Leanne Levers

Dr. Leanne Levers is a political scientist and human rights advocate. Having spent her formative years in Jamaica, she set out on a nomadic journey that moved her across the US, Caribbean, and the UK. She completed her doctoral studies that sought to address intersecting issues, such as justice reform, health and development, and gender equality. All of which have been actively reflected in her ongoing work in advocacy and communications. Her first book “Decolonising Restorative Justice: A Case of Policy reform” investigates the intricacies on restorative justice and calls for a contextualised approach to policymaking.
In 2019, Dr. Levers co-founded Dope Black Women, a thriving platform that has effectively fostered support and networking opportunities for Black women worldwide. With a burgeoning following of over 25,000 individuals and a successful weekly podcast, which she co-hosts, the platform continues to serve as a beacon of empowerment and community engagement

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