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WOMEN TO WATCH: BEVERLY BOND

Beverly Bond

You may not know Beverly Bond but I guarantee you’ve used the phrase that she is famous for… BLACK GIRLS ROCK!! Beverly Bond is the DJ and model that created the non-profit BLACK GIRLS ROCK!, which is a youth mentoring and empowerment organization. Since 2006, the organization has mentored 12-17 year old girls of color through enrichment programs aimed at educating them in the arts, public service, and cultural exploration.

In 2010, the non-profit partnered with BET to produce the Black Girls Rock! Awards. In the 2012 show, Dionne Warwick, Alicia Keys, and Kerry Washington were a few of the women honored.

Bond was recognized as one of Essence magazine’s “40 Fierce and Fabulous Women Who are Changing the World,” and as one of Ebony’s “Most Influential Blacks In America.”

5 P!NK AVE thanks Beverly Bond for her dedication to Black Girls around the world. She has developed an organization that shows black women in a positive light around the globe and gives little girls black girls a vehicle to better themselves and therefore better their community.

Beverly Bond, you ROCK!

 

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