Happy First Birthday Diverse Minds Podcast

#53 Happy 1st Birthday Diverse Minds Podcast

Today’s episode of the Diverse Minds Podcast is all about celebrating a very happy 1st birthday, a 52 full episodes of the show!  For the first birthday, I share with you the five key things that I have learned over the 52 episodes of the podcast.   Listen to the episode In today’s show, I talk about: Why it took me so long to start a podcast! [1:27] How to find your voice. [02:12] The way in which statistics can help…

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A writer's journey with Mahsuda Snaith

A Writer’s Journey With Mahsuda Snaith

A writer’s journey In today’s episode of the Diverse Minds podcast, we’re carrying on the spirit of South Asian Heritage Month by  breaking stigmas and myths, particularly in relation to South Asian women.  Joining me on the show today is British, South Asian author Mahsuda Snaith. I am lucky to call Mahsuda a good friend and colleague who helps me work out my business blocks!   About my guest Born in Luton to Bangladeshi parents, Mahsuda Snaith is a writer of…

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Why You Need To Stop Stereotyping South Asian Women

Why You Need To Stop Stereotyping South Asian Women

On today’s episode of the Diverse Minds Podcast, I talk about the stereotyping South Asian Women in the UK tend to encounter. The single-story about arranged marriages that are portrayed about us and why it’s SO boring!   I wanted to use this episode, as part of the first South Asian heritage month to talk about this topic. Focussing on cultural awareness and why people pigeonholing us as South Asian women is not a good idea! I provide ideas and tips…

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South Asian History Month

The First South Asian History Month

Celebrating the First South Asian History Month On today’s episode, I talk about South Asian History Month, which has been celebrated for the first time. It’s a month that’s been chosen to mark and celebrate the culture, history and lives of South Asian people in the UK.  The month runs from 18 July to 17 August 2020. The aim is to raise the profile of South Asian History in the UK through education, arts, culture and commemoration. The ultimate goal…

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Culture and Leadership

How culture and leadership combine

On today’s episode, I talk about culture and leadership. I wanted to talk about culture and leadership as I’ve been delivering leadership programmes for Black/Global Majority/ Staff of Colour for several years. So, talking and thinking about culture is a key theme in these programmes.  I also think the Coronavirus pandemic has shone a light on varying different styles of “leadership” based on cultural country frameworks. In many cases hasn’t worked well, or it’s been a game-changer and saved thousands…

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