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We are a community of individuals and organisations working together to reduce the barriers faced by Black female professionals aspiring for senior leadership and board level positions. 

We don't believe in waiting for change to happen. We believe in accelerating change together


Meet the Team

Sharon Amesu

Hi, I'm Sharon,  co-founder of She Leads: For Legacy and one part of this mother and daughter team.


In a former life I was a Criminal Barrister for 16 years. I now run a consultancy delivering leadership development, executive coaching and diversity and inclusion training.


I'm a passionate advocate for race and gender equality in the workplace.


Afiya Amesu

Hi, I'm Afiya,  co-founder of She Leads: For Legacy and the other part of this mother and daughter team.


I've just completed my Undergraduate degree in law and I'm now undertaking my masters degree in Law and the Postgraduate Course for Barristers. 


In my work with community groups I have seen how many of my black female peers face barriers that limit their access to so many opportunities.




Bringing together black female leaders, across all sectors, to offer peer support at a senior level. Bridging this community  with organisations looking to drive real change in support of black women.


Training, coaching and mentoring for black women in leadership and in board level roles and those striving to get there. Consultancy support for organisation seeking strengthen their leadership pipeline with more diverse talent.


Celebrating and bringing  visibility to Black Female Professionals who are blazing trails and shaping positive legacies.  Recognising organisations who are accelerating gender and race equality in the workplace.


Join now if you are a:

Black Female Professional

A black woman in work from graduate roles to senior leadership positions.


An individual passionate about promoting diversity and inclusion in their spheres of influence.


1. An organisation looking to better support black female colleagues, customers and staff

2. Recruiters looking to provide their clients with a more diverse shortlist for interviews

3. Public and private sector organisations looking to improve diversity at management and board level




For any enquiries or to join our signup list, please fill out the following form:

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