Uptown Rep Alcantara And Others Welcome First Women-Owned Firm Managing City’s Deferred Compensation Plan

To mark the end of Women’s History Month, Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that, for first time in City history, a women-owned financial firm has been hired to manage $100 million of the City’s Deferred Compensation Plan the voluntary retirement plan for over 180,000 City employees and retirees. Continue Reading →

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JPMorgan Chase Announces $1 Million Investment To Support Women Of Color (Update)

JPMorgan Chase today announced a $1 million investment to help Black and Hispanic women-led startups thrive from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

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WE Connect Event: Goals To Growth From Harlem To Hollis

Celebrate National Women’s History Month with Women Entrepreneurs NYC (WE NYC)! Join us for a half day event to learn how to achieve your goals and take your business to the next level. Continue Reading →

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Divaria Dishes With Ms. Angela Brown: Life, Opera, And YARDBIRD At The Apollo Theater

larry at the apolloBy Divaria

For Women’s History Month, I sat down with my friend, Operatic Soprano Angela Brown to talk about her debut at the Apollo Theater in the opera YARDBIRD, co-produced by Opera Philadelphia. Continue Reading →

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One Night Only #BlackGirlMagic: A Celebration At National Black Theatre In Harlem

#BlackGirlMagic: A Celebration, this is a one-night special theatrical event directed by Candis Jones, featuring Jessica Frances Dukes, Shannon Matesky, Nike Kadri, Cherrye J. Davis, Sandra Daley Sharif, Shariffa Ali, and Kim Crutcher at the National Black Theatre in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

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NYC First Deputy Commissioner Dina Simon Honored

We love Dina Simon, she was in the 46th Annual African American Day Parade in Harlem, the Harlem School of the Arts and even better as the First Deputy Commissioner of the NYC Department of Correction, she will be honored as one of The Network Journal’s “25 Influential Black Women in Business Awards” at a gala reception at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in NYC on March 23, 2017. Continue Reading →

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Women Business Owners Speak At MMPCIA In Harlem

The Mount Morris Park Community Improvement Association is celebrating women during March which is Women’s History Month with a free talk with local Harlem business women who have impacted the community. Continue Reading →

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Neighborhood Woman’s Collective Is Celebrating Woman’s History Month

Join the Neighborhood Woman’s Collective (NWC) that is on a mission of empowering women and girls, support the shop, volunteer, and donate.

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Harlem Congressman Adriano Espaillat Celebrates Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month and Harlem U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat released the following statement in commemoration of women’s achievement throughout the history of our nation.  Continue Reading →

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MDAD Presents The 5th Annual Women Empowerment Event In Harlem

Custom and creative design company MelimeL Digital Art Design hosts their 5th Annual Women Empowerment Event, a networking and panel event during Women’s History Month, on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at La Maison d’Art in Harlem NYC at 6pm.

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NYCEDC Announces Major Expansion Of Initiatives To Support Minority And Women-Owned Firms

women-engaged slider by rudy collinsNew York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced a suite of initiatives to support emerging developers and minority, women-owned and disadvantaged businesses enterprises (M/W/DBE) across all five boroughs. Continue Reading →

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Seitu’s World: At New York City’s Women Leaders Panel

so1On March 22, 2016, Seitu Oronde photographed an event with Dallas Reed, PhD, Berkeley College Vice President, Student Development and Campus Life, moderated a panel of New York leaders who spoke about advocacy and issues of equity. Continue Reading →

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Seitu’s World: Harlem Hospital Celebrates Womens History Month

s2On Sunday, March 13th, 2016 photographer of all things Harlem Seitu Oronde was at the Harlem Hospital’s Women’s History Month event documenting the event in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

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Before 5: Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band At The Schomburg In Harlem

maryl lou williamsMary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band is a documentary about a brilliant outlier, a woman who dared to live on her own terms. Continue Reading →

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NYC Schools Provide Free Feminine Hygiene Products From Harlem To Hollis

hygien for women in harlem and hollis1New York City Council Member Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, Harlem Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito (pictured in the right hand corner) and others announce today announced the launch of a groundbreaking initiative to outfit New York City public school restrooms with dispensers of free feminine hygiene products. Continue Reading →

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4 Tips For Women Helping Women Heal From Harlem To Harare

women engagedVice President Joe Biden recently introduced pop star Lady Gaga at the Oscars to spotlight the issue of campus sexual assault, which is part of a White House campaign against domestic and sexual violence. Continue Reading →

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Women’s Jazz Festival: The Beat In Between In Harlem

wjf+3.7.16+crop2As part of our annual Women’s History Month celebrations this March, the Schomburg Center is excited for the return of our Women’s Jazz Festival concert series!  Continue Reading →

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New York Is The 16th Best State For Women’s Quality Of Life

Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito Launches Young Women's Initiative on the SWith March being Women’s History Month and women outnumbering men in all but nine states today, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2016’s Best & Worst States for Women. Continue Reading →

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Black Women Film Network Honors Mikki Taylor, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Naturi Naughton & More

kay graham1The Black Women Film Network (BWFN) is proud to announce the 2016 “Untold Stories Awards” Luncheon honorees:

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Opening Of Women In The Heights: Transitions In Harlem

art show in harlemIn celebration of Women’s History Month The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance in partnership with Broadway Housing Communities and The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art and Storytelling presents the exhibitionits new gallery space with the exhibition “Women in the Heights: Transitions” Featuring the work of thirty women artists of Uptown Manhattan. Continue Reading →

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“Essentia” At Taller Boricua Gallery In Harlem

Curated by Nitza TufiñoJanuary 22 thru March 52016Artists ConversationThursday February 4 at 6pmTaller Boricua Gallery is inaugurating 2016 with “Essentia” on January 22, 2016, at 6PM, that will feature established African-American and Puerto Rican-identified visual artists based in New York State. Continue Reading →

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