More than 15,000 Boss Women Attend Black Girl Magic Digital Summit

Day Two concluded with pitch competition winners announced by Boss Media's Marty McDonald and Capital One's Shavonne Gordon.

Black Girl Magic Digital Summit [Image: Courtesy of Boss Women Media]

More than 15,000 women of color gathered (virtually) for the Black Girl Magic Digital Summit last weekend, according to the organizers of the two-day summit hosted by Boss Women Media.

The event came during a time when we all needed it the most, says founder & CEO Marty McDonald. The event, which brought women together to “empower, uplift, and inspire each other,” culminated with a virtual pitch competition sponsored by Capital One. Winners were announced by McDonald and Capital One’s Shavonne Gordon. Elite Kids came in first, winning a $25,000 grand prize for the best pitch. ShearShare also left with $15,000 and Snag My Wedding left with $10,000.

Pitch winner Elite Kids founder Kewanta Brooks says “she understands what it takes to work with a diverse group of students and help them grow.” Brooks delivered a heartfelt “thank you” via video: “You have no idea how many ‘nos’ I’ve gotten,” says the teacher,  trainer, and author who began her K-12 education career as a classroom teacher in Houston. “But I just kept going, because I refuse to accept ‘no.’ Because I know my product. I know my target audience, and I know that is something that our community desperately needs.” 

Watch the winning pitches

Kewanta Brooks, Elite Kids

Courtney Caldwell, ShearShare

Tammy Bowser, Snag My Wedding

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