Emmy Award-winning journalist, author and motivational performer Monica Pierre will host an empowerment event, “Dream Out Loud,” at 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, at Lake Area High School, 6026 Paris Ave., New Orleans.

In her Dream Out Loud presentation, Pierre will provide insights, inspiration and strategies to help audience members go beyond wishing, wanting and waiting for their dreams to happen. Pierre will portray motivational characters offering tips for dealing with fear, self-doubt and inaction.

WWL-TV anchor Sally-Ann Roberts will be on hand to offer words of inspiration and support.

There is no cost to attend Dream Out Loud, but seating is limited. Seating can be reserved at www.MonicaPierrePresents.com.