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March 2017

Partner Event: Thou Art Book Launch

March 31 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Studio PAUSE 2, Rinker Community Center at Gates of Ballston, 4108 4th Street N
Arlington, VA 22203 United States
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  Meet the Thou Art poets and artists and bring your own art, songs, and identity poems to share. Participate in Mic-Less Night hosted by Hanan Seid, studio artist-in-residence and slam poet. Refreshments will be served. Friday, March 31, 6:00-9:00pm Studio Pause, 4108 4th St N, Arlington, VA 22203 Free and Open to the Public Click here to read more about EWI alumnae Sushmita Mazumdar and her Studio Pause’s presenting Thou Art: The Beauty of Identity.

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Community Event: A Celebration of Women Last Dance with Johnnetta B. Cole

March 31 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560
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Photo credit: Cheriss MayDance away the night with Johnnetta Betsch Cole as she prepares to retire from the National Museum of African Art. DJ Sabine Blaizin , Afro-fusion band Eme and Heteru, and vocalist Loide Jorge turn up the volume for an evening of African music, dance, and art. Watch this space—more details to come! Tickets $25 Advance online purchase only One ticket  Two tickets  Three tickets  Four tickets Food and drinks provided by Busboys and Poets and D’Usse National…

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April 2017

Partner Event: GW Women in Business “Power Your Purpose”

April 1 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
The George Washington University, 2201 G St. NW
Washington, DC 20052
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Each spring we host our annual capstone event, the GWWIB Spring Conference, a professional gathering organized by students, for students. The Spring Conference started in 2010 to provide an opportunity to learn more about different careers and industries. Over the years, GWWIB has attracted industry leaders and experts from all around the country to speak at the conference. The daylong conference begins with a distinguished keynote speaker and speaker series, and then leads into a series of workshops and industry focused panels. The conference hosts 12…

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Partner Event: Spring into Homeownership

April 1 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Crossway Community Center, 3015 Upton Drive
Kensington , MD 20895
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Latino Economic Development Center has new volunteer opportunities available in preparation for their First Time Homebuyer Expo (April 1st).   Before the day of: 1) Phone Banking Support: Two days during the week of March 27th from 10: 00 AM to 12:00 PM or/and from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM 2) Canvassing buildings near Crossways Community Center and border of Prince George's and Montgomery Counties as many days as possible during the week of March 27th. For the day of: Signing-in…

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Partner Event: My Handmade Community Poetry Book at Arlington Poetry Fest

April 8 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Central Library, 1015 N Quincy St
Arlington, VA 22201
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Sushmita Mazumdar leads a family bookmaking activity at the Arlington Family Poetry Fest. Create your own book, explore themes of community and identity with your family, and watch a painting demo by Afghan artist Sughra Hussainy. Saturday, April 8, 12-4pm Central Library, Arlington, 1015 N Quincy St, Arlington, VA 22201 Free and Open to the Public Click here to read more about EWI alumnae Sushmita Mazumdar and her Studio Pause’s presenting Thou Art: The Beauty of Identity.

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Partner Event: How to Launch a Successful Online Fundraising Campaign

April 12 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  Last year online charitable giving grew by 8% This April, we'll help you learn how to take advantage of online giving through a 3-part series of FREE webinars For more information and registration click here

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Community Event: `Water Drums’ An Ancestral Encounter

April 15
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560
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“Oceans separate continents, but their currents also connect them. Waterways deliver new ideas and luxuries. These transportation routes bring both friends and enemies.”   As a part of the Africa in Reel Time series, join the National Museum of African Art for a screening of Water Drums (dir. Clarissa Duque, 2009, Venezuela and Cameroon, 75 min., Spanish with English subtitles). This documentary traces the musical art of water drumming across continents, stretching from Africa to Venezuela. Screened as a compliment…

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EWI Workshop: Back to Business: 30 ways to Grow Your List

April 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
EWI Herndon Office, 1141 Elden Street, Suite 200
Herndon, VA 20170 United States
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Having an interested and qualified list of contacts that you can stay top of mind with is vital to every business. Continuing to grow that list is just as important. In this workshop we will show you 30 easy ways to grow your contact list today!   Featuring Laura Ramirez Drain   When: Wednesday April 19, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where: Empower Women International - Herndon MD 1141 Elden Street, Suite 218 Herndon, VA 20170   REGISTER HERE

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EWI Workshop: Strategic Planning For Your Small Business

April 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
EWI Rockville Office, 12320 Parklawn Drive, Suite 202
Rockville, MD 20852 United States
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Andrena Sawyer is the Founder and President of P.E.R.K. Consulting, an advisory firm for small to mid-sized nonprofits and businesses. She is originally from Freetown, Sierra Leone. In 2013, Andrena was named among the “Top 30 under 30” movers and shakers in Washington DC by WKYS 93.9. In 2015, P.E.R.K. Consulting, led by Andrena, placed 1st in the AccelerateUp Business Growth Competition presented by the Maryland Small Business Development Center and Capital One Bank. This award was for fast-growing businesses that can serve…

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Partner Event: Thou Art Exhibition Reception

April 23 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Center Gallery, 4444 Arlington Blvd
Arlington, VA 22204
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Enjoy live poetry reading, bookmaking workshop, and refreshments at the Thou Art reception. Sunday, April 23, 3:00-6:00pm Exhibition Dates: April 6 – June 4, 2017 The Center Gallery, Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington Free and Open to the Public   Click here to read more about EWI alumnae Sushmita Mazumdar and her Studio Pause’s presenting Thou Art: The Beauty of Identity.

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