What You can do for University Mental Health Day with Rosie Tressler

What You Can Do For University Mental Health Day

Welcome to the 27th episode of the Diverse Minds Podcast. Today we’re talking about University Mental Health Day. I’m delighted to be joined by Rosie Tressler, the CEO of Student Minds.  If you enjoyed this episode, then consider subscribing on Apple podcast, Spotify or wherever you access your podcasts from.  About my guest Rosie Tressler is the CEO of Student Minds, the UK’s dedicated student mental health charity. Student Minds develops innovative approaches to support mentally healthy university communities. Student…

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Inclusive Leadership is a journey not a final destination

This week I presented at the TetraMap® UK Development Day on inclusive leadership. The presentation followed-on from a paper I co-authored with Anne Clews, Head of Performance Learning at Curium Solutions, entitled Empowering Inclusive Leaders for a Diverse World. In the last five years there has been significant discussion on the topic of Inclusive Leadership. Bothwick and Sweeney’s book Inclusive Leadership published October 2016 followed by Frost and Alidina’s book published this month entitled Building an Inclusive Organisation  shows the…

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Purple Light UP for IDPD

Eliminating Disability Discrimination: Celebrating Disabled People through The Big Purple Light-Up

Eliminating Disability Discrimination On 3rd December 2018 International Day of People with Disabilities (IDPD) was celebrated. IDPD was established by the UN in 1992 to recognise the contribution of disabled people. The theme for this year’s IDPD was “Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality”. Workplaces have a key part to play in removing barriers and enabling equal participation for disabled staff to thrive. It goes beyond being complaint with the law, to actively creating positive systems.  Disability…

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Calibre Leadership Programme

The Calibre Leadership programme has been specifically designed to address the workplace issues that, both, disabled staff and their organisations face. Run for five years, more than 10 organisations ranging from numerous universities, the NHS, CQC and also Sport England have participated in the programme. Calibre has proven track record of successfully turning disabled staff into real assets for their organisations and this boosts disability confidence across all levels of staff and management. If you are really serious about building…

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