Before BuddyPress (Optional)
This is an optional widgeted area which is called Before BuddyPress. To get started, log into your WordPress dashboard, and then go to the Genesis > Theme Settings. In the BuddyPress Settings choose Widget Area on the BuddyPress Before Content dropdown. Then go to Appearance > Widgets screen. There you can drag any widget into the Before BuddyPress widget area on the right hand side.