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Education Expo – Black Girls Lead Residential Conference with Black Girls Rock

BLACK GIRLS LEAD (BGL) is a five-day residential conference for girls ages 13-17 held in New York City from July 28-August 2, 2019. The BGL conference provides its participants with the opportunity to engage in culturally relevant pedagogy, enhance their civic awareness, develop their leadership skills and foster a global sisterhood in a safe and welcoming environment. This summer intensive welcomes participants from across the globe and features a series of panels, lectures, and workshops designed to fortify critical thinking, entrepreneurship, social awareness, financial literacy, college preparation, professional goals, creativity, and more.


•Are 13-17 years old
• Fall 2019 12th graders (2019 graduating seniors are not eligible to apply)
• Are in good academic standing
• Are actively seeking to develop leadership skills
• Are concerned about issues impacting Black women and girls
• Are interested in the African Diaspora: its arts, histories, and cultures
• Visit for more information

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