Adinkra symbol from Ghana that represents "Intelligence"
We envision a community where all Black females are nurtured and empowered to dedicate their time, talents and resources to ensuring they are at the decision-making table, a part of the conversation, to address issues that impact Black women, their families and communities.
In 1968, she became the first black woman elected to the
United States Congress, representing New York's 12th congressional district, a district centered on Bedford-Stuyvesant,
for seven terms from 1969 to 1983.
Ruth I. Gray
Founder of NCBW-GCC
and President Emeritus
Yvonne M. Conwell President
Pamela Gray- Mason
First Vice President
Second Vice President
Third Vice President
Mary Carter-Addison Recording Secretary
Aliyah Debose Corresponding Secretary
Ebony Spano Parliamentarian