As black girls, it’s rare to see our own images reflected back in pop culture and media. But this film celebrates women–past and present, famous and unknown–who have broken down barriers in many areas and industries. It reminds me that whether youwinning your grand slam’re getting your diploma, or even simply putting one foot in front of another, you’re making magical.

Searches hit at an all-time high in February of this year.

To learn more about magic generated by women throughout the Earth, see g.co/IWD.

To me,”Black girl magic” is an empowering term that celebrates the achievements, beauty and irrepressibility of Black women and girls. The phrase is proper for minutes little and large, and ignites the inner spark that motivates both private and professional achievements.