You Need To Be The First with Asma Elbadawi

“Sometimes being the first doesn’t mean the first in the whole entire world…it’s really about having the courage to be uncomfortable for a while – just long enough for other people to come in and join you” – Asma Elbadwai. Last week, Shereen welcomed inspirational Asma Elbadawi who is a British Sudanese Sport Inclusivity Consultant, Basketball Player and Spoken Word …

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Global Majority Not Ethnic Minority – Why Language Matters.

Rosemary Campbell-Stephens is a veteran educator who received her professional training in England, but her breadth of experience is international. Rosemary is a Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Education, University College London because of her ground-breaking leadership work between 2003-2011. She embraces the labels anti-racist, paradigm shifter, activist and disruptor and is currently writing-up her anti-racist work in education over a forty-year period. The term ‘Global Majority’ …

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Transgender Allyship: The Importance of Intersectional Identities

To continue to raise awareness, demonstrate allyship and educate, Shereen held a live conversation with Celia Sandhya Daniels and Luckie Alexander. Celia is an entrepreneur, motivational speaker and D&I champion; she is also an Executive Board Member of TransCanWork Inc. Luckie Alexander is the Founder of Invisible Men which is an organisation with a mission to provide a platform for Transgender individuals …

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Live: Institutional Investors: Their Role in Dismantling Structural Racism

Shereen was joined by Fiona McKay, Managing Director and Head of Private Equity practice at Lightbulb Leadership Solutions. Fiona McKay is an internationally recognised business mentor and advisor, she is also a keynote speaker and growth partner who helps investors, CEO’s and management teams to solve growth challenges, spark change and accelerate rapid returns. Fiona and I discussed the role of institutional …

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Live: Stolen Lives Unplugged

When we say Black Lives Matter do we mean all Black lives or just some? This necessary and much needed conversation with Dr Nichelle Rivers and Thomas (Tee) Parsley delves into what we can do to uplift and amplify the voices of transgender people of colour. Transgender people face extraordinary levels of physical and sexual violence with more than one …

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Live: Breaking Stereotypes in Sports

Shereen and Margie Crowe were joined in conversation by Jesse Iwuji, who is a U.S. Navy lieutenant commander and a NASCAR driver, along with Jesse’s agent Matt Casto.  They discussed how they are both breaking stereotypes in Sport and why it is such an important mission for them both. Jesse started out with super talented drive, he went from being a …

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Stay Encouraged Even With Everything That’s Making Us Feel Tired

It’s really important that we stay encouraged, it’s really important that we stayed focused. Racism and Inequality are issues that need to be prioritised to be solved. Catching up with connections, reading messages and posts I’ve been tagged into, I’ve definitely got a sense that we (Black people, supporters, active allies) are fatigued. Catch up on the full conversation: https://youtu.be/Kf866Hcq8ak

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