About Us

More Than a Network, a Sisterhood:

Brown Sugar Collective isn't just another networking group. Founded by best friends Ashley and Xavier, we're a community built for and by women of color who are entrepreneurs, creatives, influencers, and those with a burning dream to start something of their own.

Empowering your journey, every step of the way:

We understand the unique challenges and opportunities you face as a woman of color entrepreneur. That's why we've built our organization around four key pillars:

1. Network: Forge meaningful connections with other ambitious women who understand your journey and can offer support and guidance.

2. Collaborate: Tap into a diverse pool of talent and expertise to bring your ideas to life through collaborative projects and partnerships.

3. Empower: Gain access to professional development workshops, mentorship opportunities, and resources designed to help you thrive in the business world.

4. Flourish: Celebrate your successes, overcome obstacles, and watch your dreams blossom in a supportive and empowering environment.

Beyond networking:

Our offerings go beyond traditional networking events. We offer: