Maxine Thomas-Asante

Senior Social Justice Consultant

Maxine is a public speaker and Senior Social Justice Consultant at Ten Years’ Time. Maxine has spoken for: the European Network on Anti-Racism, Westminster Briefing, and Universities UK, among others. She has also contributed to a Guardian article on anti-racism in Higher Education.

Her work in Black liberation and anti-racism has led to Maxine being recognised as a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts in 2021. Her work using the arts as a tool to empower the local community led to her being awarded a Diana Award in 2013.

Maxine has a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from SOAS and won the Titmuss Prize for Best Performance in International Social and Public Policy (MSc) from the London School of Economics (2021). Her prize-winning Master’s dissertation asked ‘To What Extent Can the Equality Act 2010 Be Considered A “Radical” Act, Contributing to Black Liberation and Recognition in Britain?’

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