Women Today is a collaborative network of inspirational individuals and organisations that seek to support, connect, network, encourage, inspire and educate Black African Women.

What we Do


Healthy Cooking

2019 was a great year for our ladies at Women Today. We hosted several cooking sessions with some wonderful ladies from β€˜Middlesbrough Environment City’.At a time where we are seeing […]


Women Today Visit to Zimbabwe

Our founder, Locardia Chidanyika took a trip to visit her home town, family and surrounding areas in Zimbabwe last December, and what an emptional trip it turned out to be. […]

Health Cooking Training January & February 2019

We have held 3 more healthy cooking traning workshops at the Community Hub over January & February. They are so popular and everyone has plenty of fun as well as […]

Healthy Cooking Classes July & October 2018

In July and October of last year, Women Today hosted 2 healthy cooking classes to educate our guests on how to cook healthy meals, quickly & easily. We had such […]

The Voice of Motherhood Workshop – Thursday 29th March 2018

This workshp was delivered by Tracey Brittain (Strategic Development Officer MVDA) and John Scadden (Middlesbrough Council). What is life like for you as a mother living here and living now? […]

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Our Team

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Locardia Chidanyika Our Founder

Locardia is the lady behind Women Today. Set up in 2013, Women Today is the result of hard work, dedication to a cause, and a real passion for creating opportunities […]

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Loraine Fore

Loraine moved from Zimbabwe to the UK in 2002. She Studied Nursing in Learning Disability at Teesside University.Β  Loraine is a proud mum of 3 beautiful children and happily married. […]
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Over the past years, the cry for help from Black African Women has been increasing and I believe there is still more to be done to ensure that every cry […]