In this episode, Gertrude Acheampong talks to Frederica Brooksworth about decolonising fashion in African Higher Education. They discuss Frederica’s work, approaching colonial legacies in the fashion industry, and her new book Fashion Marketing in Emerging Economies. FURTHER RESOURCES: Council for International African Fashion Education (CIAFE) EPISODE NOTES: Frederica Brooksworth (she/her) is a British-Ghanaian academic, researcher, EdD scholar, strategist, author, and editor. She is the Executive Director of the Council for International African Fashion Education (CIAFE), the Regional Editor (Africa) for the Bloomsbury Fashion Business Cases, and the Director of IA Connect at Industrie Africa. She has taught at numerous universities and is the co-editor of the multi-volume Fashion Marketing in Emerging Economies (2023). Gertrude Acheampong (she/her) is one of the University of Hertfordshire’s Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic Student Advocates.
Diversifying and Decolonising the University: Episode 6, Fashion in African Higher Education