Kimberlé W. Crenshaw

Kimberlé Crenshaw is the co-founder and executive director of the African American Policy Forum, the host of the podcast Intersectionality Matters!, the moderator of the webinar series Under the Blacklight, and a 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; she is a leading authority on civil rights, Black feminist legal theory, race, racism, and the law. In early 2021, Crenshaw received the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of American Law Schools.