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Mary J Blige foundation for the advancement of Women now inc

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Purpose and Activities

The foundation is dedicated to helping all women gain the confidence and skills they need to reach their full individual potential by funding scholarships for vocational training programs and educational degrees, in order to give women the opportunity to boost their careers and enable them to support themselves and their families.


Established in 2007 in NY - Founded by Mary J. Blige and Steve "The Commissioner" Stoute. Ms. Blige is a multiple Grammy Award-winning singer whose albums include "My Life" (1994), "Share My World" (1997), "No More Drama" (2001), "The Breakthrough" (2005), "Growing Pains" (2008), and "Stronger with Each Tear" (2009). She has sold more than 40 million albums, and has won nine Grammy Awards. Mr. Stoute has worked as a manager for rapper Nas, and is the founder of Translation Consultation and Brand Imaging


Mary J Blige foundation for the advancement of Women now inc

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5 Hanover Square Suite 2103 New York City, NY United States 10036

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