A mixed-race educator’s view of race, identity, and the everyday work of being Black

In this mini-series, writer Laurie O’Garro talks to inspiring, marginalized women about the everyday hurdles they face. She reveals how they overcome them, and their aspirations for a more inclusive future.


Grace Francis is the founder of DramEd, an education company that uses performing arts to explore the early years and primary school curriculum. She was born in London to an African-Caribbean mother and an English father.