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2019 Celebrating Women Breakfast

Join us for our Celebrating Women Breakfast on Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 as we honor:

dream hampton, Filmmaker, Writer, and Organizer

Dr. Marta Moreno Vega, President of the Creative Justice Initiative and Founder of the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute

Sarinya Srisakul, First Asian-American Woman Firefighter of the FDNY and Former President of the United Women Firefighters Association of NYC

Rhonda Joy McLean, Attorney, Author, and Philanthropist. Former Board Co-Chair, The New York Women’s Foundation

Join us as we celebrate the work of our grantee partners—women-led community organizations working to create an economically secure, safer future for all women and families in New York City.

 

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May 14, 2019 at 7:30 am - 9:00 am

New York Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway
New York, NY 10036

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Meet Our Honorees

  • dream hampton

    dream hampton is an award-winning filmmaker, writer and organizer from Detroit. She is the executive producer of the critically-acclaimed ‘Surviving R. Kelly’ documentary, which centers the voices of survivors and takes on the “ecosystem” that supported and enabled the abuse, and in doing so has been credited with returning the #MeToo Movement to Black girls.

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    dream hampton

    Filmmaker, Writer, and Organizer

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    Dr. Marta Moreno Vega

    Dr. Marta Moreno Vega is a globally recognized scholar, activist, educator, and Yoruba priestess. A powerful advocate for cultural equity, studies and education, she established the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute in 1976 and is currently the President of the Creative Justice Initiative. Dr. Vega is chief editor of Women Warriors of the Afro-Latina Diaspora, author of The Altar of My Soul and director and co-producer of the documentary When the Spirits Dance Mambo: Growing Up Nuyorican in El Barrio.

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    Dr. Marta Moreno Vega

    President of the Creative Justice Initiative and Founder of the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute

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    Sarinya Srisakul

    Sarinya Srisakul is the first Asian-American woman firefighter in the New York City Fire Department. She is also the President of the United Women Firefighters Association of New York City, which works to advance the interests of women firefighters and fire officers and to promote firefighting as a career for women, including aiding efforts to recruit, hire, train and retain women firefighters and fire officers.

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    Sarinya Srisakul

    First Asian-American Woman Firefighter of the FDNY and President of the United Women Firefighters Association of NYC

    Please check back for full biography.

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    Rhonda Joy McLean

    Rhonda Joy McLean an attorney, author, and philanthropist. Ms. McLean is the former Deputy General Counsel of Time Inc., where she managed one-third of the Law Department and oversaw legal compliance and data privacy protocols for over 200 clients and 22 brands, including TIME, PEOPLE, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, FORTUNE, and ESSENCE. She is co-author of two popular books on leadership development for women, titled “The Little Black Book of Success “, and is a principal of LEADS LLC. Ms. McLean is an active alumna of the Board of Directors of The New York Women’s Foundation and a former Board Co-Chair and currently the president of the Greater New York Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, a community service organization comprised of African-American professional women.

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    Rhonda Joy McLean

    Attorney, Author, and Philanthropist. Former Board Co-Chair, The New York Women’s Foundation

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