WATCH NOW – Street Beat: Women’s Empowerment

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Tobi Voigt (credit: CW50)

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This week in recognition of Women’s History Month, host Syma Chowdhry discovers famous women in metro-Detroit history from Tobi Voigt of the Detroit Historical Society.

Then Jacqueline Wiggins of the women’s entrepreneurship organization Inforum talks about the programs they offer to women in business as well as their upcoming fundraiser emceed by Carol Cain of CBS Detroit.

Next, former WKBD-TV 10 O’clock News Anchor Amyre Makupson and Amy Good, CEO of Alternatives for Girls, talk about the importance of good role models for young women. Finally, two women discuss what it’s like to participate in non-traditional sports.

Hockey player Jacqueline Stoner of the Onyx Rochester Ice Arena and football player Alecia Sweeney of Detroit Dark Angels give their insight into breaking barriers.

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Street Beat: Women’s Empowerment Seg 1

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Street Beat: Women’s Empowerment Seg 2

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Watch Street Beat Sundays at 11 a.m. on CW50 Detroit.

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