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BAME Women on Boards

Get on Board: Why diversity on boards matters

This week I attended the University of Leeds Council Meeting, from the other side of the table. What do I mean by this? I used to be a member of Council as a Student Union Officer in 2003-2004. November last year I was asked to become a Council member (equivalent to a trustee). I was filled with joy. You may think, why? Firstly, it was my alma matter, so I was honoured. Secondly, as I run my own business it’s…

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Supporting Universal Design

Supporting Universal Design

Last week, I had the pleasure of presenting at the NADP International Conference in Manchester on the subject of the Calibre Leadership and Development Programme‎. The conference theme was Universal Design (UD) and its benefits to all, it is not a question of addressing impairments, but more about reducing barriers for all and designing amazing buildings, that incidentally win architecture awards too. We all know that in the last 30 years things in the UK have improved for women, LGBQIA communities, BAME and disabled people…

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