We're excited to welcome Nels Abbey, the author of the highly anticipated, Think Like A White Man, to Black Cultural Archives. Nels will be in conversation with Dr Nicola Rollock, an academic, consultant and public speaker specialising in racial justice in education and the workplace.
A self-help book with a massive difference, Think Like A White Man is the first of its kind. By cleverly combining wit with wisdom and funny with fact, it highlights the daily battles black people face both the corporate world and the rest of the world. The book exposes the prejudices of the modern workplace and shares the survival techniques required if you want to play the game (and potentially) win against the master of the universe: the mediocre White Man
Writer Nels Abbey pens the unpopular opinions and unwelcome advice of the (fictional) distinguished Professor of White People Studies, Dr Boulé Whytelaw III, in this telling tale and brilliantly funny book.
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Nels Abbey is a British-Nigerian writer, who was inspired to write Think Like A White Man by his direct experience of trying to build a career in white-dominated areas – first in finance and later in the media. This is his first book.
Dr Nicola Rollock
Dr Nicola Rollock is an academic, consultant and public speaker specialising in racial justice in education and the workplace. She is a member of the Wellcome Trust’s Diversity & Inclusion Steering Group, part of the British Science Association’s Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Group and a Patron of AdvanceHE’s Race Equality Charter which aims to improve the experiences and progression of students and faculty of colour.
Her most recent research examines the career experiences and strategies of UK Black female Professors, the findings of which were widely covered in the press including WonkHE, The Guardian, Stylist magazine and British Vogue.