Women of El Barrio Wanted


Women of El Barrio (WOEB) promotes the leadership of Puerto Rican women regardless of age, sexual orientation, religious preferences, political affiliations or socio-economic status. Through the annual Women’s History Month celebration, WOEB has the opportunity to recognize women who have contributed to enhancing the quality of life in El Barrio/East Harlem according to the criteria stated below:

Required Criteria: All nominees must have the following attributes for this award:

*Must be a woman of Puerto Rican descent

*Must be a resident of El Barrio/East Harlem

*Must be active in the cultural, social, political efforts, enhancing quality of life in El Barrio, demonstrating leadership, mentorship and/or creativity.

If nominating a young woman, the candidate should be aspiring, mature, active, creative and be seen as an emerging leader.

Nominations are due by MARCH 12.

Here's the link for the nomination form:


You may also e-mail WOEB at womenoeb@gmail.com to have the form sent to you.

The WOEB celebration will be Thursday, March 26 at the Taino Towers, Crystal Room in East Harlem.

source: Women of El Barrio