Race Equality

The Messy Myth of Meritocracy

The Messy Myth Of Meritocracy

This episode of the Diverse Minds Podcast was meant to be the birthday episode of the show. However, I couldn’t ignore the A-Level exams scandal in the UK. So, I wanted to talk about the messy myth of meritocracy.  I provide insights on what meritocracy is. Who is considered deserving in the eyes of society. Who deserves what and why they may or may not deserve it. In essence, why it is the messy myth of meritocracy! Listen to the…

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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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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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Visibility with Louise

Visibility with Louise Ndibwirende Goux-Wirth 

Visibility and What it Means In today’s episode of the Diverse Minds podcast, I’m joined by Louise Goux-Wirth to talk about visibility. Louise shares her insights about visibility and being seen at work. We talk about the positive impact of being visible and how it can help your career trajectory. When and how to make yourself more visible, and why it’s important to do so. Louise also talks about when to keep your head down if you’re underrepresented in the…

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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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