When Black women are together in community, we are the most powerful force in the universe.

Sustainability is at the center of everything we do and we believe it requires a holistic approach to well-being.

“Everything begins and ends with a sustained Black woman leader.”

– Gabrielle Wyatt, Founder and CEO

Since 2020, The Highland Project has made significant progress against its five-year goals to:


how we invest in the power of Black women

Expanded our community to 30 Highland Leaders who span the nation, generations, and sectors


a movement to redefine multi-generational wealth

Raised $6M of the initial $13.8M seed fund to center Black women in redefining wealth

Secured 85+ national and local media features highlighting the importance of Black women leading the redefinition of wealth


strategic action and learnings

Committed $3M in unrestricted capital to Highland Leaders to pilot, ideate, and scale their visions

Listened to 1400 Black women across the country in groundbreaking non-partisan polls

To date,
the Inaugural Cohort of Highland Leaders report:


90% - Increased commitment to practicing personal sustainability

100% - Clarity on how to close the gap between where they are now both personally and professionally 1 and 5 years from now


88% - More clear visions of their personal and collective definitions of multi-generational wealth

94% - They are intentionally advancing their personal and professional goals because of THP Catalyze


80% - Increased commitment to engaging in structural change to advance a new definition of wealth

97% - Have nurtured connections that are meaningful and intergenerational and feel part of THP’s community

We’ve listened to over 1,400 Black women listened to through our partnership with brilliant corners Research and Strategies

Wealth is having what you need when you need it. It encompassess access and assets of education, empowerment, and holistic wellness”

– Jocelyn J. Stephens, Highland Leader

Listening & Centering Black Women