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The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. (NCBW)-New Haven Metropolitan Chapter is a local affiliate organization of a national non-profit advocacy organization whose mission is to advocate on behalf of Black women and girls through national and local actions and strategic alliances that promote leadership development and gender equity in the areas of health, education and economic empowerment, and public policy. 

To learn more about our National membership demographics, visit the National Website here.

Become a Member

Thank you for your interest in joining the New Haven Metropolitan Chapter!


The New Haven Metropolitan Chapter of NCBW is delighted to welcome your interest in joining our organization! Our chapter is a non-profit organization comprised of a group of dynamic, professional women who are committed to promoting our mission of advocating on behalf of Black women and girls within the New Haven and Fairfield County areas while creating and promoting opportunities for them that promote gender equity and provide leadership opportunities in the areas of health, education, and economic empowerment. 


We are looking for talented, dedicated, and career-oriented women who are active or emerging leaders in their communities who share our chapter members' desire to make and effect positive change for Black women and girls. As a member of the New Haven Metropolitan Chapter, you will be a part of a group of strong, progressive women both locally and nationally who are there to support and guide you both professionally and personally through our advocacy and service work and the bonds of sisterhood.  

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The Benefits of Membership 

  • Leadership & Professional Development Opportunities

  • Mentoring Opportunities 

  • Participation in National Leadership Conferences & Events

  • Access to Local and National Leaders

  • Gain Strategic Planning Experience

  • Impact and Influence Legislative Policies Locally and Nationally Through Advocacy Initiatives

  • Collaboration and Teamwork

  • Expand Your Network of Professional Colleagues

  • Become Apart of a Sisterhood of Leaders and Change Agents


The Membership Process

Women who are interested in becoming a member of the New Haven Metropolitan Area must complete the membership process.

  • Attend an Interest Event and/or a Meet & Greet

  • Attend at least two (2) NHMC programs in a chapter year

  • Submit a completed membership application

  • Submit a headshot, a copy of your resume, and a brief biography 

  • Complete the Interview and Recruitment Process 

  • Must be sponsored by a current member in good standing 


For more information, please email

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