Victoria Rowell will speak at the annual 100 Black Men of Valdosta Black Tie Banquet.
The group works to channel the energy of the youth into positive ways to accomplish their dreams.
Rowell says mentors helped her achieve her dreams of becoming an actress.
"I could never have achieved what I have especially a long term acquaintance in relationship with CBS corporation, having worked there 17 years if I were not mentored," said Rowell.
Rowell has worked for the CBS network for 17 years.
The event kicked off Thursday night at 7, proceeds from it will go to the scholarships the group offers and student support classes such as SAT prep program.