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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Stop & Search with Dr/Chief Brackney & Chief Mannino

It was a pleasure to be able to discuss the policing practice of Stop-and-Search (UK) and Stop-and-Frisk (U.S.) with Margie Crowe, Assistant Professor & DEI Consultant, Dr.Brackney, Chief of police at Charlottesville Virgina and Chief Mannino, Chief of police at Park Forest, Illinois. This layered discussion explores: What is Stop-and-Search/Stop-and-Frisk? What is a Terry Stop? Why is there a disproportionately …

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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: 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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