Organizations for Us
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.