Our Story

Be You, Be Bold

Be you. Be BOLD.

this is just the beginning.

BOLD , Black and Brown Opportunities, Leadership and Development, is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit youth empowerment and mentoring organization created in an effort to support, nurture, and enhance the leadership skills of Black and Brown girls in Columbia. The mission of BOLD is to empower and uplift Black and Brown Girls through enrichment opportunities, leadership training, education, and positive identity development. BOLD  began with a small coalition of women who shared a similar vision: To create a strong social and professional network for young Black and Brown girls in the city of Columbia so that they could not only reach their potential, but have support and guidance from strategic partners along the way.