MEDIA & EVENTS
On Thursday, March 6, Sil Lai was featured at the “Sigma Savvy” event held by the Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Brooklyn & Queens Eta Nu Sigma Alumni Chapter at Lola restaurant in SOHO.
On Tuesday, March 11, Sil Lai conducted a presentation on suicide prevention at Lincoln Hospital. Later that evening, she presented an empowerment workshop to over fifty attendees at Housing+Solutions, an organization founded in 2002 to create a model of permanent housing for homeless women and families who are in recovery from substance abuse and/or have criminal justice histories.
On Tuesday, March18, Sil Lai led an empowerment workshop for the Children’s Aid Society, an organization that provides adoption, foster care, health, and education services to underserved children and families in New York City. This exciting workshop was attended by the youth, staff and mentors of the Brooklyn division of the Persons In Need of Supervision program.
On Wednesday, March 19, Sil Lai filmed another episode of BET J’s “My Two Cents,” discussing “The Impact of Men’s Magazines on the Community.” Later that evening, Sil Lai was the featured speaker at Rolling Out media’s “Evening of Empowerment” held at Lola restaurant in SOHO.
On Thursday, March 20, Sil Lai’s book interview for No More Drama was repeated on New York’s Power 105.1‘s Ed Lover Morning Show as part of their Best of the Ed Lover Show series.
On Friday, March 21, Sil Lai was the keynote speaker at the Epsilon Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.‘s annual Woman’s Day Event. Sil Lai spoke on Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention and was presented with an Award of Appreciation in recognition of her efforts and contribution to the community.
On Tuesday, March 25, Sil Lai will conduct an “Evening of Empowerment” at the Brooklyn Campus of Long Island College. This private event will be attended by LIC students and faculty.
Sil Lai will have the honor of presenting the keynote speech at the Dress for Success 6th Annual “Success is Working” Diversity Career Fair, being held at The New Yorker Hotel (481 Eighth Avenue @ 34th Street) on Wednesday, March 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This private event will host over 50 employers and 1,000 Dress for Success clients for a full-day of networking and business workshops. Dress for Success is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Later that day, Sil Lai will be back on BET J’s “My Two Cents” discussing “Motherhood: Is it possible to have it all?“
On Friday, March 28, Sil Lai will be in Washington, DC to be interviewed on Voice of America’s “Hip Hop Connection with Rod Murray.” Hip Hop Connection is heard around the globe with 30 million listeners weekly. Later that day, Sil Lai will be on XM Radio’s “Broadminded Radio Show” LIVE from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Broadminded can be heard on XM Radio channel 155.
On Saturday, March 29, Sil Lai will be the keynote speaker at the Second Annual Girlfriends Get-Together Empowerment Celebration at Napoleon Restaurant, 1847 Columbia Road, Washington, DC from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. To purchase tickets visit the Girlfriends Get-Together website.
On Sunday, March 30, Sil Lai will be live on ABC News Channel 7 in New York from 7:15 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. discussing No More Drama.
This month Sil Lai completed workshop training for Inwood House, a New York City based leader and innovator in teen pregnancy prevention, youth development, and family support. This four-part series empowered Inwood House clients to take full responsibility for their lives and make healthy relationship choices.
Diageo, the world’s leading spirits, beer and wine company, has teamed up with Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs to launch the “Something to Share” campaign for Dress for Success. In celebration of the program launch, Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs has designed the limited edition “Something to Share” silk scarf for women and pocket square for men to help drive awareness to the cause. The “Something to Share” scarf will retail for $30 (pocket square is $20) with 100% of the net profits to benefit Dress for Success. Both pieces are available at www.somethingtoshare.org. Buy your scarf today and support a wonderful organization that is changing lives in our communities.
There’s lots more to come in April…stay tuned!