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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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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Windrush Day with Patrick Vernon

Windrush Day with Patrick Vernon

In today’s episode of the Diverse Minds podcast, I’m joined by Dr Patrick Vernon to talk about Windrush Day.  The first-ever Windrush Day was celebrated in 2018 on the 22nd of June. It is a special day to remember the first generation of people from the Caribbean, who came over to the UK by invitation to help rebuild Britain after World War Two.  One of the ships was called Empire Windrush, with over 500 passengers from the Caribbean. It arrived…

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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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