Shades of Noir founder elected to UAL academic board

Our warmest congratulations go to fellow member Aisha Richards error (pictured centre) on her election and appointment onto cheap nba jerseys the Academic Board at University of the Arts London.

Ms Richards has been a cheap nfl jerseys lecturer wholesale jerseys at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design for over 10 years and is the founder and programme manager of Shades of Noir; a long term project and movement for change to tackle racial inequalities in terms of staff and student representation, student degree Nachtwanderung attainment, curriculum diversity and inclusive teaching practice.

She is also joint Chair of GEMS (the Group for the Equality of Minority Ethnic Staff) at UAL. Her new appointment is of major significance, given that just 7.6 % 2009 of staff at UAL are from a black be or minority ethnic background (as of May 2013), even though the non-white population in London stands at 40.2% (2011 Census).  Furthermore, only 3.9% of academics at UAL from a BME background are in grades 7 and above.

Speaking to Black British Academics on her appointment Ms Richards wholesale mlb jerseys said: “I am delighted to have been elected to this and position so that I can ensure that the BME staff, student and alumni perspectives in terms of their needs m.e.n.s. and expectations are Typefaces fed through to the strategic and academic development of the university.”

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