Our Mission

In 2016, the Intersectionality Network was established with the aim of raising awareness and fostering inclusivity amongst both employees and service users. Its mission is to increase opportunities for marginalised individuals and highlight the significance of intersectionality in creating a more inclusive and fair society.

Melanie Hibbert


Melanie is the founder of The Intersectionality Network, is a diverse supplier who 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 18 years.

Melanie provides and creates bespoke workshops, and inclusion consultations, to assist higher education institutions, companies, and organisations, no matter where one might be on their journey in inclusion and 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 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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