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.


Colette Hibbert

After completing a BA (Hons) Media with Cultural Studies degree at Southampton University and a postgraduate diploma in magazine journalism in 1995. Colette undertook a short stint at Health & Fitness and Nursery World trade magazine before gaining a position at the Weekly Gleaner.

Through her sheer determination and exceptional talent Colette found herself moving upwards from reporter to acting Editor, finally landing the much coveted position of Editor at the Weekly Gleaner.


The fastest growing women’s network in Britain