The Week That Changes Lives

“I would not be where I am today if it wasn’t for the education and experience I had at an HBCU.”

— Stephen A. Smith, HBCU Week Ambassador &
Winston Salem State University alum c/o ‘91

“I would not be where I am today if it wasn’t for the education and experience I had at an HBCU.”

— Stephen A. Smith, HBCU Week Ambassador & Winston Salem State University alum c/o ‘91

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2019 College Fair Results

$3,908,997

Official dollar amount of all scholarships offered

Our Mission

The mission of HBCU Week is to encourage high-school aged youth to enroll into HBCU’s, provide scholarship dollars for matriculation and sustain a pipeline for employment from undergraduate school to corporate America. The most impactful event during HBCU Week is the HBCU College Fair.

Our team

Ashley Christopher, Esq.
Ashley Christopher, Esq.

Founder, CEO

Brandon Purnsley, CPA
Brandon Purnsley, CPA

CFO

Lorin Dale-Pierce, Esq.
Lorin Dale-Pierce, Esq.

In House Counsel

Tiffany Christopher
Tiffany Christopher

Project Manager

Erica Woolridge
Erica Woolridge

Project Manager

Clint Saunders
Clint Saunders

Advisor

Nadeen Gayle
Nadeen Gayle

Advisor

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