Black Girls Smile Inc. (BGS) has been recognized as one of the leading organizations focusing on black female mental wellness. 


Black Girls Smile Inc. was founded with a mission to provide young black women education, resources and support to lead mentally healthy lives. BGS' mission is grounded in research, focus group findings, and personal experiences highlighting the under-served and underrepresented mental health needs of young black women.


Black Girls Smile Inc. envisions a society that through the normalization and dialogue surrounding mental wellness, all individuals, including young African American females are provided education, support and resources necessary to lead positively mentally healthy lives. 

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Our Mission

Black Girls Smile Inc. is a nonprofit dedicated to encouraging positive mental health education, resources and support geared toward young African American females.​


Our Vision

Our vision is of a society that focuses on ensuring all young African American females receive the resources and support necessary to lead mentally healthy lives.

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