Here's a new course recently launched by the Open University. The Black Leadership Empowerment Programme (BLEP) is a digitally badged, OpenLearn course, that is free to attend, and aimed at developing skills to empower yourself as a leader. Guided by the 'Five Ps' model of leadership (Person, Process, Position, Product and Purpose), the course explores the challenges and possibilities of Black leadership
This timely exposé of racial inequality in academia highlights Black and Brown women’s resistance to White privilege. Edited by Dr Deborah Gabriel, Founder and Director of Black British Academics, this book is a timely example of the change that has been ocurring, under the radar, in higher education - across teaching, research, professional and community practice
All of us have been profoundly shocked by the events in Minnesota and the wider United States. We know that, as a community, we want to stand together with the black community against the injustices that they continue to face every day. All of us, staff and students alike, need to stand firm against racism and intolerance. Universities need to be beacons for the community, representing all that is best in humanity and standing against its vulgarities
Anyone who knows me has heard this story a thousand times. When I first visited Lincoln as a prospective student, I saw the cathedral and I cried. I knew instantly that this is where I needed to be, this was going to be my home - at least for the next few years.
Dr Sundari Anitha from the School of Social and Political Sciences has co-authored a new book, ‘Striking Women: Struggles and strategies of South Asian women workers from Grunwick to Gate Gourmet’ with economist Ruth Pearson, from the University of Leeds.