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Woman's Activists, Celebrated Pastor and Television Personality Sabrina McKenzie Announces New Show, "In A Man's World" Set To Premiere On Bravo TV

 Black PR Wire

Celebrated Pastor, Business Woman, and Television Personality, Sabrina McKenzie,

officially announces her newest role as the star of the highly anticipated BRAVO television show "In A Man's World." Produced by two time Grammy Award Winning Actress and Producer, Viola Davis, the show is set to premiere October 1st, 2019.

Pastor Sabrina McKenzie says "I wanted to do social experiment on Bravo to bring awareness to the social biases that Women face and the pay gap between Women and Men. Hopefully this platform will cause us to see that we need to pass the Equal Rights Amendment" bill giving Women equal pay for equal work."  In which I authored in the Georgia Representatives In 2018.

Each episode of "In A Man's World" will follow a different woman as she goes about her daily life as a pioneering woman in male dominated industries. The inspiring journey of Sabrina McKenzie will be documented as she discovers what it's really like to live in a man's world. Mckenzie utilizes this platform to bring awareness to women's rights across the country.

Bravo is creating a new experiment with "In A Man's World," where four dynamic women embark on a journey of a lifetime as they morph into men for several days after months of training. With Academy Award-winning makeup artists and skilled voice and movement coaches, each woman will tackle gender issues head on, exploring what it's like to experience the world as a man. Each episode of "In A Man's World" will feature a different woman where cameras follow their every move. Leading up to the reveal of their ultimate disguise, each individual is coached by experts for months learning how to move and talk like their male counterparts. The show is perfectly aligned with McKenzie's mission to empower women to lead in a man's world. Her views are conveyed in her newest book project, "Leading In A Man's World,"

As humanitarian and advocate for women and children, Sabrina McKenzie Co-Authored and championed the "Equal Rights Amendment" legislation in the Georgia House of Representatives in 2018 and is also the founder of several organizations designed to influence policy and bring awareness to domestic violence. In addition, each organization and cause strives to encourage, empower, and inspire women worldwide. The organizations include:

·         National Taskforce Against Domestic Violence

·         Epic Women Leadership

·         Georgia Domestic Violence Awareness Day

·         Celebrities Against Domestic Violence

·         Debra Ann's Women's Network

Through her countless efforts to be a driving force of change, McKenzie has been featured in national media platforms such as CNN, Essence, The New York Times, NBC, Rolling Out, Fox, CBS Atlanta, and more.


LABRENDA GARRETT-NELSON BECOMES THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN ELECTED AS PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD FOR CERTIFICATION OF GENEALOGISTS

by BlackNews.com

LaBrenda Garrett Nelson

The Board for Certification of Genealogists is a nonprofit organization founded in 1964 as a professional credentialing body for genealogists. LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson is the first African American elected to lead the organization.

At its semi-annual meeting held on the 7th of September 2019 in Salt Lake City, Utah, the Board of Trustees of the Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG) elected officers for the coming year. Those elected were:

* President - LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, JD, LLM, CG, CGL

* Vice-President - Angela Packer McGhie, CG

* Secretary - Debbie Parker Wayne, CG, CGL

* Treasurer - Scott Wilds, CG

* Executive Committee Member at Large - Laurel T. Baty, CG

* Executive Committee Member at Large - Sara Anne Scribner, CG

Continuing as trustees for the coming year are Jeanne Larzalere Bloom, CG; Stefani Evans, CG; Patricia Lee Hobbs, CG; David S. Ouimette, CG, CGL; Nancy A. Peters, CG, CGL; Allen R. Peterson, CG, AG; Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL; Richard G. Sayre, CG, CGL, FUGA; and Karen Stanbary, CG. Michael S. Ramage, JD, CG, continues as General Counsel to the Board, and Rebecca Whitman Koford, CG, CGL, continues as Executive Director.

Incoming president LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson presented retiring president Rick Sayre with a certificate of appreciation for his service. At the close of the meeting, Rick Sayre presented certificates of appreciation to Morrison D. "Toby" Webb, CG, retiring trustee, Laurel T. Baty, outgoing Vice-President, LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, outgoing Treasurer, and outgoing executive committee at-large members Judy G. Russell and Nancy A. Peters.

About LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson

A resident of Washington, DC., LaBrenda earned a BA from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York, and both a Law degree and a Master of Laws degree from the New York University School of Law. She worked as a corporate tax attorney for thirty-five years, before retiring from a partner level position at the international professional services firm of Ernst & Young, LLP in 2013 and turning her attention to her longtime avocation of Genealogy.

She began serving as the co-chair of BCG's Intellectual Property Committee in 2015, andwas elected as a trustee in 2016. Before her election as President she served two terms as the Treasurer of BCG where she has focused on streamlining BCG's financial accounts. LaBrenda has been published in the AAHGS Journal as well as the National Genealogical Society Quarterly, among other publications. In 2016, she published A Guide to Researching African American Ancestors in Laurens County, South Carolina and Selected Finding Aids, a book that was widely hailed as a model for research in South Carolina and other states.

She was the mentor of ProGen 37, and the Salt Lake Institute on Genealogy 2019 Course Coordinator for "1619-2019: Four Hundred Years of African American Genealogy," that institute's inaugural African American Genealogy course She is also on the faculty of the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh and the Genealogical Institute on Federal Records. LaBrenda received the Utah Genealogical Association's 2019 "Distinguished Service Award" ffor her instrumental guidance in support of new programs and codified policies for SLIG.

The words Certified Genealogist and the designation CG are registered certification marks, and the designation CGL and Certified Genealogical Lecturer are service marks of the Board for Certification of Genealogists®, used under license by board certificants after periodic evaluation.



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