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    2014 Smithsonian Folklife Festival

    Deborah welcoming guests to the opening reception of the 2014 Smithsonian Folklife Festival celebrating Kenya and China. She was also one of the sponsors of "Divas Night," celebrating women singers from Kenya.

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    Career Girls

    “It isn’t enough to tell young girls to “dream big” or “aim high.” Without proper encouragement, or concrete methods for turning their abilities into tangible careers, many young women can simply flounder in the educational system. Career Girls is an organization dedicated to providing young girls of all income levels ...

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    Please join us and help transform a girl’s life

    LaTanya Richardson Jackson & Deborah Santana Invite you to spend one Saturday afternoon to transform a girl’s life. Please join us for delicious food and wine, and information about how you can help girls change the world. We will show award-winning short documentary Girls of Daraja. Founders Jason & Jenni Doherty ...

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    Grace Lee Boggs

    I describe myself as a social activist, philanthropist, and spiritual seeker. I study the history and expressions of women leaders who are working to make the world a better place for all. One of my sheroes is Grace Lee Boggs, who started a school to nurture creative, critical thinkers who ...