The Beautiful Brown Girls Founder’s Corner is the personal blog of BBG Founder Christina Duren.
Christina Duren is the Founder of The Beautiful Brown Girls Brunch Club (BBGBC), a national monthly brunch soiree that gives women of color a platform to connect and build long lasting friendships in a relaxed environment. As the Founder Christina has spearheaded the mission of providing a unique monthly social opportunity for women of color to create long lasting friendships, and build their sister circle on and offline.
Beautiful Brown Girls Brunch Club was recognized by Meetup.com in 2012 as one of their top rated social groups. With the success of the initial South Florida Chapter launch, BBGBC has branched out into several major cities including, Los Angeles CA, Raleigh/Durham NC, Charlotte NC, Dallas TX, Houston, TX, Washington DC, Atlanta GA, Tampa & Jacksonville FL, Stamford CT, New York City, North Jersey, and most recently Nashville TN and Orange County CA . Beautiful Brown Girls Brunch Club has now reached over 11,000 members across all chapters.
To nationally project the Beautiful Brown Girls core mission of women empowerment and fellowship in our culture, Christina created the BeautifulBrownGirls.com daily online magazine with a goal to engage women of color through entertainment, fashion, music and sisterhood. The Beautiful Brown Girls Online Magazine reaches over 10,000 readers monthly, and has been nationally recognized by LinkedIn.com and added in as a contributor to LinkedIn.com’s Professional Women Daily Online e-zine updates. In addition to the daily updates is the Beautiful Brown Girls online community forum that offers access to the BBG Virtual Book Club, and Fitness Experience.
Christina received a Bachelor of Science degree from St. John’s University in Communications. A native of Miami, FL, Christina is a proud mother of her 5 year old daughter Simone.