Database of WOC in ELT

The main purpose of creating this database is to connect Women of Color in ELT to each other.

If you identify as a Woman of Color in ELT and you would like to add your name to this database, please fill out this form: http://bit.ly/WOCinELTForm

This database is in alphabetical order.

All the Women of Color on this list were contacted to gain permission to add their names here or they added their names by filling out the above-mentioned form.

Note (added on 2019/11/01): You have the right to remove yourself from this database at any time, for any reason, with or without explanation. Please contact us and let us know.


Name Research
Teaching
Area(s)
Email Twitter
&
Webpage
Abas,
Suriati


University Professor
Research Areas:
New Literacies,
Multimodality & Linguistic Landscapes
Teaching Areas:
Literacy Theory,
Methods of Teaching Language Arts,
Children’s Literature & Linguistic Landscapes
suriatiab @ gmail.com
@suriati_abas

Webpage:
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here
Acebedo,
Joana

Marie

ESL
Teacher
Teaching English to Young Learners

enie.acebedo @ gmail.com

Akbar,
Farah


Teacher,
Curriculum
Developer,
Researcher
Adult ESL/EFL,
CALL,
Feedback
farahs.akbar @
gmail.com

@farsakbar
Alharbi,
Lama


PhD Candidate
Critical Race Theories,
Culturally Sensitive Pedagogies,
Educational Linguistics
laa2187 @ tc.columbia.edu @LamaAbdullah6
Alves,
Leticia


Teacher
Business English
teacherleticia.elt @ gmail.com
Amani,
Behnaz


University
Instructor,
IB Teacher
English Language & Literature

amani_behnaz @ hotmail.com



@BehnazAmani
Amir,
Alia


Associate
Professor
Applied Linguistics,
Sociolinguistics,
Teaching of English
aliawahahat @
gmail.com
@aliawhs
Ata,
Eda

English
Instructor
Academic Writing,
Adult Education
ataedaa @
gmail.com
@edanebulon
Bali,
Maha

University
Associate
Professor 
Critical Thinking,
Critical Pedagogy,
Openness in Education,
Intercultural Learning,
Educational Technology
bali @
aucegypt.edu

@Bali_Maha

Webpage:
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here
Bidari,
Samikshya


English
Teacher
English through Science for Young Learners,
ESP,
CLIL
Narahara1581
@ gmail.com
Bilici,
Harika


Material
Designer,
University
Instructor
The Use of Psychology,
Neuroscience,
Cognitive Science in Behaviour Change,
Psychology of Health & Happiness
hbbkcu
@ gmail.com

Webpage:
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here
Carrico,
Lorri


University Professor
ESL,
Advanced Writing,
Creative Writing,
Applied Linguistics
lorric @ email.
arizona.edu
@lourdescuracao
Cintron,
Jade


Teacher,
Trainer,
Manager,
& Advocate
ESL through theatre & movement,
Cultural awareness & sensitivity through
theatre & language education,
MeToo & EDI in the ELT Classroom
misserikajade
@ gmail.com
@erijade

Webpage:
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here
Damji,
Taslim


Intercultural
Consultant,
EAL Instructor

Intercultural & Racial Awareness,
Intersectionality,
Inclusion,
Equity,
Truth & Reconciliation

taslimdamji
@ gmail.com

@DamjiTaslim
Delancer,
Ercilia


College
Professor
EFL ercilia.delancer
@ gmail.com

Elwakil,
Amira


ESOL Teacher
Participatory Pedagogy,
Gender,
Critical Race Theory,
Paulo Freire,
Sociolinguistics,
ESOL
amira @ efalondon.org@amelwakil
Farag,
Sally


Teaching Assistant
Education sallyabdelaziz @ aucegypt.edu

@sallyfabdelaziz
Fujimoto,
Donna


University
Professor 
Intercultural Education,
Conversation Analysis,
Pragmatics

fujimotodonna
@ gmail.com
Fulton,
Dara


ESL Teacher
Conversational
English,
Confidence, Tips & Motivation to Speak English
daraeslnow
@ gmail.com

@Applied_ESL

Webpage:
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here
García Morales,
Norma Patricia

Teacher
Diversity in ELT,
Gender & Postcolonial Studies
norma.enallt @ gmail.com
@Such__is__life
Gomez-Galvez,
Ceci


Teacher
English Language Learning to Multilinguals
in EMI (English as Medium of Instruction) International Schools
cecigomez @ gmail.com
&
cgomezgalvez @ ssis.edu.vn
@cecigomez_g

