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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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Leyla Okhai talking about Intersectionality and International Women's Day

Intersectionality and International Women’s Day

On today’s episode, I’m going to be talking about intersectionality and International Women’s Day and the theme “Each for Equal”. I’m going to share my thoughts on the theme and how we can all take action to equalise the playing field for women.  If you enjoyed this episode, then consider subscribing on Apple podcast, Spotify or wherever you access your podcasts from.  The International Women’s Day 2020 campaign theme is drawn from a notion of collective individualism. The thinking is…

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Blue Monday sparks conversations about mental health

How Blue Monday sparks conversations about mental health

On today’s episode, I’m going to be talking about that infamous Monday in January, Blue Monday. I will highlight why employers should care about staff wellbeing even more so during this month.  When is Blue Monday?  Mondays can be tough for all of us. It is the day of the week staff are most likely to call in sick. The third Monday in January is called Blue Monday, supposedly the most depressing day of the year. The day when it…

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Katie Russell from Rape Crisis England and Wales and SARSVL

Talking about Domestic Violence at work

This week’s episode of the Diverse Minds podcast is all about 16 Days of Action against gender-based violence. This includes domestic and sexual violence. The 16 days span from 25th November to 10th December. This week we are focusing on domestic violence and sexual abuse and how to support survivors who may need support from their workplace.  It’s a 2-part episode, in which, Katie Russell, Media and Comms Co-ordinator at Rape Crisis England and Wales and Harriet Smailes a volunteer…

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Bullying and Harassment in the workplace

Bullying and harassment in the workplace: what you can do about it.

This week is Anti-Bullying Week and in this episode of the podcast, I focus on bullying and harassment in the workplace and what you can do about it.  Bullying is unfortunately very common at work and can be present in many different ways. It is devastating and distressing for those being bullied and will have a negative effect on your workers’ mental health.  So, I address what workplace bullying is, how to spot it if you’re being bullied or if…

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