Harlem’s NY Urban League To Honor Women Leaders In STEM And Social Justice

urbanNew York, New York, September 9th, New York Urban League to host 2nd annual Black and White Champagne brunch at La Marina NYC Saturday, September 17th, 2016. The brunch will highlight women leaders in STEM and social justice throughout the country.

Attendees at this year’s brunch will enjoy an end of fashion week show by Harlem Haberdashery, cocktail hour, open bar, and mingle among peers with hand rolled cigars all for a cost of $175. Saundra Thomas, Miko Branch, Carmen Rita Wong, Lauren Maillian, and Aysha E Schomburg will serve as Host Committee members.

New York Urban League will keep its tradition of honoring pioneers who are leading in their field to erase barriers of entry for African Americans and underserved minorities. This year’s all female awardee’s include Tamika Mallory; Justice League, Lisa Gelobter; White House Chief Digital Officer, and Tanya Mendez; Co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Makers Row.

President and CEO Arva Rice was quoted as saying “this year’s black and white brunch marks a new tradition for the New York Urban League; we wanted our attendees to really connect with the founding cause of the NYUL and our continued call for unity and inclusiveness in our communities and institutions”.

Sponsors for the brunch include Enterprise, Harlem Haberdashery, Infor and WABC-NY. Tickets are  available at www.nyul.org/for-young-professionals

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