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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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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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