Tag: women

Perfect Your “60 Second Pitch” at Harlem’s Pitches For Breakfast Seminar

Perfect Your “60 Second Pitch” at Harlem’s Pitches For Breakfast Seminar

On September 11, 2010, Pitches for Breakfast will celebrate the one year anniversary of its breakfast seminar series. International lawyer Lorraine Dixon will be the keynote speaker. Dixon has worked with corporate giants AIG, USB and others on projects in over 40 countries. Pitches for Breakfast is an open mic for business and professional women [...]

September 10, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Median Wealth for Single Black Women is $5

Median Wealth for Single Black Women is $5

Women of all races bring home less income and own fewer assets, on average, than men of the same race, but for single black women the disparities are so overwhelmingly great that even in their prime working years their median wealth amounts to only $5. In a groundbreaking report released Monday by a leading economic [...]

March 10, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Pitches for Breakfast — Open Mic for Business Women — Saturday in Harlem

Pitches for Breakfast — Open Mic for Business Women — Saturday in Harlem

“An Open Mic for Business” for Women of Pan-African Heritage (African, African-American, Caribbean, and Latino Ethnicity) Gentleman Are Welcomed (Yes, men do attend) and Encouraged to Learn with Us, Enjoy Breakfast, and Network with Smart, Independent Women Who Can Help Increase Your Profits** Saturday, February 20, 2010 9 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Networking 10 a.m. [...]

February 17, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Theatre Review — Pulitzer Prize Winner Ruined by Lynn Nottage

Theatre Review — Pulitzer Prize Winner Ruined by Lynn Nottage

Saidah Arrika Ekulona (left) and Condola Rashad in Lynn Nottage’s ‘Ruined’ at the Manhattan Manhattan Theatre ClubClub Photo: Wall Street Journal ***** Last year HBO premiered The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo, a documentary by Lisa F. Jackson. Greatest Silence introduced me to the atrocities going on in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) [...]

June 15, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Sister Soldier Project

Sister Soldier Project

Myraline Morris Whitaker founded the Sister Soldier Project out of her desire to fulfill a specific need for our Sister Soldiers. Whitaker found that critical ethnic personal hair care products, products important to the quality of life for these women, were simply not available through normal channels during their tours of duty in the Middle [...]

March 31, 2009 | 0 Comments More
The Red Pump Project — Raising Awareness About National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

The Red Pump Project — Raising Awareness About National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

AroundHarlem.com and Around-NYC.com are participating in The Red Pump Project. The Project is a collection of women bloggers (75 at last count) who are committed to educating their readers about the HIV/AIDS virus. A Red Pump was chosen to represent the strength and courage of women fighting HIV/AIDS or those affected by the disease both [...]

March 10, 2009 | 1 Comment More
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day — Around Harlem and Around NYC

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day — Around Harlem and Around NYC

AroundHarlem.com and Around-NYC.com are joining the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in celebrating National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day by providing information on resources and events concerning the prevention of HIV and AIDS. We are also participating in The Red Pump Project. The Project is a collection of women bloggers (75 105 [...]

March 8, 2009 | 4 Comments More
Events of the Heart at Abyssinian Baptist Church

Events of the Heart at Abyssinian Baptist Church

Events of the Heart kicks off the American Heart Association’s National Heart Health Month with a heart-inspired performance on GO RED Sunday, February 1st, 2009 at Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church. Continuing its outreach, Events of the Heart shares the vital message of women’s #1 Health Risk-Heart Disease-with this vibrant community. This collaborative performance of Events [...]

January 30, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Obama Watch News Headlines January 19, 2009

Obama Watch News Headlines January 19, 2009

Obama Asks for Help Repairing Nation, Issues Call to Service Inauguration Crowd Will Test Cellphone Networks Big Turnout For Obama’s Former Pastor Democratic women cheer their own, and Obama too 6-year-old’s Obama rap video hot on YouTube Who makes the Obamas’ dance? Stevie Wonder! Barack Obama: “I’ll Have Trouble Sleeping the Night Before” Inauguration Obama [...]

January 19, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Emily’s List Inaugural Luncheon — Power to Change: A Celebration of the 2008 Election

Emily’s List Inaugural Luncheon — Power to Change: A Celebration of the 2008 Election

Sunday, January 18, 2009, 12 noon Please join us as we celebrate the inauguration of President-elect Obama and Democratic victories up and down the ticket, in blue states and red ones … the election of two new pro-choice Democratic women senators, two pro-choice Democratic women governors, and 12 pro-choice Democratic women to the U.S. House [...]

January 18, 2009 | 0 Comments More