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Why Diverse Women Feel Loneliest At Work?

People from racially diverse backgrounds often experience loneliness symptoms, triggered by being passed over for a promotion or payrise. In the Cigna  loneliness at work survey, 30% of black workers said they felt abandoned by co-workers when under pressure at work. Loneliness often happens more frequently the more senior you become, with...

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5 Ways Diverse Women Can Amplify Their Voices

Queens why hard work isn't enough? Hard work alone is never enough to take you all the way to the top! Some of us have worked for companies for years and have never got a look in when it comes to progression UK author, Kate Lister Tweeted: “How old were you when...

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Episode 87 – Why getting my name right matters?

Episode 87 - Why getting my name right matters? We explore what is in a name and why it is important to get a name right? 4 Tips to stop you mispronouncing a name & how to recover if you do 0.49 - Why getting my name right is important...

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Black Female Founder – This is Me!

I am good enough I am fearless I am confident Let me break it down   I am a Black British born female. Living in London with Jamaican heritage. Yes, both my parents are black!! (this is a regular question, I am asked for real)!! I first trained as a therapist...

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Episode 81 – Becoming a Cheerleader

Black Women Leading & Winning Series 5 Michaela Jeffrey Morrison, Chief Executive Officer, Ascend Global Media. Founder of the Women in Technology World Series, a cutting-edge digital platform and conference portfolio dedicated to diversity and inclusion. She has directed numerous high profile conferences in Europe and The USA to promote...

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Establishing Safe Spaces

Establishing safe spaces In response to last year’s global protests for racial justice, employers started to emphasise their commitment to Diversity & Inclusion more in the workplace. The initial response by many corporates was to establish a place for safety for black and brown employees to share experiences of grief...

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Amplifying Diverse Voices During Mental Health Awareness Week

Amplifying Diverse Voices During Mental Health Awareness Week It was both sad and disappointing the recent Race Equalities finding from the government’s handpicked educationalist, Tony Sewell claiming that Britain was not an institutionally racist country and failed to recognise institutional racism. I wonder what the mother of Stephen Lawrence would...

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Microaggressions – Why They Matter? 

What exactly is a microaggression? The term microaggression describes an experience of verbal or behavioural humiliation to communicate hostile, derogatory or negative attitudes towards stigmatised or culturally marginalised groups. Microaggressions are often discussed in relation to race, yet anyone in a marginalised group can be a victim of a microaggression,...

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Episode 73 – Black Women Leading & Winning

Part 1 Lawyers Vanessa Chikaka is passionate about coaching & consulting diverse talent. Founder of Felix Diversity Talent Development with a wealth of experience in the legal space.  During her legal career she worked for two prestigious US law firms in the city and is one of our preferred partners...

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Racial Trauma – Why Race Matters In Mental Health?

The Road Towards Race EqualityLast week was Race Equality Week for 2021 and the events of the past year, including the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement and the disproportionate effect of Covid-19 makes issues surrounding race inequality, still more relevant than ever.Workplaces reconsidered their policies around diversity and...

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