Photo highlights from Madame C.J. Walker Leadership Awards Event

On Monday, March 19 the Bed-Stuy Gateway Business Improvement District held its first first annual Madam C.J. Walker Leadership Awards event at the Billie Holiday Theatre. The event paid tribute to dedicated local entrepreneurs for their commitment, success and leadership in Bed-Stuy’s beauty care industry.


Executive Director of BID, Medina Sadiq issues opening remarks.


Executive Director of BID, Medina Sadiq (middle).


The panel of the Bed-Stuy Beauty Collective.


Bed-Stuy’s Platinum Cuts was also among the evening’s honorees.


Karima Murphi of Brooklyn Beauty Mix accepting her award for her leadership in Bed-Stuy’s beauty care industry.


Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams also joined the celebration. Photo credit:


Platinum Cuts


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