Let’s be honest, Historically Black Colleges & Universities have consistently produced some of the brightest minds in the world. From the entertainment industry to the business world and everywhere in between, there’s never been a shortage of genius-level talent who have not only left their mark, but paved the way for others following in their footsteps to do the same.

Click HERE for more information on how you can grab your Gen Z squad and join us for the first-ever Girls United Virtual Summit, happening October 10!

Building on that same momentum of elevating the next wave of trailblazing young Black entrepreneurs, ESSENCE recently teamed up with McDonald’s Black & Positively Golden to inform, educate and empower the rising young leaders of tomorrow through the Making Moves Now Virtual Bootcamp.

Check out the video above to see everything you missed at the Bootcamp and then keep scrolling to check out a few of the phenomenal women who are the masterminds behind some of our favorite Black-owned brands AND just happen to also be proud HBCU graduates.

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