DJ Sophia

Mushtaq Barqab

OnRaé LaTeal and Freedom Futures Collective

Ebony Morris

Amal Issa

Cenné Anderson

Dr. Ramatu Bangura

Kenya Bryant

Leyani Bryant

Zyahna Bryant

Sydnie Chandler Monet

Monique Davis

Safiatu Diagana

Marley Dias

Tracee Ellis Ross

Kamryn El’woods

Jamison Ford

Natalie Henry

Jessica Johnson

Rashida Jones

Sanaa Lathan

Temple Lester

Zoraida Lopez-Diago

Dominique Lowe

Rissy McDonald

Dr. Monique Morris

Mahogany Morris

Sikirat Mustapha

Lizzie No

Kyndall Osibodu

Kyra Pagan

Monica Peavy

Chloé Rae Ashford

Eva Reign

Cidra M. Sebastien

Joanne N Smith, MSW

Scheherazade TIllet

Susan L. Taylor

Dr. Salamishah Tillet

Zoe Tripp

Mikaila Ulmer

Ponny White

Brooklyn White

Lorelei Williams

Anyia Williams

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Day 1

DAY OF INTENTION

Monday, February 14

Dream with us! What would you do with one billion dollars? Help us envision an abundant future for all Black girls! Create an image using our Photobooth and post your visions on Instagram & Twitter and tag @blackgirlfreedomfund and use #1Billion4BlackGirls.

Share with us! We'd love for Black girls, femmes and gender-expansive youth to tell us what they would do with a $1 billion investment in them, their families and communities. Take this survey and help ensure a more beautiful, just, free, and joyous tomorrow for Black girls, femmes and gender-expansive youth!


Day 2

FASHION, BEAUTY, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND ACCOUNTABILITY 

Tuesday, February 15

1:25pm ET: Opening and Welcome
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1:30pm ET: Black Girls as Storytellers and Culture-makers
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5:00pm ET: Fashion & Beauty & Black girls: Leadership & Making it in the Business
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Day 3

MENTORING & LEADERSHIP 

Wednesday, February 16

5:00pm ET: Mentoring Black Girls and Gender-Expansive Youth
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5:35pm ET: Masterclass with Dr. Salamishah Tillet
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Day 4

Investing in Black Girls, Femmes, and Gender-Expansive Youth

Thursday, February 17

2:00pm ET: Black Girls Driving the Culture: Fashion, Beauty, and Narrative Change
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5:00pm ET: The Importance of Investing in Black Girls, Femmes and Gender-Expansive Youth
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6:00pm ET: Black Girls as Philanthropists
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Day 5

CELEBRATING CREATIVES, Toni Morrison’s & Audre Lorde’s Birthdays

Friday, February 18

3:30pm ET: Black Girls: We Do Big Things
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5:00pm ET: Interactive Activity
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5:30pm ET: DJ Set featuring DJ Sophia
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6:00pm ET: Rashida Jones Celebrates With Us
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6:30pm ET: We Got Each Other! — Meet Us On Hopin
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Day 6

PICTURING BLACK GIRLHOOD

Saturday, February 19, 12:15pm ET

A viewing of the “Picturing Black Girlhood” exhibit at Express Newark, NJ, curated by Scheherazade Tillet and Zoraida Lopez-Diago, featuring over 70 artists, ages 8-94, with journalist Sydnie Collins.
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