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6th Annual BWR Women of Power National Summit: Invest.Inspire.Unite.Act!!!

NCBCP Black Women's Roundtable

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 10:00 AM - Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 11:00 AM (EDT)

6th Annual BWR Women of Power National Summit:...

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Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Women Registration (18+) Ended $75.00 $0.00
Youth Registration (12-17) Ended $30.00 $0.00
Student Registration (w/college ID) Ended $30.00 $0.00

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 Join us to Invest. Inspire. Unite. Act! 

#bwr2017 #sistarpower  #ready4thefight  #time4action

ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSED

REGISTRATION AVAILABLE ON SITE

THURSDAY, MARCH 30TH - FRIDAY, MARCH 31ST, 8 AM - 5 PM

SATURDAY, APRIL 1ST, 9 AM - 12 NOON

@ CRYSTAL CITY MARRIOTT-1999 JEFFERSON DAVIS HIGHWAY, ARLINGTON, VA

We invite you to join us for the 6th Annual Black Women's Roundtable Women of Power National Summit (BWR Summit), Wednesday, March 29th - Sunday, April 2, 2017, in Washington, DC!  

The BWR Summit is a core component of the BWR Healthy, Wealthy, Wise Empowerment Project. The BWR Empowerment Project focuses on amplifying the intergenerational power and voices of black women on race & gender equity, economic security & prosperity, income inequality, health, economic, educational and social justice issues impacting urban centers, small towns and rural communities.   

 

REGISTER TODAY for the 2017 BWR Women of Power National Summit!

 Registration Information

Women (18+): $75.00

Girls & Teens (12 - 17): $30.00

College Students (w/student ID): $30.00

Hotel Accommodations  [SOLD OUT]

The Crystal City Marriott is the host hotel for the 2017 BWR Women of Power National Summit.  BWR has secured a special discount rate just for you @ $149/night (single/double).  [SOLD OUT]


***HIGHLIGHTED SPEAKERS INCLUDE***

[Partial Listing]

 

Wednesday, March 29th

Tele-Press Conference

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Release 4th Annual BWR Report

Black Women in the U.S. & Key States: Moving Forward in a Post Obama-Era

Melanie L. Campell, President/CEO, Convener, Black Women's Roundtable, NCBCP 

Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever, Editor-In-Chief, 2017 BWR Report

 

CONTRIBUTORS

[Ebony Baylor, Assistant to Senior VP for Policy, National Urban League Washington Bureau, Salandra Benton, Convener, FL BWR/FCBCP, State Community Organizer, FL AFL-CIO, Latosha Brown, Program Director, Grantmakers for Southern Progress, NFG, Felicia Davis, Convener, Clayton County GA BWR, Director, Building Green Initiative @CAU,  Holli Holliday, Esq., Chief Consultant, Holliday Advisors, LLC, Helen Holton, Executive Director, National Organization of Black County Officials]

[Tanya Clay House, Senior Strategist, Schott Foundation for Public Education, Camara Hudson, Graduating Senior, Bachelors of Science, Human & Family Science, BWR Spring Intern, Carol Joyner, Director, Labor Project for Working Families, Family Values@Work, L. Toni Lewis, MD, Immediate Past Chair, SEIU Healthcare, Geriatrician, Yogi, Health Equity & Social Justice Strategist, Shireen Mitchell, Founder, Digital Sista, Social Analyst & Diversity Strategist, Social Media Manager, NCBCP, Rene Redwood, CEO, Redwood Enterprise, LLC, Elsie Scott, PhD, Founding Director, Ronald Walters Leadership & Public Policy Center, Howard University]

[Yvonne Scruggs-Leftwich, PhD, Professor, Former Chair, National Labor College, CCEJ, Inc., Joycelyn Tate, Technology & Telecom Policy Advocate & Strategist, BWR Senior Technology Policy Advisor]Makani Themba, Chief Strategist, Higher Ground Strategies, Jennifer Tucker, BWR Senior Policy Advisor, Honorable Sheila Tyson, Councilmember, Birmingham AL City Council, Convener, AL BWR/ACBCP]

