Imagery is so excited to grant 2013 Imagery in Motion Scholarships. This year’s high school selection process was
very difficult with three times the number of applications coming in from
various schools. We were blessed to
receive applications from Sumner Academy, Paseo School of Performing Arts, A.C.E.
College Prep, Lincoln College Prep, East H.S. , University Academy, and Bishop
Hogan Prep. This year’s winners wrote
amazing essays describing their influences, achievements, and insight on women’s
issues. The scholarship recipients will
be honored at this year’s, 3rd Annual Night of Fashion Fundraiser
Show benefiting the Imagery in Motion Scholarship Fund. This year’s event will take place on April,
14th, 2013 at 5 p.m. at the 28 Event Space (1300 W. 28th
Street, KCMO). There are tickets still
available for this show. Online tickets
can be purchased on the Women of Imagery Website. Congratulations to the following:
Deggs, African Centered College Prep Academy
Place Winner- Aliyah Johnson, Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts.
We are also
blessed to be able to help an adult student this year entering her first year
of Law School at UMKC. Congratulations
to Christyona Pham.
Women of Imagery Inc. presents
V.O.W.S. (Violence on Women Stops). This
initiative is to empower young girls and women with safety awareness, knowledge
of life saving techniques, and develop a sense of confidence and security. V.O.W.S. will consist of Free Self Defense
classes, workshops, and community service projects to support victims of
violence and increase education on violence prevention. Violence on women and girls is considered a
worldwide health epidemic.
On, Saturday, April 6th,
Women of Imagery will host its’ first community wide FREE Self Defense Class
sponsored by Calvary Community Wellness Center and Judah Fitness. This class will be an opportunity for girls
as young as 13 and women of all ages to learn safety awareness and basic self
defense techniques. The instructor VaVa
Littlewood of Kri Chay’s Urban Hitt Fitt is an expert in martial arts and
Spaces are limited. Please RSVP today through the online registration link below today.
V.O.W.S. Online Registration
official. The 3rd Annual,
Women of Imagery Night of Fashion Fundraiser Show is upon us. “Fashion in the City” will be an
homage to the Sex in the City, T.V. series and movies which has played an
influential role in fashion and pop culture.
Come “get Carried away” with us:
Date: April 14, 2013
6:00 p.m. (doors open at 5:00)
Location: 28 Event Space (1300 W. 28th
show will be unforgettable as local designers and boutiques share their fashion
perspective and play on Sex in the City.
Join us celebrating the fashions of Bridget Julia Couture, Inner Soles, Renee Larouge Design House, Senojby LaTonya Jones, KC Denim Addiction, Threadz Clothing , Louee Taylor Designs, and more……..
tickets in advance. General Admission
tickets are only $20 and V.I.P. tickets which include front row seating and
access to the City Lounge for complimentary food and drinks are smartly priced
at $30. Tickets are now available for
purchase through the designers/boutiques in the show, members of Women of
Imagery, and at the locations listed below:
Desi’s Dollhouse Salon- 715 Westport
Original KC Cutz Barbershop and Salon- 8107 Paseo
Portion of funds will go to support the Imagery in Motion
Scholarship Funds and Diamond in the Rough Mentoring Program
Tickets can be purchased at the door on the day of the event.
Refund Policy: All tickets purchased are NON-REFUNDABLE. (no exceptions)
of Imagery, a nonprofit organization serving the women of Kansas City, is
excited about our upcoming 3rd Annual Night of Fashion. The success of this
night will be largely due to the contributions of businesses that have gone out
of their way to lend financial support to this event. All profits from this
event will be donated to our programs and our Imagery in Motion Scholarship
Fund to provide resources for women that will allow them to take the necessary
steps toward achieving their dreams.
These companies will be available to showcase their business as a vendor.
- Bridget Julia Couture
- Cee-Cee's Sweet Creations
- Debonair Graphics
- Elegance of Success
- Free Indeed Treasures
- InnerSoles Shoes
- J-Mos Bar-B-Que
- KC Denim Addiction
- Keefe Cravat
- Stand Out Syle
- Threadz Clothing
Women of Imagery, Inc. presents their
Third Annual Night of Fashion “Fashion in the City” inspired by the Sex in the
City movie. This event is intended to be an annual fundraiser for the Women of
Imagery, Inc (W.O.I.), 501 © 3 designated nonprofit serving the women of Kansas
City. W.O.I. would like to provide an opportunity for local women entrepreneurs
or entrepreneurs that cater to women, to showcase their creative abilities with
low to no cost to their business. We would like to be a spring board to connect
these companies with consumers in our community.
