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WHO WE ARE

Since 1983, we have been the only national organization dedicated solely to improving the health and wellness of our nation’s 21 million Black women and girls – physically, emotionally and financially.

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About BWHI

We believe that all Black women and girls should enjoy optimal health and well-being in a socially just society

Our Mission

To lead the effort to solve the most pressing health issues that affect Black women and girls in the U.S. Through investments in evidence-based strategies, we deliver bold new programs and advocate health-promoting policies.

Our Story

For 35 years, The Black Women’s Health Imperative has been a powerful force in a leading effort to address the most pressing health issues that affect Black women and girls like you.

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Our Team

Our dedicated team brings a diverse set of skills and experiences to our work, and all share a deep commitment to justice in health.

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Our Board

Drawing on years of professional experience, a broad set of expertise and a passion for Black women’s health our Board of Directors provides critical leadership and direction to our work.

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Our Partners

For almost 36 years, The Black Women’s Health Imperative partnered with organizations to invest in evidence-based programs for Black women and girls across the US.

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