Africa-wide

Program

Service

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Details

The Black Creator Accelerator will provide 25 aspiring Black creators with a $10k/month stipend to pursue creative endeavors and get connected with opportunities to launch sustainable, full-fledged careers. In addition, Google Pixel, Westbrook Media, and UNCMMN will work with Snapchat to enrich the educational curriculum and create tailored workshops for participants. 

 

Criteria

  • Age 18+ 
  • Self-identify as Black 
  • Emerging creator - Someone at the beginning of their content journey who is creating, iterating, and improving over time with little outside guidance
  • Seeking to become a professional creator 
  • History of abiding by community guidelines (on Snapchat) 
  • Creates positive content that aligns with Snapchat's values (empathy, kindness, creativity)
     

Benefits

  • The Black Creator Accelerator will provide 25 aspiring Black creators with a $10k/month stipend to pursue creative endeavors and get connected with opportunities to launch sustainable, full-fledged careers.

About Google

Google Inc. is an American multinational technology company specialising in Internet-related services and products. These include on-line advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, and software. Google is and always will be an engineering company. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who are ready to tackle some of technology's greatest challenges and make an impact on millions, if not billions, of users. At Google, engineers not only revolutionise search, they routinely work on massive scalability and storage solutions, large-scale applications and entirely new platforms for developers around the world. From AdWords to Chrome, Android to YouTube, Social to Local, Google engineers are changing the world one technological achievement after another.