Ain't I A Woman?
In support of UN Women’s exhibition featuring
women artists of African descent, A Force for Change
UN Women, UNESCO and NYU Africa House present a discussion:
“Ain’t I a Woman? Black Women, Creativity and Development”
July 26, 2021 / 1-2 PM
Moderated by Zozibini Tunzi,
UN Women will be hosting a global art exhibition and online auction in New York City.
‘A Force for Change’ will showcase renowned Black women artists from across the world, including the Caribbean.
|The Art Exhibition and Auction also serve as the launch of the UN Women Afro-descendant Women’s Programme, which is designed to strengthen women’s resilience in Africa and the African diaspora by addressing the intersections of race and gender-based discrimination. Fifty percent of the proceeds will go to the artists, while the other fifty percent will support implementation of the UN Women’s Afro-descendant Women’s Programme. || |
As part of the launch activities, UN Women MCO-Caribbean, in collaboration with UNESCO, NYU Africa House and the EU-funded UNESCO-Transcultura Programme will host a discussion entitled ‘“Ain’t I a Woman”: Black Women, Creativity and Freedom’ on Monday 26 July 2021 at 1:00pm EDT.
The discussion will celebrate and explore Afro-descendant women’s contribution to creative and cultural industries, global social movements, while highlighting the importance of Afro-descendant women’s role in sustainable development.
You can download this event's promotional flyer here.