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Dr Annabel Sowemimo talking about people of colour, sex and mental health

People of colour, sex and mental health

We are approaching Valentine’s Day, where the focus is commercial love. This can be too much. So, today’s podcast is all about exploring people of colour, sex and mental health.  I couldn’t talk about this on my own, because I am not an expert. I am delighted to be joined by Dr Annabel Sowemimo on this week’s episode of the Diverse Minds podcast.  https://d3ctxlq1ktw2nl.cloudfront.net/staging/2020-0-20/44298070-44100-2-628772c864152.m4a   About my guest Dr Annabel Sowemimo is a Community Sexual and Reproductive Health doctor. She…

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LGBTQI+ History Month Michelle Codrington-Rogers

LGBTQI+ History Month

Celebrating LGBTQI+ History Month In today’s episode of the Diverse Minds podcast, I talk about LGBTQI+ History Month, and I am delighted to be joined by the wonderful Michelle Codrington-Rogers.  About my guest Michelle Codrington-Rogers is a teacher of citizenship at a large school in Oxford.  As a first-generation, UK-born, Vincentian bred she is proud of her family and cultural heritage.  She is an active trade unionist and was the first full-time Black Students Officer for NUS.   Currently, she is…

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Sexual Abuse at work

Calling out sexual abuse at work: your rights

Sexual abuse and sexual violence Awareness Week This week is sexual abuse and sexual violence awareness week. An annual awareness raising week in February where organisations in the UK campaign against sexual abuse and violence. The week aims to generate discussion among the general public, statutory bodies and the third sector about how sexual abuse and violence is not ok. The aim is to empower survivor and victims to send out a clear message that the UK collectively will be…

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International Student Mental Health

International Student Mental Health

International Student Mental Health On today’s episode of the Diverse Minds podcast, I’m going to be talking about international students’ mental health whilst studying at universities in the UK.    I have decided to make an episode on this topic, as it has become increasingly talked about issue within the UK, particularly in Higher Education.  Blue Monday, the most depressing day in January has passed by and it’s currently Chinese New Year.  I am aware that many students won’t be able…

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How staff networks can shape the culture

In today’s episode, I chat with Kate Nash about how staff networks can shape the culture and behaviour in organisations with Kate Nash. Staff employee networks/resource groups can have the power to shape and strengthen the culture and behaviours of their organisations. This is done by using the talent, ideas, enthusiasm and knowledge of staff. Shaping the Culture Effective networks can help to create change in organisations, as well to support leaders and managers in implementing change. Sometimes setting up…

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