Race Equality

How Real Allyship Makes a Difference

Welcome to the 69th episode of the Diverse Minds Podcast, and on today’s episode, I talk about how authentic and genuine race allyship can really make a difference in the workplace and why it’s needed. Listen to the episode If you enjoyed this episode, then consider subscribing on Apple podcast, Spotify or wherever you access your podcasts from. In today’s show, I talk about: Why we need to talk about authentic and genuine race allyship. [00:54] About Lloyds Bank ethnicity…

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Still too scared to talk about race?

Still too scared to talk about race?

Welcome to the 68th episode of the Diverse Minds Podcast, and on today’s episode, I talk about how race conversations at work are stalling. I ask the question, are you still too scared to talk about race? If so, then this is the episode for you!  Listen to the show  If you enjoyed this episode, then consider subscribing on Apple podcast, Spotify or wherever you access your podcasts from. In today’s show, I talk about: Why we need to talk…

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Gender-based violence, culture and mental health

Gender-based violence, culture and mental health

Welcome to the 66th episode of the Diverse Minds Podcast. This week we are talking about the 16 Days of Action against gender-based violence. Talking about sexual violence at work can feel like a big taboo subject. However, we do need to have conversations in the workplace. This is to ensure everyone can recognise and support employees who are experience domestic and sexual violence.  To join me in talking about gender-based violence for the 16 Days of Action and more…

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Photo of Leyla Okhai Podcast Host: To BAME or not to BAME

#60 To BAME or not to BAME?    

On today’s episode of the Diverse Minds Podcast, I talk about the term BAME and the ways in which people may self-identify, and how language needs to change.  I decided to talk about this as this has become a topic many people want to engage with and talk about in my online training sessions about race and race equality. Listen to the episode   In today’s show, I talk about: When you first became aware of your race [1.00] Why…

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How Hate Crime Negatively Impacts Mental Health

On today’s episode of the Diverse Minds Podcast, I am going to be talking about how hate crime negatively impacts mental health.  I decided to talk about this topic as the 10th to the 17th of October 2020 is Hate Crime Awareness Week, which also overlaps with the World Mental Health Day on the 10th of October.  I feel it’s important to talk about both of these topics. Especially as it’s Black History Month, the topic of race hate crime…

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