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“A flower blooming in the desert proves to the world that adversity, no matter how great, can be overcome.”


― Matshona Dhliwayo

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black eco bloom

about us

Black Eco Bloom (BEB) was co-founded by Leila Cantave & Tyjana Connolly. BEB was created to support individuals who identify with the Black Woman experience throughout their journeys in the environmental sector in Canada and abroad.  We want to create a space to nurture Black women, Black transgender women, and Black non-binary individuals to be leaders in the environmental sector.

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Leila Cantave, BA

Co-Founder / Co-Executive Director

Tyjana Connolly, BA

Co-Founder / Co-Executive Director

our culture



We believe in supporting the full potential of Black women, Black transgender women and Black non-binary individuals, youths and  communities to be able to flourish in the environmental sector, as a way to adapt our communities to Climate Change.


Safe space 

We are committed to creating safe spaces for Black individuals to bloom. 



We value collective intelligence as a way to share and gather knowledge to create solutions for our communities.

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