Women of West Harlem

Breaking Barriers, Building Futures:
Economic Development Summit

Event Overview

Date: Jun 2, 2024
Location: Harlem School of Arts
645 St Nicholas Ave,
New York, NY 10030

Join us for a transformational one-day summit dedicated to empowering justice-impacted women in West Harlem. Sponsored by the West Harlem Development Corporation, the Women of West Harlem Summit aims to provide economic development to justice-impacted women with the tools and support needed to overcome obstacles, gain valuable job skills, and build sustainable careers.


This groundbreaking event aims to equip attendees with the tools and resources needed to overcome obstacles, gain valuable job skills, and build sustainable careers, regardless of race or gender.

The combined summit features impactful panel discussions, including "Breaking Barriers: Stories of Resilience," where justice-impacted women share personal narratives of career success, offering strategies for overcoming challenges. Another panel, "Career Development Strategies: Navigating Opportunities," features experts discussing pathways to success for individuals impacted by the criminal legal system.

Engage in hands-on learning with workshops covering financial literacy, digital literacy with Google, resume writing, job skill training, entrepreneurship, and public speaking, all facilitated by community industry experts.

Network with justice-impacted women, industry leaders, and community members, and gain in-depth knowledge about The LOHM programs while exploring informational booths from local businesses and organizations.

Don't miss out on the keynote speaker and impactful panel sessions that share valuable insights to empower justice-impacted women and individuals in transition. Additionally, the WE Nation Reentry Summit offers treats such as photoshoots, swag bags, money giveaways, computer prizes, access to employers, resources, and much more.

Space is limited so RSVP soon and join us for this empowering and activating event!


Register now to secure your spot at this empowering event. 

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Contact Information

For inquiries, please contact:

Nicole Carter

(646) 248-1226


In Partnership With

West Harlem Development Corporation logo
We Nation logo
Activate Your Life logo

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