Seitu’s World: At New York City’s Women Leaders Panel

so1On March 22, 2016, Seitu Oronde photographed an event with Dallas Reed, PhD, Berkeley College Vice President, Student Development and Campus Life, moderated a panel of New York leaders who spoke about advocacy and issues of equity. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Harlem Hospital Celebrates Womens History Month

s2On Sunday, March 13th, 2016 photographer of all things Harlem Seitu Oronde was at the Harlem Hospital’s Women’s History Month event documenting the event in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Before 5: Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band At The Schomburg In Harlem

maryl lou williamsMary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band is a documentary about a brilliant outlier, a woman who dared to live on her own terms. Continue Reading →

NYC Schools Provide Free Feminine Hygiene Products From Harlem To Hollis

hygien for women in harlem and hollis1New York City Council Member Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, Harlem Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito (pictured in the right hand corner) and others announce today announced the launch of a groundbreaking initiative to outfit New York City public school restrooms with dispensers of free feminine hygiene products. Continue Reading →

4 Tips For Women Helping Women Heal From Harlem To Harare

women engagedVice President Joe Biden recently introduced pop star Lady Gaga at the Oscars to spotlight the issue of campus sexual assault, which is part of a White House campaign against domestic and sexual violence. Continue Reading →

Women’s Jazz Festival: The Beat In Between In Harlem

wjf+3.7.16+crop2As part of our annual Women’s History Month celebrations this March, the Schomburg Center is excited for the return of our Women’s Jazz Festival concert series!  Continue Reading →

New York Is The 16th Best State For Women’s Quality Of Life

Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito Launches Young Women's Initiative on the SWith March being Women’s History Month and women outnumbering men in all but nine states today, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2016’s Best & Worst States for Women. Continue Reading →

Black Women Film Network Honors Mikki Taylor, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Naturi Naughton & More

kay graham1The Black Women Film Network (BWFN) is proud to announce the 2016 “Untold Stories Awards” Luncheon honorees:

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Opening Of Women In The Heights: Transitions In Harlem

art show in harlemIn celebration of Women’s History Month The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance in partnership with Broadway Housing Communities and The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art and Storytelling presents the exhibitionits new gallery space with the exhibition “Women in the Heights: Transitions” Featuring the work of thirty women artists of Uptown Manhattan. Continue Reading →

“Essentia” At Taller Boricua Gallery In Harlem

Curated by Nitza TufiñoJanuary 22 thru March 52016Artists ConversationThursday February 4 at 6pmTaller Boricua Gallery is inaugurating 2016 with “Essentia” on January 22, 2016, at 6PM, that will feature established African-American and Puerto Rican-identified visual artists based in New York State. Continue Reading →