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International Black Women's Public Policy Institute's annual Women's Conference
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Native Bahamian Tammilee Jules speaks at International Black Women’s Public Policy Institute Conference in Nassau Bahamas Expanding the Circle, Expanding the Message, Expanding the Impact March 1-4, 2018

Los Angeles — The International Black Women’s Public Policy Institute (IBWPPI) will host its annual International Women’s Conference in Nassau, Bahamas.  Women will convene from all over the world at the beautiful Melia` Nassau Beach starting Thursday, March 1, 2018 thru March 4, 2018.

This year’s conference theme is Expanding the Circle, Expanding the Message, Expanding the Impact.  Native Bahamian Tammille Jules, International Poet, will address the conferees. Jules is a poet and recording artist.  Her newly released CD, “A New Wind” is gaining wide spread recognition as a poetic expression of God’s love. “It is a combination of rhythm and words riding together from the throne of God through Tammille to the listeners”, stated Jules.

Other feature speakers at the three-day conference are Dr. Roslyn Ellison Blake, President, M.B. Ellison Inc., McGhee Williams Osse, Co-CEO Burrell Communications, Michellene Davis, ESQ, Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, RWJ Barnabas Health, Ambrosine Huyler, Senior Manager Scotiabank (Bahamas) Unlimited and Vanessa K. Deluca, Editor-in-Chief ESSENCE Magazine.

IBWPPI’s conference was founded with the mission of advocating on behalf of black women and girls globally, the organization utilizes this annual gathering to educate, compel, and inspire involvement in the organization’s current initiatives, as well as, draw continued focus and engagement to IBWPPI’s Four Pillars of Work: 1) Human Trafficking, 2) Economic Security, 3) Health and Wellness, and 4) Education as they affect black women, their families, and their communities.


IBWPPI is a 501c 3 nonprofit organization led by collective of inter-generational women leaders representing the interests of women in countries throughout the African Diaspora.  Currently, there are 22 women who make up the collective representing North America, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Cuba, Haiti and Ghana Africa.

The women of IBWPPI believe that gender and cultural diplomacy are pathways to building bridges to greater understanding, fairness and world peace.  Through the use of cultural engagement, women are leading the movement towards better environments for education, health and wellness, economic security and safety for women at home in the US and abroad.

For more information about the conference contact: Margo LaDrew at 310.674.6700 or waladrew@gmail.com.  Please visit our website for updates and to view our full conference schedule at:  www.IBWPPI.org.

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