Race Equality

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#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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The Messy Myth of Meritocracy

The Messy Myth Of Meritocracy

This episode of the Diverse Minds Podcast was meant to be the birthday episode of the show. However, I couldn’t ignore the A-Level exams scandal in the UK. So, I wanted to talk about the messy myth of meritocracy.  I provide insights on what meritocracy is. Who is considered deserving in the eyes of society. Who deserves what and why they may or may not deserve it. In essence, why it is the messy myth of meritocracy! Listen to the…

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Visibility with Louise

Visibility with Louise Ndibwirende Goux-Wirth 

Visibility and What it Means In today’s episode of the Diverse Minds podcast, I’m joined by Louise Goux-Wirth to talk about visibility. Louise shares her insights about visibility and being seen at work. We talk about the positive impact of being visible and how it can help your career trajectory. When and how to make yourself more visible, and why it’s important to do so. Louise also talks about when to keep your head down if you’re underrepresented in the…

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Windrush Day with Patrick Vernon

Windrush Day with Patrick Vernon

In today’s episode of the Diverse Minds podcast, I’m joined by Dr Patrick Vernon to talk about Windrush Day.  The first-ever Windrush Day was celebrated in 2018 on the 22nd of June. It is a special day to remember the first generation of people from the Caribbean, who came over to the UK by invitation to help rebuild Britain after World War Two.  One of the ships was called Empire Windrush, with over 500 passengers from the Caribbean. It arrived…

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