Black Women's Conference at Medgar Evers

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Medgar Evers College, in collaboration with the Black Women for Fairness, Equity & Justice, is hosting "Black Women's Conference & Career Information: Honoring the Legacy of Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm" on November 12.

Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke will deliver the keynote address at the event.

The conference
offers an opportunity to deal with topics important to the personal and
professional development of women of color including "Education, Higher
Education & Career Management: Pathways to Success", "Critical
Health Care Issues For Brooklyn", and "The Status of Black Women in the
Diaspora: Global & Local Perspectives."

The event will be held at the
Academic Building I, Dining Hall - 1638 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11225; from 8AM to 4PM.

Registration takes place from 8 am to 9 am. There is a $10.00
registration fee which includes breakfast, luncheon, reception and
materials. Please make checks payable to the Caribbean Research Center
Foundation," Medgar Evers College, 1150 Carroll St., Rm 315, Brooklyn,
NY 11225. Contact phone: 718-270-6218, 4853, 5070 (10am - 4pm). To RSVP
by email: or by phone: 718-270-6903.

Attendees include, in addition to Rep. Clarke are: Dr . Evelyn Castro, Long Island University; Debra Carey, CEO, SUNY Downstate Medical Center; Roslyn Weinstein, Exec. Dir. (Acting), Kings County Hospital Center, NYC HHC; Hon. Yvonne Graham, Brooklyn Deputy Borough President; Hon. Rosemonde Pierre-Louis, Manhattan Deputy Borough President;   Nicole Lee, Esq., President, TransAfrica Forum; Rose Graham, Parkside Prep; Karen Boykin-Towns, President, NAACP Brooklyn Branch; Onida Mayers, NYC Campaign Finance Board; Marjorie Parker, Opportunities For A Better Tomorrow;
Judge Paul Wooten, New York State Supreme Court; L. Joy Williams, LJW Community Strategies; Glynda Carr, Higher Heights For America; Tiffany Raspberry, York Associates, LLC; Dr. Eda Hastick, Medgar Evers College; Dr. Joan Parrot-Fonseca, Medgar Evers College; Dr. John Flateau, Medgar Evers College; Dr. Doris Withers, Medgar Evers College;
Dr. Jean Gumbs, Medgar Evers College; Valerie Kennedy, Esq. , Medgar Evers College, and; Dr. Brenda Greene, Medgar Evers College.

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