Women Holding Office

8th annual celebration

when: Monday, May 8, 2017, 6-8pm
Women Holding Office Recognition and Isabelle Ahearn O'Neill Awards

where: Kirkbrae Country Club, Lincoln, RI

reception
complimentary hors d'oeuvres
cash bar

tickets: $25
purchase tickets online below
must be reserved in advance / seating limited

contact: YWCA Rhode Island
email tinisha@ywcari.org or call 401-351-2241

keynote speaker: Julia S. Jordan-Zachery
Director of Black Studies, Professor of Public and Community Service Studies, Providence College

Julia S. Jordan-Zachery is professor of Public and Community Service and director of the Black Studies Program at Providence College. Her interdisciplinary research focuses on African American women and public policy. She is also the author of the award winning book "Black women, cultural images and social policy" (2009 Routledge). Jordan-Zachery was recently award the Accinno Teaching Award, Providence College (2016-2017). Jordan-Zachery strives to bring intersectionality to a wider audience via her blog, Sapphire Unbound. Sapphire Unbound explores the lived realities of Black women and seeks to challenge the invisibility of Black women in policy and politics.

honorees
Gayle Goldin, State Senator
Marcia Ranglin-Vassell, State Representative
Sabina Matos, City Councilwoman

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