Women Who Bring Equality in Sight- Beverly Bond

Beverly BondBeverly Bond is a celebrity DJ and the creator of Black Girls Rock!, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering African-American girls through mentoring programs, events, arts education, public service and cultural exploration.

After graduating from acting school in 1999, Bond went on to pursue a career as a DJ.  She began working as a DJ for celebrity clients including Diesel, Chanel, ESPN’s X-Games Awards, and Prince. In 2006, the actress turned DJ decided to pursue another dream and started Black Girls Rock!, for inner-city girls between the ages of 12-17. Bond used her love for the arts to create musical education programs including “I Rhyme Like a Girl” and “Taste the World.”

In 2010, Bond partnered with BET to create the Black Girls Rock! Award which has honored actress Keke Palmer and Ravene-Symone. Today, she continues to receive awards of her own, including the “Obama: THAT ONE!” Pre-Inaugural Awards gala in Washington, D.C.

Vision 2020 recognizes Bond for exemplifying its National Goal of women in executive leadership positions.

About equalityinsight

Vision 2020 is a national coalition of organizations and individuals united in their commitment to achieve women’s economic and social equality. Join Vision 2020 today! http://www2.drexelmed.edu/vision2020giftsonline/Individual.aspx
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