Scholar-activist || Creative Educator || Consultant || QUEEN

Dr. April-Louise Pennant

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uses her work to awaken, empower & liberate.

Scholar-activist || 

 

April-Louise possesses a first-class undergraduate degree in Sociology with a year abroad & completed an ESRC-funded Masters & PhD in Social Research & Education respectively. As a published writer & accomplished speaker, her work offers alternative narratives, centring the experiences & journeys of Black women & girls.

 

Creative Educator || 

 

April-Louise strongly believes in the transformative power of education & how knowledge can open minds & change lives for the better. She sees being an educator as part of her purpose & employs various forms such as visual, audio & writing to connect, engage, educate & inspire in order to ultimately awaken, empower & liberate.

 

Consultant || 

 

April-Louise has wide-ranging experience using her expertise & innovative methods to collaborate with individuals & organisations to assist in transforming internal cultures, problem solving & strengthening their activities.  The community remains at the heart of all that she does & she makes it her mission to stay up-to-date about what is happening at the grassroots level to inform her consulting practice & to authentically represent the community's voices, needs & desires within her work. 

 

QUEEN ||

April-Louise is fiercely unapologetic & fearless, always remaining true to herself. She is a Black girl/woman advocate who proudly cherishes her own Black womanhood and femininity, radiating love, light, laughter, knowledge & positivity. As a blessed woman of God, she is divinely protected at all times & surrounded by her ancestors who strengthen her as she flows heavily in her purpose. 

 Photo Credit: Olivia Ema 

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Book Review- Migration Narratives: Diverging Stories in Schools, Churches, and Civic Institutions

May 2022

March 2022

Who’s checkin’ for Black girls & women in the “pandemic within a pandemic”? COVID-19, Black Lives Matter & educational implications

March 2022

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Running Against the Wind: Report on Black Lives Matter & staff experiences of race, gender & intersectionality in the Welsh Government

March 2021

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