Inspiring Women: Conversation with A'Lelia Bundles Tues Apr 26 5pm PDT

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Tuesday, April 26, 2022
5:00pm— 6:00pm
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One Month is Not Enough – Fireside Chat with A’Lelia Bundles


The Wharton Club of Southern California and the Alumnae Network of Harvard Women are pleased to share a special event to highlight women’s history with a pre-eminent chronicler of women’s history in American business, A’Lelia Bundles.

DATE:  Tuesday, April 26, 2022

TIME:  5 pm to 6 pm PDT

LOCATION:  Online Event (Link will be sent to registered attendees prior to the event.  Check your inbox and spam folder!)

COST:  Members of The Wharton Club of Southern California, $0, Non-members and Guests, $10

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About The Speaker:

A'Lelia Bundles

A’Lelia Bundles is the author of On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker, a New York Times Notable Book about her entrepreneurial great-great-grandmother and the inspiration for Self Made, the fictional Netflix series starring Octavia Spencer.  She is the founder of the Madam Walker Family Archives and brand historian for MADAM by Madam C. J. Walker, a line of hair care products developed in partnership with Sundial Brands and Walmart.  In February 2022 she was named the inaugural Center for Africana Studies and Culture Prestigious Fellow in the School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI.

Ms. Bundles serves on several nonprofit boards including the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America at Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute, the March on Washington Film Festival, Indiana Landmarks and the Smithsonian’s American Women’s History Initiative. A former network television executive and Emmy-Award winning producer at ABC News and NBC News, she is chair emerita of the National Archives Foundation and a vice chair emerita of Columbia University.

Ms. Bundles is at work on The Joy Goddess of Harlem: A’Lelia Walker and the Harlem Renaissance, about her great-grandmother whose parties, arts patronage and international travels helped define the era.

She lives in Washington, DC and is a graduate of Harvard College as well as the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.


About The Moderator:

Karrye Braxton WG86

The event will be moderated by Karrye Braxton, WG98, Agent, New York Life.  As a licensed Agent of New York Life Insurance Company, Karrye offers a variety of products that can help her clients meet a number of insurance and financial needs, including, but not limited to college funding, retirement, managing costs for extended periods of care and lifetime income strategies.


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