BLACK WOMEN QUEEN
A TALENT & SKILLS FOCUSED INITIATIVE
As a tribute to black women that embraces all forms of talent and beauty, this ambassador program and talent competition is a unique opportunity to showcase future women leaders while reaching out to communities in need. This initiative is designed to build confidence, ambition and poise in our young women. This initiative is a unique beauty and task oriented activities held to showcase black women from a position of power, integrity and honor. This is not a pageant show and focuses more on the skills, strengths and abilities of young black women. The final chosen ambassadors will be crowned and showcased at the Black Women Honors & Empowerment. These exceptional women will also be celebrated at the Black Women Awards & Empowerment. Each year, a few women ambassadors are chosen and crowned to a specific city or region. This ambassador queen program is a scholarship, career and talent advancement initiative.
THEME: "Today's Black Woman"
There would be four tasks / objectives during the entire process. These are the Community & Leadership Task, The Team-work / Professional Task, The Financial Task and The Publicity Task. This program is not a beauty pageant, so there won’t be a beauty focused task because it’s not consistent with the theme and focus our program - showcasing poise, resilience and elegance of Today's Black Woman. Winner Prizes will include: One thousand dollars educational, career or arts scholarship and a few other items. Being a candidate in this talent program should also be seen as an opportunity to progress in your career; to benefit from many networking opportunities, publicity, self development, recognized as a winner and ambassador for your city, region and the black community. You also harness valuable life skills such as public speaking, leadership, fund raising, financial management e.t.c. Upon submission, all applications will be approved by a local chapter of the Black Women Honors & Empowerment and by the Global office of the Queens Program.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Application Dates and Timelines?
Application accepted all year but sometimes restricted to August 1st till March 31st
Eligible Countries and Cities?
Black Women Queen accepts applications from the following: Toronto, Calgary, Ottawa, Montreal, Hamilton, Brampton, Mississauga, Barrie, Ajax, Pickering, London, Markham, Quebec, St. Catherines, Niagara, Oakville, Kitchener, Scarborough, Windsor, Vaughan, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Regina, Vancouver, Victoria, High River, Strathmore, Banff, Canmore, Airdrie, Fort McMurry, Grande Paire, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Red Deer, Leduc, and Camrose, Bridgetown, Castries, US Virgin Islands, Fort-de-France, George Town, Cayman Islands, Little Bay, Montserrat, Nassau, Oranjestad Aruba, Port of Spain, Port-au-Prince, St. George's, Grenada, San Juan, Santo Domingo, St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda, The Valley, Anguilla, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Beijing, Brazil, Peru, Columbia, Chile, Venezuela, Argentina, Ecuador, Uruguay, Bolivia, Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, California, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Florida, Houston, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Maryland, Memphis, Miami, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, New Jersey, New Orleans, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland, St. Louis, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle, South Carolina, Tampa, Tucson, Washington, Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Senegal, Benin, Togo, Mali, Niger, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, South Africa, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Namibia, Botswana, Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, Eritrea, Djibouti, Central African Republic, Angola, Cameroon, Gabon, Rwanda, Democratic Republic Congo, Republic of Congo, Chad, Sudan, South Sudan, Albania, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, China and a few others in diaspora.
Can applicants be married?
It’s opened to everyone and inclusive of single or married women who may have children. Also, our applicants do not have to remain single throughout the duration of the program. Full disclosure will be requested in the application.
Do we accept students and young professionals?
Our primary objective is to identify exceptional talents amongst young women and girls. In some cities the queen may be a student with outstanding grades, while elsewhere its a young professional or an outstanding entrepreneur. This is a task oriented talent initiative with the primary goal of showcasing and celebrating those that have taken out time to be the best at what our community believe to be important in the next generation.
We believe all women are beautiful and would base more judgment on candidates academic excellence, professional acumen or entrepreneurial drive.
What if I do not live in Canada or the US?
Where you live is most likely the region you will represent. Your citizenship is not as important but disclosure required to get approved.
Are there any compulsory financial obligations?
A non refundable $100 application is required after the first screening/interview.
Any Prizes and Gift Items for Winners?
The #1 Queen will get $1000 plus other Prizes and maybe a Career or educational Scholarship.
What is the age guideline for the Candidates?
Candidates must be at least 15 years old and not more than 32 years old. Anyone younger than 18 would need parental consent.
Do Candidates have to be Black, Tall or Skinny?
The candidates do not have to be black, tall or skinny. Everyone is welcome to participate as long as you are a woman from birth.
Do Candidates Need a Coach?
Not really. There is no need for any candidate to have their own coach. This program has been designed to help all candidates to acquire the necessary skills. Our program packages contain all the personal and self-development coaching required. All applicants will be trained in public speaking, image & etiquette and be equipped with life building skills and advice (While we would provide some training from our HQ, additional benefits and mentorship is subject to available resources in your location, district or assigned chapter).
Why did the name change?
Our program was previously opened to only Canada. Now as a global brand we changed the name from Black Canadian Queen to Black Women Queen