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

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 for change.  Locardia firmly believes that no matter where we start from, we are all capable of moving forward in our lives. We can’t always […]

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Loraine Fore

Loraine moved from Zimbabwe to the UK in 2002. She Studied Nursing in Learning Disability at Teesside University.  Loraine is a proud mum of 3 beautiful children and happily married. She has a desire to tell the women that empowering women starts right in their families, workplaces and neighbourhoods. Loraine believes that empowering girls mean […]
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Chiedza Victoria Mudakureva

My name is Chiedza and I currently work for Middlesbrough Environment City as a Sustainable Living Trainer. The purpose of my role involves encouraging sustainable, healthy lifestyles and help to tackle health inequalities amongst the population of Middlesbrough by providing advice, encouragement, and support for people to adopt healthier lifestyles. I work with people of […]
Black African Women|Women Today|Agatha Msaka|Locardia Chadanyika|North East England


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 has been attended to. I grew up in a society where even when you had a voice it was not loud enough to be heard. […]