Omisade Burney-Scott


Omisade Burney-Scott is a Black southern 7th generation native North Carolinian feminist, mother and healer. Omisade has spent the better part of the past 25 years of her life focused on the liberation of marginalized people, beginning with her own community through advocacy work, philanthropy, community organizing, and culture work. She is a founding member of SpirtiHouse and serves on the board of the Acorn Center for Restoration and Freedom.

Omisade is the creator/curator of The Black Girls’ Guide to Surviving Menopause, a multimedia project engaged in intergenerational culture and narrative shift work around menopause and again through centering the stories and narratives of Black women, women-identified and gender-expansive people.

Omisade is a 1989 graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, is the proud mom of two sons, and resides in North Carolina.

Books by Omisade Burney-Scott