The National Coalition of 100 Black Women Inc., Queen City Metropolitan Chapter (NCBW-QCMC) will honor five outstanding local Black women leaders at their 7th Annual My Sister’s Keeper Awards Luncheon. This year’s event will be held virtually on May 22 at 11:00 a.m.
This 2021 theme is ‘When She Wins, We All Win!’ and will celebrate and highlight female empowerment and educational advancement in the Charlotte metropolitan area, both of which are core values of the organization.
The mission of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Inc. Queen City Metropolitan Chapter is to improve the lives of Black women and their families by advocating for programs focusing on education, health, and economic empowerment. NCBW-QCMC proudly offers a variety of programs designed to empower women and young girls of color by offering them the tools necessary to succeed. The annual luncheon also serves as NCBW-QCMC’s largest fundraiser with funds supporting their programming and the scholarship fund.
The following women will be honored in the areas of health, education, economic empowerment, and public policy. A special community/unsung hero award will also be given:
Advocacy in Health
Tamara Neely, Family Nurse Practitioner
Advocacy in Education
Robin Green, Compliance Analyst for Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools
Advocacy in Economic Empowerment
Fran Farrer, Publisher of the County News
Advocacy in Public Policy
Jessica Davis, Vice-Chair for the Mecklenburg County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council and Adjunct Professor in Business Administration and Economics Department at Johnson C Smith University
Davita Galloway, Co-founder & Owner of Dupp & Swat
In addition to the above five honorees, NCBW-QCMC will also acknowledge their 2020 Young Scholars awardees–Sky Everson, Lauren Mitchell, and Kendall Terry, who all received scholarships from the organization.
The luncheon will be hosted by Spectrum News anchor Karla Redditte and is sponsored by OWN Network and Duke Energy. Tickets are $50 each. To register, visit www.ncbw-qcmc.org.
For all media inquiries or to schedule an interview with event organizers, contact Jameka Whitten at 704.965.3297 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., Queen City Metropolitan Chapter
The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., Queen City Metropolitan Chapter is a non-profit organization that advocates on behalf of women and girls of color. The organization focuses on empowering women to be leaders in their community and careers. The Coalition serves as a change agent through advocacy work to influence public policy that promotes gender equity in health, education, and economic empowerment. www.ncbw-qcmc.org.