Episode 202: The Black Women & Girls fund w/ Dr. Maria Johnson



For today’s episode, Tyrell and Daphne welcome Dr. Maria Johnson, the founder and chairperson of the Black Women and Girls Fund. They begin the conversation by learning more about Dr. Johnson’s journey to becoming a sociologist and public policy scholar (46:40). In addition to discussing her research on Father-daughter relationships in the Black community (58:25), they also talk about her transition from professor to founder of a donor-advised fund (1:12:25). They close out the conversation by learning more about the Black Women and Girls Fund—including the motivation behind and mission of the fund (1:16:23) and various project supported by the BWGF (1:29:00).

Other Topics Include:

00:30 - Check in with Tyrell and Daphne

07:55 - BhD “Oh Lawd” News

40:05 - Introduction of the Topic

42:35 - Learn More about Dr. Maria Johnson

1:33:45- Tyrell and Daphne Reflect on the Interview


Resources:

BhD Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/bhdpodcast

Dr. Maria Johnson - https://drmariajohnson.com

Black Women and Girls Fund - https://bwgfund.org


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