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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A photo of Jannett Morgan, neurodiversity, race and culture podcast

Neurodiversity, Race and Culture with Jannett Morgan 

Welcome to the 58th episode of the Diverse Minds podcast. This is the first episode for Black History Month 2020. It is also Dyslexia Awareness Week, which runs from the 5th to the 11th of October 2020. I thought this would be a perfect opportunity to talk about neurodiversity, race and culture. In order to help me do this is an expert, colleague and friend Jannett Morgan.  Listen to the episode In today’s show, we talk about: About my guest Jannett…

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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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Culture and Leadership

How culture and leadership combine

On today’s episode, I talk about culture and leadership. I wanted to talk about culture and leadership as I’ve been delivering leadership programmes for Black/Global Majority/ Staff of Colour for several years. So, talking and thinking about culture is a key theme in these programmes.  I also think the Coronavirus pandemic has shone a light on varying different styles of “leadership” based on cultural country frameworks. In many cases hasn’t worked well, or it’s been a game-changer and saved thousands…

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Men's Health Week with Oris Ikiomi

Men’s Health Week with Oris Ikomi

Welcome to the 42nd episode of the Diverse Minds podcast, and it’s Men’s Health Week this week: running from the 15th to the 21st of June.  The aim of Men’s Health Week is to raise awareness of health issues that affect men disproportionately. As well as focusing on men to become more aware of health problems they may have or could develop, and gain the courage to do something about it.  So in essence, the three areas are to: support…

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