Black Sister Network

Our Principal Aim is:

To empower Black and Brown women within and beyond academia. 

Our Mission:

  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.

  5. Developing initiatives to enhance our health, well-being and happiness.




Recent Posts

Transforming the Ivory Tower review by Jessica Oddy

Transforming the Ivory tower is a must-read for Black women considering a career in academia…


Transforming the Ivory Tower review by Sheila Freeman

An excellent review by competition winner Sheila Freeman…


Dr Elizabeth Opara to join London Met University as School Head

We congratulate Dr Elizabeth Opara, a contributor to Inside the Ivory Tower and Transforming the Ivory Tower on her new appointment as Head of the School of Human Sciences at London Metropolitan University.


Transforming the Ivory Tower: Congrats to Competition Winners & Patron Professor Shirley Thompson

As the second edited collection in our Ivory Tower series Transforming the Ivory Tower is published today, we congratulate our Patron Shirley Thompson on her long overdue Professorship. She is now Professor of Music at the University of Westminster.

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