Our Mission

The Intersectionality Network offers bespoke workshops and audits on intersectionality, inclusion, diversity, and accessibility. Our dedication to creating a positive influence drives our services. Our primary objective is to increase awareness of intersectionality and broaden inclusion opportunities, all with the goal of establishing a more inclusive society for all.

Chief Executive Officer

Melanie Hibbert

Melanie is the founder of The Intersectionality Network, she holds a BA Hons and PG Cert in Disability Studies amongst other qualifications and has remained committed to the area of intersectionality for the past 17 years.

Melanie provides bespoke workshops, and accessibility auditing, to assist higher education institutions, companies, and organisations, no matter where one might be on their journey in creating/increasing inclusion, diversity or EDI, etc.

Melanie works tirelessly to increase inclusion opportunities for people with intersecting identities and lived experiences, bringing awareness of intersectionality, how identities and experiences intersect simultaneously, and the impact of intersectional discrimination, across all areas of society.

Melanie's work is not limited to the United Kingdom, in 2017, Melanie was awarded an 'equality advocacy award’, conferred by the prestigious Trinity College Dublin, in the Republic of Ireland.

Melanie's commitment to the area of intersectionality, inclusion, disability, race and diversity etc.

Melanie is also a person who happens to have been given a late diagnosis of dyslexia and Asperger’s, she is also a mother, and carer and has disabled children.

“There is no thing as a single-issue struggle because we do not live single-issue lives.”- Audre Lorde.

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