On March 29th, 2014 at Le Skyroom at the FIAF / French Institute Alliance Française 22 East 60 St, New York, New York 10022, BWIM will debut their first annual panel and awards ceremony in NYC! This platform was created to honor Black women who are pillars and have undoubtedly represented greatness in their respective fields. This event… Continue reading JOIN US ON MARCH 29th In NYC!!!!
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, now in her twelfth term as the Congresswoman for the District of Columbia, is the Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit. She serves on two committees: the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Before her congressional service, President… Continue reading FEATURE: Eleanor Holmes Norton
Dr. Jemison’s remarkable life, in addition to being a doctor, engineer, academic, and entrepreneur includes six years with NASA as an astronaut during which she became the first woman of color in the world to go into space. Jemison resigned from NASA in 1993 and founded The Jemison Group, Inc., a technology and consulting firm… Continue reading FEATURE: Mae Jemison
Taraji Henson was born on September 11, 1970, in Washington, D.C. She landed her first professional acting gig on Smart Guy. In 2001, she got her big break in the film Baby Boy. Her performance led to the role of Shug in Hustle and Flow. In 2008 she earned an Oscar nomination for… Continue reading FEATURE: Taraji Henson
. Born Thandiwe Nashita Newton, Thandie Newton is an award-winning actress, and a smart one; she has a degree in social anthropology from Cambridge. She was born to a Zimbabwean mother and British father and lived in Zimbabwe until political unrest forced her family to flee to Cornwall, where she was raised from a… Continue reading FEATURE: Thandie Newton
Organic Beauty Vixen is a blog created by beauty writer, speaker and over-all treehugger Sherrell Dorsey, that in 2009 started off with a few ramblings about her mission to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle. Sherrell soon realized that giving up her toxic ways wasn’t as easy as it sounded, especially when she didn’t want to… Continue reading FEATURE: Sherrell Dorsey
An Expert to Essence and bloggers/vbloggers such as BeautifulBrownBabyDol, Fashionista and Black Girl Long Hair, Co-Founders Whitney Patterson and Alexandria Williams have been dubbed Hair and Fitness expert for “Today’s Active Black Women” as they host workout haircare workshops and speaking sessions for the Bronner Bros. International Hair Show, the Nzuri Natural Hair Festival, and… Continue reading FEATURE: Whitney Patterson and Alexandria Williams