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Boys & Girls Club of Mount Vernon: National Coalition of 100 Black Women Manhattan Chapter

  • April 11, 2021
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Virtual Event

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Boys & Girls of Mount Vernon to Host Community Conversation Series Sunday April 12th Featuring Google Vice President of Global Partnerships and Emmy Award Winning Journalist

The Boys & Girls Club of Mount Vernon and the Manhattan Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women will host Google Vice President of Global Partnerships Bonita Stewart and Author and Emmy Award—winning former CBS News correspondent Jacqueline Adams as they celebrate Women of Color on Sunday, April 11th. This virtual event is part of the Boys & Girls Club of Mount Vernon Community Conversation Series, and the talk will highlight their book A Blessing: Women of Color Teaming Up to Lead, Empower and Thrive , a collaboration between Ms. Stewart and Ms. Adams that, “presents a fresh, bold analysis of African American female leadership, and an unapologetic look at our often-overlooked role in America’s social, political, psychological and economic history.” 

The Boys & Girls Club of Mount Vernon Community Conversation Series features high profile leaders from across a broad spectrum of society who help them fulfill their mission to develop today’s youth into tomorrow’s leaders.

The Zoom event room will open at 4:00PM. All proceeds benefit Boys & Girls Club of Mount Vernon. Complimentary admission, registration is required, and autographed copies of A Blessing: Women of Color Teaming Up to Lead, Empower and Thrive are available for purchase.

“It is an honor to host such distinguished and accomplished friends who are leaders in our community,” said Dr. Traci Alexander, Director of Development at the Boys & Girls Club of Mount Vernon. She added, “We are very pleased and proud to host these influential women, as they are such powerful real models for our young scholars here in Mount Vernon, and everywhere across the country, especially now as women of color continue to climb these hills.”

Past speakers who have appeared as special guests of the Boys & Girls Club of Mount Vernon have included former U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice, author, youth educator and activist Sister Souljah, author Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, media personality and author Marc Lamont Hill.

For more information, visit bgcmvny.org or contact Dr. Traci Alexander at 914-668-9580 or email talexander@bgcmvny.org.


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