June 2016
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Campaign Update

We hit our first fundraising milestone of $500!

Special thanks to our donors:

  • Fern Stroud
  • Denise McNair
  • Alicia Meeks
  • Erika Duke
  • Williesha Morris

Thanks to everyone who has shared or 'liked' the campaign via email or on our Facebook page. Please continue to share, our fundraising goal is $15,000. 

What started out as a passion project is now a national movement.

Last year we collected over 20 stories and connected with 40 people at events. This year, we've already engaged over 100 people through events and with your help we can expand our East Coast community this fall. Help us continue this journey. Make a contribution today!

BlackFemaleProject Workshop: The Power of Cultural Identity

Saturday, June 18, 9:30am - 12:30pm

On June 18, Expert in Residence Baayan Bakari will lead us in a workshop focused on "The Power of Cultural Identity" and its interconnectedness with professional success. Learn more and RSVP here.

Past Events

Spring Conference

On Saturday, April 30, BlackFemaleProject hosted its first spring conference. The event was held at the California State University, East Bay, Oakland Conference Center and was attended by returning and new participants. Read more.


Live Your Radio Dreams

Join innovative leader and host of the "In Good Company" podcast, Saideh Browne, and discuss topics related to women at work and career mobility.

Monthly Highlights

Fresh off the Blog Press

BlackFemaleProject curates "stories that help prepare girls and young women for the realities of the work world" describes Precious J. Stroud in a recent interview with Sexy Grammar. Read it here.

We've been Awarded a Mini-grant from The Pollination Project!

BlackFemaleProject is honored to be a mini-grant awardee by The Pollination Project. With this grant we will build awareness about the project by creating marketing collateral and images for use on social media. We are grateful to have partners like The Pollination Project who are committed to #seedthechange.

Call for Submissions

The BlackFemaleProject is hosting an open Call for Submissions through December 31, 2016. BlackFemaleProject is a storytelling effort that prepares girls and young women for the realities of the work world by introducing stories of triumph and perseverance. Real women with satisfying careers discuss what it takes to maintain professional leadership. Add your voice to the collection. Sign up today!

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