Founded by Surranna Sandy The Black Women Network/Black Women Connect is a Toronto-based Networking Organization that focuses on creating a platform for Black Women to build meaningful relationships, thrive in their careers,  while celebrating black culture, black literature through our Black Women Book Club and black Sisterhood.

Our Black Women in Leadership is a series of networking, speaker and learning events designed to encourage, support and inspire Black Women to succeed in the workplace. These events  benefit Black Women at all career levels from students to Executives interested personal connections enhancement, knowledge development, network expansion and career growth.

Our Black Women Connect Book Club mission is to bring Black Women together who love to read fiction and nonfiction books written by writers of African descent for meaningful conversations, connections and socialization. Each month we choose a book and use it as the foundation to discuss our own lives as black women – we, read, discuss, listen, reflect, renew, and yes, drink & eat! BWC purpose is to inform, empower, inspire, and enrich each member’s life through the privilege of reading and connecting with each other.

Through our Sisters in the City eventswe curate and plan events and activities geared towards making new friends and engaging in new experiences from wine tasting, art to dinner, movies and performances and everything in-between. These are a mixture of free and paid events.  

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