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.


Deidre Forbes

Deidre Forbes graduated from Sussex University with a BA Hons in English Literature and began her career in entertainment journalism at the Voice Newspaper interviewing the likes of Spike Lee, Denzel Washington, Wesley Snipes, Whoopie Goldberg, Halle Berry et al. She was made entertainment editor and head of department, and then went on to launch Pride Magazine, the first ever British Lifestyle magazine for Black women, in 1993.



The fastest growing women’s network in Britain