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Juneteenth Webinar: An Emancipation Proclamation for Black Women & Our Hair
June 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
About this event
In honor of Juneteenth, HighwirePR and Silicon Valley PRSA are teaming up to host a timely panel discussion with insights and perspectives from Black women about strategies for finding freedom in the workplace when it comes to cultural identity and hair expression. Key perspectives will include:
Black Women and Our Hair: It’s Complicated
Oppression vs. Resistance + Empowerment in Black Women’s Hair Expression
Allyship + Honoring Black Women in their Hair Journey
Ché L. Abram, MBA, Chief of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging for UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health; director of programs, BlackFemaleProject
D. Wendy Greene, JD, LL.M, Professor of Law, Thomas R. Kline School of Law, Drexel University; founder, #FreeTheHair movement
Cherokee Hubbert, Digital Strategist, Highwire PR; creative storyteller, poet, writer, producer
Johnnetta Burns, Public Relations Intern, Highwire PR; VP of Communications, Science Sistas, Inc.
Ayanna N.S. Anderson, MPS, MS, Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging at Highwire PR; ethnic studies adjunct professor, Laney College