Who We Are
Black Career Women's Network (BCWN) is a national career development organization dedicated to fostering the professional growth and ambitions of Black women in the workplace. Since 2013, we have continued to be a beacon of support and empowerment for Black women in their professional pursuits. Fostering an environment that inspires them to take charge of their professional destinies, enabling them to elevate themselves, lead with distinction, and shine brightly in their chosen fields. We are committed to breaking down barriers and amplifying opportunities, ensuring that Black women have the tools and resources they need to excel in the workplace and beyond.
How We Support Black Women
We understand that Black women often face more career challenges than their peers. We are dedicated to providing you with the support and resources you need to stay competitive in today's job market, help you navigate those challenges and realize your full potential. Our methodology will help you grow professionally through Coaching, Mentorship, and Professional Development programs that will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to excel. Applying what you learn gives you the confidence to pursue better job prospects, secure higher salaries, and experience greater career fulfillment.
We believe to achieve your professional aspirations; several elements should be developed and supported. Our Methodology comprises Four essential Career Components to help women dive deeper into personal and professional growth, understand how to navigate the workplace, build relationships, establish a network, and manage their careers to experience the career empowerment and fulfillment they desire.
Free Smart Guide: 6 Power Moves to Leverage in Your Career
The first step is making career moves is understand how power moves can play a part in moving your career forward. We all have a desire to be successful on our own terms, and knowledge is power. These 6 POWER MOVES are actions you can take NOW to within your current role and overall career.
- 6 powerful moves to execute to change how you approach your career
- Why you should intentionally build key relationships
- How to show up in your current role and gain new skill sets
- Why understanding your work-style supports self advocacy
What Black Women Want Most from Work
Black women are far less likely to get help navigating organizational politics and balancing work and personal lives, and managers are less likely to promote their accomplishments. Black women with leadership ambitions are particularly interested in paving the way for others and positively impacting company culture.
- 91% Ability to Flourish
- 89% Ability to Excel
- 85% Ability to reach for meaning and purpose
- 81% Ability to earn well
- 73% Ability to empower others
Sources: Lean In and McKinsey & Company and Center Talent for Innovation
Annual Mentor Summit 2024
Join us in this transformative experience, where mentorship flourishes. This summit is a declaration of the power of unity to lift as we climb and to support one another on the path to success. Our mission is to shatter barriers, challenge stereotypes, and uplift every black career woman to thrive and excel. At Black Career Women's Network we continue to empower, inspire, and pave the way for a brighter, more inclusive future. The Annual Mentoring Summit is more than an event—it's a movement, mentoring for us by us, and a promise of unending growth and progress for black women.
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Joining Black Career Women's Network can provide you with an array of benefits such as access to networking opportunities, career guidance and mentorship, professional development resources, and potential job opportunities. Additionally, being a part of a community of professionals with similar career goals can offer valuable support and encouragement throughout your career journey.
Take control of your future, begin with investing in yourself and connect with like-minded women who understand your career challenges.