“There’s no way FIRST 500 would be such a prominent resource and platform for Black girls and women without every single person that has poured into it. We are forever grateful!"
Founder & Executive Director Tiara Hughes
Landon Bone Baker
AIA Chicago Editor - Chicago
Technical Designer, Gensler - DC
Dr. Angel Jones
PhD - Educator, Activist, and Critical Race Scholar, Saint Louis
VP & Director of Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, HKS - DC
President, Houston NOMA Chapter - Houston
President, NOMA DFW and Project Manager, LPA - Dallas
Principal of Urban Design, ZGF Architects - LA
Director, Planning & Development Department, City of Detroit
Owner and Principal, ta² Design LLC, - Bangkok
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