About Us

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women Inc. – Oakland / Bay Area Chapter (NCBW-OBAC) was chartered in 1995 as an all-volunteer entity.

The Coalition of 100 Black Women was founded in 1971 by a group of dedicated African American women in New York City. In 1981, the group created a national organization and renamed it the National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NCBW). Today, NCBW consists of more than 7,000 members representing 63 chapters in 24 states and the District of Columbia.

Our Mission

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., Oakland – Bay Area Chapter’s (NCBW-OBAC) is committed to providing programs that increase the participation of African American women in economic, civic, entrepreneurial, and human service arenas of their respective communities through education, scholarship, and collaboration.

Our Vision

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., Oakland – Bay Area Chapter’s (NCBW-OBAC) vision is to be the organization of choice for today’s African American Woman, who understands the needs of her community, and has the requisite skills to develop solutions.

Our Purpose

  • To provide effective networks for African American women leaders.

  • To enable African American women to be a visible force in economic, social, and political arenas.

  • To assist the next generation of African American women, through role modeling and mentoring, to reach career opportunities unexplored.

  • To develop and position African American women in leadership roles within the community.

  • To recognize the historic achievements of African American women and teens.