in this empowering journey.

The Self-Care Weekend Initiative was more than an event; it was a celebration of community, empowerment, and self-discovery. Ascend Solutions is proud to have been a driving force behind this transformative experience, and we look forward to continuing our commitment to social impact and community engagement.

Ascend Solutions—Where Impact Meets Purpose.

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