OTHER BROWN GIRL

OTHER BROWN GIRL Jing Lauengco 2021 Technovation Winner Presented in partnership with: ORIGINAL PITCH DESCRIPTION: OTHER BROWN GIRL (OBG) is a Brown-owned, woman-owned social impact community storytelling platform that encourages WOMEN of CULTURE leading COLORFUL + CREATIVE LIVES to spark deeper diversity conversations through design + digital storytelling. Through the OBG brand, website, blog, podcast,…

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Starving Artists 2 Working Artists

Starving Artists 2 Working Artists Alex Michaels 2021 Presenter Economic Development category Presented in partnership with: PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Blockcityp2c is a social network and sales platform that allows artists to build a fan base and earn income by offering rewards online. Keep up to date with Alex Michaels on his website, and by following them…

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Project Coping Box

Project Coping Box Laylah Allen + Ashley Welch 2021 Finalist Health & Well-being category Presented in partnership with:    PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Project Coping Box was born out of a social media campaign called #31DaysOfCoping. A Coping Box is a physical container with items that assist youth with calming and/or expressing emotions. More than 200+ Coping…

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Read Like Me

Read Like Me Sara Kidner 2021 Winner Educating for Tomorrow Presented in partnership with: PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Read Like Me is a literacy and role model initiative providing internships to young Black males to help address the reading achievement gap in Black male students in grades 3-5. Hired mentors will work with local elementary schools to…

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Write, Illustrate, Create!

Write, Illustrate, Create! Ebony Donley + Sasha Beckette-Abdullah 2021 Presenter Education category Presented in partnership with: PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Write, Illustrate, Create! will help children in grades K-8 express themselves in writing. They will learn the steps of the writing process and write a book. They will have creative control of the type of book they…

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