Black Sister Network
To empower women of colour in academia.
Building solidarity and engaging in collective activism.
Developing strategies to overcome exclusion and marginalisation.
Undertaking research around race and gender using critical approaches.
Exploring and articulating our experiences through counter narratives.
- Inside the Ivory Tower Launches (2017-18)
- Sisterhood, Solidarity and Self-Empowerment (October 2016)
- Inside the Ivory Tower: Narratives of Women of Colour Surviving and Thriving in British Academia (November 2017)
The issue of anti-Black, gendered racism is very real…
It seems that no matter how hard we toil in our universities, we’re subjected to unjust levels of scrutiny
Dr Josephine Kwhali has become the newest patron of Black British Academics.
We’re free to express our frustration, we’re free to complain
As empowered women, our resistance will never wain.