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Beverly Bond, author, DJ, artist, tV producer, & FOUNDER OF BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® Beverly Bond is an author, DJ, artist, cultural curator, television producer, philanthropist, and thought leader who has blazed trails in music, entertainment and social entrepreneurship. In 2006, Bond founded BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® to showcase empowering images of women of color. She partnered...
Ella Baker, American community organizer and political activist The major job was getting people to understand that they had something within their power that they could use, and it could only be used if they understood what was happening and how group action could counter violence.Ella Baker, American community organizer and political activist Ella Baker...
Cece Jones Davis, Ordained Minister, Artist, Speaker and Advocate Cece Jones-Davis, an ordained minister, artist, speaker, and advocate, has dedicated her life to pointing people to the ALL-powerful and the least-powerful. Working at the intersection of faith, art and social justice, she is especially passionate about seeing God’s Kingdom come in the areas of racial...
Malia M Cohen, Chair of California State Board of Equalization Malia Cohen serves as a member of the California State Board of Equalization from the 2nd district, which covers 23 counties in California and a population of approximately 9.5 million people.
Ketanji Brown Jackson, Supreme Court Nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson is an American attorney and jurist who has served as a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit since 2021. On February 25, 2022, President Joe Biden nominated Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to become the 116th Associate Justice...
Abby Phillips, CNN senior political correspondent and anchor of Inside Politics Sunday An ambitious woman is a woman who’s closer to being who they’re supposed to be—not one who holds back or lets others define them. Some men show ambition by throwing elbows or by trying to take up other people’s space in addition to...
Issa Rae, Actress, Writer, Producer and Director For a long time, I defined myself by what I wasn’t… My life changed when I focused on what I was, what I was good at, what I liked most about myself and what made me stand out. Once I learned to like me more than others did,...
Kristen Miles, Athletes Unlimited, Director of Basketball Operations True to our intentions from the beginning, we are providing an additional opportunity for women to play professional basketball in the U.S., whether on a current roster or not. A whole new breed of women’s pro hoops is soon to be unleashed on Las Vegas, and these...
Amber Nichols, Capital City Go-Go GM I’m proud to be a woman GM. I’m very thankful to be recognized. But, ultimately, the work isn’t done. I have the opportunity; now what am I going to do with it? That’s where my intent, my sense of urgency is.Amber Nichols, Capital City Go-Go GM
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