2018 Haitian LadiesWeekend

October 5-7, 2018


Haitian Ladies Weekend is the annual gathering of women of Haitian descent in the nation's capital uniquely designed by us and for us to connect, inspire and learn from each other.
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The 2nd Annual Haitian Ladies Symposium was on Saturday, October 6th on the campus of George Washington University in the Jack Morton Auditorium.


There were two powerful themes:




Our featured speakers included award-winning journalists Yamiche Alcindor and Jacqueline Charles, former Obama administration official and senior health executive J. Nadine Gracia, MD, and Haiti Olympic swimmer Naomy Grand’Pierre. We offered a Youth Leaders session for high school Haitian Ladies ages 13-18. 


The 13th Annual Haitian Ladies Brunch was on Sunday, October 7th at the Embassy of Haiti.


  • Engaging with Haiti

  • The Strength of Haitian Women





Naomy Grand’Pierre

Haiti Olympic Swim Team

Dr. J. Nadine Gracia

Trust for America’s Health

Jacqueline Charles

The Miami Herald 

Yamiche Alcindor Cline

PBS NewsHour and NBC News and MSNBC

Dr. Suzie Richardson Armas- use this pic
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Leonie Marie Hermantin


Guetty Felin

BelleMoon Productions

Dr. Suzie Richardson Armas

New World Health Foundation

Dr. Sandra Duval

KonekPlus LLC