Founded in 2017, The Her Vaga Bound Roots is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that supports and empowers BIPOC womxn by increasing access, supporting retention, and celebrating their resiliency in academia and beyond.
HVBR also houses the Vagas With Degrees Scholarship Foundation aimed towards alleviating financial burdens for the Vagas in pursuit of their academic dreams
Building a community for BIPOC womxn through a virtual platform
Providing access to mentors and other academic and professional resources
Advocating for professional and personal success and development
Increasing access to higher education
Granting merit based scholarship(s) through the Vagas with Degrees Scholarship Foundation
What does Her VAGA Bound Roots mean?
HER: Representative of every woman
VAGA: fearless, strong and resilient
BOUND: to greatness
ROOTS: to remain grounded & never forget where you came from