Presentation: BWA Alumnae on Self-Love & Sustainability, 2018

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Black Women's Alliance (BWA) members from MIT Classes 2019-2022 came together in October of 2018 at MIT’s Endicott House for BWA's annual retreat. Themed "Self-Love and Sustainability," the retreat held group discussions on what sustainability and self love mean to Black women MIT students, alumni, and faculty.

The "BWA Alumnae on Self-Love & Sustainability" presentation includes advice from:

  • Ticora Jones '00, BWA Co-founder
  • Stephanie Espy '01
  • Barika Poole '01
  • Patrice McDermott '01
  • Ayanna T. Samuels '02
  • Kristina Richmond '03
  • Kristin Rose '10
  • Alexa García '17
  • Nana-Efua Essuman '18


Black Women's Alliance (BWA)

Established in 1997, the MIT Black Women's Alliance (BWA) aims to:

  • Provide a forum to address the needs and concerns of Black women undergraduate students at MIT;
  • Promote the awareness of Black women's issues in the MIT community through activities designed to increase the visibility of Black women on campus;
  • Encourage interaction with other campus groups;
  • Encourage the scholarship of Black women at MIT; and
  • Promote activism, unity, friendship, and community.
Timeline: 2010s
Life: Black Women's Alliance (BWA)
Career: Community
Object: Document
Collection: Integration and Differentiation 1969-1994, Mentorship, Rising Voices 1995-Present, Students, Women
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