We are committed to create the largest global platform connecting women of Haitian descent to build community, share inspiration and celebrate culture. ​

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Haitian Ladies Network® Background Information

The Haitian Ladies Network® serves as a resource for Haitian women looking to connect with other like-minded individuals, access information and resources, and find support and guidance. Whether you are seeking advice, looking for professional development opportunities, or simply want to connect with other Haitian women, the Haitian Ladies Network is here for you.

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We have run statewide and national political campaigns, led non-profit operations, advised and crafted global policy, managed emergency departments, lead international medical missions, managed million- dollar projects and, notably, we are former US presidential appointees, heads of record labels to Grammy award-winning artists and have helped curate art and culture at public institutions including the Embassy of Haiti. Our experiences mirror that of the members of the network.

Our signature event, the Haitian Ladies Weekend, formerly the Haitian Ladies Brunch is an annual conference where thousands of Haitian Ladies from across the U.S. convene in Washington, DC to network, connect and inspire each other.

Past Campaigns

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Haitian Film ‘Freda’

Freda is a 2021 Haitian drama film directed by Gessica Généus. In June 2021, the film was selected to compete in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival. It was selected as the Haitian entry for the Best International Feature Film at the 94th Academy Awards.

Haiti Reframed (by Edwidge Danticat)
The New York Review
‘Freda’ Review: A Potent Drama About the State of Things in Haiti, Seen Through Female Eyes
Francis Ford Coppola Boards Haitian Oscar Entry ‘Freda’ As Executive Producer, Will Spearhead Awards Push
Homegrown film on Haiti’s challenges stirs national pride
The Washington Post
The film ‘Freda’ was shot in Haiti. Here is why Coppola is supporting an Oscar push
Miami Herald
“Freda” film to be entered as Haiti submission for Oscars
The Haitian Times