“The NBWN is a non-profit organisation dedicated to raising the status and position of women in all walks of life.

We provide dynamic initiatives, enabling women from diverse backgrounds and occupations to develop strong professional and social contacts; high quality training and education programmes; leadership and national recognition through the forum of networking.”

Testimonials

Sherry Dixon

Sherry Dixon continues to be an inspirational force for Black women and is
highly respected in the UK and the Caribbean.  During her time as Editor of
Pride Magazine and Editor-in-Chief of SHE Caribbean, Sherry has developed a
following of dedicated readers.  Sherry has now added more strings to her
bow and has now embarked on a new career as a Director of Women On The
Crossroads C.I.C  and is touring the UK doing what she says she was born to
do – inspire, motivate and empower women.  With her excellent interpersonal
skills and years of knowledge from working in print, TV and Radio, Sherry
Dixon's accolades and achievements will now be unleashed in her
inspirational lectures which will make her a even more popular woman.

 

Brenda Emmanus
Arts, Culture and Entertainment Correspondent, BBC London News

 If variety is the spice of life, then Brenda Emmanus’ career has been a very tasty one! Through her media work she has successfully managed to extend her skills in print journalism, to radio and television broadcasting.

 Brenda is currently BBC London’s Arts, Culture and Entertainment Correspondent – a role which allows her to apply her skills to working across television, radio and on-line output. She has interviewed some of the world’s top celebrities, artistes and performers and is constantly in demand as a show host or contributor.

 Brenda made her mark as one of the co-presenters on BBC One’s The Clothes Show, which she contributed to for five years. She has since fronted the interior design programme, The Terrace and featured on BBC’s Holiday programme and The Midweek National Lottery, all on BBC One. Brenda was also the main presenter on Healthy Holidays and Money Makeovers for Granada and Sky Television.

As a regular face on Granada Television’s This Morning she teamed up with Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan as their fashion and entertainment expert.

 Brenda’s is no stranger to radio. As well as contributions to various stations, she has presented her own show, The Early Show, for BBC Radio 2 and has been a regular guest on Radio Five Live and on Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour . For several years Brenda also fronted a youth magazine programme, Megamix for BBC World Service, and a film and gossip slot for Choice FM radio.

As a freelance writer Brenda has contributed feature articles to Pride, Cosmopolitan and Caribbean Eye magazines, as well as features for New Nation, The Voice, and The Observer newspapers.  She has also had several short stories published.  Her greatest publishing challenge has been as Editor in Chief of Celebrating Sista’s, a magazine commissioned specifically for International Women’s Month and a facilitating judge for two anthologies by ethnic minority authors for Penguin Books. Brenda also named the latest of these anthologies published in November 2008.

Brenda has achieved recognition for her work on several occasions. She has received a media award from The Voice Newspaper, Candace Magazine and the European Federation of Black Women Business Owners. She was nominated by Cosmopolitan magazine as a ‘Woman of the Year’, and has been invited to the annual ‘Women of the Year’ event on several occasions. Brenda has also been a finalist in the annual Ethnic Minority Media Awards (EMMA’s), and a judge on the Bafta awards on a couple of occasions.


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Dr Isabella Moore CBE

Isabella Moore founded a company providing language services to industry in 1986, which she sold in 2002. From September 2002 to June 2004 she was the first female President of the British Chambers of Commerce and Vice-President of Eurochambres, the association of European Chambers of Commerce. She is a past Chairman of the Confederation of West Midlands Chambers of Commerce; past President of Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce.

She has just completed a six year tenure as a Board member of Advantage West Midlands, the regional development agency for the West Midlands and Chairman of the West Midlands in Europe office and the Regional International Trade Strategy Group; she has been a member of the National Modern Apprenticeships Task Force; Chair of the National Women's Enterprise Panel, President of the Eurochambres Women's Network and Vice President of the SME Union in Brussels; Until March 2008 she was CEO of CILT, the National Centre for Languages.

She is now Managing Director of the company she originally founded, which she repurchased with her daughter in 2007 and of J&AB Associates, a management and grant consultancy. Isabella holds Honorary Doctorates from Sheffield Hallam University and Aston University for services to industry and languages and a Fellowship from the Institute of Linguists.  She was awarded the CBE in the 2004 New Years Honours List. 

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