The BMe Vanguard is an invitation-only award and program that provides inspired black leaders from all walks of life additional Knowledge, Influence and Networks (K.I.N.) to fulfill black aspirations to Live Own Vote and Excel (L.O.V.E.). Vanguard program experiences are designed and facilitated by global authorities in their fields. Graduates of the program are afforded lifelong access to this community that cares, shares, and dares to help black people and all people to Live Own Vote or Excel (L.O.V.E.) in America.

WHO: The BMe Fellowships are for black leaders who are authentic, competent, build-oriented, and love black people and all people. Our Fellows come from government, nonprofit, business, and financial sectors and are deeply, personally committed, and remarkable people.

WHAT: We provide them access to their peers, attention to their self-care and resources to expand their:

  • Knowledge: Our course are taught by top authorities in their fields – many of whom are Vanguard too.
  • Influence: We teach framing, persuasion, cultural competence, social media influence, and more.
  • Network: This carefully curated black leadership family has over 400 Black entrepreneurs, executives, activists, and community-builders ranging from the owner of the largest Black-owned bank in the country to award-winning media producers, groundbreaking community activists, best selling authors who all share, care, and dare to make the Next Narrative for Black America based on Black L.O.V.E.


Join the Fellowship

We are looking for remarkable Black men and women to join the fold of our award-winning network. APPLICATIONS FOR 2020 ARE NOW CLOSED.