Thursday, May 06, 2010 | 08:21 AM
Check out our photo journal from the ESSENCE It Girl casting calls in Atlanta with NeNe Leakes, Los Angeles with Malinda Williams, and New York with Bethann Hardison. On Monday, we'll launch our "Making of an It Girl" webisodes where you'll see our five finalists learn what it takes to make it in the fashion industry. Remember, the winner gets a one-year contract with Elite and will be featured in ESSENCE's September issue. Vote now
. Check out our photo journal from the Atlanta casting with NeNe Leakes. Check out our photo journal from the Los Angeles casting with Malinda Williams. Check out our photo journal from the New York City casting with Bethann Hardison.