Our Culture

BlackWealthCulture is a peer-mentoring community that compiles people, resources, tools, and knowledge for Pan-African entrepreneurs, small business owners, and work-at-home professionals to locate support on their entrepreneurial journey. In collaboration with the genesis of the collective, we provide an array of interactive business development opportunities that support the launch and growth of your business. We welcome you to the start of a new relationship amongst your peers and experts throughout the Pan-African community.

How We Work

As an invested member of the community, you’ll work to turn your idea into a business, increase your business profits, develop a customer base, meet mentors and business coaches and interact with a network of peers. Taking a lead from our Egyptian ancestors, as you progress in courses and programs you can unlock virtual groups to unite with others that can understand your unique journey personally and professionally as you work to achieve ownership and economic security.

Baxter Membership ($200 annual dues)

As a Baxter Member, named after John Baxter Taylor Jr, the track and field athlete notable as the first African American to win an Olympic gold medal; your primary focus is to achieve business excellence. Baxter Members focus on utilizing the BWC library, which offers an array of entrepreneurial and business workshops, courses, mentor/ peer meetups, and events created by BWC and members. This membership is great for individuals with a business idea, Startups, small business owners and those seeking assistance in building a thriving business.

Mansa Membership ($400 annual dues)

Within the highest-ranking level, a Mansa Member; named after Mansa Musa, the first African ruler, can access the “elite” world by becoming a certified BWC Mentor. Mentors are considered royalty for being an indispensable asset for their expertise, advice, and guidance. Mansa Members use this platform to increase sales, build brand awareness, access high-level network, and promote their own online events to interact with prospective customers. Business coaches, financial consultants, motivational speakers, lawyers, etc. join the Mansa level.

Our library of support is created for the community to access their needs on a journey that can be daunting and lonely. Our platform invites all to work together to achieve economic security and reciprocate the wealth we put out back into our own communities and pass on to generations to come.

Our Culture Code

Seven mastering behaviors we live by

1. Commitment to ownership, families, the community, and

economic security.

2. Collaboration to leverage collective genius.

3. Continuous Learning to achieve excellence.

4. Accountability to each other.

5. Leadership with confidence

6. Quality to customers and customer service.

7. Integrity in business.


We work hard every day to keep our community serviced with the correct tools, resources, and network to support their entrepreneurial journey.

Amber Kinzie

Springfield, Massachusetts

BWC Event Coordinator

Naisha Arrington

Newark, New Jersey

BWC Event Coordinator

Elijah Copper

Springfield, Massachusetts

BWC Intern

Stephannie Kirby

Charlotte, North Carolina

Founder & CEO

Manish Balakrishnan

New York, NY