a diverse network of  women in pursuit of racial equity

We are a startup in the professional women's space with a specific focus on racial equity. Our goal is to build a racially diverse network of women, coming together for the common mission of tackling the racial wealth gap.

- Nikoa & Jenny -

 

Our Vision

A Network with Purpose

Most of our personal networks are very racially homogenous. On average in the US, 83% of Black people's friends are Black and 91% of white people's friends are white. Our personal networks are core to finding jobs, staying in jobs, accessing professional resources, and building empathy and understanding, but there's a chasm across racial lines and not enough opportunities to work together.

Level was born from the idea that by working together toward the common goal of investing in women and racial equity, we can both serve the cause and build authentic cross-racial relationships, leading to a unique and robust network of women.

Women's Equity Circles

Level's foundational course is the 10-week Women's Equity Circle focused on racial equity and investing. Join a diverse cohort of women to learn together and invest your money and expertise in Black women entrepreneurs.

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Build a Uniquely Diverse Network

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Meet Exciting 
Entrepreneurs

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Take Action for Racial Equity

Cultivate relationships with a talented & racially diverse group of women across industries.

Learn investing & access a pipeline of Black women boldly impacting their communities. 

Discuss racial equity & make a meaningful impact by investing in Black women entrepreneurs.

 

Entrepreneurs

Looking for investors or in-kind expertise? 

Level members join Women's Equity Circles and make financial and in-kind investments in Black female-identifying entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs pursuing racial justice. If you are interested in pitching to a Women's Equity Circle, request an application at the link below.

Criteria to apply: Black woman founder, generating revenue, impressive teams in attractive markets.

Testimonials

 
 
 

Meet The Team

Nikoa Milton

co-founder

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Jenny Tolan

co-founder

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My Level Women's Equity Circle was an eye-opening time that I am extremely grateful for. It was a beam of light during a dark period in Spring 2020, and I always looked forward to the honest conversations and challenging myself. Level's impact will be felt for years to come - not many groups can say that - and the investment we made and will continue to make into Black entrepreneurs is inspiring.

Tiara Budd Ramos, Manager, Diversity & Inclusion,

Talent & Culture, NBC Universal

Get in Touch

To find out more, please email us at hello@levelleaders.com.