DescriptionMarcia Reid Fotheringham JP, DL, was born in London and moved to the USA as a child, where she was raised and educated. In 1997 Marcia moved to Cumbria, where she worked as an NHS psychologist and family therapist for 10 years. And in 2001, Marcia became a Justice of the Peace. As a magistrate, Marcia sat in the Adult Courts (crime) and Family Court Panels. From 2019 - 20, Marcia became the first black High Sheriff of Cumbria.
Marcia is a strong advocate of racial equity and equality principles and is the Co-chair of the Cumbria Race Equality Network.
In this talk, Marcia covered the importance of Black History Month, the importance of equity, and share her experiences of being a black woman who has lived on both sides of the Atlantic.
This talk was part of a wider cultural programme organised by the University of Dundee in support of our Bronze Race Equality Chartermark.
|Period||25 Oct 2022|
|Event title||Black History Month 2022|
|Location||Dundee, United KingdomShow on map|
|Degree of Recognition||Local|
- Black History
- Black History Month
- race equity
- race equality
- female rolemodels
This activity contributes to the following UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
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Activity: Other activity types › Public engagement and outreach - public lecture/debate/seminar