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The Black Women’s Agenda, Inc.'s 42nd Annual Symposium is being held on Friday, September 13, 2019 at the Washington Hilton. The Town Hall begins at 9:00 am. The Luncheon begins at Noon.

Join us in celebrating our 2019 distinguished honorees:

President's Award
The Honorable Cheri Beasley
First Black woman Chief Justice, Supreme Court of North Carolina

Women On the Rise
Mayor Muriel Bowser
Mayor, District of Columbia

Education Award
Dorothy Butler Gilliam
Trailblazer, first Black woman Journalist, Washington Post

Health Award
Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA
First Black woman President, American Medical Association

Economic & Business Award
Joi Gordon
CEO, Dress for Success Worldwide

Legacy Award
Deryl McKissack & Cheryl McKissack Daniel
President & CEO, McKissack & McKissack
First Black-owned architectural firm and oldest minority-owned architecture and engineering firm in U.S.

History Makers
The Colored Girls:
Donna Brazile
Yolanda Caraway
Veronica Chambers
Leah D. Daughtry
Minyon Moore

Bright Futures Award
Jacqueline Thompson
Sophomore, Spelman College



For more information visit www.bwa-inc.org or call 202-730-2637.



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