Building Community for Womxn and Gender Non-Conforming People of Color

What We Offer

The Melanin Collective is creating space for womxn and gender non-conforming people of color to come together, reflect, and evaluate what makes us unique and powerful. We’ve carefully crafted special workshops and events that speak to the specific barriers you face everyday — walk away with a confident head on your shoulders and the knowledge and understanding that you have choices and the ability to create the life you crave!

#WorkingWOC Chats

#WorkingWOC is our monthly Twitter ChatEach month, we hold online conversations on a range of topics that are developed with the experiences of womxn and gender non-conforming people of color in mind. Learn more.

Workshop + Webinars

Our workshops + webinars are centered around the experiences of womxn and gender non-conforming people of color, from issues like hostile work environments to discovering your self-worth. Learn More.



What We’ve Done

Breaking Bread Dinners

We curated conversations with womxn and gender non-conforming people of color on issues such as leveraging self-worth, navigating toxic spaces, and dealing with imposter syndrome in workplaces. Learn more.

Latina Equal Pay Day

We partnered with Lean In DC and Se Habla Español for a discussion on how we can work as a community for racial and gender equity in the Latinx community. Learn more.

POC Entrepreneurial Bootcamp

We developed our first bootcamp with our partners at Global Eye Entrepreneurs to focus on tackling and building solutions for common barriers entrepreneurs of color face. Learn more.