Organizations for Us

Black Girls Cook

Black Girls Cook

Founded by Chef Nichole

Teaching inner-city adolescent girls of color the true meaning of “farm to table”

Black Girls Rock

Black Girls Rock

Founded by Beverly Bond

Global women’s empowerment movement and multifaceted media, entertainment, philanthropic and lifestyle brand, dedicated to inspiring, and celebrating women and girls of color.

Black Women in Opera

Black Women in Opera

Founded by Renee Namakau Ombaba

Black Women in Opera's mission is to educate the public on the past and present achievements of Black women opera singers.

Black Girls Code

Black Girls Code

Founded by Kimberly Bryant

BGC's mission is to increase the number of women of color in the digital technology space by introducing girls 7-17 to Computer Science.

Brown Girls Do Ballet

Brown Girls Do Ballet

Founded by TaKiyah Wallace

The mission of Brown Girls Do Ballet® is to help increase participation of underrepresented populations in ballet programs through organizing and arranging ballet performances, photo exhibitions, and providing resources and scholarships to assist young girls in their ballet development and training.

Hella Black Books

Hella Black Books

Founded by Joy Sparks

Promoting literacy in the Black and Brown Community

Black Girls Illustrate

Black Girls Illustrate

Founded by Sareka Unique

A community celebrating black women artists and illustrators.

The Black Women Film Network

The Black Women Film Network

Founded by Sheryl Riley Gripper

Established in 1997, the Black Women Film Network (BWFN) was founded to prepare black women to enter the film and television industries.

The Harambee Collective

The Harambee Collective

Founded by Kisha Howell

A thriving community of Womxn of color pulling together for collective growth, healing, and upliftment.

Black Girls Pole

Black Girls Pole

Founded by Dalijah Franklin

Black Girls Pole is an organization striving to diversify the pole community by inspiring, empowering, and educating women of color about pole dancing.

Black Girls Who Write

Black Girls Who Write

Founded by Tamika Faulkner


Black Girls Who Write (BGWW) was a tweet that cultivated a community to gather black women authors and provide a safe space of our own in the book world - a world where bad - ass indie authors are not recognized. However, it’s okay because now we have our own underground community where we continue to thrive!

Black Women Photographers

Black Women Photographers

Founded by Polly Irungu

Black Women Photographers aims to disrupt the notion that it is difficult to discover and commission Black creatives. Dedicated to providing a resource for the industry’s gatekeepers.