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Last week, the National Council of Negro Women Inc. hosted its inaugural GirlTech at its national headquarters located at 633 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., in Washington, D.C. Johnnetta Betsch Cole, Ph.D., the organization’s seventh president and chairwoman of the board, opened and closed GirlTech with powerful remarks that not only addressed the importance of “herstory” recognizing…

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Millennial serial entrepreneur, diversity champion and award-winning executive Natalie Madeira Cofield will deliver the keynote address at the National Council of Negro Women’s first GirlTech event on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. GirlTech will bring together successful female leaders in technology and telecommunications to provide young women of color with an opportunity to obtain career guidance and mentorship. The event…

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This Founders Day, members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. are reflecting on the organization’s roots in social activism. On Jan. 13, 1913, 22 African American undergraduates at Howard University founded Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Their first public act was to march in Washington’s Women’s Suffrage Parade, which erupted in violence. Police did nothing to hold back the…

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June 22, 2016 – WASHINGTON, D.C. – NCNW expresses its sympathy for those who lives were savagely taken at the Pulse nightclub and we are heartbroken for the loved ones of the victims of the Orlando terror attack. The National Council of Negro Women agrees with efforts to prevent terrorism suspects from acquiring guns or explosives.…

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A historic number of black women spanning generations and professions were recently sworn in to establish the National Council of Negro Women Greater Atlanta Section; a clear indication that millennials are dedicated to carrying on NCNW’s commitment to improving the quality of life for women of African descent and their families. Family, friends, local politicians…

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Wearing black dresses and adorned in pearls, the National Council of Negro Women Greater Atlanta Section’s members were installed during a ceremony at Ben Hill United Methodist Church located at 2099 Fairburn Road in Atlanta’s southwest community on Sunday, March 20 2016. The evening’s keynote speaker was Ingrid Saunders Jones, the national chair of NCNW.…

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Ingrid Saunders Jones is no stranger to community leadership, community development and philanthropy. She’s a highly respected global leader who served three decades at the Coca-Cola company where she held roles of increasing responsibility, focusing on the company’s corporate giving and community outreach. During her tenure at Coca-Cola, Jones led the transformation of the company’s…

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Transitions Optical, Inc., the leading supplier of photochromic eyeglass lenses, made a second appearance at the National Council of Negro Women’s (NCNW) Black Family Reunion Celebration on September 10 in Washington, D.C. The event kicked off a series of outreach efforts in partnership with NCNW, a national organization that supports women of African descent.  The…

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