The agenda included a conversation and performance by “The Queen of Percussion” Sheila E., a self-defense workshop with Jenn CassetteInnovative AR and VR technology, and much more
CINCINNATI, April 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Brother Agreement®️ Foundation hosted a Virtual Tea Party on Saturday March 26and in partnership with The Ohio State University Sister Accord Chapter, focused on creating a future where all women have safe spaces, positive role models and the support they need to become the leaders of tomorrow. The Virtual Tea Party included a combination of conversations, interviews and workshops focused on empowerment, entrepreneurship and personal safety. Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality technology have been harnessed throughout the program in exciting and unexpected ways in support of the Foundation’s goal to inspire more women and girls to consider STEM/STEAM careers. “We’ve taken it to another level of engagement with our Virtual Tea Party program,” said The Sister Accord.®️ Founder of the Foundation, Sonia Jackson Myles. “When the pandemic hit, I was concerned about our ability to replicate what our brand was known for – our powerful in-person events. This event, with the integration of the metaverse and the use of technology, allowed us to provide next-level production, reaching far more people than an in-person event, with attendees joining us from all over the United States, Canada, Mexicoand Zimbabwe.” Discussions and announcements throughout the Tea Party included:
A conversation and performance by the queen of percussion, Sheila E. Amid practice for her Oscar appearance, which took place the following day, Sheila E. took time out to join the Tea Party to discuss her incredible life journey and the things she learned along the way. , including the importance of being prepared. Sheila shared, “Know what you’re going to do when you walk into a room. Make sure you have all the tools you need. It’s all about doing the homework before you walk into the room. Because “then it allows you to have confidence. You enter with confidence because you are prepared. Being prepared makes you feel free and then allows you to be yourself.”
Announcing The Sister Accord®️ Dreamwalking®️ & Love Virtual Museum. Jackson Myles unveiled The Sister Accord®️ Dreamwalking®️ & Love Virtual Museum, which was introduced to the Metaverse during the Tea Party. Attendees toured the first exhibit, which features pants designed for Prince right after he changed his name from Prince to a symbol of love. The next exhibitions will focus on whitney houston, Janet Jacksonand Bruno Mars.
ABC of self-defense workshop. Jenn Cassetta shared her ABCs of self-defense, walking attendees through a workshop where she highlighted the importance of awareness, boundaries and communication when we find ourselves in difficult situations. Cassetta shared, “Remember that your intuition always has your best interests at heart. Remember that no is a complete sentence and remember that what you say makes a difference in building your confidence. Your affirmation should be I am strong. I am safe. I am powerful beyond measure.”
Entrepreneurship Conversation with LatinUS (Lu) Beauty Leaders. Carol Teter, Lu CEO and Co-Founder Cesar Alejandro JaramilloTea Party sponsors, joined Jackson Myles for an exciting discussion on how to meet consumer needs and create a highly desirable product and business where love permeates every aspect of the offering.
The support of the Cincinnati Communitythe house of The Sister Accord®️ Foundation. During the Tea Party, Jackson Myles was joined by Rasheda Cromwellvice president of community strategies for the Greater Cincinnati Foundation, and Denisha Porterexecutive director, All-In Cincinnati and director, Greater Cincinnati Foundation, a Tea Party sponsor, who spoke of a mission aligned with The Sister Accord®️ Foundation.
Announcement of three $5,000 In the D. Jackson Memorial scholarships. Jackson Myles announced three scholarships for female students that were made possible through the continued generosity and support of the 7 Principles Foundation as well as the entrepreneur John Daymond and philanthropists Paul and Annette Venables. Only students who attended the Virtual Tea Party on March 26and are eligible to apply. Acceptance of applications will be announced next week.
“It was our 24and Tea Party, and as the world and technology have evolved, so have we. I’m truly honored to have such incredible leaders join me in sharing their wisdom and support, as part of The Sister Accord’s journey of teaching a billion girls and women to love and love themselves. love,” said Jackson Myles.
About The Sister Accord®️: A Celebration of the Tea Party Sisterhood Program
The Sister Accord® Tea Party Program is a leadership development program presented by the Sister Accord® Foundation, aimed at helping young women understand the importance of strong, healthy and positive relationships with other young women in their development in as outstanding leaders. For more information: www.thesisteraccordfoundation.org.
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