Webpage:
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here
Gong Liu,
Amy


Teacher
Urban Ethnography & Ed. Equity,
Linguistic + Cultural Translation &
Resilience in Bicultural Adolescents
liu.amy.g @
gmail.com
@amygongliu 
Ghazal,
Sadeqa


University
Assistant
Professor
Speaking,
Learner Autonomy,
Exploratory Action Research,
Classroom-based Action Research,
Extensive Reading,
Psychology of Language Learning,
Gender in ELT
sghazal @
gmail.com
@sadeqaghazal
Gupta,
Sonika


English
Teacher
English & Psychology,
Exploratory Action Research,
English as Second Language,
Cognition & Learning
sonikagupta85
@ gmail.com

Ha,
Farrah

Assistant
Language
Teacher
Assistant Language Teachers in Japan,
High School English Education,
Immigration in Japan,
Nikkei/Sansei Communities

farrahhas
@ gmail.com
Haque,
Eve


University
Professor
Language,
Policy,
Race
evehaque
@gmail.com

Haye-Matsui,
Avril


University Instructor
Gender,
Community Activism,
Cultural Diversity in Japan,
Women of African Descent & their Experiences in ELT in Japan
hayeavril @ gmail.com
James Njau,
Catherine


English
Teacher
English &
Life Skill
&
Mensuration
Hygienic
catherine
njau10@
gmail.com

Webpage:
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here
Kassim,
Samar


Lecturer
EFL,
Intercultural Communication,
Media Literacy
samark777
@ gmail.com

Kemp-Jackson,
Debbie


Community College Professor
Adult ESL in an Intensive Programkempjackson @ gmail.com
@weedidy65
Khabbar,
Sanaa


University Language Teacher
EAP,
Language Identity,
Religious Identity,
National Identity,
Immigrant Integration
sanaa.ucc @ gmail.com
@KhabbarSanaa
Kiran,
Deepa


ELT Storyteller Integrated with Arts;
Teacher Trainer;
Materials & Programs developer;
Founder of Story Arts Foundation
Pedagogical Possibilities
of Employing Oral Storytelling & Story Arts esp in Multilingual, Multicultural,
& Challenging Contexts (such as rural India)
& the Impact of this on the Development
of Learner & Teacher
Proficiency
over2deepakiran @ gmail.com@over2deepakiran

Webpage:
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Khalilian,
Marzie


English
Teacher
of Young
Learners
Media Studies,
Gender Studies,
Cultural Studies
Marziekhalilian
@ gmail.com
Kim,
Margaret


University
Associate
Professor,
Coordinator
of English
Education
& International Liason
Intercultural Training,
Gender Issues,
Presentation Skills

mckinjp @
gmail.com

Lochsm,
Mandeep


Teacher
Materials
Writer
EFL mandeeplocham
@ gmail.com

@mandeeplocham
Lucovich,
Dawn


University Professor,
Academic Service Organization Officer
Sociolinguistics,
Applied Linguistics,
English as a Medium of Instruction,
English for Academic Purposes, Assessment,
Vocabulary,
Linguistic Landscapes
JALT.Lucovich
@ gmail.com
@nagano_l
McCoy,
N’Dyah


Teacher
Multilingualism,
Anti-Blackness
ndyah.mccoy @ gmail.com
@conamor_indee
McGee,
Tamara


Coach,
Trainer,
Materials
Writer,
Speaker,
Author
Academic English (Writing &
Presentations),
Academic Editing,
Business Communication,
International & Intercultural Consultant
tamara
@ trmenglish.com

@TamaraRMcGee

Webpage:
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here
Mehran,
Parisa


English
Instructor
CALL,
Social Justice &
Equity Studies in
Education
mehran.parisa
@ lab.ime.
cmc.
osaka-u.ac.jp
Mohamed,
Naashia

Senior Lecturer at University
TESOL,
Bilingual Education,
Teacher Education
naashia.mohamed @ gmail.com
@Naashia_M
Mohamed,
Jameela


Director of
Studies
BAME in
Leadership
j.k.mohamed87
@ gmail.com

@JamMohamed87
Mookerjee,
Rita


Professor
Iowa State U
Women’s & Gender Studies,
Women’s Literature,
Queer Theory,
Critical Race Theory
rmookerj @ iastate.edu
@RitaMookerjee

Webpage:
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here
Namouz,
Rana

Teacher &
Pedagogical
Advisor
EFL & Technology

Rana.Namuz
@ gma.com

@RanaNamouz
Padmini,
Boruah


University
Professor
Teacher
Education,
Pedagogy,
Multicultural
Education
padminiboruah
@ gmail.com

