Black Sister Network is a dedicated resource within the Black British Academic Network created in 2014 to support women of colour in higher education.
Sisterhood, Solidarity & Self-Empowerment for Women of Colour in HE, is a ground-breaking event jointly hosted by Black British Academics and Shades of Noir at University of the Arts London. It is aimed at staff and students and includes:
Audience discussions on issues related to race and gender,
Presentations by graduates on dissertation projects focused on issues around race, ethnicity and culture,
A presentation by women academics of colour on a research project exploring strategies for survival and success,
resistance poetry on the theme of the event.
People of all ethnic and cultural backgrounds are welcome to attend. A buffet lunch and drinks reception are provided. Attendance is free but registration is required via Eventbrite.
For more information, contact Darren Lilleker.