The Lillian Project is about ENTREPRENEURSHIP.  The Lillian Project is about the FREEDOM to design your own destiny.  The Lillian Project is about pursuing your PASSION and following a DREAM.

The Lillian Project provides the tools to make that dream a reality.  Ask yourself, what would I do if I knew I could not fail?




The Spring 2019 series will be the last cohort of The Lillian Project hosting 30 women who will be challenged to spark their future.

  • Native-born African American Women
  • Mother
  • Low to Middle Income
  • Harlem Residents


  • Complete the application by December 15th, 2018.
  • We offer two Orientation Sessions. Participants only need to attend 1 of the two sessions (Week of  January 7th).
  • Interviews will be scheduled between January 14th – January 19th.
  • Attend sessions from 7pm – 10pm on Mondays beginning January 28th.


All activities will take place at the Harlem Business Alliance offices located at 275 Lenox Avenue at 124th Street

The Lillian Project is a new program by the Harlem Business Alliance, funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.