National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc.
The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., an equal opportunity employer, seeks a strong and proven leader as its next Executive Director. This will build on NCBW’s 32- year track record as an organization of progressive women of African descent whose voice and force for gender equity and sociopolitical advancement drive meaningful change to benefit women of color.
NCBW is a national nonprofit organization that began its national movement October 24, 1981, when 45 representatives from 14 states and the District of Columbia responded to the New York Coalition’s call to develop a leadership forum for professional Black women from the public and private sectors. Today, the national movement has grown to a cumulative total of more than 60 chapters, representing 25 states and the District of Columbia. In profile, the typical Coalition woman has completed college, holds a professional position, earns a median income of $60,000, and is integrally involved in the socioeconomic and political matrix of her respective community.
The stated purposes of the National Coalition are these:
·To foster principles of equal rights and opportunities;
·To promote the awareness of Black culture;
·To develop the potential of the membership for effective leadership and participation in civic affairs;
·To take action on specific issues of national and international importance; and,
·To cooperate with other persons and organizations to achieve mutual goals.
NCBW is committed to being a united voice for more than 22 million Black women in the United States.
·As a leadership forum, it serves as a role model to help elevate the quality of life for young Black women and other Black women in transition.
·As an organization of career (professional and volunteer) women, it draws upon the strength of its membership to work toward solutions on issues of concern to the contemporary Black woman.
·As a network, it serves as a vehicle of communication among Black women for their own personal and professional development.
·As an advocacy group, it collectively seeks the political and economic empowerment of Black women as a means of gaining access to mainstream America.