 

Thursday, March 30th

BWR HILL DAY

10:00 am - 11:00 am

 

PRESS CONFERENCE ON FEDERAL BUDGET & SUPREME COURT

Triangle Grounds at the U. S. Capitol, Washington, DC

 

CONGRESSIONAL LEGISLATIVE LUNCH BRIEFING

12 NOON - 2:00 PM

National Council of Negro Women Headquarters*633 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED BWR DELEGATE TO ATTEND


FEATURED SPEAKERS

[Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-3), Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13), Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18), Congresswoman Terri Sewell (AL-7), Dr. Barbara Williams-Skinner, Co-Chair, National African American Clergy Network, Kimberly Bassett, Executive Director, Mayor's Office on Women's Policy & Commission for Women, Executive Oiffice of Mayor Muriel Bowser, Rev. Dr. Nancy Lee, RN, Executive Minister, Community of Hope AME, Janice Mathis, Esq., Executive Director, National Council of Negro Women]

 

WELCOME RECEPTION

  Verizon Technology & Policy Center

 

Donna Epps, Vice President, Public Policy & Strategic Alliances, Verizon

 MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED BWR DELEGATE TO ATTEND

 

Friday, March 31st

#Ready4theFight For Our Rights & Justice For All Morning Plenary

8:30 am - 10:00 am

Crystal City Marriott -- Arlington, VA 

 

Featured Speakers

 [Amabssador Suzan Johnson Cook, Former U. S. Ambassador-At-Large for International Religious Freedom, Obama Administration, Rubie Coles, Deputy Director, The Moriah Fund, Edna Kane-Williams, Senior Vice President, Multi-Cultural Leadership, AARP ]


Women & Girls Power Lunch Plenary Session

Panel: The Power of Black Women's Voices in the Media in a Post Obama Era

12:30 pm - 2:15 pm

 MODERATOR

Vanessa DeLuca, Editor-In-Chief, ESSENCE

 SPECIAL REMARKS

Linda W. Brigham, Senior Manager, The Coca-Cola Company

FEATURED SPEAKERS

[Maureen Bunyan, Award Winning Journalist, Lauren Victoria Burke, Journalist, Contributor, NewsOneNow, Managing Editor, Politic365, April Ryan, White House Correspondent, AURN, Author & Award-Winning Journalist, Sidra Smith, Producer, Gate Pass Entertainment, LLC, Recipient, NAACP Image Awards]


Saturday, April 1st

8:00 am - 2:30 pm

It's All About YOU Health, Healing & Inspiration Day!

  Crystal City Marriott -- Arlington, VA 

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

SisTARS Awards Ceremony & Reception

 

Sunday, April 2nd

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Sunday Inspiration & Closing Session 

Crystal City Marriott -- Arlington, VA 

Spiritual Hour of Power

SPEAKER 

Rev. Dr. Judith C. Moore, Pastor, Greater Allen AME, Pittsburgh, PA

 

ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSED

REGISTRATION AVAILABLE ON SITE

THURSDAY, MARCH 30TH - FRIDAY, MARCH 31ST, 8 AM - 5 PM

SATURDAY, APRIL 1ST, 9 AM - 12 NOON

@ CRYSTAL CITY MARRIOTT-1999 JEFFERSON DAVIS HIGHWAY, ARLINGTON, VA

 

   

Redwood Enterprise, LLC

 

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When & Where


Crystal City Marriott
1999 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 10:00 AM - Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 11:00 AM (EDT)


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NCBCP Black Women's Roundtable

The Black Women's Roundtable (BWR) is the women and girls empowerment arm of The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation. The BWR promotes health and wellness, economic security & sustainability, education and global empowerment as key elements for success. BWR established its Intergenerational Policy Network in 2008, which is comprised of a diverse group of Black women civic leaders representing international, national, regional, and state-based organizations and institutions. Together, the BWR membership represents the issues and concerns of women and girls who live across the United States and around the world.

For more information visit www.ncbcp.org


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