The State of Ambition for Black Women In America


Ada Okafor, Esq.
General Counsel and
Chief Diversity Equity and Inclusion Officer
American Board of Surgery

Keshelle Davis
The Training Authority

Shana C. Johnson
Executive Director, Finance
GCM Grosvenor

Cheryl Pullins
Personal Brand Strategist & Executive Coach

Dr. Tiffany Bowden, MA, Ph.D
Business Consultant,
Coach, and
Corporate Diversity Expert

Bianca B. King
CEO & Founder
Pretty Damn Ambitious™

Bibigi Haile, MSc,
The Beauvoir Group

This virtual event is for Black women in America who are tired of being underestimated and undervalued and ready for the next level of success.

We believe that ambition can be a powerful tool for achieving your goals. Join Bianca B. King, an unapologetically ambitious Black woman and the CEO & Founder of Pretty Damn Ambitious™, and our incredible expert panel for a candid and thought-provoking discussion on the topic of ambition and its impact on Black women in America.

In this empowering event, we will address the question that was asked in the recent ESSENCE article: Does being ambitious truly benefit Black women in America?

During this event, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the multifaceted nature of ambition and its significance for Black women. The expert panel will guide you through an engaging dialogue that delves into the true meaning of ambition in our lives and how we can harness it to achieve our goals on our own terms. Through personal anecdotes, research-backed insights, and interactive discussions, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the power and potential of ambition specifically for us by us.

Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to be part of a transformative conversation that aims to uplift, inspire, and empower Black women in America.

Whether you’re in corporate, an entrepreneur or somewhere in between, register now to secure your spot and take the first step towards unlocking your full potential on your own terms.

Together, let’s redefine the narrative and create a future where ambition is celebrated, recognized, and rewarded for Black women everywhere.

Limited spots available, to ensure audience participation. Secure your place now.


Thurs, June 29, 2023 | 3 PM – 4:30 PM CST

  • Overcoming challenges: Uncovering the biases on our ambition and exploring strategies to overcome them.
  • Success stories: Hear inspiring stories from women who have defied expectations, shattered glass ceilings, and achieved remarkable success through their ambition.
  • Cultivating resilience: Discover how to build resilience and maintain your drive in the face of adversity, empowering you to stay on the path to success.
  • Leveraging ambition: Gain practical tools and strategies for leveraging ambition to create meaningful change in your personal and professional life.

Audience members will be able to participate in this roundtable discussion, so bring your comments and questions.

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