HYPE Founder, Kristina Newton, named Black Women Impact Leader by Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs One Million Black Women Announces 50 Recipients of Black Women Impact Grants to Scale Black Women-Led Nonprofits

One Million Black Women is proud to invest $10 million through our Black Women Impact Grants, a multi-year grant program, scaling the efforts of nonprofits that are led by Black women and narrowing opportunity gaps at pivotal moments in a Black woman’s life.

In partnership with members of the One Million Black Women Advisory CouncilPhilanthropy Leadersand One Million Black Women Ambassadors, from more than 800 eligible applications, 50 Black-women led nonprofits from across the country were selected – including HYPE Founder and Executive Director, Kristina Newton.

With this grant, HYPE will have access to unrestricted, multi-year funding to scale our efforts to empower girls of color with technology skills and prepare them to become future leaders in tech careers, cultivating a pipeline of diverse talent for the tech industry⁠

We are so thankful for their belief in our mission and look forward to building on this⁠ partnership to improve the lives of Black women everywhere. Read more about the grant and other well-deserving recipients in the full press release found here.