Who are your favourite Black bloggers and influencers in the UK?
#BlackLivesMatter has highlighted the need for more visibility, support and amplification of Black and minority influencers across a range of niches and it has prompted conversations about how white influencers can and should support their colleagues.
Watch the Zoom, in which BritMums cofounders Susanna Scott and Jennifer Howze chatted with Tinuke Bernard, a veteran blogger and influencer at CircusMums.com and creator of the UK Black Influencers Directory.
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Tinuke Bernard — Circus Mums
Tinuke is an award-nominated blogger of ten years. She identifies as a Londoner through and through although she is currently living in the twee English countryside. A mother of two daughters, she believes in empowerment, inclusivity, and equality.
Susanna Scott — A Modern Mother
Susanna Scott founded the BritMums social network in 2008 after a career in marketing. She wanted to create a space for parent bloggers to network, and share ideas and opportunities. Together, with her BritMums cofounder Jennifer Howze, she launched the first blogging conference in the UK. She is often quoted as a pioneer in the UK mum blogging space and has been named a top female entrepreneur. She has been featured in The Times, The FT, The Independent, The Guardian, The Sun, Technorati, She, Primo Baby and Red magazine, amongst others. She speaks frequently about blogging, social networking and the BritMums community at industry events. Her blog A Modern Mother ranks in the UK’s top 10 Family Travel Blogs.
Jennifer Howze — Jenography.net
Jennifer Howze is Cofounder and Editorial Director of BritMums and an award-winning journalist who has worked in New York, Paris and London. She has contributed to The Times, The Guardian, The Independent, The Wall Street Journal, Conde Nast magazines, and two books: Frommer’s Secret Hotels of Cornwall and Standing Up to Supernanny. She has appeared on BBC Breakfast, Woman’s Hour and BBC radio as a blogging and parenting expert. She is co-founder of BritMums as well as the UK’s first parent blogging conference. Previously she was Online Lifestyle Editor at The Times and originated its Alpha Mummy blog before launching Jenography.net.