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Jordan Baucum

"WOW! I was truly amazed by Yodit’s performance during my wedding this past Sunday. When I first met Yodit, I was an unorganized bride with a great vision that needed help with execution. After our official meeting, she took my vision and gave it life!  The Favored by Yodit Events team was reliable, professional, and supported me every step of the way. My husband and I couldn’t’ have asked for a better coordinator. Yodit, is very hands on, personable, thinks outside the box, and flexible with her schedule. We are forever thankful for her patience and positive energy!"

Clarissa Rodney

"When you think about your wedding day words like beautiful, memorable, family, fun and seamless all come to mind. Thanks to Yodit and her Favored team these words were exactly what my husband and I felt on our wedding day! Yodit is such a caring and genuine person that she truly wanted us to not worry about the any of the details the day of the wedding.  Yodit went above and beyond during the planning process and is truly one of the hardest working professionals I have had the pleasure to work with. My husband and I are so grateful to Yodit and the Favored team for everything!"

Myaa Yeakey

"It was a blessing and an honor to have Yodit and her team work with us for the wedding. Yodit gave great ideas, advice; she was always ready and willing to help. Yodit and her team helped us pull off a bigger and better wedding than we expected! I would recommend her for any event, wedding or otherwise!"

RaAnaa Howard

"Our wedding day on May 31st in Las Vegas was truly AMAZING, filled with love, family, fun and unforgettable memories! It was everything and more that I envisioned for my wedding since a little girl. The day was flawless because of Yodit! Her professionalism, class, and continuous willingness to go above and beyond to make us happy, made the whole experience stress-free and even more memorable for Edward and I. I really appreciate Yodit and am so grateful to have had her to be a part of our big day."

Sahra Mohamud

"My wedding night was unforgettable. Every time I look back at my wedding pictures, I re-live the beautiful moments. I cant stress how important it was to have Yodit as our wedding planner. She made sure everything was perfect, ran smoothly, and all I had to do was enjoy the party. Yodit helped me plan the wedding when all I had was vague ideas of what I’d like, and she transformed those ideas into a clearer and beautiful reality. She took in all of my preferences and budget constraints, and helped me fill in all the details I didn’t even think of. She clearly has a lot of experience organizing events, and she has many contacts at local caterers, florists, decorators etc which is very valuable. I highly recommend to anyone (especially my friends and family) to work with Yodit on weddings. She is fantastic!"

Mahelet Tilaye

"The Favored by Yodit staff went above and beyond what I’d hoped for coordinating my wedding. I was a bride on a budget and throughout my wedding planning process I relied on them heavily for their professional suggestions and their advice/assistance was gold. I had hundreds of questions and they would get back to me in a timely manner. They also kept me on track with what was left to do as our wedding date got closer, they asked questions about the little things that didn’t even cross my mind which allowed us to cover all bases. On my wedding day I didn’t have to think, Yodit and staff handled everything. I simply followed their lead and enjoyed my wonderful wedding. I had the time of my life and I know having Favored by Yodit event planning assistance is a BIG reason why. I made the right decision by investing in day of coordination and most importantly by hiring Favored by Yodit."

Salai & Matt
Bride & Groom

"Yodit what can we say?? you and your team are exceptional!!! Our Wedding day on September 6th,2014 at the Bolger Center in Potomac Maryland was so perfect. From our first meeting my husband and I were impressed by Yodit’s professionalism,her class,her talent and her willingness to go above and beyond her work. Yodit, thank you for all your hard work, following up on us and making sure all the vendor contracts were done right. You made planning our Wedding a stress free journey."

Helen & Dawit
Bride & Groom

"Thank you so much for making our wedding day so special from start to finish. Your creativity, talent, work ethic, and grace are beyond compare. Our wedding ceremony and reception will be forever engraved in our memories as the most beautiful day of our lives, thanks to you. From the wedding planning and recommendations right through to the wedding day/evening, everything was amazing. You took care of every detail seamlessly and made our time with you beyond amazing. All we had to do was show up and enjoy the day and all its special memories!  Yodit – Your passion for planning combined with your organizational skills and attention to details makes you worth far more. No doubts that you have only delivered more than we expected."

Tiffany & Keith
Bride & Groom

"Yodit & her team were amazing from the very  beginning – allowing us to customize our coordination package to fit our budget & vision. She made sure that all of the details surrounding our wedding were covered. And most of all she made sure that our special day was stress free and perfect. Yodit & her team made sure that the day we dreamed of & planned ran seamlessly and they did it with a smile. Favored by Yodit Events = Professional, Prompt, Perfection!"


