BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® virtually gathered 1000 young women of color for BLACK GIRLS LEAD 2020 sponsored by emerge™ , a two-day virtual event designed to amplify leadership skills, creativity, ingenuity, and critical thinking. Those selected for the experience will participate in a range of dynamic workshops and masterclasses with notable women leaders and influencers from across various industries.

The two-day action-packed conference featured empowerment sessions on business, entrepreneurship, creativity, artistic expression, medical literacy, social action, technology, financial literacy, and civic engagement. Conference participants will gain tools necessary to help them hone their leadership skills, define their truth, share their voices, forge their own paths, and emerge as the next generation of leaders.

BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® (BGR) is a global women’s empowerment movement and multifaceted media, entertainment, philanthropic and lifestyle brand, dedicated to inspiring, and celebrating women and girls of color. The annual BLACK GIRLS ROCK® Awards is the biggest celebration of the nexus of achievements of exemplary women of color who break boundaries, blaze trails, and set trends across sectors.

BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Inc., the 501(c)(3) nonprofit entity of the brand, is devoted to the healthy positive identity development of young women and girls by providing programs that support critical thinking, leadership development, sisterhood, innovation, civic engagement and career exposure.