One thousand women accustomed Black-women endemic businesses at the 32nd anniversary Madam CJ Walker awards bologna and bread-and-butter empowerment seminar, hosted by the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. (Pennsylvania Chapter) on Saturday afternoon.
Seven women, including business owners and acceptance from the community, accustomed ceremoniousness or scholarships for their ambitious alcohol and assignment in the community.
“The Madam CJ Walker bologna is captivated in March to bless Women’s History Month and to admit African American changeable entrepreneurs who accept approved arete in their corresponding fields and bounded communities,” said Coalition Admiral Linda B. Watson. “Our goal…is to account women who chose to chase Madam CJ Walker’s aisle of entrepreneurship, and to animate added women to do the same.”
Mildred E. Bell, architect and admiral of Bark Health Solutions (SHS), LLC accustomed the Madam CJ Walker award. Bell was accustomed for active a family-operated business and accomplishment skin-care products, while additionally alive in the association for women’s rights and the arts.
Having accomplished her success after a academy degree, Bell said she “made every job afar of my education. I consistently ask myself ‘how can I do it better?’”
Dr. Colona Roberts, architect of The Smart Centermost of Child Development and Apprenticeship was the Madam CJ Walker accolade aboriginal agent up. Accustomed for her “community” centered childcare businesses, Roberts thanked the mothers who came to her gluttonous advice on “why their sons couldn’t read.” Roberts has formed in apprenticeship for 30 years and operates several schools and childcare facilities, including a 24-hour center.
Beverly Brown, admiral of Temples in Shape, LLC, was the Madam CJ Walker accolade additional agent up. Brown was accustomed for her assignment in educating communities about the dangers of blubber and announcement “healthy active and fitness” amid African-American women.
“I accept decreased claret burden … I accept decreased obesity,” said Brown. “Once I got my activity together, I began to ability out to my community.”
Syreeta Scott, buyer abettor of Duafe Holistic Hair Affliction was awarded the PECO Power to the Association Award. “When I anticipate of why I started Duafe and the Sable Collective, it was absolutely out of my adulation for Black women and my culture,” said Scott. “I had a dream and God said yes … and sisters I acknowledge you.”
Lauryn McCray, admission aerial academy chief at the Agnes Irwin Academy and an ambitious attorney; Bria Miles, undergraduate at Winston-Salem State University and ambitious concrete therapist; and Cimone S. Philpotts, doctoral applicant at the University of Delaware and ambitious Secretary of Education, were awarded $2,000 scholarships and a laptop.
In the bosom of the awards, addition focus of the accident was self-care as the awardees’ backgrounds were centered on some blazon of self-preservation, whether wellness, bark