About Project Inspire

Join us in Washington, D.C. on August 2nd as we celebrate 12 years of scholarships and mentorship for youth!

You don’t want to miss out on two very special events Project Inspire has coming up to celebrate our 12th year of providing scholarship and mentorship for deserving high school youth to go to college and thrive while there! 

Check out some highlights of our Washington, D.C. event below, and click on the flier or link below the flier to purchase tickets!

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Purchase Washington, D.C. event tickets at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/project-inspires-12th-annual-scholarship-cocktail-hour-dinner-we-are-the-movement-washington-dc-tickets-34926338619


Washington, D.C. Event Highlights;

Event host, Kezia Williams, who leads the United Negro College Fund’s national entrepreneurship initiative, is currently the CEO and founder of The Black UpStart, awarded a top 40 under 40 award, and named a top ten leader in the state of Virginia by the Virginia Leadership Institute.KeziaWilliams2.jpg

 

Honorary Event Chair, Sally Nuamah, is a TedXUIC speaker and first-generation college graduate who is also a Values and Public Policy Fellow at Princeton University as well as a Women and Public Policy Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School. She specializes in Race, Gender, Education Politics, and Political Behavior. Currently, she is working on two book projects, one on girls and educational achievement and another on the politics of public school closure. In the fall of 2018, she will begin a tenure track faculty position at Duke University. She will be sharing a few words of inspiration with us at our event!

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Violinist, Shuyinthia Farley-Hembry ShuyinthiaFarleyHembry.jpg

Poet, Eliamani IsmailDC Youth Slam Team member, Eliamani represented DC at the Brave New Voices international competition. She is also the winner of the First annual Anacostia Museums Teen Slam Contest.

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Poet, Jaja KobinaWashington, D.C. based spoken-word poet
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Featuring Auction Items

Washington Redskins “Limited Edition 2016 Team Signed” Laser Football

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Washington Wizards Autographed Otto Porter Photograph

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Purchase Washington, D.C. event tickets at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/project-inspires-12th-annual-scholarship-cocktail-hour-dinner-we-are-the-movement-washington-dc-tickets-34926338619

See you there!

*Football and autograph photos not actual items that Project Inspire will be providing

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