As we close out that last two days of Black History Month – first established in 1926, we wanted to remind you that supporting #blackgirlmagic and #blackboyjoy can be a 365 day year commitment. A month to celebrate will never be enough, but let’s celebrate ten rising #blackgirlmagic girls as they build the future and you should follow…
Kimberly Bryant Kimberly Bryant is an African American electrical engineer who worked in the biotechnology field at Genentech, Novartis Vaccines, Diagnostics, and Merck. In 2011, Bryant founded Black Girls Code, a training course that teaches basic programming concepts to black girls who are underrepresented in technology careers. Why we love her – because you can’t get anymore boss than THIS. She stepped out on faith and her own personal funds to build her dream that will create the next generation of brilliant tech leaders for girls of color! #hailthequeen
Sarah Kunst is an African-American entrepreneur and angel fund investor, she is currently the Managing Director of Cleo Capital. Why we love her – she continues to highlight and encourage women to break into the industry of Venture Capital and fund other female founders.
Marsai Martin is an American actress and she is known for her role as Diane Johnson in the ABC comedy series Black-ish. Why we love her – she became the youngest Executive Producer in Hollywood in 2019 – at the age of 13.
Issa Rae Issa Rae, is an American actress, writer, and producer. She first garnered attention for her work on the YouTube web series Awkward Black Girl. Why we love her – her authentic bankability… she personifies all of the brilliance and beauty is enough!
Kheris Rogers a founder of a breakout apparel company, Flexininmycomplexionat the age of 11. Why we love her – because she turned a bullying incident of racism into her future bank account. We LOVE THIS GIRL!
We can’t give you all ten in one shot – see you tomorrow!