07-10-19 – Phenomenal Woman, That’s Me

You may write me down in history
With your bitter, twisted lies,
You may trod me in the very dirt
But still, like dust, I’ll rise.
– Maya Angelou

Hey Fam,

The DC Mayor’s office has released a series dedicated to empowering women in several aspects of our lives. From starting your own business to taking care of yourself in the process, their summer has been dedicated to addressing the concerns of women. That’s why i’m glad to help highlight their series. On the program today, Jennifer Porter, Executive Director of the Mayors office on Women’s Policy and Initiatives will talk about the importance of these programs.

Check out what they have going on today through August, you’ll never know what you’ll be inspired to attend.

Wednesday, July 10th

Empowered Women Series: Self Care

Speaker: Dr. Barbara Bazron-DBH, Brown Beauty Co-op Owners

Location: UDC Bertie Backus

Wednesday, July 24th

Empowered Women Series: Women’s Sexual Health & Wellness

Speaker: Ashlee Wimberly/DC Commission for Women Commissioner Abby Fenton

Location: Dorothy Height Public Library

Wednesday, July 31st

Empowered Women Series: Home Ownership

Speaker: Todd Lee, DC Housing Finance

Location: Anacostia Public Library

Wednesday, August 7th

Empowered Women Series: Financial Literacy

Speaker: Michelle Hammons Bank on DC /Lynette Young- GWUL Finance Program

Location: Dorothy Height Public Library

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