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Venus E. Evans-Winters The Ohio State Univeristy, USA

Venus Evans-Winters is a research and policy scholar, former professor of education, and Senior Researcher at the African American Policy Forum. She is a licensed clinical social worker and psychotherapist in private practice. Her research interests are educational policy analysis, racial trauma inside and outside of schools, and Black girls’ and women’s psychosocial development across the African diaspora. Dr. Evans-Winters is the author of Black Feminism in Qualitative Inquiry: A Mosaic for Writing Our Daughter’s Body and Teaching Black Girls: Resilience in Urban Schools. She is co-editor of the books Black Feminism in Education: Black Women Speak Up, Back, & Out, Celebrating Twenty Years of Black Girlhood: The Lauryn Hill Reader, and (Re)Teaching Trayvon: Education for Racial Justice and Human Freedom. She is also the author of numerous academic journal articles and book chapters. She is also the Executive Director of Planet Venus Institute.