BSc., MSc., MA., PhD
Dr Jenny Douglas is Senior Lecturer in Health Promotion in the Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies at the Open University. She has a PhD in Women's Studies. Dr Douglas is an honorary member of the Faculty of Public Health and is a director of the UK Public Health Register. She established and chairs the Black Women's Health and Wellbeing Research Network. Her research and activism focuses on intersectionality – exploring how ‘race’, class and gender affect particular aspects of African - Caribbean women’s health. Dr Douglas is a Plumer Visiting Research Fellow at St Anne’s College, University of Oxford.
10:10 AM – 10:45 AM | The Politics of Black women’s mental health and wellbeing in the UK: Black women campaigning and agitating for change in mental health services
"Thank you for organizing a wonderful conference. Fantastic women doing fantastic work. It was both heart warming and inspiring"
"Finding my own voice has taken time and being in the presence of such empowering role models, has and will have a positive impact on my personal growth"
"It was an amazing event and so professionally conducted via online. I felt in the room with all of the speakers"
"A breath of fresh air to listen to other Black women speak so openly about their experience. It resonated on so many levels and there was strength in that shared experience"
"Thank you to everyone who helped put the event together and for the speakers. It was truly a blessing"
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