Kimberlé W. Crenshaw

Kimberlé Crenshaw is the cofounder and Executive Director of the African American Policy Forum, host of the podcast Intersectionality Matters!, moderator of the webinar series Under The Blacklight, and Professor of Law at UCLA and Columbia Law School. She is popularly known for her development of “intersectionality,” “Critical Race Theory,” and the #SayHerName campaign. Crenshaw is a leading authority on Civil Rights, Black feminist legal theory, and race, racism and the law. She is the most cited female legal scholar in the history of the law, and was named one of the ten most important thinkers in the world by Prospect Magazine in 2019.

Source: Columbia Law School, September 2020