@padboruah
Palawat,
Shilpa


Teacher
K-12shilpapalawat @ gmail.com@palawatshilpa
Palathra,
Elizabeth


Primary School Teacher
PSHE,
English Language Arts,
Maths, Science, History,
Inquiry Based learning
epalathra @ gmail.com
@lizlaoshi
Patriann Smith

University Professor
Black Immigrant Literacies,
Transraciolinguistics,
Englishes,
Transcultural Teacher Education,
International Literacy Assessment (i.e., PISA),
Verbal Reports for “English Learners” (i.e., Think-alouds/Cognitive Interviewing)
psmith4 @ usf.edu
@PatriannSmith

Webpage:
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here
Peart-Brown,
Dionn


Instructional Coaching,
Curriculum Development,
& Professional Learning
Instructional Coaching,
Global Education,
Humanizing Professional Learning,
Global Majority Education,
Content Creation for Classrooms & Training
db4251 @ nyu.edu@DionnBrown
Poblet,
Inés


Teacher
Decolonization of English Language Teaching & Learning,
Sociolinguistics,
Culturally Responsive Pedagogy,
Open Education Resource Building & Sharing
inescristinapoblet @ gmail.com
@PobletInes
Polk,
Laura


ESOL Instructor,
Tutor
English for Academic Purposes,
Adult Education US Civics & Culture,
Graduate School Writing & Research,
Cultural Studies
laura.e.polk @ gmail.com@l_e_polk
Rebolledo,
Paula


Teacher Educator
Teacher Research,
Professional Development,
Methodology
prebolledoc @ gmail.com
@prebolledoc
Reed Marshall,
Tanji


(work in non-profit organization)
Literacy,
Crit Literacy
treedmarshallphd @ gmail.com@Remarsh76
Refai,
Sara


English Teacher
International Education (research),
English Literature & ELA (teaching)
sararefai @ gmail.com
@hummos4life


Webpage:
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here
Rodrigues,
Sanchia


Teacher
English as a Foreign Language,
CLIL
sanchiarodrigues @ hotmail.com @sanchiadanielle

Webpage:
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here
Rowls,
Beverly

Retired
University
Instructor
IEL Writing
& Reading,
ESL instruction
Saleh,
Muna


University
Assistant
Professor
Social Studies Education,
Muslim Motherhood,
Disability Studies,
Curriculum Studies/Inquiry
muna.saleh
@ concordia
.ab.ca

@DrMunaSaleh

Webpage:
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here
Salehi,
Hosna


English
Teacher
Language Teaching & Educational Technologies, IELTShosna.salehi
@ gmail.com
@salehihosna
Samia

University Instructor
ESP (Cancer Therapeutics) samiahkhan @ outlook.com
Singh,
Shaivya

University
Faculty
Language
&
Linguistics
s.shaivya
@ gmail.com

@shaivya_s
Sri,
Vidya

English
Teacher
Sociolinguistics
with the focus on
Race, Accents,
& LGBTQ+
vidya.sri
@ live.com
@VidyaXS
Tejada,
Dianna


Socratic
Seminar
HS ELA/
Special Education

dianna.
tejada18
@ gmail.com

@Mx_Tejada
Tzouri,
Efi


English
Teacher
Multimodality,
Social Issues
etzouri
@ gmail.com

@efitzouri
Unlu,
Varinder

Teacher
Trainer,
Materials
Writer,
Conference
Speaker 
Inclusionvrunlu67
@ gmail.com
@vrunlu1
Valentine,
Lydia


Teacher,
Curriculum Writer
Poetry,
Literary Analysis,
Analytical Writing,
Creative Writing,
Research
lydia @ lyderaryink.com
@lyderaryink

Webpage:
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here
Valies,
Kinsella


University
Lecturer
EFL, TBLTkicvalies1 @
gmail.com
Wang,
Shuling


Teacher
&
Researcher
Teach English
&
Research the Oppression of
Women Teachers of Color in China
sw895 @ cam.ac.uk
Wang,
Yilin


Teacher
&
Tutor
High School & Adult ESL/EFL,
English Language & Literature,
Academic Writing,
Creative Writing,
Literary Translation
yilinw @ gmail.com
@yilinwriter

Webpage:
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here
Yamazaki,
Kasumi


University
Associate 
Professor
CALL,
Japanese Language Pedagogy,
ESL Pedagogy
kasumi.
yamazaki
@ utoledo.edu
@KasumiYamazaki

Webpage:
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here