What We Do

What We Do

We identify the most pressing health issues that affect the nation's 21 million Black women and girls, and invest in the best of the best strategies, partners and organizations that share our goal: ensuring Black women live longer, healthier more prosperous lives.

How We Do It


Advocate for policies that improve health outcomes for Black women and families.

Educate and train

Educate and train the next generation of leaders who will build the Black women's health movement.


Amplify the voices of Black women to shift public perception and policies for social change.

Mobilize and engage

Mobilize and engage women and organizations to pursue greater opportunities for gender and racial justice.


Promote evidence and practice-based lifestyle change models that provide strategies for individuals and families to address health inequities.

Synthesize, translate and disseminate

Synthesize, translate and disseminate information and research findings to strengthen the knowledge base on Black women's health.

Our Programs & Initiatives

My Sister's Keeper

My Sister's Keeper (MSK) is our advocacy and leadership-building initiative for women on Historically Black College and University (HBCU) campuses.

Change Your Lifestyle, Change Your Life

Our CYL2 program helps people make lasting lifestyle changes to reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes.


Having Sex? #LetsTalkAboutPrEP!
Did you know? 1 in 32 Black women in the U.S. will be infected with HIV in her lifetime. PrEP can reduce your risk of HIV infection by more than 90%.



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