Our Mission is to work in the US and internationally to convene hearings and discussions to evaluate the impact of current public policies and to initiate new policies that address the major threats to the well-being of Black women and our families.
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IBWPPI is prepared to ready the next generation of global leaders and advocate for their deployment into non-traditional spaces.
Honoring the legacy of Dr. Dorothy I. Height, an iconic member of the civil and women’s rights movements, IBWPPI established a global leadership academy to prepare young women to be agents of change to challenge the systems that oppress and disenfranchise Black women and girls.
Sessions start in January 2023
Life is good! It is only our thoughts, choices and actions towards the situations we meet in life each moment of time that makes life look bad! The same bad situation in life that makes one person think badly inspires another to do a noble thing! The same good situation in life that makes one person feel so good to get into a bad situation inspires another person to create another good situation because of the good situation. It is all about thoughts, choices and actions! Life is good! Live it well!”
― Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
We push policies that improve women lives
Inspired by the legacy of Dr. Dorothy I. Height, Chair Emerita, National Council of Negro Women, Barbara A. Perkins and Ka Flewellen both made a decision to become advocates for Black Women around the world and thus founded the International Black Women’s Public Policy Institute. These women separately traveled with Dr. Height… Read more