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 for diversity strategy, leading in coaching diverse talent across law firms.
Today we are sharing her narrative in the law industry, as a mixed race woman to celebrate diversity and support other black women leading & winning.
1.25 – The perception of black women in law
2.51 – Strong, independent & black stereotypical
4.10 – Over confidence vs identity
6.22 – Forging meaningful relationships
8.40 – Validation being seen & heard
11.14 – Coaching & mentoring support
14.05 – Collective advancement vs celebrating difference
17.35- Transparency at all levels of the organisation
19.35 – The belonging & value culture to improve mental health
If you would like to support your employees to increase awareness of Race & Mental Health download our Race & Mental Health Toolkit