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Energy Globe Awards 2017: Sisterhood Agenda

August 25, 2017

With more than 178 participating countries and over 2,000 project submissions annually the Energy Globe Award is today's most prestigious environmental prize worldwide. The US Virgin Island's award goes to Sisterhood Agenda.

The Energy Globe Award distinguishes projects regionally, nationally and globally that conserve valuable resources such as energy or utilize renewable or emission-free sources. Award ceremonies are held all over the world. Prominent personalities as well as Energy Globe Ambassadors in 90 countries support the mission of Energy Globe. The activities of Energy Globe attract worldwide media attention - international TV stations report each year with approximately  1,000 hours of broadcasting time. The aim of the Energy Globe is to raise global attention on sustainable, everywhere applicable environmental solutions and to motivate people to also become active in this area.

ENERGY GLOBE Award US Virgin Islands 2017

Submitted by:  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 to help them build confidence in themselves and make educated and smart decisions for a better life. They also teach girls valuable skills in order to be happy and healthy and support young women to overcome adverse childhood experiences. 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 President 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.

Picture: 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 (from left)