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is Seeking Women Leaders



NCNW was founded in 1935 by Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, influential educator and activist, and for more than fifty years, the iconic Dr. Dorothy Height was president of NCNW. Ms. Ingrid Saunders Jones was elected Chair of NCNW in 2012, ushering in a new era of progress and growth for the organization.


The mission of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) is to lead, advocate for and empower women of African descent, their families and communities. NCNW is an "organization of organizations" (comprised of 286 community and campus-based sections in thirty-eight states, and thirty-two affiliated national women's organizations) that enlightens, inspires and connects more than 2,000,000 women and men.

The success of our section lies in the collaborative team efforts of advocacy, volunteerism, service and leadership. Through our section’s work on the front lines, they help us lead, develop, and advocate for women of African descent as they support their families and communities. We appreciate your interest and welcome your participation!


NCNW Board Officer election will be held on June 20, 2020 through the Virtual Meeting.  We are accepting nominations now. Nominees must be a current dues-paid member by June 20, 2020.


Below are the positions to be filled



1st Vice President 

2nd Price President

3rd Vice President 

Recording Secretary

Corresponding Secretary


Financial Secretary


If you have questions or want to nominate someone, please contact Sheila Smith via text at 720-828-1120 or email at


Thank you,

Shelia Smith, Nomination Chair, NCNW Denver Section

Valorie Yarbrough, President, NCNW Denver Section

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Dorothy I. Height Stamp Dedication

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