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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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Negotiating something better

Welcome to the 40th episode of the Diverse Minds Podcast. For some of us things may be getting back to normal. However, if you are anything like me, you’re probably trying to process what’s been happening. Negotiating Something Better Many of us have been finding that we’ve been pedalling hard, but not really getting anywhere. Or not being recognised for the work that has been done during this difficult time. So how do you have the conversation with your manager…

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Coronavirus and Humanitarian Perspectives Asil Sidahmed

Coronavirus and Humanitarian perspectives

Coronavirus and Humanitarian perspectives  On today’s episode, I talk about public health and COVID-19. With a focus on race, white privilege, public health and intersectionality. To discuss these points and her journey, I am joined by Asil Sidahmed.  If you enjoyed this episode, then consider subscribing on Apple podcast, Spotify or wherever you access your podcasts from.   About My Guest Asil Sidahmed is an advocacy practitioner with over a decades’ experience in the Middle East, Africa, and Europe in humanitarianism. With all her experience, this…

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Ramadan and what it means with Omar Salha

Ramadan and what it means with Omar Salha

In the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, it currently isn’t possible for people of any faith to congregate and be together. This is poignant with Easter, Passover, Vaisakhi, and now Ramadan. In this week’s episode of the Diverse Minds podcast, I am going to be talking about the upcoming annual fast for Muslims called Ramadan. We talk about why it’s important for workplaces and in fact everyone to understand more about it.  If you enjoyed this episode, then consider subscribing…

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What You can do for University Mental Health Day with Rosie Tressler

What You Can Do For University Mental Health Day

Welcome to the 27th episode of the Diverse Minds Podcast. Today we’re talking about University Mental Health Day. I’m delighted to be joined by Rosie Tressler, the CEO of Student Minds.  If you enjoyed this episode, then consider subscribing on Apple podcast, Spotify or wherever you access your podcasts from.  About my guest Rosie Tressler is the CEO of Student Minds, the UK’s dedicated student mental health charity. Student Minds develops innovative approaches to support mentally healthy university communities. Student…

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