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How Essence Created a Safe Online Space for Young Women



It can be challenging for young women to find a space where they can stay informed and build a community. Essence’s Girls United is just such a space, providing expert guidance on topics like fashion, astrology and culture.

Girls United is a digital community for young Black women interested in culture, entertainment, entrepreneurship, relationships, politics and more. In this episode of Young Influentials, ADWEEK digital editor and host Colin Daniels sits down with co-founder Rechelle Dennis as she shares how the idea of Girls United came about, the Girls United Summit, the power of Gen Z and what’s to come.

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