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Lavinya Stennett - A Black Outstanding Talent Creating Hope for the Black History.

Updated: Feb 18, 2022

Layina Stennett, Founder, The Black Curriculum

It's Black History Month!

Even though Black History should be celebrated everyday duh!

Throughout the month of February, we will be celebrating black talents that have been really impactful in supporting the growth of the black community.

This week, we will be bringing to light a Black historian, writer, founder and CEO of The Black Curriculum ; Lavinya Stennett!

In 2019, at just 23 years old, Lavinya Stennett began her social enterprise with the overarching aim of making it mandatory to teach Black histories in schools, because, as she explains, it can help “instil a sense of identity” and “challenge systemic issues.”

Lavinya earned a scholarship to study in Aotearoa. Whilst studying the