Let’s Do Lunch Network | Invest In Diversity, or Continue to Perpetuate a cycle of Inequality

There’s a lot of talk around diversity happening

Yet the talk doesn’t seem to be transending into action, especially when it comes to race equality agendas such as representation of intersectional black women in senior positions of various industries. I run a platform Diversity Matters which unapologetically leads with race when tackling diversity for 2 simple reasons; race is usually the most uncomfortable of the diversity categories to speak about – often left unaddressed in the workplace in hope that avoiding it means avoid facing any issues around it (actually does the reverse in damaging degrees), and secondly, race is the only diversity category which represents those most marginalised right across the diversity categories (when was the last time views of black trans women were discussed in the workplace, black people with disabilities represented in media? And for the record, a white man isn’t the only representation LGBTQ).

Representation matters, so investing in race agendas is investing in diversity. Continue reading

Women On the Same Terms| #SupportHerHustle

Women's vote 1918

A group of suffragists demonstrating outside the House of Commons in London (undated)

2018 marks 100 years since some women won the right to vote in the UK. I don’t think it’s a coincidence that despite setting up this blog almost 3yrs ago, it wasn’t until the beginning of this year that I felt an urge to reignite my mission to create a platform which is inclusive of all women’s voices – not a selected few. Continue reading

The Urban Guide Open Call: New York Street Portraits of Creatives

The Urban Guide network presents “New York City Streets: A Portrait”ย to be exhibited at a London venue, December 2015 – February 2016.

I’ll be visiting NYC between 19th August – 24th August 2015. I’m putting out an open call to get a diverse mix of creative individuals for a street photography exhibition. The prints will go alongsideย “London City Streets: A Portrait” Continue reading