The Women’s Business Center is proud to welcome George Mason University intern Amini Bonane. Amini will support WBC as a Programs and Outreach Specialist and will be crowned Miss Black DC in February, 2020.
Bonane is a Congolese-American social entrepreneur, community organizer, and women’s rights advocate. She studies Finance, Philosophy and Law at George Mason University. She’s also a graduate student at Harvard University working on her certification in corporate finance. Amini is the founder of Brains Then Beauty Mentorship Program and jewelry line Nchi J Co that funds girls’ education in Congo. She plans to use her time as DC’s 2020 Miss Black USA to uplift women to believe in themselves regardless of life’s circumstances. As Programs and Outreach Specialist, she will use her experience in leadership, service, and mentorship to further the goals of the Women’s Business Center of Northern Virginia.