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Black Women’s
Health Imperative

JULY 26 – AUG 01

A Celebration Of Life,Legacy,& Service

To Black Women

Presented by bumble

Special Guests

Angela Davis

Angela Davis

Angelica Ross

Angelica Ross

Keri Hilson

Keri Hilson

Egypt Sherrod

Egypt Sherrod

Syleena Johnson

Syleena Johnson

Cynthia Bailey

Cynthia Bailey

AJ Johnson

AJ Johnson

Jurnee Smollett

Jurnee Smollett

Event Lineup

Sunday, July 26, 7PM-8PM

Presented By: AARP

Monday, July 27, 7 PM-8 PM

Presented By: Silence The Shame

Tuesday, July 28, 7 PM-8 PM
Wednesday, July 29, 7 PM-8 PM

Presented By: Take What You Need

Thursday, July 30, 7 PM-8 PM
Thursday, July 30, 2 PM-3 PM
Saturday, August 1, 3 PM- 4PM
Thursday, July 30, 3:00-4:00pm

Sunday, July 26th 7 PM – 8 PM EST

Angela Davis & Byllye Avery

A Pathway to Change.
A Journey To Progress.

Over 37 years ago, BWHI was established with a vision of helping Black women. We’ll hear from the organization’s pioneers, current leaders and voices of tomorrow about how that vision has been realized since then, and where we plan to go beyond 2020.

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Monica G. Coleman

Monica G. Coleman

CCO, BWHI (Moderator)
Linda Goler Blount, MPH

Linda Goler Blount, MPH

President & CEO, BWHI
Kimberly Foster

Kimberly Foster

Founder, For Harriet

Monday, July 27th 7 PM – 8 PM EST

It’s My Time! – Committed To A Life of Wellness

Signature Program: CYL2

After decades of caring for children, spouses, church commitments, community projects, and everything else, we are excited to encourage women to commit to a lifestyle of wellness through a renewed interest in self-care! Our panel includes a dynamic group of women ages 45 through 83 willing to give insight about their own wellness journeys while encouraging our viewers to have a renewed sense of self.

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AJ Johnson & Syleena Johnson

Presented By:

BWHI Anniversary: Sponsor AARP
Mikki Taylor

Mikki Taylor

Author, Speaker and Leading Beauty Influencer (Moderator)
Ernestine Shepherd

Ernestine Shepherd

The Guinness World Record Oldest Body Builder
Ife Johnson

Ife Johnson

Lifestyle Coach & Master Trainer

Tuesday, July 28th 7 PM – 8 PM EST

Shanti Das & Keri Hilson

Presented By:

Silence The Shame logo

Protect Your Peace
Discovering Your Path To Emotional & Mental Wellness

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, social unrest and just being a black woman in America has taken its toll on the emotional and mental wellness of women everywhere. BWHI will co-host an important forum with Atlanta-based non-profit Silence The Shame to discuss strategies and solutions for pursuing emotional and mental wellness while surrounded by challenges and uncertainty.

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Eboni K. Williams

Eboni K. Williams

Host, Revolt Black News (Moderator)
Linda Goler Blount, MPH

Linda Goler Blount, MPH

President & CEO, BWHI
Dr. Joy Harden-Bradford

Dr. Joy Harden-Bradford

Founder, Therapy for Black Girls

Wednesday, July 29th 7 PM – 8 PM EST

Black Mothers Matter
Addressing Maternal Mortality Among Black Women

Maternal mortality among Black women continues to be a major issue in communities across the nation. Our esteemed panel of guests will provide insight about why this is, and also some solutions to help prolong the lives of Black mothers and babies.

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Egypt SherrodJournalist (Moderator)

Egypt SherrodJournalist (Moderator)

Presented By:

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Dr. Angela Marshall

Dr. Angela Marshall

Board Chair, BWHI
Emily Price

Emily Price

Executive Director, Healthy Birthday
Lauren Nunally

Lauren Nunally

Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
Kanika Harris, PHD, MPH

Kanika Harris, PHD, MPH

Maternal Health Specialist, BWHI

Thursday, July 30th 2 PM – 3 PM EST

Suffering in Silence, Our Fight With Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids, a common and significant health problem, affect an estimated 26 million women between the ages of 15 and 50, across all racial backgrounds and socioeconomic levels in the United States, yet many adolescent girls and women are unaware of what uterine fibroids are. Our panel will explore the lived experiences of Black women coping with this condition and options for relief and management.

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Melissa Harris Perry<br />
Journalist, Media Personality (Moderator)

Melissa Harris Perry
Journalist, Media Personality (Moderator)

Sateria Venable

Sateria Venable

Founder & CEO of the Fibroid Foundation
Linda Goler Blount, MPH

Linda Goler Blount, MPH

President & CEO, BWHI
Dr. Charlotte D. Owens

Dr. Charlotte D. Owens

Medical Director, General Medicine AbbVie

Thursday, July 30th 3:00-4:00pm EST

Cynthia Bailey & Melissa Harris Perry

Fireside Chat: Suffering in Silence
Our Fight With Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids, a common and significant health problem, affect an estimated 26 million women between the ages of 15 and 50, across all racial backgrounds and socioeconomic levels in the United States, yet many adolescent girls and women are unaware of what uterine fibroids are. Our panel will explore the lived experiences of Black women coping with this condition and options for relief and management.

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Linda Goler Blount

Linda Goler Blount

President & CEO, BWHI
Tanika Gray Valbrun

Tanika Gray Valbrun

Founder White Dress Project

Thursday, July 30th 7 PM – 8 PM EST

Angelica Ross & Miss Lawrence

Presented By:

Take What You Need Logo

Our Health Matters
A Glimpse into the LGBTQ Health Experience in America

Our communities have mobilized to protest in support of Black lives, yet some feel that Black trans lives or others from the LGBTQ community are excluded from the conversation, especially around equitable health care and civil rights.

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Lisa Cunningham

Lisa Cunningham

Digital Media Producer (Moderator)
Dr. Cwanza Pinckney, MD

Dr. Cwanza Pinckney, MD

Emergency Room Physician
Marquise Vilson Balenciaga

Marquise Vilson Balenciaga

Actor, Trangender Activist
Dr. Elijah Nicholas

Dr. Elijah Nicholas

Author, Transgender Activist

Saturday, August 1st 3 PM – 4 PM EST

Jurnee Smollett & Erica Cobb

Empowering The Next Generation of Women’s Health
Advocates

Signature Program: MSK (My Sisters Keeper)

Many young Black women are rising through the ranks and working hard to achieve in their lives and careers, but at what cost? Our lively discussion will explore prioritizing self-care while achieving their goals, making an impact in the world, and empowering other women along the way.

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Ashley J. Wisdom, MPH

Ashley J. Wisdom, MPH

Founder & CEO, Health in Her HUE
Zyahna Bryant

Zyahna Bryant

Student Activist, UVA
Nitashia Johnson

Nitashia Johnson

Multimedia Artist & Activist
Dr. Kilan Bishop

Dr. Kilan Bishop

Biomedical Scientist & Advocate
Zsanai Epps

Zsanai Epps

Special Projects Manager, BWHI