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The National Black Women’s Network is incredibly proud to have some amazing patrons helping to champion our cause.


This is the page to find out about who they are, their incredible achievements and the work they do helping us, and many other organisations, in the wider world.

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Baroness Sandip Verma

Baroness Verma has been a member of the House of Lords since 2006

Born in Punjab, India, Baroness Verma moved to UK when she was just 9 months old.


In the years since then, she has gone on to build an incredible life as a wife and mother, not to mention helping the people of her home town of Leicester and beyond.

Timberly Williams

Isabella Moore CBE

Isabella Moore CBE

Isabella is a well-respected entrepreneur with first-hand experience of creating and developing businesses.

From September 2002 to June 2004 Isabella was the first female President of the British Chambers of Commerce and Vice-President of Eurochambres, the association of European Chambers of Commerce.


She has served as Chairman of the Confederation of West Midlands Chambers of Commerce, President of Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the West Midlands in Europe office and the Regional International Trade Strategy Group.

Timberly Williams

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Brenda Emmanus OBE

Brenda has had a long and consistent career on national television turning her skills to a broad range of subjects.

David has wide experience of collaborating across multiple military and non-military organisations to represent the interests of the army; to maximise the operational effectiveness of its soldiers in an increasingly complex environment.

Sherry Ann Dixon

SherryAnn Dixon

Sherry has risen through the echelons of professional society in order to arrive at the pinnacle of success.

His career started with the Post Office and then the Bradford & Bingley Building Society followed. He was fast-tracked up the ranks and at 24 years of age was appointed Manager of their Lewisham branch. He was then promoted to Regional Manager.

Timberly Williams

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