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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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Episode 61- Black Lives Matter In Your Workplace

BAME Mental Health Part 2 Black Lives Matter and its campaigns against violence and systemic racism towards black people in the wake of the death of George Floyd has created a global social movement. Black lives matter’ doesn’t mean other lives don’t matter. Black lives matter speaks to racism and...

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I Can’t Breathe #Blacklivesmatter

I Can’t Breathe #Blacklivesmatter   For most of us coming out of quarantine with a deep feeling of uncertainty, witnessing a man being brutally arrested and killed by a police officer leaning on his neck, while he whispers ‘I can’t breathe’ was a devastating blow to most of the world....

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Episode 52 – International Women’s Day

Welcome to our International Women's Day 2020 #EachforEqual We are challenging stereotypes to fight bias, broaden perceptions & celebrate women's achievements in MMA. Lexi Rook is a full time MMA fighter, also known as SheRa. She competes with Team England & last year in The European & World Championships. We...

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