( ENSPIRE COMMUNITY ) AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN IN CINEMA (AAWIC) PRESENTS THE 2ND ANNUAL WES (WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE AWARDS) OCTOBER 13, 2016
Founded by world renowned filmmaker Terra Renee, African American Women In Cinema (AAWIC) is the premier international organization designed for women of color to showcase their talents in all aspects of film making, which include producing, writing, directing and acting, as well as behind-the-scenes work. The innovative programs of African American Women in Cinema (AAWIC) include an annual film festival, workshops throughout the year, networking events, along with panels and social activities.
On October 13, 2016, for the second year in a row, African American Women In Cinema (AAWIC) will present the WES (Women of Excellence Awards) at Morgan Stanley, 1585 Broadway, New York City. This esteemed VIP awards ceremony has been designed to honor leading women who have paved the way for those who are following in their footsteps in various industries.
The 2016 class of honorees includes Neema Barnette, Producer & Director, Queen Sugar, Executive Produced by Oprah Winfrey & Ava Duvernay; Connie DeLaigle, Affirmative Action Coordinator for Minority Women Business Owners for Port Authority NY/NJ; Moikgantsi Kgama, Founder of Image Nation; Carol Ann Shine, Co-founder of Blackhouse Foundation; Josie Thomas, CBS Executive EVP Chief Diversity, Inclusion Office and Nneka Onuorah, Producer, Black Girl Rocks. Sponsors include C2G Group at Morgan.
Stanley, CBS, AGMG, FinelineKreative, Bergdorf Goodman, Lancome, Novex, Sula NYC, Lady D. Sangria, Pure Quality Beauty, Aura’s Wine, TD Bank, Loreal, Novex, American Diabetes Association,Wicked Wine Candles, SulaNYC, Lady D Sangria, Pure Quality Beauty, Finest Chauffers, Linnette Harrington Media and GJ Preferred.
Media Sponsors are Diversity Women Magazine & Blacknoir.nyc.
Supported by: NYS Senator Leroy Comrie and NY Councilman Jumaane Williams
WHAT: WES (Women of Excellence) Awards
WHEN: October 13, 2016
WHERE: Morgan Stanley, 1585 Broadway, New York City
TIME: 7:00 PM (VIP Reception)
8:00 PM Event
Regular VIP Tickets $150.00 available on-line at aawic.org
For further information & Media Credentials call Flo Anthony, 917-439-3382