Our Leading Ladies (l to r): Cassandra Welchin, Convener of the MS Black Women’s Roundtable, Gina Cummings, Vice President of Alliances, Advocacy and Policy, Oxfam America, Melanie Campbell, President and CEO of National Coalition of Black Civic Participation and Convener of the National Black Women’s Roundtable and Mikhiela Sherrod, Director of US Domestic Programs, Oxfam America
Sharon Weston Broome, Mayor-President of Baton Rouge, LA, brought official greetings and a warm welcome to Louisiana.
Fireside chat (l to r): Heather McTeer Toney, Executive Director of Beyond PetroChemicals moderating a conversation between Elsa Majimbo, Comedian, Forbes 30 under 30, 15 times Chess Champion and Priscilla Sims Brown, President and CEO of Amalgamated Bank.
(l to r): Theresa Kennedy, Program Liaison, Gulf Coast Region, Joi Owens Norwood, Program Officer at Kellogg, Deepa Janha, management professional
Elaine Welteroth speaking about why Black maternal health is important (l to r): Dr. Lekeisha Richardson, M.D., Shamyra Lavigne, RISE St. James Rise, Elaine Welteroth, Washington Post Columnist, author and "Project Runway" judge, and Louisiana State Rep. Delisha Boyd
This is How we Win panelists(l to r): Ashley Shelton, Executive Director of Power Coalition moderator, Maria Harmon, Co-director/Co-Founder Step Up Louisiana, Roishetta Ozane, Founder of the Vessel Project of Louisiana, Dr. Lekeisha Richardson, M.D., Shamyra Lavigne, RISE St. James Rise, Elaine Welteroth, Washington Post Columnist, author and "Project Runwa" judge and Louisiana State Rep. Delisha Boyd
Members of the Mississippi Black Women’s Roundtable
(l to r): Oxfam’s US Domestic Programs director Mikhiela Sherrod with Sisters on the Planet Ambassadors Kiah Morris of Vermont Commission on Women and A’Shanti Gholar, President and Executive Director of Emerge.
Kesha Coleman, Senior Manager at Keesha Harris and Associates and Oxfam’s Sophia Lafontant, Senior Advisor for Strategic Partnerships sharing their excitement for the symposium.
At the reception (L to r): Heather McTeer Toney, Executive Director of Beyond PetroChemicals meeting for the first time Priscilla Sims Brown, President and CEO of Amalgamated Bank and Sabrina Stratton, Senior Vice President/ New East Regional Director of Amalgamated Bank
The Fight for Our Lives: Our Democracy, Health, Wealth and the Planet panel (l to r): Alexis Anderson Reed, CEO, State Voices, Willie Jones, President and CEO, Dependable Source Corp., President, Women for Progress; Melanie Campbell, CEO, National Coalition on Black Civic Participation; Congresswoman Cori Bush, Missouri – District 1, United States Congress; Colette Pichon Battle, Vision and Initiatives Partner, Taproot Earth and Boma Brown-West, Chief Growth Officer at Healthy Building Network