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 Empowering through Connections, Collaboration, and Commitment to Excellence 


African American Women in Higher Education of New England is an organization dedicated to the support and professional development of African American women working in Higher Education. It is our hope to encourage, enlighten, and empower these women in their professional and personal advancement. We welcome all women of the African Diaspora.


African American Women in Higher Education of New England will be the leading resource that affirms the significance of African American Women in Higher Education in New England.


We provide a welcoming and comfortable atmosphere for women working in the Academy to gather for support, networking, and recognition of our outstanding contributions to our places of employment and our communities. We seek to empower women through: Connections, Collaborations and Commitment to Excellence. 

Connections: AAWHE-NE hosts social and networking opportunities, including the annual African American in Higher Education conference, for members to gather and discuss issues salient to African American women. 

Collaborations: AAWHE-NE seeks to work with local and regional professional organizations to increase the representation and participation of African Americans in higher education.

Commitment to Excellence: AAWHE-NE examines and discusses trends in best practices in higher education with a unique focus on African American women.


9th Annual Leaders Lunch March 25, 2023 12:00-2:30 p.m.


Celebrates Women's History Month 

Join us at the 

9th Annual Leaders Lunch

Saturday, March 25, 2023

12:00 pm - 2:30 pm 

Exchange Street Bistro 

67 Exchange Street 

Malden, MA 02148

Cost: $25.00

Please Register by 3/24/23

Pay via Pay Pal 


For more information about this event, please contact:


Please Note: AAWHE-NE has a no refund policy.  


Past Events: 

Black Feminism Lives

Thursday, December 1, 2022

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm ET 

Complimentary Event




Thursday, May 26, 2022

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm 

  Emotional Wellness and Self Care as an Imperative 


Dr. Treniece Lewis Harris

Monday, April 25, 2022

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm 

The Leaders Brunch 

Saturday, March 26, 2022, 

11:30-2:30 p.m.


Celebrating Black History Month

The Bluest Eye Play at the Calderwood / BCA.


Thank you for attending!


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Visit our Join Us page for more information. 

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