BWOI offers a range of developmental and networking programs
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Each year, BWOI honors an individual whose life and work is committed to helping women, their families and communities WIN.
BWOI Trailblazer Honorees: 2016 - Ambassador Alice Dear, President, A.M.Dear & Associates; Former Executive Director, African Development Bank
Kaylin Whittingham, Esq., Founder & Managing Attorney, Whittingham Law; President, Association of Black Women Attorneys (ABWA)
2015 - Vernice "FlyGirl" Armour, America's First African American
Female Combat Fighter Pilot
2014 - Vanessa K. Bush, Editor-in-Chief, ESSENCE Magazine
Hosted by: EMC Corp.
Building Multicultural Bridges
Held in March every year in celebration of Women's History MonthBWOI brings women of ALL backgrounds and ethnicities together to build bridges and celebrate our diversity and commonalities.
Our Building Multicultural Bridges partners are (pictured left to right):
- Janice Won, President - The Won Principles
- Valerie Rainford, Co-Founder - Black Women of Influence (BWOI)
- Yesi Morillo-Gual, Founder - Proud to be Latina
- Carol Evans, President & CEO - Working Mother Media
Women, Wine & Wealth
Our custom financial planning series was developed by BWOI member Kim Bourne, CEO of Playfair Planning Associates.
This workshop series is focused on helping the BWOI community learn to manage their money and build wealth. This series helps participants (1). Develop a Financial Roadmap; (2). Manage Cash Flow; (3). Develop Insurance Plans; and, (4). Learn to Invest Wisely.
Hosted by: EMC Corp.
Working Mother Media
BWOI is excited to partner with Working Mother Media for another year!
For the fourth year, BWOI hosts a development session exclusively for black women at Working Mother Media's Multicultural Women's National Conference.
BWOI's 2016 theme was "The Art of UnMasking" featuring Dr. Atira Charles.
Stay tuned for more information on our 2017 program. Sponsored by: Working Mother Media
Annual Networking Event
The EVENT OF THE YEAR, held every September, where all BWOI members come out to reconnect and network with each other; support our sponsors; and, celebrate another successful year of BWOI programming.