In 1993, Diane Abbott launched Black Women Mean Business (BWMB) which was set up to promote and support black business women. Since then, BWMB has hosted many conferences and national conventions bringing together thousands of business women and aspiring business women for training, networking and professional development.
The London Schools and the Black Child (LSBC) initiative was founded by Diane Abbott MP. It is aimed at raising achievement levels in education for Black pupils in London, but also nationwide.
The Diane Abbott Foundation undertakes research into the racial disparity in England and aims to help bridge the existing gap between where we are and where we should be.
Highlights from the London Schools and the Black Child Academic Achievement Awards 2014, 8th October, House of Commons