Coalition of 100 Black Women Focuses on Underserved Black Women and Girls

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. Dallas Metropolitan Chapter (NC100BW Dallas Metro) recently launched its Signature Economic Empowerment program—Sister-Nomic$, in partnership with The Coca-Cola Company to build the financial knowledge and skills of underserved Black women and girls; and help Black-owned small businesses impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to accelerate their recovery in communities.

The Sister-Nomic$ program framework is based on self-preservation in all financial decisions and focuses on financial literacy, family wealth building and entrepreneurship and the partnership with The Coca-Cola Company will be implemented at the local chapter level with broad geographical diversity.

According to members of NC100BW, the program will promote increased financial literacy, encourage retirement planning and wealth-building strategies regardless of the life cycle stage each woman currently finds herself in, and professional development opportunities.

“The support of The Coca-Cola Company represents an investment in our shared values—elevating under-served Black women and girls to greater heights, from poverty to prosperity, because we know that knowledge is power and the lack of financial literacy leads to the lack of both, sustained financial well-being and generational wealth,” said NCBW National President Virginia W. Harris.

NCBW’s economic development and empowerment programs include comprehensive workshops and seminars that promote economic self-sufficiency. With 61 chapters and 2,800 members nationally, NCBW Chapters are comprised of Black women who understand the power of collaboration and the need for a commitment to service in order to make a real difference in the communities they serve. NCBW is committed to financial literacy and strengthening Black women and girls.

“We are excited to provide financial literacy programming with the support of The Coca-Cola Company that speaks directly to the concerns of Black women and girls in the local Dallas area,” said Dallas Metro Chapter President Sonya Irby. “Our desire is to not only educate but encourage financial well-being and financial freedom to make the choices that allow for the enjoyment of life.”

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. Dallas Metropolitan Chapter (NC100BW Dallas Metro) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization whose mission is to advocate on behalf of black women and girls to promote leadership development and gender equity in the areas of health, education, and economic empowerment.

To learn more about the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc.’s cause and programs, visit www.ncbw.org and www.ncbwdallas.org.

About The Coca-Cola Company

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is a total beverage company with products sold in more than 200 countries and territories. Our company’s purpose is to refresh the world and make a difference. Our portfolio of brands includes Coca-Cola, Sprite, Fanta and other sparkling soft drinks. Our hydration, sports, coffee and tea brands include Dasani, smartwater, vitaminwater, Topo Chico, Powerade, Costa, Georgia, Gold Peak, Honest and Ayataka. Our nutrition, juice, dairy and plant-based beverage brands include Minute Maid, Simply, innocent, Del Valle, fairlife and AdeS. We’re constantly transforming our portfolio, from reducing sugar in our drinks to bringing innovative new products to market. We seek to positively impact people’s lives, communities and the planet through water replenishment, packaging recycling, sustainable sourcing practices and carbon emissions reductions across our value chain. Together with our bottling partners, we employ more than 700,000 people, helping bring economic opportunity to local communities worldwide.

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