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10 Black Girl Bosses Who Continue to Pave the Way

Written By: Girl Tyler

Black girl inspiration is in the air!We’re making history in every industry from the covers of magazines all the way to the White House. These women, who were once young students just like you, are a reminder that hard work and determination pays off.

Kamala Harris

The first woman as well as the first Black and first South Asian to serve as Vice President of the United States.

Marsai Martin

The Guinness World Record holder for youngest Hollywood executive producer.

Halle Berry

The first Black woman to win an Academy Award for Best Actress.

Mari Copeny

The former Little Miss Flint turned teen activist, who captured the attention of President Obama, works to donate water and filters to cities with a lead crisis.

Mikaila Ulmer

The owner of multi-million dollar company, Me & The Bees Lemonade.

Diahann Carroll

The first Black woman to land her own TV show. She passed away in 2019 but her legacy has opened the door for girl bosses like Issa Rae, Skai Jackson, and Yara Shahidi.

Stacey Abrams

The first Black woman to become gubernatorial nominee for a major party in the U.S. Her grassroot efforts in Georgia also helped the Biden-Harris campaign win the 2020 presidential election.

Ava DuVernay

The first Black female director to be nominated for an Academy Award and the first Black woman to direct a $100 million-grossing film.

Marley Dias

In 2018, she became the youngest person to be named on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list at 13 years old for her #1000BlackGirlBooks initiative.

Serena Williams

Only the greatest female athlete of all-time. Need I say more?!?

Now that you’ve read our list, make your own! Create a list of everyday Black women and girls who inspire you to crush your goals then hang it in your bedroom for daily motivation.

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