The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. (NCBW) is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to community service, leadership development and socio-economic advancement of Black women and girls. NCBW was founded in 1981 by a small group in New York City to address the problems and opportunities facing Black women. Calling themselves the Coalition of 100 Black Women, they initiated programs to address issues such as the Black family, career advancement, political and economic empowerment, and leadership.
The Coalition is now comprised of thousands of members in 60 chapters throughout 28 states and the District of Columbia, with a broad range of skills, professions and backgrounds. Most NCBW members have completed college and hold a professional position. In the communities across America, NCBW lays claim to physicians, dentists, lawyers, judges, corporate executives, media personalities, educators, entrepreneurs, and an array of other skilled professionals from the public and private sectors. This wealth of resource talent is necessary not only for the achievement of the programmatic aims of the organization but also for effective interface with other groups in our society.
NCBW consists of thousands of progressive women of African descent whose commitment to gender equity and socioeconomic advancement drives meaningful change to benefit women of color.
“We actively promote gender equity through our plans, activities and programs. We work collectively to leverage our political and economic influence.”
“We demonstrate respect for, recognize the accomplishments of and share in the success of women of color. We enable the identification and development of leaders across our communities.”
Dallas Metro Chapter- Chartered June 9th, 2018