 Karim Lateef
Marketing Director

"I have had the distinct pleasure of working with Yodit Gebreyes on a number of strategic marketing initiatives within the Diageo portfolio ranging from special event partnerships, marketing concept development, and brand ambassador programming. She is a distinguished creative and uniquely entrepreneurial professional who has gone above and beyond the call of duty on every project that we’ve executed. In addition to her business acumen, Yodit’s genuine respect for people and community is one to be emulated."

Christina Sturdivant
Dream Life Org

"Working with Yodit to raise awareness of our organization through her Spin In The City event was a pleasure. Before the event, she remained very professional and insightful as to what I should expect and how we would be marketed. During the event, she assisted greatly in ensuring that each event guest visited our table and knew about our cause. Because of her work, we were able to surpass our fundraising goal, as well as, gain dedicated volunteers for our organization. I would happily work with Yodit again."

Hanna Tadesse
Lead Fundraiser

"Yodit from Favored by Yodit volunteered her event planning services for Artists for Charity’s 6th Annual Holiday Benefit! She is an exceptional event planner. Her creativity and efficiency saved us money and time, she’s very thoughtful and strategic in the way she designs and produces events. We really benefited from her expertise and professionalism. I have no doubt that if it weren’t for her input our event wouldn’t have been as successful as it was! Thank you Yodit!"

Dana Robinson
The Society For Girls, Inc.

"Skilled, Talented, Poised, and Loyal are just a few words that describe Yodit. For The Society For Girls, Inc. there’s just one word to describe us, LUCKY! We are so lucky to not only have met Yodit but to have worked with her. She has helped to coordinate several fundraising events for us, which lead to over $1500 in donations. She’s one person, but she wears many hats. I trust Yodit 110% to plan, market, decorate, and host a very successful event professionally. I enjoyed working with her in the past and I certainly look forward to working with her again in the future."

Jasmine Brand
Creator of the

"There are a number of special event planners in this industry, but everyone doesn’t have that special ‘it’ factor when it comes to executing events. I conduct business with Yodit because she’s reliable, produces results, is creative and has diverse connections. One of the best talents about using Yodit for your event is she has the ability to solve problems and take care of them before they even come to the attention of others.”

Joi-Marie McKenzie
 Creator, The Fab Empire

"When planning my annual charity event Coats & Cocktails I chose Favored by Yodit because I knew that not only would she think of my entire event planning needs (from the marketing and promotion to the party favors that guests would take home) but she genuinely cared about the cause too. Yodit was very organized from start to finish, including follow up of the event. She also added personal touches to the event and ensured that my team and I were taken care of. I would definitely work with Yodit again!"

Gelila Sebhatu
Private Client

"Favored by Yodit was definitely up for the challenge and planned my “Hollywood” birthday party without any glitches. I was able to enjoy my special night with my close family and friends and not have any worries on my mind. Favored helped me create my vision and transformed it into reality, within a tight budget. Yodit attended vendor meetings and her expertise certainly showed with her sharp questions and seriousness to get things done on time. Above all, Yodit was supportive, sharp, and guided me in the right direction when I was steering towards tackiness. My birthday was the best night of my life, and I have Favored to thank. Thank you Yodit for all your hard work and dedication to make this event so successful and memorable!"


Abai Schulze
Founder & CEOZAAF 

"I honestly didn’t have any idea how I was going to start planning for my launch event, but once I had a sit down meeting with Yodit, it was clear to me that I needed her expertise – in every way possible. Not only is she a creative, resourceful, and proactive event planner, but she is a pleasant and professional person to work with – which were important factors for me.  She took time to understand the vision I had for my brand and for the launch event. I appreciated her prompt responses to my endless emails and texts regardless of how busy she was. The day of the event, Yodit and her assistants came super early to the venue and set everything up beautifully. I was very impressed with her and her team – they did simply a superb job! Overall, I was so pleased with the turnout, and of course, I loved hearing all the great feedback about the event from my guests! My launch event wouldn’t have been as successful without Yodit’s and her team involvement and support."

Chasity Cooper
Private Client

"For the longest, I’ve always admired the flawless execution of events by Favored By Yodit Events — so to celebrate my 25th birthday, I knew that she would the person I would call. From start to finish, Yodit was extremely personable and accommodating, making sure to pay attention to every detail that made #CeeDay25 a birthday I will never forget. My guests and I had such a wonderful time, and that was in great part to Yodit’s awesome work with the venue as well as the other awesome vendors. She is truly amazing at what she does, and I can’t wait to work with her again!"

Natalie Moss
Millennial Week DC 

"It was truly a pleasure working with Favored by Yodit Events on the Inaugural Millennial Week DC. From the start, I was impressed by the professionalism and dedication displayed by both Yodit and her staff. Yodit effectively handled vendors and day of logistics, but more importantly, was able to handle the unexpected. Without a doubt, I look forward to working with Yodit in the future."