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EBONY and OLAY Announce Limited Edition EBONY Commemorative Print Issue

Source: EBONY Magazine / HBCU Campus Queens

EBONY Magazine is announcing that this Black History Month and ahead of this year’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the release of a special, limited edition EBONY commemorative print issue, featuring the winners of its longest-running editorial franchise – the reimagined HBCU Queens as the cover stars.

The publication reports that the 88-page issue will include:

The print edition is in partnership with OLAY and with the new focus on STEM, EBONY reports that it’s dedicated to recognizing collegiate Black women who are “poised to affect significant societal change – both locally and globally.”

Nadine Abazie – Howard University

  • A retrospective on the unsung Black female inventors who changed history
  • A piece on the top STEM programs at HBCUs
  • Features on women of color in STEM at P&G, as well as Black P&G beauty executives
  • An inside look at the Black tech scene in Atlanta
  • An exclusive letter to the next generation of STEM leaders from COVID-19 vaccine developer and Power 100 honoree Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett

The 2021-2022 EBONY HBCU STEM Queens are:

Shia Gourdet – Fort Valley State University

Jamirra Franklin – Spelman College

Taylor Johnson – Grambling State University

Raelyn Henderson – Southern University and A&M College

Kirsten McGowan – Xavier University

Destney Johnson – Grambling State University

Alexis Vanzandt – Prairie View A&M University

Esther Nwozo -Howard University

EBONY reports that the winners were crowned following a nationwide online competition that allowed users to vote for their favorite contestants. In addition to landing the cover of EBONY,  the winning Queens received an all-expenses-paid trip to Los Angeles for EBONY’s star-studded Power 100 awards ceremony held in October 2021, inclusive of a full makeover and photoshoot.

Alena Wicker – Oakwood University

EBONY’s commemorative issue is slated for release on February 11 and will be available at Barnes & Noble stores nationwide, as well as select HBCU bookstores and newsstands.

OLAY also awarded each young woman a $10K grant and a mentorship opportunity with female scientists at OLAY. 

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