Public Speaking

I’ve been an invited panellist, guest and keynote speaker at a number of academic, professional and community events. 

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

House of Lords | Jan 2019 | Racial Inequality in Higher Education | Panellist

University of Greenwich at Medway | Jan 2019 | Black British Academics BASE launch & workshop | Keynote Speaker/Facilitator

Manchester Metropolitan University | Feb 2019 | Inspirational Series | Guest Speaker

Kent University | March 2019 | Decolonising the Curriculum Conference | Guest Speaker

Previous Speaking Engagements

Bournemouth University | Nov 2018 | Inside the Ivory Tower: Advancing a Black Feminist Strategy for Race and Gender Equality | Women’s Academic Network Seminar

Portsmouth University | Oct 2018 |  Developing a Critical Race Strategy for Equality and Social Justice in Higher Education | Keynote Speaker, Race Equality Charter event

Francis Crick Institute | Oct 2018 |  Navigating ‘Success’ in Academia as a Woman of Colour | Keynote Speaker, PRISM Network event

Brunel University | Oct 2018 | Developing a Critical Race Strategy to Facilitate an Intersectional Mission for Gender Equality | Keynote Speaker, Athena Swan event (pictured)

Bournemouth University | Oct 2018 | Education is a Political Issue: A Historical and Contemporary Perspective on Student Activism Around Racial Inequality | TalkBU Guest Speaker

University of Brighton, School of Sport & Service Management | May 2018 | Reflections of a Scholar-Activist: Teaching for Social Justice | Guest Speaker

De Montfort University, Leicester Media School | Feb 2018 | Rebel With A Cause: Developing Sisterhood & Scholar-Activism Inside the Ivory Tower | Guest Lecture

Sheffield Hallam University Institute of Education | Oct 2017 | Teaching for Social Change While Surviving and Thriving in British Academia | Guest Lecture

Bournemouth University Centre for Excellence in Media Practice EdD Residential Event | Oct 2017 | Embedding Inclusion, Equality & Liberation in Media Higher Education Through Social Justice Pedagogy | Keynote Speaker

Kings College London | Oct 2015 | Black Women in Academia Conference | Panellist

Bournemouth University | Oct 2015 | Pedagogies of Social Justice & Cultural Democracy | Guest Speaker at the Black History Month Soiree

Bournemouth University | June 2015 | Key Issues Facing Women of Colour in Academia | Guest Speaker at an Athena Swan Event

Leeds University | May 2015 | Race, Racism and Resistance in British Academia | Panelist: ‘Surviving in a White Institution’

Leeds Beckett University | January 2015 | Cultural Democracy: A New Framework for Race Equality | Keynote Speaker

Swansea University Annual Equality Lecture | October 2014 | Cultural Democracy: A New Framework for Race Equality | Keynote Speaker

University of Liverpool | October 2014 | Beyond Eurocentricity: The Role of Cultural Democracy in Higher Education | Guest Speaker

UCL | March 2014 | Why Isn’t My Professor Black?  | Panellist

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