Friday, Sept. 18, 2009
The Second Annual National Black Women’s Town Hall Meeting will convene at Howard University's Blackburn Center.
Theme: Harnessing The Power of Change: Black Women Leading The Way Together
Distinguished Panel: Dr. E. Faye Williams, ESQ, Dr. Julianne Malveaux, Sophia A. Nelson, Esq., Dr. Jane Smith, Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever, Cheryl Mayberry-McKissack, Stephanie Jones, Dr. Tricia Bent-Goodley
Landmark of Greatness Awardee - FAYE WATTLETON
Emerging Greatness Awardee - SHALYA PRICE
Special Guests: Tina Tchen/White House Council on Women and Girls, Dr. Charlene Dukes/PGCC, and Regina Smith, relative Anna Julia Cooper/USPS
The National Black Women’s Town Hall Meeting will bring together a diverse panel and audience—representing the many ages, stages, backgrounds, and accomplishments of black women—to engage in a provocative dialogue that will bring to light the issues that will serve as a springboard to developing a solid agenda that speaks to the needs of African-American women while creating tangible solutions that will manifest substantive progress in our lives.