Reflections on the under-representation of Black women and women of color in leadership in higher education

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talkResearch


Talk delivered as part of the panel discussion on "Addressing Strategies to Break Gender Bias in Academic Leadership". This panel took place in "Women in Higher Education Leadership: Barriers and challenges post-covid", an event organized as part of a British Council-funded AURORA project that brings together three international partners: Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU), University of South Africa (UniSA) and, Lagos State University in Nigeria (LASU) and aims to examine the barriers and challenges of women academics who aspire to and undertake leadership positions in higher education in Nigeria, South Africa and the UK.
Period24 Jan 2024
Event titleWomen in Higher Education Leadership: Barriers and Challenges Post-Covid
Event typeWorkshop
LocationLiverpool, United KingdomShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • women
  • gender inequality
  • intersectionality
  • women of colour
  • Black women
  • higher education
  • underrepresentation
  • leadership

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Work and Equalities Institute
  • Global inequalities