Dr Deborah Gabriel on career strategy, success and challenges for women of colour in HE
Our CEO Dr Deborah Gabriel published an article reflecting on her two years as a full-time academic at Bournemouth University. In Another Year In the Life Of An Early Career Researcher, she talks about her career strategy, achivements and observations on why the institutional culture in higher education works to the disadvantage of women of colour in higher education.
In my first post in this series written in August 2015, I shared how on starting my first full-academic role within three months of gaining my PhD, I abandoned my five-year research plan, identified new research interests and had been busy trying to stick to an ambitious publication plan. I also shared how I had sought to engage others within and beyond the academic community with my research through international conferences and guest lectures. Read the full article