Darnesha Weary
Entrepreneur & CEO
Business Owner

Darnesha Weary is the owner of Black Coffee Northwest Café and Community Hub.

Equity Consultant

She is a certified community organizer, and equity consultant/trainer.


Darnesha is the CEO of Let’s Do Work and organization that supports communities to enact social justice principles.

Meet Darnesha Weary.

Darnesha Weary is a Seattle native with over twenty years of experience in the nonprofit sector, where her mission has been to serve others, build community, and make a positive impact by challenging racism, promoting acceptance of people from different backgrounds, raising awareness, and using her voice to address hate and to promote kindness.

Event Info
Socialize & Network

Brown Girls Brunch is a social event that strongly encourages women of different backgrounds to have fun and build relationships.

Entrepreneurship Coaching

With wisdom shared from our Fireside Chat guests, you will gain access to exclusive insight applicable to your unique place in the world of business.

Educational Workshops

Our primary goal is to enable you to use these memorable, one-of-a-kind experiences to take the next steps to entrepreneurship.

Early Career

She began her career as a Program Director at the Greenwood Boys and Girls Club. For the latter part of her career, she has risen in the ranks of the YMCA of Greater Seattle, beginning as the Dale Turner Branch Membership Engagement Director and ending in the corporate office as the Program Executive of Membership, overseeing membership engagement operations of 14 branches.

Community Leadership

In her spare time, Darnesha is the director of the award-winning Northside Step Team, which recently worked with the artist Lizzo on a sisterhood project, and is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated (one of 9 Historically Black Greek Organizations). She is exceedingly active with community engagement and education around diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the greater Seattle area.


Darnesha has earned several awards including the 2020 Q13-Community Unsung Hero Award, 2020 Innovative Community Builder Award, 2021 Shoreline Community College Foundation's Distinguished Community Service Award, 2021 Seattle Magazine Most Influential Couple in Business, 2021 Washington Women Creating Change Award, and 2022 Alignable Business Woman of the Year.

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