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Past Events

MAY 21, 2021

Finding My Way

In Finding My Way, four speakers discuss their experiences as Black professional women in their fields and the difference they have made in their communities.

MARCH 5, 2021

Black History Month: Black Health and Wellbeing

  

An interactive evening with  three expert speakers: Debbie Grant Clarke-Grant, Community Dietitian; Semirath Fagbemi, MSc. Experte en finances personnelles; Tanisha Matthews, Credit Card Specialist and Founder of Purpose and Finance Enjoy Afrobeats with DJ Sekinat.

SEPTEMBER 14, 2021

Building STEM Capital

Speakers Bernie Petitt and Amreen Rahman both speak on counterspace in STEM and the importance of it for minority students to have a place that privileges through fostering a feeling of community and support, respecting the experiences of all people, and battling prejudice. Since racism, misogyny, and repressive academic environments can make it difficult for students to build their STEM identities we need responses that make STEM more accessible. 

JULY 30, 2021

Taking charge of your Financial Future

This panel event covered subjects like credit building and credit scores, credit cards and debt management, and student loans. It is for those  who are just beginning their independent financial futures, covering topics like: obtaining financial guidance and building a relationship with your bank; saving money and making investments; and how to turn a side gig into a profitable one.

JANUARY 27, 2022

Speaker series on Gender-Based Violence: A Richer Love

Through a rich discussion and interactive exercises that unpack topics such as warning signs of unhealthy partnership/relationships; boundary creation with partners, family and friends;  patriarchy and misogynoir; manifestations of power and control in intimate relationships, and sexual consent learn from psychotherapist Amma Gyamfowa how to claim a Richer Love for yourself.