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FunTimes Magazine to host March/April 2018 ‘Women of Influence’ release party

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March 10, 2018 Category: Local Posted by:

FunTimes Magazine will host its March/April Release Party on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 from 6 to 8:30 PM. at The African American Museum in Philadelphia, 701 Arch Street.

The event will feature a Diaspora Women Power Summit, where participants will reflect on the intersectionality of the African-American, African and Caribbean communities.

For Women’s History Month, FunTimes Magazine asked 13 of the region’s Women of Influence to share their stories. Through a series of questions, the women reflected on the defining moments of their careers and challenges they faced in the professional environment.

The 13 women being recognized are:

• Donna Bullock, State Representative

• Sandra Clark, Vice President for News and Civic Dialogue at WHYY

• Aundrea Cline-Thomas- Reporter at WCAU/ NBC 10 Philadelphia

• Julie Coker Graham, President and CEO, Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau

• Phoebe Coles, Partner and Senior Vice President, Community Marketing Concepts, Inc.

• Joanna McClinton, State Representative

• Joanne A. Epps, Executive Vice President and Provost, Temple University

• Katherine Gilmore, Chief of Staff for City Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown

• Gilda Jean-Louis, Co-founder, Elise Joseph Foundation

• Shonda McClain, Magazines Editor, The Philadelphia Tribune

• Pastor Funmi Obilana, Senior Pastor, Redeemed Christian Church of God Living Spring Miracle Center

• Oni Richards, Executive Director, African Family Health Organization

• V. Amanda Witts, Deputy General Counsel, Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority

The public is invited to come mingle with the invited guests and the FunTimes’ family of writers and supporters.

For information visit: and FunTimes Magazine on Facebook and Twitter.

About FunTimes magazine

Founded 1992 in Monrovia, Liberia, FunTimes Magazine’s mission is to celebrate Africa and the Diaspora. FunTimes is the predominant culture and lifestyle magazine for African, Caribbean and African American communities in the Mid-Atlantic region.

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