Bowery Mission Opens Women’s Center In Harlem

_dsc0839On Thursday, June 12, The Bowery Mission opened to a crowded ribbon cutting ceremony at the second location for The Bowery Mission Women’s Center in Harlem, Manhattan’s only faith-based residential programs for women who have experienced homelessness.

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\Women’s Empowerment Organization Comes To Harlem

women engagedProject V Inc., an innovative women’s empowerment organization, hosts their official launch party, this Saturday, May 31, 2014 from 3PM-6PM at La Maison d’Art, located at 259 W. 132nd St. in Harlem. Continue Reading →

National Women’s Health Week May 11-24, 2014

2014WHWLogoWe want to thank Heather Von St. James, a wife, mother and blogger who writes for the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance, reached out to Harlem World Magazine to bring this important event to our attention. Continue Reading →

#BringBackOurGirls In Nigeria

7826383024_bcb72a356b_zThere is a grim mood of outrage in Nigeria, Africa. In northeastern town of Chibok, more than 200 girls were kidnapped from their boarding school dorms in the dead of night nearly two weeks ago. Continue Reading →

HHC Urges Harlem Residents to Get a Mammogram

harlem01The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) today launched its annual breast cancer awareness campaign to remind women that mammograms can be a lifesaver and to urge women 40 and over to schedule a mammogram every one to two years.  Continue Reading →

2014 Women in the World Summit (Live Streaming)

2014 Women in the World SummitThe Women in the World Summit is a female-powered gathering like no other, inspiring global change from Harlem to Harare through an impressive lineup of speakers including Meryl Streep, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Katie Couric, and Diane Von Furstenberg this year. Continue Reading →

Entergy 25 Influential Black Women in Business Awards 2013 Honored

women_1The 25 Influential Black Women In Business Awardees for 2103 were honored on Thursday, March 27, 2014 in NYC, The Network Journal, New York’s leading Black professional and small-business magazine, presented the event at the Marriott New York Marquis.

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New York Urban League’s 5th Annual Girls Empowerment Day

unnamed-2Last week was a great New York Urban League’s 5th Annual Girls Empowerment Day on Friday, March 7, 2014 in New York CityContinue Reading →

History of National Women’s History Month

hfas_elizabeth_catlett_three_women_of_americaHistory of National Women’s History Month

As recently as the 1970′s, women’s history was virtually an unknown topic in the K-12 curriculum or in general public consciousness. Continue Reading →