May 11, 2021 @ 11:45 am – 1:15 pm
$10 and up
Join us for a day of solidarity and action to support YWCA Greater Green Bay.
Join us from the comfort of your own home or office, or gather together with friends and colleagues and host a watch party/stay-at-home experience.
The Women of Vision signature fundraiser is an inspirational opportunity to support life-changing programs that empower women and girls in our community. Every year, we deliver innovative programs and passionate advocacy in racial justice, education, and wellness, creating a positive impact on the lives of over 30,000 people in our community.
- 5,000 diverse individuals are empowered to take action to eliminate racism and promote equity
- 100 children receive play-based, anti-bias early childhood education
- 2,000 yearly visits to the Career Closet for business clothing give women confidence as they journey toward self-sufficiency
- 13,000 health and fitness participants achieve better health and wellness
Keynote Speaker | Dr. Bola Delano-Oriaran
Dr. Bola Delano-Oriaran is an Associate Professor at St. Norbert College with more than 30 years of experience in engaging students from marginalized communities to pursue higher education opportunities. She continues to apply her teaching and scholarship focus, especially in the areas of positioning people of color for academic and professional success and engaging predominantly white communities and school districts in critical conversations on issues of race and social injustice.
Delano-Oriaran is the founder and co-founder of numerous initiatives, including African Heritage, Inc., Umoja, a Black Heritage program for transracial families with Black/African-American children and the African Heritage Emerging Student Leaders Institute. She is the recipient of numerous awards on diversity issues and community change, including the 2020 Ethics in Action Award, Sister Joel Read Civic Engagement Practitioner Award, the City of Appleton’s Toward Community Unity in Diversity Award, St. Norbert College’s Scholarship Award, the Wisconsin State Human Relations Association’s Outstanding Human Relations Educator Award, and St. Norbert College’s Bishop Morneau Community Service Award. She was also recognized as one of the 28 most influential African-Americans in Wisconsin, and last month released a book, “Teaching Beautiful Brilliant Black Girls”.