Virginia W. Harris Takes Office for a Third Term as National President
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Honoring Leadership and Excellence: Virginia W. Harris Takes Office for a Third Term
as National President of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. (NCBW)
Atlanta, Georgia – October 11, 2023: The National Coalition of 100 Black Women Incorporated (NCBW), a nationwide advocacy organization comprising 63 chapters, celebrated a momentous occasion during its biennial gathering in Philadelphia, PA. This five-day event, held at the Sheraton, Downtown Philadelphia
from October 4th to October 8th, brought together NCBW members from across the Country.
The conference underscored NCBW’s unwavering commitment to shaping the future through substantive discussions and knowledge exchange at public meetings and plenary sessions. Key topics included the reshaping of corporate strategies in social engagement and community partnerships, fostering educational well-being in schools, prioritizing health equity, and addressing barriers to economic empowerment opportunities.
The evening marked a truly exceptional moment as NCBW paid tribute to young women who successfully completed the L.E.A.D (Lead, Empower, Achieve, & Dedicate) Academy; a program that exemplifies the organization’s mission to empower and uplift the next generation of Black Women.
The pinnacle of the evening came with the installation of NCBW’s National Directorate, as Virginia W. Harris of Atlanta, GA, took the oath as the 11th National President. Her previous term of service spanned from 2017 to 2021. Her steadfast leadership and unwavering dedication have played a pivotal role in advancing NCBW’s mission, vision, goals, and core values.
Under the dedicated leadership of National President Harris, NCBW has secured a prominent position at the table with Corporate America and esteemed representatives, including United States Senators, Members of Congress, the Speaker of the House, the Vice President of the United States, and more. This influence has been instrumental in driving positive changes that benefit Black women and girls across the United States.
NCBW pays tribute to the resolute leadership of National President Virginia W. Harris, who continues to carry the torch with unwavering dedication and commitment. Her extraordinary leadership has ushered in positive change, and we offer our heartfelt congratulations to her for these remarkable achievements.
The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Incorporated is a 43-year-old advocacy organization whose vision is that black women and girls will live in a world where socio-economic inequity does not exist. Thus, we advocate on behalf of black women and girls to promote leadership development and gender equity in the areas of health, education, and economic empowerment. As a voice for millions of black women and girls in the United States, the Coalition believes in inclusion, respect, racial and social justice, integrity, accountability, and collaboration. For more information visit the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Inc. at www.ncbw.org