Testimonials

This is what some of our clients have seen as a result of working with Diverse Minds:

It’s rare that you come across something as talented and passionate about their job as Leyla. I had the pleasure of working with Leyla for two years at Imperial College London, collaborating on an Equality and Diversity online course which Leyla wrote. I was particularly impressed by Leyla’s ability to deal with a range of internal and external stakeholders and showed real leadership in her team  who clearly respected her for the experience she has in managing diversity, inclusion and equality practices. She…

Santanu Vasant, Senior Learning Technology Adviser at University of East London

EY has run over 30 x 2-day Mental Health First Aid courses and trained over 400 people. Leyla has worked as an instructor on a number of these and is highly regarded by both the firm and the course participants who have rated her as very good. She is very knowledgeable and passionate about mental health and her approach is described as interactive, clear, concise and engaging

Paul Quinlan, Employee Relations, Senior Manager at EY

Leyla is an outstanding, supportive, and committed consultant. She has driven key initiatives at the organisation and there has been some significant positive changes because of her valuable work. She is a proactive people manager and is both highly skilled in strategic organisational development whilst also being naturally compassionate towards people. I can’t thank Leyla enough for all that she has done for our organisation.

Anna Spragg, Organisational Development Manager, Goldsmiths University

Leyla helped us to put together and conduct an excellent series of workshops on anti-discrimination, equality and inclusion. She conducted this workshop in Singapore, a different cultural context for her, however, all the sessions went brilliantly. In no small part due to the cultural sensitivity and hard work by Leyla and her team.

Preman Rajalingam, Senior Lecturer, Medical Education Lee Kong Chain Medical School, Singapore

Leyla was an excellent facilitator for the courses she has run at ASOS. She clearly has in depth knowledge of mental health and is very passionate about the topic. During the sessions she really encouraged everyone to open up about their experiences, whilst remaining considerate of the sensitivity of the issues discussed. Everyone came away feeling energised and equipped to have conversations around mental health. We’ve received really positive feedback from all participants and are so thankful to Leyla for sharing her…

Melissa Hardy, People Advisor, ASOS Customer Care

“I found the course very educational and have taken ideas from other participants in the same sector to implement within my own workplace. I have learned a lot about cultural awareness and how best to handle situations. I highly recommend Leyla as a speaker, very warm and engaging”

Senior Student Accommodation Manager, University Homes

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