Believe in a Black Girl is a tremendous movement that recognizes and uplifts black girls. This is an incredibly exciting movement is sponsored by Black Women for Black Girls. Please see details below.
Believe in a Black Girl℠ Campaign Launch Event – The Believe in a Black Girl℠ campaign will engage the public in an effort to reduce the distinct challenges faced by black girls by providing empowering messages and actions to encourage and uplift black girls. The campaign will run during March and May and it will launch with an inspiring and informative networking reception to be held at Harlem Hospital Center’s Mural Pavilion on Thursday, March 17 from 6 pm- 8 pm.
The launch event will provide Black women and girls an opportunity to network, create empowering videos and messages, and be informed and inspired by a number of the city’s thought leaders and activists. That evening, BW4BG will present the 2016 Believe in a Black Girl Rising Star Award to the 5th grader from Queens, Egypt “Ify” Ufele, anti-bullying activist and the only kid designer that dressed curvy models during Fashion Week. Additionally, NBC News Correspondent, Morgan K. Radford, will moderate a conversation on the state of black girls.
6:00pm – 8:00pm
New York, NY 10037
BW4BG College Shower Honorees
Ify Uflee, 5th Grade Curvy Girl Designer and Anti-Bullying Activist
Dominique Jones, Executive Director, The Boys & Girls Club of Harlem
Tamika Mallory, President of Mallory Consulting and Co-Chair, Justice League of NYC
Feminista Jones, Author, Social Worker, Activist, Public Speaker
Akua Soadwa, Action & Life Coach and Founder, Gye Nyame Empowerment Project
Heather Hughes, Image Stylist and Founder, Style Unleashed