Black Sister Network

Mission

To empower women of colour in academia.

Strategies:

  1. Building solidarity and engaging in collective activism.

  2. Developing strategies to overcome exclusion and marginalisation.

  3. Undertaking research around race and gender using critical approaches.

  4. Exploring and articulating our experiences through counter narratives.

Events

Publications

Work in Progress

  • Inside the Ivory Tower: Narratives of Women of Colour Transforming Academia

Consultation

Infographic by Andrew Ilman, Shades of Noir

Recent Posts

Black Sister Network celebrates new book: Inside the Ivory Tower

The book features the autoethnographies of ten women academics of colour…

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Inside the Ivory Tower Book To be Published 10 November

Inside the Ivory Tower: Narratives of Women of Colour Surviving and Thriving in British Academia is being published by Trentham Books on 10 November.

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BBA Founder critiques mainstream News election coverage of Diane Abbott MP

Dr Deborah Gabriel has written a scholarly article on the treatment of The Right Honourable Diane Abbott MP…

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Inside the Ivory Tower authors discuss forthcoming book

Six of the authors of the forthcoming Black Sister Network book: Inside the Ivory Tower: Narratives of Women of Colour Surviving and Thriving in British Academia met Friday 26th May 

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