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The Challenge of Women’s Wellbeing at Work during Covid-19 

On today’s episode of the Diverse Minds Podcast, I talk about the challenge of women’s wellbeing at work during Covid-19. I decided to make an episode on this because last week, I was invited to be part of the panel of speakers at the Women and Work All-Party Parliamentary Group.  This year’s theme for the group is women’s wellbeing in the workplace, and this particular meeting focused on women’s wellbeing at work during COVID -19.  I was honoured to be…

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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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