“Over the next decade, the impact of women on the global economy will be that of China and India." (Ernst & Young report, Women: The Next Emerging Market)
Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014
International Association for Women of Color Day, announced the Launch of WomenWorldCulture, http://www.womenworldculture.com, global network for women, cultures and sustainability at the annual Sacramento Community Women of Color Day/Diversity Event, May 4, 2014, 4 to 8 PM, Crest Theater. 2014 Honorees include local/statewide and international leaders, in keeping with United Nations Resolutions, January 6, 2014 that, “Female Entrepreneurs Are Key to Sustainable Global Development.”
The 2014 event, "Our Communities in the Americas: Afro Uruguay Cultural Collaboration"
reflects the evolution of Women of Color Day in 29 years, 25 states and 5 countries, http://www.womenofcolorday.com, and nearly a decade of interaction with members of the AfroUruguayan community.
Outstanding Women Awards in a variety of categories: Wonderful Davidson, Director, Wonderful Productions Unlimited; Aja Brown, Mayor, Compton, CA; Michelle Bachelet, President, Chile; Harvest McCampbell, Editor and Moderator, Northern CA Native Events & News.
Aurora Community Awards for supporting justice, equality and/or sustainability, locally to globally: Carlos González Gutiérrez, Consul General Mexico Consulate, Sacramento; José Mujica President, Uruguay; Sergio Ortuño, Master Drummer and Founder, Candombe Drum School; Steven Payan, Occupy, Human and Civil Rights Activist; and Purple Moon, Multicultural Dance Group.
The May 4 Women of Color Day/Diversity Event will also launch [WomenWorldCulture, a global network to connect women and cultural groups through the efforts of social entrepreneurs, especially women. Attention will focus on concerns of women, cultures and environmental suststainability. WomenWorldCulture (WWC) will share information and support arts, education, research, social services.
The new WomenWorldCulture website will have a public section and a fee-based network member section. WWC network members will be able to advertise on the site and secure first access to unique events, services, and social entrepreneur funding opportunities. According to the 2013 Ernst & Young report, Women: The Next Emerging Market, supporting women to fulfill their potential is critical because “Over the next decade, the impact of women on the global economy will be that of China and India."
Cofounder of March 1 as Women of Color day in 1985, Suzanne Brooks, established International Association for Women of Color Day as a social entrepreneurship in 1999 in Sacramento and serves as its CEO. She is the founder/social entrepreneur of WomenWorldCulture, as well as the singer and bandleader of The Jazz Generation. Brooks follows the lead of entrepreneur, investor, media personality, and Entrepreneur-in-Residence of Dell Inc, Ingrid Vanderveldt, who has made “Empowering a Billion Women by 2020” her mission.
According to Brooks, “the mission of WomenWorldCulture and the International Association for Women of Color Day/Diversity Event is to engage those who can see and share this vision at the May 4 Women of Color Day/Diversity Event at the Crest Theater among exceptional leaders and their representatives. May 4 continues the work of the International Association for Women of Color Day and launches WomenWorldCulture. It also offers social entrepreneurs, women and men, individuals and groups, the opportunity to learn and join in on the ground floor of a new, global venture and sense of community. All with musical entertainment too.”
Other performances at the Women of Color Day/Diversity Event include opening drumming by Carlos Rivera and the Sobriety Drummers of Sacramento Native American Health Center; a film about the Afro Uruguayan Community, with discussion; Candombe drumming and dance performance by Sergio Ortuño and other members of Uruguay’s Afro Uruguayan community; and a community, collaborative performance by The Jazz Generation band with Candombe and Native American drummers
Sponsors of the event include Dr. Judith Ray, retired faculty, West Chester and Cheyney Universities, PA; Virginia Henry, Clayton, DE; Los Rios Community College Federation of Teachers;and SMUD (Sacramento Metropolitan Utility District).
Tickets are available at Crest Theater Box Office 1013 K Street, Downtown Sacramento: Phone (916) 44-CREST (916) or (916) 442-7378
and at Tickets.com Sacramento Tickets Phone 1-800-282-8495
(Free on street parking on event day)
All Other Event Information (except tickets)
Founder/CEO, WomenWorldCulture and International Association for Women of Color Day
Singer, Song writer, Band Leader, The Jazz Generation
Postal Mail: WomenWorldCulture, PO Box 661544, Sacramento, CA 95866
916)483-9804 (office) __title__ WomenWorldCulture: Global Network for Women, Cultures, Sustainability]