Digital Girl, Inc. (DGI), a non-profit startup is set to host its Inaugural Benefit come March 26 2016. The event will be held at the Dwana Smallwood Performing Arts Center in Bedford Stuyvesant. Kickoff time will be 7:00 PM to 11:30 PM.
DGI will celebrate Women’s History Month by honoring African American women from Brooklyn who have paved the way for other women of color, like:
Playwright and Author, Ntozake Shange. Best known for her many award winning play turned film, ‘For Colored Girls’.
Former Principal Alvin Ailey, Dancer and Founder of the Dance Program at Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy who has most recently founded her own Performing Arts Center in Bedford-Stuyvesant where the event will be held Dwana Smallwood.
NYC Educator for Special Education, Claudia Whittingham.
“Our goal for this event is to raise awareness as well as funds in support of the valuable educational & life skill opportunities Digital Girl, Inc. provides to New York City’s youth. However, it was important to us that we pick a special month like March, where we can pay homage to the Women, particularly of Color who have broke down barriers, persisted …read more