Portraits of black women professors are being exhibited to honour their presence and achievements working in British academia.
Republished from BBC News
The exhibition, Phenomenal Women: Portraits of UK Black Female Professors, features portraits of 40 professors across a broad range of subjects including law, medicine, creative writing and sociology.
Funmi Olonisakin is Vice-President and Vice-Principal International and Professor of Security, Leadership and Development at King's College London. She founded the African Leadership Centre, which aims to build the next generation of African peace, security and development scholars. Previously she worked in the Office of the UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict.
The portraits will be on display from March 18 until the end of the month, at London's City Hall.