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A Day Without Women: Walker’s Legacy Recognizes International Women’s Day

The professional collective for women of color is missioned to establish economic equity for multicultural women in business and entrepreneurship

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Washington, DC – Today, Walker’s Legacy, a business professional collective for women, and its sister organization, Walker’s Legacy Foundation, a non-profit organization missioned to engage, equip, and inspire multicultural women in business and entrepreneurship, recognizes both International Women’s Day and a Day Without Women.

Advancing the energy that surrounded the Women’s March on Washington, A Day Without Women further promotes the importance of economic and social parity in areas such as civil rights and equal pay. Organizations, ranging from academic institutions to non-profits, join today in solidarity to recognize the imbalance that still exists among women.
Joining in this spirit of equality and as a partnering organization for the Women’s March, Walker’s Legacy further commits to champion the agenda of supporting, celebrating, and understanding women in business and beyond. Inspired by Madam C.J. Walker, the organization does this by publishing original content and research,  hosting signature programsand events, and Walker’s Legacy Foundation programs such as Mom’s Who Hustle: A Financial Planning and Entrepreneurship Program for Millennials that can be supported here.
“Our work is committed to the empowerment and success of women, and today we note the charge to continue to do more to ensure that progress is made,” Natalie M. Cofield, Founder and CEO, Walker’s Legacy and Walker’s Legacy Foundation.
The work of Walker’s Legacy including its recent launch of the #BEENBOSS limited edition tee further honors women trailblazers in business and beyond. International Women’s Day, first acknowledged in the early 1900’s, prompts a global state of unity, celebration, advocacy and action to dissolve the socio-economic challenges disparities that exist among women. To read original content on International Women’s Day, a Day Without Women, and other news as it relates to our network of women, please visit www.walkerslegacy.com or contact the organization for more information.
About Walker’s Legacy: Founded in 2009, Walker’s Legacy is a professional collective committed to the empowerment and support of women of color in business. Its dynamic programming promotes the career advancement, skill sets, and network of women in business and women entrepreneurs. Women who engage Walker’s Legacy are women who aspire to start their own businesses, or are looking to enhance their knowledge of achieving success in corporate America and their network of like-minded women.
About Walker’s Legacy Foundation: Walker’s Legacy is a multimedia organization committed to the cultivation of an ecosystem of access designed to inspire, equip, and engage a global network of emerging and established business-women of color. Walker’s Legacy, and sister company The Walker’s Legacy Foundation (WLF), is guided by the philanthropic legacy of Madam C. J. Walker and her cause of economic empowerment for women funded through her entrepreneurial successes. The Walker’s Legacy Foundation focuses programming to support single mothers, university and college-age women, and micro-enterprises.

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