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2017-08-30 00:00:00 / National Awards

ENERGY GLOBE Award US Virgin Islands 2017

Winner: Sisterhood Agenda with the project SEA: Sisterhood Empowerment Academy

Founded in 1994 by Angela D. Coleman, Sisterhood Agenda, Inc. is an award-winning, top-rated non-profit charitable organization based in the United States. The global sisterhood is large:  over 3,600 organizations in 34 countries and 59,000 sisters are part of their vast international network.

Sisterhood Agenda’s mission is to promote sisterhood around the globe with the knowledge that sisterhood support is a powerful force for empowerment, healing, and positive social change.

With ‘SEA’, the Sisterhood Empowerment Academy, Sisterhood Agenda has now a new and eco-friendly headquarter on the island of St. John, US. Virgin Islands. The academy has been built with in a sustainable and eco-friendly way with the help of local contractors and features local resources found on the island. The rooms and areas in which the Sisterhood team work with young women face the ocean as the founder believes in the healing power and health benefits of the sea and the sound of the waves.

Sisterhood Agenda works with young women in order to help them to build confidence. They also teach girls valuable skills in order to live a healthy and happy life and support young women to overcome adverse childhood experiences and build and maintain a safe and prosperous living for themselves.
Their project can be supported on Global Giving and they are listed on Guidestar and Great Nonprofits.

The Austrian Trade Commissioner for the US, Mr. Michael Friedl, kindly hosted an exclusive ceremony at the Austrian Trade Commission in New York on August 22nd, 2017 to present the Energy Globe Award 2017 for the US Virgin Islands to Ms. Angela D. Coleman, Founder and CEO of Sisterhood Agenda and honor her for her outstanding work and continuing achievements for the environment as well as young women all over the world.

photo: from left:  Michael Friedl, Austrian Trade Commissioner in New York; Angela D. Coleman, Founder and President of Sisterhood Agenda; Bernice Coleman Wike, Vice-president of Sisterhood Agenda