With the year coming to a close and new year a signal of new beginnings, why not take an opportunity to challenge yourself and develop new or already existing skills. One way to get the process going is by becoming a part of an professional organization.
National Coalition of 100 Black Women advocates for women of color in the educational, financial and professional sector. Founded over 30 years ago the NCBW has over 75 nationwide chapters nationwide, dedicated to improving and maintaining gender equity. Through mentoring programs and community outreach the NCBW continue to build awareness and provide resolutions for social injustices.
Founded by educator and activist, Dr. Arnita Young Boswell, the League of Black Women is an organization that promotes educational leadership, professional development and advocates for the rights of girls and women of color. Not only is LBW dedicated to improving the state of women and increasing their leadership opportunities but it is also committed ensuring women live joyful and fulfilling lives.
Removing doubt and turning “I cant’s” into “I cans the ICAN Women’s Leadership Program hosts a yearly leadership conference in conjunction with their leadership programs aimed at provided education and training for women. At this conference women learn and connect with other women building a network and support system for women in, or looking to be in leadership roles.