Pharrell Williams taps into FAMU, FSU talent with Black Ambition grants

Zac Gilchrist (middle) pictured with $200,000 award from Black Ambition founder Pharrell Williams (left) and CEO Felecia Hatcher.

Starting at Florida A&M University with little knowledge of how to meet people or find social activities was intimidating for Miramar native Zachary Gilchrist. As a result, he often found himself with a bad case of ‘FOMO,’ or the fear of missing out.

Inspired by his own college experience and wanting to keep students in the know about social events, Gilchrist resorted to his skills in technology to create The Move app, which helps students find out what parties are going on around them and it includes social features like chats to keep students interactive. It is available in Apple and Google Play stores.

“For The Move, I see it as the next big social media platform,” Gilchrist told the Tallahassee Democrat. “I think of it as the world’s first real social media app.” 

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