Seitu’s World: Reel Sisters Of The Diaspora 2017 Celebrates 20 Years

Photographs by Seitu Oronde

On October 21 – 22, 2017, the Phyllis Stickney, Carlyn Butts, and others celebrated the 20th anniversary of Reel Sisters Of The Diaspora 2017 at the Magic Johnson Theater in Harlem, New York.

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Mayor de Blasio And Others Launch New Paid Internship For Women In Tech

Mayor de Blasio, Cornell Tech and the City University of New York today launched a new winter internship program as part of the Women in Technology and Entrepreneurship in NY (WiTNY) initiative. Continue Reading →

In The Halls Of Power: Women and the Future Of New York Politics Panel In Harlem

Despite New York’s reputation as a progressive city, on the local political level at least, the future looks far from female. Continue Reading →

NY Women’s Foundation Honors Women From Harlem And More (Photographs)

The New York Women’s Foundation (The Foundation) honored four inspiring Manhattan women at its Neighborhood Dinner on September 19th, 2017. Continue Reading →

The Future Of Women’s Equality Must Learn From Its Flawed History

By Erin Vilardi, CEO and Founder, VoteRunLead

Today we celebrate Women’s Equality Day, commemorating the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that was passed by Congress June 4, 1919 and ratified in August 1920, granting the right to vote to women. Continue Reading →

Google At Essence Festival 2017 In New Orleans

Google made a big splash over the weekend with three signature events all hosted at The Chicory: a Women’s Entrepreneurial Luncheon (Harlem fave 135th Street, CEO Shante Bacon served as one of the speakers) at the Essence Festival 2017 in New Orleans. Continue Reading →

3 Tips For Women Worried About Outliving Their Retirement Nest Egg

Few things make retirees more nervous than the possibility their savings could run dry.

And the situation can be even more troublesome for women, who are at greater risk of outliving their money because, on average, they live longer than men. Continue Reading →

Join Ms. Janet Mock At AOL Build

Janet Mock is a TV host and advocate lauded by the Anti-Violence Project, the Sylvia Rivera Law Project and the Ms. Foundation for Women. Continue Reading →

VoteRunLead Tours To Train Women How To Run For Office From Harlem To Hollywood

Starting this weekend, VoteRunLead.org will kick off their national “Run As You Are” tour by going on the road and bringing its popular workshops to 10+ cities with at least 15 events throughout the country to mobilize and train women interested in elected office. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Join Gloria Steinem, Angela Yee And Stacey Tisdale Black Women And Feminism

During the course of this transformative evening, a group of extraordinary women from multiple generations will share stories, history, insights, experience, and ideas that will benefit all who share this event and beyond. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: WomenWerk’s 4th Annual Conference 2017

By Lil Nickelson

Students and professionals of African birth are no longer assimilating into organizations created by African Americans as much as they did in the 20th century. Continue Reading →

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 →

ADIFF Women’s History Month Program Line-Up Announced

The earliest observance of the Woman’s Day was February 28, 1909. This event was organized by the Socialist Party of America in New York. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Shady Ladies Tours Presents “Nasty Women Of The Metropolitan”

Shady Ladies Tours will present the Nasty Women of the Metropolitan on Saturdays, March 11 and April 1 at 1:00 PM.  Continue Reading →

City Announces New Mentors Will Help Women Entrepreneurs From Harlem To Hollis

The NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) today announced 30 new Women Entrepreneur NYC (WE NYC) mentors and a new director who will help budding women entrepreneurs grow and build a thriving business. Continue Reading →