This is the first of 4, in conversation with, from women with aspirations to become the first Black, female astronaut in the UK to media trailblazers, artists and activists. Four women from across Rotherham communities meet the women giving them hope in these strange and uncertain times. Langa, Sile, Sabine and Neema are all women from Rotherham with African heritage making their own mark in the town and the wider world. Join them as they discuss hope, health and happiness with some of the UK’s leading Black women artists, scientists and community leaders from across the Women of the World network
Rianna, Project Myopia
Fighting Back While Black: The Relationship Between Racialised Resistance and Well-Being - in 'Doing Equity and Diversity for Success in Higher Education'
To my family’s great surprise and dismay, a career in the British university system is not often a lucrative or successful one, especially for a Black woman. It did not take long for this to become evident to me. A brief look at my undergraduate cohort and the PhD researchers, staff and senior academics around me revealed vanishingly small numbers of Black scholars, let alone Black female scholars.
For the first instalment of this brand new arts and culture show on No Signal, host JN Benjamin (@reviewsandtings) is joined by guest contributors Rianna Walcott, Shanaé Chisholm and Tobi Kyeremateng to review a selection of this month's cultural offerings.
Social Power and Mental Health Conference at Cambridge University
Student doctor Ivan Beckley talks about the systemic bias in healthcare that he's witnessed during his education.
After an intriguing start, we welcome Professor Frank Keating, a Professor of Social Work and Mental Health in the Department of Social Work at Royal Holloway University of London, and Rianna Walcott, a LAHP-funded PhD candidate at Kings College London and co-editor of an anthology about BAME mental health, The Colour of Madness. We also welcome Jacob Diggle, Head of Strategy & Insight from the charity Mind to provide a response from their organisation to what is said.
Delivered on 25 Nov 2020 at the BPPA Annual Graduate Conference organised online by The University of Manchester in association with the Manchester Chapter of Minorities and Philosophy.
We asked a cross-section of our collaborators and community: What does it mean to be human, now? In these short films 11 contributors respond to the question, generously sharing their personal experiences of life and work during the Covid-19 pandemic.