Senior women of colour network

Submit an enquiry about joining the Senior Women of Colour (SWOC) network

We host a select networking space for the sector's most senior women of colour (SWOC) to unite in a safe, supportive and inclusive environment. There are less than 25 women of colour in senior leadership roles in UK universities and this network was set up in the spirit of solidarity and ambition, to be change agents for equity within the sector. The network hosts spotlight sessions on aspects of university management, career development and social events.

The network currently comprises of Provosts, Deputy and Pro Vice-Chancellors, University Registrars, Chief People Officers and HR Directors.  It is co-chaired by Dr Zainab Khan (London Metropolitan University) and Professor Marcia Wilson (Open University).

If you are in a similar role, identify as a woman of colour and are part of your university’s senior executive leadership team, please enquire below.

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