HBCU Leadership Incubator

The HBCU Leadership Incubator is a hands-on, leadership development program helping Black college students bridge the gap between classroom learning and business-world doing. Student gains leadership know-how by developing and managing HBCU First programs. This remote, 10-week internship program is paid and invitation only.

Spring 2024 Cohort (January 21st - March 30th)

What's in it for you?
• Leadership know-how
• Community and networking
• Skill-building workshops
• Career opportunities

We seek students who are:
• Exceptional communicators
• Committed to community
• Self-motivated and driven
• Coachable and consistent

Meet our Fall 2023 Leadership Team:

  • Aliana Stanley

    Aliana Stanley  
    Chief of Staff
    Spelman College

  • Rayven Bryant

    Rayven Bryant  
    Academy Lead
    Spelman College

  • Laila Spinner

    Laila Spinner  
    Engagement Lead
    Florida A&M University

  • Dion Goodwin

    Dion Goodwin  
    Mentoring Lead
    Fort Valley State University

  • Nekeirah Brice

    Nekeirah Brice  
    Community Team Lead
    Claflin University

  • Jasmine Johnson

    Jasmine Johnson  
    Mentor Wellness Lead
    North Carolina Central University

  • Ahmari Whitehead

    Ahmari Whitehead  
    First-Year Wellness Lead
    Southern University and A&M College

HBCU First is a student-led community equipping Black youth with college-to-career navigation skills.

Learn more about who we are and what we believe.