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Tiffany is a dynamic writer, speaker and passionate advocate for marginalized youth and their families. During her successful career as a nonprofit executive, spanning more than 15 years, she has spearheaded many successful marketing and fundraising efforts for several national organizations. She is also the owner of Black Opal Media, a communications company delivering information via online content, film/DVD production, public speaking and consulting.
Tia is a journalist, licensed therapist, life coach and TV commentator. She has appeared on CNN, E! and MSNBC
and has done everything from interviewing Alicia Keys and commenting on the dalliances of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt,
to dispensing tips on personal finance. Tia's work has appeared in a host of publications, including the New York Daily News, In Touch Weekly, Entertainment Weekly, Essence, Teen People, Quince Girl, Black Enterprise, SET, AM New York, Startup Nation, Heart & Soul, Jet and Ebony.
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Tiffany Gill – Founder/Chief Visionary Officer
Elecia James - Co-Producer/BGU Documentary
Charmayne Walker - Social Media Director/Digital Strategist
Charmayne has worked in the field of computer information systems and graphics for 12 years. She has expanded her expertise into the area of social media and currently manages social media pages for several for profit and not-for-profit organizations in the Washington Metropolitan Area. Charmayne
is responsible for marketing, content management and developing effective social media strategies that expand the BGU brand across all social platforms.
Elecia is an author, motivational speaker, former school principal and talented musician. Her career highlights include managing a district- wide performing arts program and performing vocally both nationally and internationally. Elecia’s proudest achievement is the development of a mentoring program for low income youth focused on academic achievement and cultural development.
Belinda Brewington - Community Relations Director
Belinda is a human resources specialist with more than ten years of experience in the marketplace. She is also a certified life coach, mentor and facilitator with expertise
in building solid relationships with key community leaders, non-profit organizations, NGO’s and faith-based institutions. Belinda is responsible for developing BGU’s community-based partnerships and helping to expand the BGU footprint in targeted cities.
Patrice Jones - Director of Healthy Living Initiatives
Patrice, founder/CEO of FRU FIT Affordable Fitness, LLC is a certified personal trainer and healthy living activist. She inspires others with her passion for all things health and fitness and is dedicated to her community- raising funds for D-based S.O.M.E (So Others Might Eat) and seving as an annual sponsor of the Semper Fi 5k RunWalk. Patrice is responsible for the development of BGU's health and wellness initiatives in onjunction with our community partners.
I'm the social media strategist for Black Girls Unscripted. I'm also the nerdy, tech sister of the group. I love all things Sci-fi, gadgets, games, comic and computer related. You can imagine how that went for me as a girl! But I made it and now I sparkle with #BlackGirlMagic! Many doors have opened once I learned to accept myself!"
VOLUNTEER WITH US
Building an effective movement is no easy task. It would be nearly impossible if not for the amazing women in the Black Girls Unscripted village, lending thier time, talent and energy to this important effort.
Meet Charmayne, who volunteers her time as the social media strategist & director. Click below as she shares why being a part
of the Black Girls Unscripted movement is important to her.
If you're looking for an opportunity to build skills for your resume or simply give back to your community, please consider volunteering with the Black Girls Unscripted Team! Here are just a few ways to get involved:
Become a BGU Ambassador and help spread the word about our mission.
Partner with us to sponsor an event or host a listening session in your city.
Organize a fundraising event on our behalf.