Words of Colour presents a Creative Response to COVID19


Words of Colour are hosting a programme of free professional development and creative wellbeing sessions for writers and creatives of colour. Led by individual members of the Words of Colour team on Zoom and IG Live, the virtual sessions will run between 26 May and 10 August, and will cover the following topics:

  • Conscious Isolation
  • A Space to Talk & Be
  • Build Your Profile on Instagram
  • Sustainable Design for Social Impact
  • Finance Clinic for Self Employed Creatives
  • Breathe, Overcome Fear and Nurture Creativity
  • Gain Clarity with Structural Thinking
  • Music, Spirituality and Giving Back
  • Reviewing and Interviewing 101
  • Building Your Digital Presence
  • Reflecting on Covid-19 as Creatives of Colour
  • Smartphone Filmmaking for Beginners

More details will be available soon. To register your interest for any of the sessions, please email info@wordsofcolour.co.uk


New Post and Updates

Loughborough University in London CampusHappy to report that as of 1st September 2015 I will be employed as a Lecturer in Entrepreneurship at the Glendonbrook Centre for Enterprise Development at Loughborough University and primarily based at their new campus in London. I’ll be teaching contemporary entrepreneurship theory and practice to a cohort of MSc students from across a variety of disciplines. I am very excited about this new opportunity and will be looking forward to sharing my experiences with you all.

A few other updates and bits of news:

  • On 7th July 2015 I officially graduated with my PhD!
  • I’ll be participating in the Cambridge Realist Workshop 25th Anniversary as a representative speaker on the topic of the philosophy of gender next month!
  • I’ve just joined the team on a new research project exploring gender and business exit. First read of the transcripts has been fascinating – can’t wait to start doing the analysis!
  • Joy Francis of Digital Women UK and I are organising a conference and workshop for women working in digital and academics studying this area to be held at Nottingham Uni in November. More info here: http://www.digitalwomenuk.co.uk/digital-women-uk-to-tackle-gender-and-digital-entrepreneurship/ You can register your interest now and we will update this page with the conference programme as it is confirmed.
  • I am the appointed Advocate for the Digital Young Entrepreneurs Scheme (YES) event to take place in Manchester, also in November. We have put out a call for participants for PhD students working in the digital economy to come and participate with 36 fully funded places available. Stay up-to-date with us on Twitter at @digiyes.