Founder and president of 4 Real Women International Inc, Norka Blackman-Richards, was the keynote speaker at the Curazao Netherlands Antilles Conference for Women. The event took place on June 7 to 9, 2019 at the Sentro pa Desaroyo Integral Israel Leito (SDIIL) in Buena Vista. SDIIL sits 1,000 persons. And the event filled the auditorium to full capacity. Curazao is a Dutch Caribbean Island situated off the coast of Venezuela.

Blackman-Richards’ emphasis during the conference was on helping to see their value and encouraging self-care and self-agency. Many of the participants shared how inspired they were by the presentations.

Plans are currently underway for a mass convention for women and girls hosted by 4 Real Women International to take place in September of 2020 in Curazao.