Black Women's Alliance, 2016

BWA retreat
Black Women's Alliance

Members of the Black Women's Alliance during their Fall Retreat, 2016

Black Women's Alliance Mission

Established in 1997, the MIT Black Women's Alliance (BWA) aims to:

  • Provide a forum to address the needs and concerns of Black women undergraduate students at MIT;
  • Promote the awareness of Black women's issues in the MIT community through activities designed to increase the visibility of Black women on campus;
  • Encourage interaction with other campus groups;
  • Encourage the scholarship of Black women at MIT; and
  • Promote activism, unity, friendship, and community.
Timeline: 2010s
Life: Black Women's Alliance (BWA)
Career: Community
Object: Image
Collection: Activism, Mentorship, Rising Voices 1995-Present, Students, Women