Black Women For Wellness of Los Angeles honored Matovu Consulting CEO, Divinity Matovu with the “Dorothy Height Leadership Award” on May 8, 2014 as part of their International Women’s Day Celebration for her global service with women and girls in East Africa.
Dorothy Height was an activist widely known for, not only for civil, human and women rights for African Americans in the United States, but also for international communities such as India and South Africa. She was president of the National Council of Negro Women from 1957 to 1977. In 1963, Height was one of the organizers of the famed March on Washington and in 1986, she organized the first Black Family Reunion, a celebration of traditions and values.
Divinity was honored to be recognized along with other women business leaders and activists from the Los Angeles area. To learn more about BWW of LA, click here to visit their website.