The Delaware Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., will pay homage to the local S’Heroes who have worked relentlessly to promote and advance the image of women of color at its upcoming signature event on Saturday, Nov 2.
The Chapter’s 2013 Empowerment Summit & Legacy Awards Celebration Luncheon will be held at the Waterfall Banquet & Conference Center in Claymont. The 2013 distinguished guests of honor to be celebrated are: Delaware’s premier jazz vocalist and community developer, Alfie Moss (Waymaker Award), Dr. Velma Scantlebury, Associate Director of the Kidney Transport Program at Christiana Care (Unsung S’Hero Award), Dr. Joan Coker, Board Certified Otolaryngologist (Generation Next Award), and Health Advocates/Educators, Willie M. Jackson & Doris Fields Smith (Kindred Spirits Legacy Award).
Aligned with its mission and purpose, the Summit and Legacy Awards Celebration will seek to spotlight the struggles, strengths and triumphs of Delaware’s Black women by providing a forum for women, irrespective of their stage of life, to celebrate their uniqueness and distinguished position across multiple sectors. Also, it will provide an environment to advance a compelling movement to uplift and teach our Black girls to be their best selves.
Dr. Robin L. Smith, licensed psychologist, ordained minister, and best selling author, will deliver a vigorous keynote address during the Summit Luncheon and Legacy Awards Celebration ensuring the event is an indispensable affair culminating the 2013 program year.