PepsiCo Beverages North America & ESSENCE Launch “She Got Now” Multi-Tiered Platform Celebrating Past, Present and Future Women of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Platform to recognize Black female movers and shakers at HBCUs and support the next generation with PepsiCo Beverages North America and ESSENCE Internship Program
Multi-campus tour to honor homecoming traditions at four of the nation’s top HBCUs, with appearances from Saweetie, Gia Peppers, Rotimi, Doug E. Fresh and more .


PURCHASE, N.Y., Oct. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — PepsiCo Beverages North America, in partnership with ESSENCE, introduced today “She Got Now” – a multi-tiered platform that celebrates, supports and honors young Black women aspiring to and attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) across the country. The platform launch will commence with a multi-campus tour honoring the homecoming traditions unique to four major HBCUs, culminating with the inaugural Allen McKellar Jr. Internship Program, named in honor of one of the first Black professionals to enter the corporate workforce, through a job at PepsiCo.