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Beverly Bond to Speak at the George Washington University’s Black Heritage Celebration 2014, Feb. 5

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Maralee Csellar, 202-994-7564; csellar@gwu.edu
Angela Olson, 202-994-3087; olsona@gwu.edu

EVENT:
The George Washington University’s Black Heritage Celebration 2014 features keynote speaker Beverly Bond, founder and executive director of BLACK GIRLS ROCK!

WHEN:
Wednesday, Feb. 5; 6:30 - 8 p.m.

WHERE:
The George Washington University
Marvin Center, Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre
800 21st St., NW, Washington, D.C.
Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro (Orange and Blue lines)

TICKETS:    
General admission tickets are free but limited. Reservations should be made online.  

MEDIA:    
Media interested in attending should contact Maralee Csellar at csellar@gwu.edu or 202-994-7564.

BACKGROUND:
BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Inc., is an empowerment mentoring program for young women of color. The BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Awards Show on BET earned an NAACP Image Award in 2013 for celebrating the accomplishments of exceptional women of color who make outstanding contributions in their field and serve as positive role models in their communities. Ms. Bond's work as a businesswoman, philanthropist and community leader has earned her high praise in the national media. Ms. Bond was recognized by Ebony magazine among its "Power 100 List of the Nation's Most Influential African-Americans" and was recently recognized as one of Essence magazine's "40 Fierce and Fabulous Women Who are Changing the World."


-GW-