The NBWN is a non-profit organisation dedicated to raising the status and position of black 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.


Avril Owton

Avril is a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual who has achieved an enormous amount in a life founded on a theatrical background, punctuated by hard work and adversity, to her business life is just another performance. Avril has danced her way to success. But this speaker's brains are not in her feet. She now runs The Cloud Hotel, in Brockenhurst in the New Forest which has just won the regional South East Tourism Excellence Awards "Small Hotel of the Year", which she rescued from the brink of recession, and now addresses international audiences. Her simple message is "Reach your full Potential".


The fastest growing women’s network in Britain