For 30 years, YWCA's King County Inspire Luncheons have brought people together to strengthen communities. Join us in 2018 as we celebrate empowering women and building community. The event features award-winning actor and activist Alfre Woodard.
Alfre Woodard’s work as an actor has earned her an Oscar nomination, four Emmy Awards, seventeen Emmy nominations, three SAG Awards, and a Golden Globe. In 2009, she was appointed by Barack Obama to the President’s Committee on the Arts and The Humanities, where she was an active advocate for the arts in education. Currently, Woodard plays villain Mariah Dillard in the Marvel television series, Luke Cage, and will star in Netflix’s Juanita coming in 2018. She is a longtime activist and a founder of Artists for a New South Africa, an organization dedicated to ending apartheid and advancing democracy and equality.