The Black Business Association (BBA) has announced that acclaimed filmmaker Gina Prince-Bythewood will be honored with the Pinnacle of Excellence Award at their 2023 Salute to Black Women business conference. The event will celebrate the achievements and contributions of Black women in various fields.
Prince-Bythewood is a highly respected director, writer, and producer, known for her work on films such as “Love & Basketball,” “Beyond the Lights,” and the recently released “The Old Guard” on Netflix. The Pinnacle of Excellence Award is being presented to her in recognition of her distinguished career and philanthropic efforts.
One of Prince-Bythewood’s philanthropic contributions is the establishment of a scholarship for Black students in the film program at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). This scholarship serves as a means to help support and uplift Black voices in the film industry.
The BBA’s Salute to Black Women business conference is an annual event that honors and recognizes Black women who have achieved great success in various fields. The conference also serves as a platform to provide resources and networking opportunities to Black women entrepreneurs and professionals.
This year’s event is expected to be a star-studded affair, with attendees including business leaders, celebrities, and community activists. The event will take place on September 23, 2023, at the California African American Museum in Los Angeles.
Prince-Bythewood expressed her gratitude for being recognized by the BBA, stating that she is honored to be part of a community that celebrates the achievements of Black women. She also spoke about the importance of supporting and uplifting Black voices in the film industry and beyond.
Overall, the BBA’s Salute to Black Women business conference promises to be an inspiring event that celebrates the accomplishments of Black women while also providing a platform for networking and growth opportunities. Prince-Bythewood’s recognition is well-deserved, and her contribution to the film industry and philanthropy will undoubtedly continue to inspire others to pursue their dreams and make a positive impact.