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.


Verna Wilkins

VERNA WILKINS successfully founded and manages the successful TAMARIND publishing company which she has run successfully for thirteen years. She is also the author of 27 Picture Books and biographies for young people.

Verna believes that..
the early years of childhood are important in their own right, as well as being the foundation for later life.




The fastest growing women’s network in Britain