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Our 2016 Forum is themed "Leaving a Legacy".

Join us March 12th in NYC as we explore what it means to live an impactful life with amazing speakers. Read more about our 2016 Speakers!


The day includes two panels, a networking lunch and skillshare workshops on shaping and growing your areas of interest. Registration is now open!



2016 Agenda

8:30 am Registration and Breakfast

9:30 am WomenWerk Welcome

10:00 am Leaving a Legacy

A thoughtful discussion on how to identify and create a life of passion and impact with:

Maya Wiley, Counsel to NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, NYC Commission on Gender Equity

Amini Kajunju, President & CEO of the Africa-America Institute

Dee Poku-Spalding, Founder of Women in Enterprise (WIE), Entrepreneur

Lori Adelman, Executive Director at

Semhar Araia, CEO of Semai Consulting, Founder of DAWN

Samra Brouk, Business Development Manager at DoSomething.Org




Creating Your Own Media Boutique

Led by Sherra Pierre-March, Managing Principal of Digazi Media and former Chief Technology Officer of IrokoPartners

11:00 am Choose a Workshop

12:00 pm Networking Lunch & Vendor Shopping 

Managing Your Digital Footprint

Led by Christina Morillo, Co-Founder of Women of Color in Tech Chat



1:30pm Choose a Workshop:

E-commerce and Marketing to Women

Led by Kelechi Anyadiegwu, Founder of & Forbes 30 Under 30 2016

Civic Engagement and the 2016 Political Climate for Women

Led by Stephanie Arthur, Founder of The African Leadership Project and PIMCO Compliance Analyst


2:30 pm  The Conversation: Relationships, co-sponsored by Khedoo App

A dynamic discussion with men and women to discuss gender expectations in professional and personal relationships, with guest speakers:

Sandra Appiah, Co-Founder and Vice President of Face2Face Africa

Abiola Oke, CEO of OkayAfrica

Toyosi Phillips, Media Producer and Presenter

Lawrence Adjah, Founder of Our Family Dinner

Laolu Senbanjo, Artis and Human Rights Lawyer

Dolapo Adedapo, Presenter at SaharaTV

3:45pm Closing Remarks & Networking

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