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October 06, 2021 2 min read

 
HBCU Made & Pretty Paid: A Salute To Education 
 
12 HBCU Female bosses
   There are several great reasons to attend a Historically Black College or University. They’re competitive institutions with long histories of academic excellence, societal impact and influential alumni, such as our very own Vice President Kamala Harris! Surveys also show Black students feel their time at HBCUs better prepares them for life than Black students who go to predominantly white institutions. 
Though there are so many amazing female bosses who are products of HBCU that we wish we could give flowers to, we wanted to highlight 12 that are doing awesome things. Check them out below:

 

Regan Farley, Co-Founder Intel Media Group
“HBCUs have laid the foundation of educating Black professionals for centuries. My HBCU has taught me to think deeply and critically, but beyond anything else, it has empowered me to believe that I can be any and everything that I want to be.”  
HBCU- Lincoln University of Pennsylvania

Jacque Reid, Journalist/ Podcast Co-Host
"HBCU's provide much more than an education for black students."
HBCU-Clark Atlanta University

 

 

Courtney Haywood, Courtney Haywood Agency 
“I chose Norfolk State University as my HBCU because I believed that by attending an HBCU, I would be able to obtain a thorough understanding of African-American experience, heritage, tradition, community, and culture.
HBCU-Norfolk State University
Dae Fenwick, Kulture Karaoke  
" I am forever grateful to my HBCU, Clark Atlanta University, for giving me the knowledge and skills to excel and teaching me that the sky is the limit, because of my blackness and not in spite of it."
HBCU-Clark Atlanta University
 
Kalilah Wright, Mess in a Bottle
I am proud to be a Morgan Bear!
HBCU-Morgan State University
 
Yandy Smith-Harris, Yelle Skincare
"My well-rounded education from HU has prepared me for anything and everything, making me the boss I am today!
HBCU-Howard University
 
Dr. Jarrett, JLM Dental Studio
“There’s no better place that combines learning, history, culture, and lifelong connections like an HBCU.
HBCU-Xavier University
Dr. Nicole LaBeach, Sister Diamond/ TV Personality
 HBCUs are not only intentional about educating their students, but positioning them for full bloom.” 
HBCU-Spelman College
La’Torria Lemon, Lemon Lime Light Media
"I applied to five colleges and half were HBCU schools. Once I was accepted to CAU, I knew it was meant to be."
HBCU-Clark Atlanta University
3 Friends Talk
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Dr. Leah
“As an HBCU student, I learned early on the importance of community and teamwork.
HBCU-Xavier University
Dr. Sylvia
“Attending an HBCU taught me to trust myself and that it’s ok to change my mind.
Xavier University
Dr. Courtney
“Attending an HBCU taught me the importance of responsibility and sacrifice.

HBCU-Xavier University

Check out the full story in our Fall Issue of Grind Pretty Magazine!


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