We are a global network of scholars established in 2013, committed to enhancing racial equity in higher education and the wider society. Our work is project-oriented, consultancy-based, transformational and developed around a social justice agenda.

Our Mission 

  • To enhance the voice and visibility of 1Black academics within higher education.
  • To build intellectual, social and cultural capital within our communities.
  • To highlight the contribution of 1Black academics to the knowledge economy.
  • To decolonise, democratise and diversify the institutional culture in higher education.
  • To shape policy and practice around educational equity in higher education.
  • To contribute to social transformation in the wider society.

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1‘Black’ is used inclusively to refer to people of African descent, Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Chinese and multiracial backgrounds. While it is accepted that these groups are heterogeneous, we adopt this strategy to foster unity and facilitate collaboration. See our statement on racial categorisation and terminology.

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