Monique Baptiste-Brown is arts marketer, academic and researcher. She has worked extensively in the arts for over a decade with an emphasis on audience development and working with communities. She has led campaigns such as the Broadway musical Fela! at the National Theatre, West End productions as well as fringe theatre, co-curated and produced #BCAFilmFest promoting the archives of Black British film and the opening of the Black Cultural Archives – the UK’s first Black heritage centre. Her research spans across investigating cultural policy to the British education system. She is currently the Head of Audience Development at Ovalhouse and part of the Black Womxn In Theatre (link:https://www.blackwomxnintheatre.com/) collective.