About Us

Black Career Women's Network (BCWN) is a national career development organization dedicated to fostering the professional growth of black women.  Est. 2012 



What We Do

We bridge the gap of support for professional development and mentor access by providing curated tools, programs, and a strong community network for women to strategically manage their careers, navigate the workplace, and thrive professionally.

At Black Career Women's Network, We Believe.........

  • Whether you are in an entry-level or c-suite position, an entrepreneur, or a celebrity, all of us are Black Career Women.


  • Career Empowerment begins when you gain clarity of who you are professionally and believing in the value of your worth.


  • In changing the perceptions and stereotypes of how Black Women are perceived in and out of the workplace.


  • In pulling back the layers of fear and negative self-beliefs to build confidence so you can define your own career path.


  • In talking about challenging workplace issues that can delay you from reaching your full potential.



Workshops & Events

Our Workshops and events help you to create trajectory in your career, strategically navigate the workplace, gain career smarts to make better career decisions and prepare you to handle challenges and complexities no matter what stage in your career.

Career Tools & Resources
Our Career Essential resources such as Smart Guides, Worksheets, eCourses, Podcast, and Live Calls are savvy tools you can utilize from the comfort of work or home to help you grow and prepare yourself professionally for the next level.
Coaching & Mentor Access
We know mentors can be hard to find. That’s why our list of Mentors and Coaches are carefully selected and comprised of the most influential professionals, coaches, and experts nationwide whom offer advice and answer your questions via email.
Share Experiences

We all learn from each other. No matter what stage of your career you are in. You can share experiences and receive support in our "No judgement zone"platform on and offline and learn how to deal with challenges and complexities within your career.

Network & Community

Networking with a purpose? Absolutely! Establishing a strong network is critical to your career. Connect with other Black Career Women through social and business interactions while building new, purposeful and lasting professional relationships.

Interactive Conversations

Our interactive discussions are designed to be a "sounding board". As Black Women, we have different professional experiences and challenges in the workplace and these conversations allow women to openly talk, gain career insight, and advice.

What Members are saying.......

Check out what are our members are saying about us!

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Ericka Mason

Excellent advice and tools to set you up for success! Thank you, Sherry and all the BCWN mentors!

Alicia Rogers

Thank you for supplying black career women a place/service to seek growth and career information about tackling the unknowns of creating a lifestyle of professional excellence. I have utilized your website more than I can count this past week since I looked you all up! The ‘Ask A Mentor’ function is priceless! You are needed and appreciated! Check this organization out if you are career-centered and want to be more balanced at it!

Aisha Patterson

Each and every time I attend a BCWN event, (as an attendee, as a coach or as a mentor) I leave equipped and empowered. Sherry Sims and her team do a phenomenal job educating black women on the most effective ways to navigate the workplace, grow their personal brands and level up in their careers. Join BCWN today! You will be so glad you did.

Kimberly Brown-Reed

"I have recently been enjoying the YouTube ~ Career Conversations hosted by the beautiful, intelligent and energetic Sherry Sims. Looking forward to watching more, improving myself in the workplace and participating in the upcoming networking events. Thank you so much, Sherry! "