Diva Lounge Celebrates Women in Politics & Civil Service

The Diva Lounge celebrated women in politics and civil service at the Hillyer Art Space. Honorees included Donna Byrd, Karen Richardson, Natalie Cofield, Rebecca Thompson and Stefanie Brown.

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The Diva Lounge celebrated women in politics and civil service Wednesday evening at the <a href="http://www.artsandartists.org/hillyer.html" target=blank>Hillyer Art Space</a>. Honorees included Donna Byrd, Karen Richardson, Natalie Cofield, Rebecca Thompson and Stefanie Brown.
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Attendees enjoyed complimentary Neuro drinks.
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...and Hello Cupcakes.
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Donna Byrd, publisher at <a href="http://www.theroot.com" target=blank>The Root</a>, expressed to the crowd how grateful she was to do something she loved every day.
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Honoree Rebecca Thompson, director at <a href="http://www.youngpeoplefor.org" target=blank>Young People For</a> (and no, we didn't leave off a word), shared a bit of her journey with the crowd.
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Each honoree received a plaque and a bag of goodies.
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Stefanie Brown, national field director at the NAACP, had her very own cheering section as she received her award.
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A few good men stopped by to show all the divas' support.
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