Our Mission

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.

Our Vision

To connect and advocate for Black Women globally through acts of kindness and Public Policy.

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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

Our Policies

We are conveners and policy influencers, who develop and implement initiatives that focus on five main pillars – Violence Against Women, EducationHealth and WellnessEconomic Security and the Eradication of Human Sex Trafficking.

Economic Security

We track and support both state and federal legislation in this area and we have been strong supporters of President Obama’s initiatives and legislation in this arena.

Health & wellness

We have partnered with the Haiti Water Project to supply wells and cisterns throughout the country.

Human Trafficking

We track and support legislation aimed at the elimination of human trafficking.


IBWPPI has established a Reading Room Initiative. In each country where IBWPPI convenes, a Reading Room is established.

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Violence Against Women

IBWPPI works to reduce all forms of gender-based violence, primarily focusing on violence within intimate relationships.

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

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