Syphilis Cases Increasing Among Women Of Childbearing Age From Harlem To Hollis

east-harlem sliderThe Health Department is issuing a Health Alert today to providers that emphasizes the importance of testing pregnant women for syphilis as infection rates rise in New York City (NYC). Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Black Girls CODE Establishes Office At Google

kimberly-bryantCrains New York reports that International nonprofit Black Girls CODE has established a permanent presence in New York City with an office at Google’s Chelsea headquarters. Continue Reading →

Ways Harlem Women Can Improve Their Retirement Odds

Ernestine ShepherdThe many differences between men and women are evident even when it comes to retirement. Continue Reading →

Why NYC Is Better For Harlem Women Entrepreneurs

women4New York City ranks first overall among the top 25 cities for women entrepreneurs, ahead of San Francisco, Seattle, and Austin, according to the Dell Women Entrepreneur Cities Index (WE Cities), released today at the White House’s Global Entrepreneurship Summit, and the best place for Harlem-based women entrepreneurs. Continue Reading →

Women’s Caucus Thanks Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito And More

Melissa-Mark-Viverito-IOU_7934After hearing from nearly 100 nonprofit providers of services for women and children in need, the Women’s Caucus of the New York City Council successfully secured nearly $1 million for day-to-day programming and over $3 million for brick and mortar building renovations.  Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Michelle, Malia And Sasha Obama Planning Girls’ Trip With Streep, Freida Pinto And Grandma

the obama ladies on the roadMichelle Obama and her daughters Sasha and Malia Obama are leaving dad behind, this summer, and heading overseas. Continue Reading →

Everyday Is International Women’s Golf Day From Harlem To Harare

female golfer youthThe inaugural International Women’s Golf Day (WGD), set for Tuesday, June 7, 2016, has exceeded its lofty goal with more than 400 golf facilities in more than 18 countries participating in this first-of-its-kind growth of the game initiative. WGD’s mission is to Engage, Empower and Support women and they will experience this first-hand on June 7, 2016. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Shanté Bacon Ad Age’s Women To Watch 2016 List

BaconShante_135StAgency1X1201605262For two decades, Advertising Age has been recognizing women who have made indelible contributions to the worlds of media, marketing and advertising. Continue Reading →

Make Some Noise: A Celebration Of Women And Music

MakeSomeNoiseGraphic_email.154807Join Barnard College and Summer on the Hudson (NYC Parks & Riverside Park Conservancy) for the second annual Make Some Noise concert celebrating women and music. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Girls Rock Tech! Summit With Google In Newark

2b6644d8-a27c-4b4b-b708-3137c0589495On the east coast, Google partnered with Black Girls Rock! to bring the Made with Code movement to Newark, NJ for the Girls Rock Tech! Summit.   Continue Reading →