BROWN GIRLS DO INVE$T

Founder and Executive Director

Truly a personal wealth expert, Aspiring Doctor Bahiyah Shabazz, enjoys informing the community about financial empowerment. She is a leader in visualizing and maximizing your growth. Bahiyah educates you to clarify your goals, change your habits, and not place limits on your finances. She is also the author of multiple books including the best selling, 'Women Building Wealth'. 

As a previous Vice President of Retail Financial Services & Investments at one of the leading global financial services firm, she advised individuals and small business owners how to accomplish financial goals and successfully increase cash flow through adequate strategic planning. With a Psychology, African Studies and Financial background, she noticed the wealth disparity between the various communities.  

Bahiyah’s educational path and experience continue to allow her the expertise to discuss investments, economics, economic development, and group economics to obtain financial growth in households and communities while enhancing the economy. To effectively seek change, Bahiyah Shabazz educates and empower through multiple outlets. 


In 2014, Bahiyah began Brown Girls Do Invest as a thought. In February 2016, she put the thoughts into action. It later became a 501 c3 nonprofit organization in October 2016. The organization teaches youth and adults how to invest in the stock market, real estate, acquire multiple streams of income and work on developing self.


She also partners with industry experts to deliver a message that resonates with African American women who want to conquer their investments to secure a financial future.


Bahiyah Shabazz is a Doctoral Candidate for the Doctor of Business Administration specializing in Finance at Walden University. She received her MBA from University of Phoenix and Bachelor of Arts from Indiana University. She also has a certificate in behavior economics and licenses as a former financial advisor.