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.


Patrick Vernon

Patrick Vernon, Founder of Viva Solutions has over 15 years senior management experiences working in small business, development, welfare rights and legal services, ICT regeneration and health inequalities in the voluntary and public sector.

Patrick has led one of the most successful area based initiatives and Health Action Zones in the country.




The fastest growing women’s network in Britain