Professor Crenshaw is a giant in the field of critical race theory and she is probably best well know for coining the term intersectionality. As an academic and lawyer she works at UCLA School of Law and Columbia Law School This presentation that Crenshaw gave at WOW 2016 is a helpful overview of the concept of intersectionality.
Professor Kimberlé Crenshaw, – the academic who coined the term ‘intersectionality’ and co-founder of the African American Policy Forum – gives a keynote on the unique challenges facing women and girls of colour when it comes to the struggle for gender equality, racial justice and wellbeing.
“Crenshaw is one of the founders of the field of critical race theory. While at Harvard Law School, she was one of the founding organizers of the Critical Race Theory Workshop which originated the term.” Read more about Kimberlé Crenshaw.