The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. (Phoenix Metropolitan Chapter) will be hosting our 1st Annual Madam CJ Walker Economic Empowerment Expo on Friday, May 18, 2018 at the Steele Indian School Park, Memorial Hall, Phoenix, AZ. We are expecting between 150-250 guests to include community members, leaders, entrepreneurs, elected officials, and corporate representatives. This inaugural Expo will focus on empowering women entrepreneurs of color and will include a keynote by Maggie Anderson. Maggie is the CEO and co-founder of the Empowerment Experiment and author of Our Black Year. She is best known for her national work on community investment, engagement and Black banking. We hope you'll partner with us to inform the community and promote this event through your networks!

 NCBW Phoenix is committed to forging partnerships with key community stakeholders in order to create equity, access and opportunity for all Arizonans, with an emphasis on the advancement of Black women and girls. Your partnership and support over the last two years has had a direct impact on our work here in Phoenix. From partnering to create greater awareness on HIV/AIDS infections and hemoglobin testing for diabetes, hypertension, and high blood pressure to providing professional mentoring, STEM education and financial literacy workshops, NCBW Phoenix is diligently serving the Phoenix Metropolitan community.

 In closing, I encourage you to please share the attached event ad with your networks and members. If you have specific questions regarding how you can secure a booth or other ways we can partner, please feel free to contact me directly at (480) 406-8324 Thank you again for your commitment to investing, building, and buying Black. We look forward to working with you always!

 Warmest regards,

Charlene Tarver

Chartering President