Women’s History Month

Women's History Month Events 2017 6th Annual Shirley Chisholm
Women's Empowerment Conference Please join
Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte This year's panelists at the 6th Annual Shirley Chisholm Women's Empowerment Conference
joining Assemblymember
Diana Richardson Conference Chair The Caribbean Research Center at Medgar Evers, and
College and Black Women For Fairness, Justice and Equity presents Defining the Moment - Building the Movement Medgar Evers College 1638 Bedford Avenue
March 18, 2017 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Caribbean Research Center at Medgar Evers College, Black Women for Fairness & Equity, and Assemblywoman Diana C. Richardson, this year's 2017 Chair, invite you to participate in our 6th Annual Shirley Chisholm Women's Empowerment "Defining the Conference,Moment, Building the Movement." This event will be held March 18, 2017 at Medgar Evers College on 1638 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, New York and will begin at 9AM. This annual event is held in honor of the late Shirley Anita Hill Chisholm who was a renowned educator, politician, speaker and author and served as the first African American Congresswoman and first major-party black presidential candidate. In addition, we anticipate scores of attendees for an extraordinary time of empowering and engaging discussions. This panel will provide a platform for the brightest minds in government, the community and academia, to look back on the groundwork made by our predecessors to 'Define [this] Moment,' and acknowledge the work being done now to help 'Build [a] Movement.'
Council Member Jumaane D. Williams
Girls Leading Up, and
Flatbush Development Corporation presents Shirley Chisholm Women of Distinction Celebration Hosted by
Council Member Jumaane D. Williams
Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo Friday March 17, 2017 6:00PM - 8:30 PM Dweck Auditorium Brooklyn Public Library, Central Branch
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238 Contact: Farah Louis, 718-629-2900, flouis@council.nyc.gov WE CONNECT EVENT
Empowering Women Businesses in NYC Join us for a WE Connect Event "Empowering Women Businesses in NYC!" Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont Street, Great Hall
Brooklyn, NY 11201 Thursday, March 23, 2017
10:00am - 12:00pm
In honor of Women's History Month, the Department of Small Business Services and the Mayor's Office of Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs) will be hosting a special event that includes a panel discussion with prominent New York City-certified WBEs who will discuss their stories, how they have grown their firms in New York City, and how other women entrepreneurs can increase their contracts with the City. Panelists will also share their entrepreneurial journeys - their motivations, the lessons they have learned along the way, and advice. Panelists will be in conversation with Valentina Zarya, Associate Editor for the Most Powerful Women channel at Fortune Magazine. This event is open to business owners, community leaders, and aspiring entrepreneurs. It will be an opportunity to network, and learn valuable inside information from inspiring women actively living their dreams! Event Schedule:
  • 10 am: Panel begins
  • 12 pm: Networking, access to one-on-one technical assistance and mentor coaching
Following the panel, guests will have the opportunity to receive coaching sessions from WE NYC mentors and one-on-one technical assistance opportunities with our M/WBE certification analysts. Light bites will be served! Tickets are free, but registration is required.