IBWPPI supports the appointment of Ketanji Brown Jackson to the US Supreme Court. Born in Washington, DC, and raised in Florida, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson has had a distinguished career as an attorney and jurist. She was confirmed three times by the U.S. Senate with bipartisan support.
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.
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
We are conveners and policy influencers, who develop and implement initiatives that focus on four main pillars – Education, Health and Wellness, Economic Security and the Eradication of Human Trafficking.