Baltimore— For the fourth and final virtual session of Equity First | a speaker series, Associated Black Charities (ABC) is honored to announce they will host global media leader, philanthropist, producer, and actress Oprah Winfrey in a one-on-one interview led by ABC’s President and CEO, Diane Bell-McKoy. The evening’s conversation will explore Ms. Winfrey’s experiences in Baltimore and her search for career equity, her approach to creating and maintaining authentic relationships, and her perspective on finding one’s personal value within the imposed systems of our society. The virtual event will take place on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Over the course of her esteemed career, Oprah Winfrey has created an unparalleled connection with people around the world. As host of the top-rated, award-winning
“The Oprah Winfrey Show,” she entertained, enlightened, and uplifted millions of viewers for twenty-five years. Winfrey’s accomplishments as a global media leader, producer, actress, author and philanthropist have established her as one of the most influential and admired public figures in the world today.
ABC’s Equity First | a speaker series consists of interviews with key leaders, from Baltimore and across the nation, who recognize that sustainable change for people of color will only come when structural and institutional barriers are replaced with equitable policies, practices, and institutions. Invited speakers are those who have put equity first in their careers and their passions.
Further details about Equity First may be found on abc-md.org/speakerseries. Tickets for the special event with Ms. Winfrey are on sale now at $75 each with all proceeds directly benefiting ABC’s efforts to close the racial gap for the Black workers of Maryland.