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Black Women’s Hour Launches, Creating a Space to Discuss the Whole Woman

by Amina Ibrahim


For years, Sharon Abdul has had a quiet voice in her head urging her to do more for her community. She wanted to find a community for Black women, but everything she found focused on certain topics, such as “Black women in tech,” or “Black women in STEM.” Abdul wanted a space that would center the whole woman and focus on all aspects of Black women and their lives. This is how the Black Women’s Hour was born. 

“I wanted to create something specific to Black women because it is such an underserved segment of our community,” says Abdul. 

Black Women’s Hour is a monthly online webinar that focuses on a new topic each month. The first webinar will take place on August 29 and will focus on mental wellness. Abdul feels that mental wellness is a timely topic. 

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