Recent Speaking Engagements



Singleness for religious women

Drawing on her PhD research, this session introduced participants to important concepts for understanding how the single women grapple with the experience of being single.

London, September 2017  


Dancing to God’s music and singing to clapping trees

Illuminating the connections between leadership, marginalisation and patriarchy as an aspect of women's leadership work.

De Vere Hotel, Bedfordshire, October 2017



Take it back!

Investigating the power of words as an important resource to override pathological and routine responses that boys and particularly Black British boys encounter.

Parenting Conference,  Hyland House Educational Centre, May 2017


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When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.
— Audre Lorde