GEN Think Space: Intersectionality

  •  15th May 2019 - 16th May 2019
     12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

12.30 on Wednesday 15th May through to 16.00 on Thursday 16th May Newcastle University Business School, 5 Barrack Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4SE

ISBE’s Gender and Enterprise Network (GEN) Special Interest Group is pleased to offer a Think Space on Intersectionality hosted by Newcastle University Business School. Building on the Intersectionality webinar on 10th May, the Think Space will: • Explore the origins of intersectionality • Share recent intersectional research inside and outside of the entrepreneurship field • Provide a space for delegates to identify and surface intersectionality within their own research • Explore the practical implications for conducting intersectional research and its importance to entrepreneurship. Speakers:

Dr Doyin Atewologun, Reader and Director, Gender, Leadership and Inclusion Centre, Cranfield School of Management ‘Applying intersectional thinking : opportunities & challenges’.

Prof Laura Galloway, Professor of Business & Enterprise, Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University “Poverty and enterprise: revisiting social class through the lens of intersectionality”.

Prof Peter Hopkins, Professor of Social Geography and University Dean of Social Justice, School of Geography Politics and Sociology, Newcastle University ‘Intersectionality and place: race, migration and the body’

Dr Angela Martinez Dy, Lecturer in Entrepreneurship, Loughborough University London
‘Intersectionality on the Ground: Learning from the Goldsmith’s Anti-Racism Occupation’

Dr Jenny K Rodriguez, Senior Lecturer in Employment Studies, The University of Manchester
‘The pushback against intersectionality: Reflections on race/gender fatigue’.

Dr Cynthia Forson, Reader and Deputy Provost, Lancaster University
‘Women, Enterprise and Intersectionality: A Sub-Saharan African Perspective’


Doctoral students and Early Career Researchers are invited to submit a poster presentation based on their developing intersectional work. There will be opportunity for informal discussion and feedback during the ‘Think Space’. Please email your posters to by 6th May 2019.


The cost of the event includes attendance for both days including hospitality for both days (lunch and refreshments) and an evening meal on Wednesday 15th May.

• Doctoral Students £65
• Early Career Researchers £85
• ISBE Members £100
• Non ISBE Members £120
NB: Accommodation, breakfast and additional drinks at the dinner are at delegates own expense. If you would like assistance sourcing accommodation please visit


Venue Website:

Newcastle University Business School, 5 Barrack Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 4SE, United Kingdom

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