Past Events


Invisible Warriors: African American Women in World War II DOCUMENTARY SCREENING

WHEN: March 20, 2019 | 1PM – 3PM
WHERE: International House | 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Join us during Women’s History Month 2019 when we honor 600,000 African American “Rosie the Riveters” – courageous patriots who help win the war and create job opportunities for future generations of African American women in industry and government.

Celebrating "Our" Greatest Generation

INVISIBLE WARRIORS
African American Women in World War II

LUNCHEON | AWARDS | DOCUMENTARY PREMIERE

WHEN: February 10, 2019 | 1PM
WHERE: Courtyard by Marriott 4100 Presidential Blvd Philadelphia, PA 19131

Watch the trailer INVISIBLE WARRIORS: AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN IN WORLD WAR II

TRAILER from Henry Nevison on Vimeo.

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Honoring the Inspirational Stories of African American Women in Times of War and Conflict

Presented by GREENLIGHT WOMEN

WHEN: Sat, Feb 24, 2018, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
WHERE: Regency Ballroom, Sportsman Lodge 12833 Ventura Blvd.
Studio City, CA 91604

greenlight women event poster with artiwork of 3 african american women on poster

Hosted by Shari Belafonte Co-Host Wendy Davis

Pay tribute to WWII's African American women who battled against racism at home, Nazism abroad, and sexism in the military, through excerpts from the new documentary, "Invisible Warriors", followed by a panel discussion with African American female Veterans who continued the legacy of these patriotic pioneers.

Confirmed Panelist include:

  • Lt. Col. Patricia Jackson-Kelley (retired Army)- Served Air Force-Navy, Army and Air Force Reserves Grenada-Lebanon war era 1977-2003.
  • Josie Benford (Army) E-5 Served 1977-2011 - Logistics 92 Alpha. Served in the Army National Guard, Army, and Army Joint Forces Reserve. Two tours in Iraq in the OIF conflict.
  • Joan Craigwell (retired Airforce Cpt.) - Served 1961-1968 as Flight Nurse Supervisor during Vietnam Offensive.
  • Dr./Lt. Col. Gloria Willingham-Toure
  • Judith Welsh - Personnel Specialist - served in US Navy

Co-sponsored by Loeb & Loeb's Racial and Ethnic Minorities Affinity Group.

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