Powerful Women Wanting Changes in Education
Powerful Women Wanting Changes in Education: During the recent National Convention of the 100 Black Men of America held in Hollywood Beach, Fla., women were not excluded, but included. Among the many workshops, panel discussions and shopping excursions for women was a powerful discussion on educating women, our families and our communities. Pictured here are the participants; Gail Dotson, US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development; Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis, President of Florida Memorial University; Darnita Knight, of the Atlanta Women’s Foundation; Melanie Campbell, of the Black Women’s Roundtable; Donna Richardson, health and fitness guru; Charmaine Ward, of Georgia Pacific and First Lady of the 100, Jennifer Dossman (c). The lively panel spoke on the topics: Women of Influence: Leveraging Social and Political Clout to Change Public Education; the panel ended with an impromptu fitness exercise led by Richardson. Curley Doss-man is the current chairman. For more information on the 100 Black Men of Ameri-ca, Inc, visit them online at 100blackmen.org.