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Women of New York

Women of New York

By CWNY

Women of New York explores women's health, safety, financial independence and more in a series of interviews with dynamic women from all fields and backgrounds sharing their journeys to inspire the empowerment of all women.

Since 1987, the Center for the Women of New York advocates for women’s rights and full equality for women. CWNY empowers women to reach their full potential by providing the skills, information, and support they need to address economic, emotional, and legal challenges.
Black History Month is Every Month!
Black History Month is Every Month!
Guest: Adrienne Whaley, Queens Underground International Black and Brown Film Festival Founder Hosts: Kati Fernandez and Cecilia Venosta-Wiygul, CWNY
29:26
March 14, 2022
Nature in NYC
Nature in NYC
Jennifer Greenfeld, NYC Parks Assistant Commissioner for Forestry, Horticulture & Natural Resources, takes us on a tour of the parks and ecosystems in NYC. She discusses how NYC Parks cares for nature and how we can protect nature in NYC. Visit http://cwny.org/past-events/ for complete sustainability webinar video and powerpoint.
15:30
August 26, 2021
Black History Always with Dr. Blake
Black History Always with Dr. Blake
The Center for the Women of New York had a chance to connect with Dr. Bessie W. Blake, a widely known and respected educator, adjunct professor of English at LaGuardia Community College in Queens, New York, and a recognized expert on adult learning. Her lecture tours have carried her to every corner of the United States and abroad to countries like England, Scotland, and Senegal. Dr. Bessie Blake spoke to Kati Fernandez and Cecilia Venosta at CWNY about the women before her, the impact of mothers on her journey, and the shecession and mental effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. She also shared with us her fondest moment with Rosa Parks, her fight for equality and justice, and her life’s work.
35:10
February 27, 2021
How A Mom Rescued Her Daughter From Anorexia
How A Mom Rescued Her Daughter From Anorexia
After noticing her 12-year-old daughter had not been eating, resulting in her becoming increasingly thin, a mother realized she needed to take action for the sake of her daughter's well being. In this interview, we will hear from a mother as she discusses how she found medical intervention for her daughter. She will also discuss her daughter's long road to recovery from body dysmorphia and anorexia nervosa.  In addition, we will learn about another 12-year-old girl's bout with bulimia.
19:52
February 22, 2021
Interview with Dr. Rochelle Joly, M.D. on Cervical Cancer Screening and Prevention
Interview with Dr. Rochelle Joly, M.D. on Cervical Cancer Screening and Prevention
Interview with Dr. Rochelle Joly, M.D. on Cervical Cancer Screening and Prevention
22:44
January 29, 2021