Bridgett Floyd is a native of Fayetteville, North Carolina. Due to the unjust killing of her brother George Floyd, Bridgett turned her pain into purpose by birthing The George Floyd Memorial Foundation, Incorporated. committed to promoting global awareness regarding racial injustice and providing opportunities for others to contribute to the unification of African-American communities. Bridgett is a relentless problem solver and determined justice seeker. She has captured the hearts, minds, and ears of people worldwide through partnerships, media interviews, and appearances on CNN, Good Morning America, and Yahoo News, to name a few. More recently, Bridgett was selected as Instyle Magazine’s 2021 #1 Woman Making A Difference In The World.
A rising leader, Bridgett helped lead The March on Washington-- organized by Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network. She is best known for speaking the truth and her approach towards peace and progress. She is a firm believer that we all have more in common than what separates us. Likewise, she knows that we can unite regardless of ethnicity, background, and race.
Bridgett is the mother of two amazing sons. She is committed to creating relationships and providing students an opportunity to advance in life and their profession through The George Floyd Memorial Foundation.