Welcome to the Black Women's Leadership Forum (BWLF)!

An organization of Black women in Rochester, New York, dedicated to improving relationships between and among Black women.

We approach this work with honesty and integrity.

Our mission is to increase our understanding of internalized racism, and to support Black women in overcoming its impact

We envision a world where our thoughts, words, and deeds are positive and supportive of ourselves and our sisters.

Our Guiding Principles

We create and support opportunities to seek truth through knowledge
We treat each other with respect and mindfulness, and we hold ourselves and each other accountable.