International Black Women’s Public Policy Institute (IBWPPI) Black Women Leaders Convene in Bermuda during Women History Month March 3-6, 2016.
Establishing A Mutual Agenda For Black Women Globally
Bermuda – Black women leaders from around the world will gather on the beautiful historic Island of Bermuda, March 3-6, 2016, for an annual meeting focusing on three critical issues; The state of Black Women’s Health and Wellness, Economic Security and Access to Basic and Advance Education. The meeting will be held at the exquisite Fairmont Southampton 101 South Shore Road Southhampton, Bermuda SN02.
IBWPPI will convene and join women from throughout the Caribbean, including Cuba and Haiti. THe board of directors representing Africa, Belize, Bermuda and eight major cities throughout North America: joined by other global thinkers will meet for the purpose of establishing a mutual agenda for Black Women everywhere.
“This significant work the International Black Women’s Public Policy Institute led by Barbara A. Perkins, marks the quintessential model for today’s woman to gather, discuss and support women’s issue globlaly; stated California Senator Isadore Hall, III Senate District 35 and 2016 candidate for the US Congress.”
Attendees will be welcomed by local prominent leaders. Vanessa DeLuca, Editor in Chief, Essence Magazine will serve as keynote speaker at the International Influencers Luncheon on Friday, March 4th along with Alva Adams-Mason, Director of African American Business Strategy and Corporate Communications at Toyota. Lori George Billingsley, Vice President of Community Relations, Coca-Coca North America will serve as Special Guest Speaker during the Closing Night’s Dinner on Saturday March 5th.
IBWPPI is a non-partisan non-profit organization that advocates on behalf of Black women internationally and domestically. Through policy and collaborative programming, IBWPPI addresses the major threats to Black women and their families. IBWPPI believes in a bottom-up approach to policy-making that is inclusive and empowering.
Speakers corfirmed to this important gathering are: Barbara A. Perkins (Washington D.C.). Gail Perry-Mason (Georgia), Darcel Brenda Harris Lee (California), Patrice Frith Hayward (Bermuda), Lisa Fowler (Texas), Gloria DIll (Bermuda), Lula Bulton (Georgia), Kathlyn Adams Seay (maryland), Cynthia Heard (California) and Penelope Jones Mensah (Ghana Africa)