Deadline for designers is December 14th. We are looking for
Designers ONLY at this time. W.O.I. is now taking applications for our 3rd
Annual Night of Fashion "Fashion in the City" March 24th 2013. Last
year's show had 500 attendees. If you are a designer/boutique and would like to
be involved in this amazing show, Please click on the link below to submit your
application. Designs and clothing must be inspired by the Sex in the City movie
and/or T.V. series.
Email Lisa Johnson (email@example.com) with
any questions. Make sure you check some of the amazing photos from our
previous Night of Fashion Shows. You don’t want to miss out.
Every young lady deserves an opportunity to reach her full potential. HELP US give more young women the chance to reach their dreams.
Women of Imagery presents our First Annual "Develop a Diamond" Giving Campaign. Our passion to serve the women in our community is also coupled with our goal to develop our next generation of adult women leaders. The primary goal of this fundraiser to to support our Diamond in the Rough Mentor Campaign that assists young women (18-21) with setting and attaining their goals. We are assisting these young women with establishing a pattern of success so that they can take the next step toward realizing their dreams.
Women of Imagery's vision is to create a legacy of women that provide positive personal and professional relationships within the community. We are able to do this through our I.M.A.G.E. (Illustrations of Me Achieving Greatness and Excellence) personal development workshops along with and commitment to education via our Imagery in Motion Scholarship Fund which will also benefit from your donation. Invest in Women. Invest in Dreams. Invest in our community's future.
Imagery is a proud supporter of "I Will Vote KC" Rally that will take
place Saturday, November 3rd at Parade Park in KCMO.
event is designed to bring awareness and enthusiasm in preparation for the
upcoming November Election. They are
contacting area high school bands, faith-based organizations, community and
social groups; as well as, Congressional Black Caucus Members, and local elected
officials to participate. They have confirmed appearance from Hip-Hop ICON, MC
Lyte; and from the cast of BET’s Guy Code, Alesha Renee; to participate in our
encourage everyone to come out and bring the whole family. Women of
Imagery and our amazing volunteers will be co-sponsoring the Kidzone.
There will be bounce houses, face painting, crafts and more.
is a nonpartisan, get out the vote event for the family. See you there.
It’s official Women of Imagery, Inc. turns 2 Years old
today, October 12, 2012. Without an amazing team of women,
we would not have been able to accomplish the things that we have to further
this organization or the community. On
this day, I celebrate a group of amazing women that come together to work
toward the common mission of “Providing resources to women that will allow them
to overcome the present day circumstances, empowering them to realize their
dreams.”. Congratulations #TEAMIMAGERY
Active Members of Women of Imagery
- Kim Austin
- Makeda Carter
- Kristi Odums
- Tineka Rentie
- Tamela Ross
- Joy Williams
We are still looking for young women between the ages of 18-21 to begin this journey with us. Women of Imagery would like to be able to provide these young women with the support they need to realize their dreams and live up to their full potential. Women of Imagery's goal is to provide personal growth and development workshops targeted to this age group, group mentoring, and financial support to help them meet their goals. If you are between the ages of 18-21 and would like to participate as a Mentee in Diamond in the Rough, download the application below. You can also email Tamela Ross (firstname.lastname@example.org) with your name, phone number, and email address and she will get in contact with you.
This Saturday, September 29th, at the Southeast Library (6242 Swope Parkway, KCMO 64130) from 12:00p.m.- 2:00 p.m. we will be hosting our next Diamond in the Rough Workshop. This will be the first official workshop where young women will be able to submit application for this dynamic program, set their goals to be accomplished over the next 6 months and become eligible for financial assistance to meet those goals.
If you have any questions about signing up for this initiative, please email Tamela Ross (email@example.com) or call 816.204.7570.
(Diamond in the Rough Kickoff 7.28.12, hosted by members of Imagery, Dr. Tamela Ross and Jessica Williams)
you ready to make a difference in your community? Are you willing to personally
devote your time and resources to enhance the life of women and families in our
If you have the talent and
professional expertise that can help Women of Imagery take their mission to the
next level, we have an amazing leadership opportunity for you. Come out and get to know the Women of Imagery’s
leadership team and general members. Join
us on Tuesday, October 9th from 6-7:30 p.m. at Martini Corner for
our “Get on Board”- Board Mixer. Get
into action with #TEAMIMAGERY through our mission, while participating in your personal
growth and development, as well as the support of women in this area. You MUST Pre-Register for this event. Please email LaKeshia Sanders at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Tamilah Kirkendoll at email@example.com.
to “Get on Board”.
From (right to left)- Tamilah Kirkendoll (Treasurer), LaKeshia Sanders (Chairperson), and Tineka Rentie (Board Member). Missing from this picture is Talisa Johnson (Board Member).