Past Meetup

A Night of Healing: Discover Our Inner Strength and Courage


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W.A.R.M. (We All Really Matter) and Brahma Kumaris bring together the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women delegates and the Harlem community for a discussion about using tools we have within us to heal ourselves and heal the world around us. The central focus of this forum is eliminating violence against women and girls.

Stephanie McGraw, Founder, W.A.R.M. (We All Really Matter)
Denise Soares, RN,MA, Executive Director, Harlem Hospital Center,Renaissance Health Care Network.

Renee McRae, Poetic Empowerment

Cheryl Wills, nationally recognized award-winning journalist and anchor for NY1 News

Panel(in alphabetical order)
Dr. Cynthia Grace, Chief of Psychology, Harlem Hospital Center
Juan Jesús Vázquez Milling, Homeopath, Intern,Montreal Inst. of Classical Homeopathy, Canada, Mexican refugee of domestic violence
Luis Mora, Chief, Gender, Human Rights & Culture Branch Tech. Division,U.N. Population Fund (invited)
Marianne Lizana Moreno, Psychologist, Professor, Latina University and San MarcosUniversity, Former National Gender Advisor, U.N. Population Fund, Costa Rica
Carl Murrell, U.N. Representative,National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'i's of the United States
Jill Shanti, Community Developer, Founder, Out the Door, Inc., Australia

Close and Meditation
Dr. Kala Iyengar, Director of Peace Village Learning & Retreat Center, Brahma Kumaris and Founding Director of Point of Life Foundation

*The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is a functional commission of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). It is the principal global policy-making body dedicated exclusively to gender equality and advancement of women. It meets annually at UN Headquarters in New York. This conference brings together thousands of delegates from all over the world, which include Member States, UN agencies, and Civil Society. This year’s priority theme is: Elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls.