Molly College Hosts the National Coalition of One Hundred Black Women’s 21st Annual Women’s and Youth Conference
The National Coalition of One Hundred Black Women, Long Island Chapter, Inc. will be hosting its 21st annual Women’s Conference and Youth Forum at the Molloy College in Rockville Center, New York, on Saturday, April 5, 2014, from 9 am – 3 pm. The theme for this year’s event is Unleash Your Personal Power.
This event is an affirmation of The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Long Island Chapter’s goal to empower women and youth. This year’s presenters will include, celebrity chef Nilka Hendricks of Fox’s Hell’s Kitchen with Chef Gordon Ramsey and she is currently the Executive Chef and Owner of her own catering company, Chef’in It Up Catering with Chef Nilka. Also speaking with family practitioner and prevention guru, Dr. Michele C. Reed, and certified weight loss specialist, Shari Diaz to name a few.
The day will include sessions on healthy living, financial fitness, girl’s empowerment seminars, and strategies for tapping into one’s personal power to help achieve personal and professional goals. The event will commence with a Zumba class to help get attendees moving and inspire them to make fitness a regular part of their daily regimen.
About the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Long Island Chapter Incorporated
In April 1982, this organization was incorporated as 100 Black Women of Long Island, Inc. The organization worked diligently to tackle several local issues and later joined forces to become an affiliate chapter of the emerging National Coalition of 100 Black Women. The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Long Island Chapter Inc. (NCBW 100 LI) a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization, works in concert with more than 7,000 members representing 65 chapters in 26 states, and the District of Columbia. After more than twenty-five years, our founding vision to ensure a role for women of African descent in the mainstream of Long Island remains the principal focus of the organization. Today, the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Long Island Chapter, Inc. advocates on behalf of women of African descent through local and national actions that promote equity in, health, education and economic development by:
· Building strategic alliances with like-minded individuals and organizations to achieve mutual goals.
· Empowering members to achieve business/professional opportunities and serve as effective leaders.
· Influencing public policy that impacts women of African descent and their communities.
· Celebrating the culture and achievements of people of African descent
For additional information about the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Long Island Chapter Incorporated, please visit www.li100bw.org.