Black Girl Magic Celebration

University of Central Oklahoma Black Girl Magic 
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Nigh University Center, Ballroom C
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The Black Girl Magic Celebration is designed to encourage unity among African American women
and foster an empowered sense of self 

What to Expect

The Black Girl Magic Celebration is open to all UCO faculty, staff and students. The afternoon will include a panel discussion centered on the experiences of African American women.  Topics will address how African American women live their most authentic lives professionally and personally, insight on successfully navigating professional career tracks, and discussion on the dynamics of personal relationships (romantic, family, community) and their impact on African American women. 

To address these topics, as well as questions asked by the audience, is an accomplished panel of women. The Black Girl Magic Celebration panel includes: 


Nikki Nice, The Open Mic Talk Show co-host 


Sache D. Primeaux-Shaw, Empowering Our Urban Girls co-founder 

Sandra Quince, Vice President of Global Diversity & Inclusion, Bank of America 

Mecca Rain, KOCO 5 News weekend evening newscast co-anchor

Jeanetta Sims, Assistant Dead, Jackson College of Graduate Studies and
Professor, College of Business Department of Marketing

Each person who attends will receive a free gift and will have an opportunity for give-a-ways such as a 1:1 lunch with a UCO Career Specialist at Café 101, certificate for an hour photo session,  MAC makeup basket, certificate for nail services by Tonika, makeup consultation with make-up artist Jeanee Canada, certificate for a wash and style, and more.

How to get ready for the Black Girl Magic Celebration

First, RSVP. There are a limited amount of seats available. To reserve your seat, RSVP at by Monday, February 19th at 5:00 pm.

Second, submit your “Black Girl Magic Moment” Shout-out. During the program, we will highlight photos and stories of individuals who exemplify and support the advancement of Black women.  Examples include those who excel in supporting family, friends, and community; those who obtain academic achievements; those who obtain community achievements; and those who have supported Black women. Submissions must be submitted at by Friday, February 16th at 5:00 pm.

Third, apply for the Black Girl Magic Scholarship. The African American Faculty/Staff Association will provide a $1,000 need-based scholarship to an eligible student with demonstrated financial need and academic achievement. The responses to the essay prompts will also be taken into consideration. The Scholarship deadline is February 16th by midnight. To submit your scholarship application visit 

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