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.


Sheila Hewitt

Born in Pakistan, Sheila is a graduate of the London School of Economics. Her early career was in international banking in the City. Following that she has been serving as a magistrate and on the Immigration Appeals Tribunal, and the Competition Commission Appeals Tribunal. She is currently on the Legal Aid Board and is Regional Chairman for their Eastern and South Eastern Areas.




The fastest growing women’s network in Britain